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The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Finance Officer

Ref. nr.: 4104907546
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Start date: 01/09/2019
End date: 31/12/2019
Reports to: The Area Manager.

Job Description

  • Daily supervision of finance assistants
  • Reconciliation of NRC bank accounts and cash boxes
  • Establish a good tracking system for advances and ensure that clearance of advances is done on time.
  • Ensure that weekly, monthly finance reports are prepared on time.
  • Daily verification of POs, PRs Bid Analysis, per diem claim and other documents within the finance officer threshold
  • Verify that all transactions have complete supporting documents and ensure that all costs are timely booked into Agresso on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Support to ensure month end closure is completed according to the timeline provided in the finance handbook
  • Support to verify the monthly National Staff Payroll and posting
  • Follow up to ensure prompt processing of daily vendor payments and Ensure that all supporting documents are complete and accurate before payment is done.
  • Ensure that all supporting documents are complete and accurate before payment is done.
  • Travel to field sub-field office to monitor and support the finance assistants
  • On a monthly basis Ensure all deductions are timely remitted to statutory authority according to the provision of the law.
  • Collaborate with the financial institutions to ensure that queries related to payments are timely resolved (return payments, under/over payments of staff, suppliers and contractors incorrect account details etc)
  • Support the Finance Coordinator facilitate monthly BVA meetings, Project summary and spending plans
  • Facilitate daily cash counts and safeguard of cash in the office.
  • Facilitate audit activities
  • Perform other related tasks that will be assigned by line manager

Qualifications

  • Experience from working as a Finance officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Good knowledge of accounting packages; preferably Agresso
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in similar position preferably with an NGO
  • Minimum of University degree in related field
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in English and Hausa

Education field:

  • Finance / Economics
  • Humanities / Maths / Science

Education level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualities:

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • A good sense of humour is an asset

Language:

  • Hausa
  • English

We offer

  • Commencement: ASAP/September 2019
  • Duration: 4 month (One year renewal)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, Grade level 5, Step 1.
  • Duty station: Yola, with frequent travels. Travel outside Yola is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

Miscellaneous info:

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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Job Title: Cleaner

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Reports to: HR/Admin Officer.

Job Description

  • Sweep, scrub, mop and polish floors in the office and guesthouses
  • Vacuum clean carpets, rugs and draperies, wipe down glass surfaces
  • Shampoo carpets, rugs and upholstery, sort, wash, load and unload laundry
  • Dust and polish furniture and fittings and tidy up offices
  • Clean (metal) fixtures and fittings and wipe down glass surfaces
  • Empty and clean trash containers and dispose of trash in a sanitary manner, clean wash basins, mirrors, tubs and showers
  • Make up beds and change linens as required, iron and press clothing and linen and tidy up guestrooms
  • Tidy up rooms and wash windows as scheduled
  • Iron and press clothing and linen, sort, fold and put away clean laundry
  • Operate mechanized cleaning/cooking equipment
  • Maintain all cleaning/cooking equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition
  • Monitor and report necessary domestic repairs and replacements
  • Check and purchase groceries and household supplies to maintain adequate levels
  • Clean appliances, plan and cook meals for the guesthouse
  • Wash dishes and clean office/kitchen according to agreed hygiene standards
  • Replace dirty linens with clean items, inspect and turn mattresses regularly
  • Store all dirty laundry in line with Administrative guesthouse rules/policy
  • Monitor guest laundry bags and replace laundry bags and slips
  • Check all appliances in rooms are in working order
  • Realign furniture and amenities according to prescribed layout
  • Respond to guest queries and requests
  • Deliver any requested housekeeping items to guest rooms
  • Ensure confidentiality and security of guest rooms
  • Follow all NRC safety and security procedures
  • Report any maintenance issues or safety hazards
  • Observe and report damage or snags in the office/guesthouse property
  • Performs any other duties as requested by line manager

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of cleaning and sanitation products, techniques and methods
  • Knowledge of cleaning sensitive materials
  • Working knowledge of operating cleaning equipment
  • Physical stamina and mobility including ability to reach, kneel and bend
  • Fluency in English both written and verbal
  • Fluency in Hausa and one other local relevant language (spoken)

Education field:

  • Social science
  • Office administration

Education level:

  • General upper secondary school

Personal qualities:

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect: All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

Language:

  • English
  • Hausa

We offer

  • Commencement: ASAP/September 2019
  • Duration: 4 months (One year renewal)
  • Salary/benefits: Grade Level 1 (According to NRC’s general directions).
  • Duty station: Yola, with occasional travels. Travel outside Yola is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more Information (MS Word)

 

Job Title: Cook

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Reports to: The HR/Admin Officer

Job Description

  • Cleans food preparation areas
  • Prepares foods to the specifications of the guests
  • Prepares food before the arrival of guests
  • Makes adjustments to food items to accommodate guests with allergies or specific diet concerns
  • Acts as liaison to front-of-house employees to ensure proper food service temperature
  • Seasons food according to recipes or guest needs
  • Orders ingredients and spices as needed
  • Operates various kitchen appliance such as a blender, oven, grill, or stand mixer
  • Portions, arranges, and garnishes food based on guests preference
  • Devises new recipes
  • Estimates expected food consumption and organises preparation
  • Keeps records and accounts of food purchases
  • Orders new menu items for specials or cheap deals
  • Butchers and cooks animal meat based on the guesthouse atmosphere
  • Meets with staff to ensure a great meal experience
  • Prepares any necessary sauces or accompaniments before meal service begins
  • Alters dishes based on consumer suggestions or requirements

Qualifications

  • Culinary Arts,
  • Kitchen Equipment Knowledge,
  • Butchering, Creativity, Interpersonal Skills,
  • Knowledge of International Cuisines,
  • Fluency in English both written and verbal
  • Fluency in Hausa and one other local relevant language (spoken)

Education field:

  • Social science
  • Catering and hospitality
  • Office administration

Education level:

  • Vocational upper secondary school
  • General upper secondary school

Personal qualities:

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect: All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

Language:

  • English
  • Hausa

Travel:

  • Some travelling must be expected

We Offer

  • Commencement: ASAP/September 2019
  • Duration: 4 months (One year renewal)
  • Salary/benefits: Grade Level 1 (According to NRC’s general directions).
  • Duty station: Yola, with occasional travels. Travel outside Yola is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Driver

Ref. nr.: 4105215859
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Start date: 01/09/2019
End date: 31/12/2019
Reports to: The Logistics Officer.

Job description

  • Drive NRC vehicles to pick or drop employees at their designated duty areas within and sometimes outside Adamawa.
  • Deliver Important documents to required destinations as directed.
  • Ensure that all deliveries have been signed and delivered to the correct recipient
  • Keep NRC vehicles clean and maintained at all times
  • Perform preventive and regular maintenance on NRC vehicle
  • Convey NRC staffs on assignments in and out of the office to their desired destinations
  • Pick up and drop off NRC staffs and partners from the airport to their destinations
  • Cleaning and maintenance of all NRC vehicles
  • Chart the best route possible in order to save time
  • Update the office on the status of the vehicle particulars for timely registrations and renewals.

Qualifications

  • Experience from working as service support staff in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • SSCE of WASSCE or NECO Educational Qualification is required
  • Valid Driver’s License/Driving school certificate
  • Knowledge of local language (Hausa)
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Education field:

  • Logistics
  • Social science

Education level:

  • General upper secondary school

Personal qualities:

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Analyzing
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Empowering and building trust
  • A good sense of humour is an asset

Language:

  • Hausa
  • English

We offer

  • Commencement: ASAP/September 2019
  • Duration: 4 months (One year renewal)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions. Grade level 2, Step 1
  • Duty station: Yola , with frequent travels. Travel outside Yola is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

Miscellaneous info:

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more Information (MS Word)

 

Job Title: Logistics Technical Assistant 

Ref. nr.: 4104916187
Location: Gwoza/Pulka – Borno, Adamawa
Travel: Some travelling must be expected

Job Description

  • NRC is looking for a Logistics/Procurement Technical Assistant for our field office in Gwoza/Pulka, Adamawa State in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Logistics/Procurement Technical Assistant is to support programme activities in Gwoza/Pulka, Adamawa State
  • NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja. NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • The Logistics Technical Assistant reports to the Logistics Officer.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that vehicles are used and maintained according to Logistics Handbook and other NRC policies
  • Plan, schedule and monitor transport of staff and material/equipment according to demands and procedures
  • Ensure that NRC generators in Mubi are maintained on regular basis and prepare requisitions for spare parts for vehicles & Generators
  • Responsible for the receipt, storage and dispatch of all assets from the Gwoza/Pulka Office ensuring that proper documentation is maintained for same.
  • Ensure that assets are tagged and all asset movement is tracked in the Asset Register
  • Assist the Logistics Officer with Physical Asset count, preparing of Logistics and documents as may be required.
  • Be responsible for the procurements within the location
  • Ensure all drivers adhere to NRC logistics and drivers’ procedures
  • Compile and submit monthly vehicle utilization and carpool reports
  • Secure that NRC vehicles are equipped with necessary documents and equipment
  • Ensure that all vehicle records and reports including logbooks, accident report etc are filled appropriately.
  • Keep log of the generators and ensure that fuel consumption is monitored and recorded appropriately

Qualifications

  • University degree in related field
  • Knowledge of the local market
  • Knowledge of local language (Hausa, Kanuri)
  • Previous (1yr) experience working in a Logistics department (preferably NGO)
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • High level competence in computer skills (Microsoft office Applications)

Education field:

  • Administration / Organisation / Management
  • Social science

Education level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualities:

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • A good sense of humour is an asset
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

Language:

  • English
  • Hausa

We Offer

  • Commencement: ASAP/September 2019
  • Duration: 4 months(One year renewal)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions. Grade level 4, Step 1
  • Duty station: Gwoza/Pulka, with occasional travels. Travel outside Gwoza/Pulka is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more Information (MS Word)

 

Job Title: Finance Technical Assistant

Ref. nr.: 4104912804
Locations: Gwoza/Pulka, Borno, Adamawa
Full or part time: Full Time
Contract Start date: 01/09/2019
End date: 31/12/2019

Job Descriptions

  • NRC is looking for a Finance Technical Assistant for our Field office in Gwoza/Pulka, Adamawa State, Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Finance Technical Assistant is to support programme activities in Gwoza/Pulka
  • The Finance Technical Assistant reports to the Finance Officer.
  • Take day to day responsibility of managing petty cash and cash box.
  • Take day to day responsibility of managing cheque payments.
  • Maintain up to date records, project accounts on the system to ensure that timely, accurate and appropriate information is available and reported.
  • Preparation of payment vouchers for cash and cheques and ensure timely settlement of all undisputed invoices.
  • assist the finance officer to perform cash and bank reconciliation.
  • Ensure daily, weekly, monthly and periodic cash count is done
  • Assist Finance officer in tracking advance and ensure that clearance of advance is done on time.
  • Ensure that all support documents are complete and accurate before the financial transaction is done.

Qualifications

  • Preferably a degree in Finance, Economics or any other related Course
  • Ability to work as a member of the team
  • Previous (2yrs) experience working in an accounting department (preferably NGO)
  • ICAN, ANAN, ACCA is an added advantage
  • Microsoft Office Application
  • Knowledge of Local Language (Hausa, Kanuri)

Education field:

  • Finance / Economics

Education level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Miscellaneous info:

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

Personal qualities:

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • A good sense of humour is an asset
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

Language:

  • Hausa
  • English

We Offer

  • Commencement: ASAP/September 2019
  • Duration: 4 months (One yearrenewal)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions. Grade level 4, Step 1
  • Duty station: Gwoza/Pulka, with occasional travels. Travel outside Gwoza/Pulka is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidiates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more Information
 (MS Word)

 

Job Title: Logistics Officer

Location: Yola, Adamawa
The Logistics Officer reports to the Area Manager.

Job Description

  • Managing and tracking of all vehicles on the fleet, including movement planning and day-to-day allocation
  • Manage, maintain and repair vehicles in safe and efficient working order
  • Ensure that vehicles are checked on a daily basis, and that regular service and maintenance is carried out as per agreed schedule
  • Responsible for administering litigations and traffic offenses.
  • Ensure vehicles have current and lawful documentation.
  • Manage service agreements related to vehicle maintenance and fuelling. Monitor fuel consumption and submit monthly reports
  • Receive travel requests, and maintain trip schedules and Staff Movement Board.
  • Liaise with airlines for flight travel ensuring value for money. Coordinate with incoming and outgoing travelers on pick-up and drop-off times ensuring drivers are briefed of movement plans
  • Ensure accommodation is arranged for travelers. Ensure best value for money and that travelers are clearly informed well in advance
  • Prepare Military Clearances for the delivery of goods to field locations as requested.
  • Produce logistics site report, vehicle and generator cost performance report.
  • Ensure proper usage and Maintenance of the Area Office Generator by keeping an up to date Generator Log book for usage and services.
  • Maintaining up-to-date control of all assets including tracking donor, value, and location, managing staff issue, and recording all asset movements and disposals
  • Oversee the issuance and return of assets to/from staff
  • Ensure good condition of assets, and maintain asset condition reports.
  • Ensure leased properties are in good habitable conditions. Overseeing repairs on these houses, liaising with the caretaker and landlord where and when necessary.
  • Establish and maintain a list of contact details for preferred service providers including carpenters, electricians, plumbers, generator servicers and builders and make this list available to staff.
  • Ensure the telephone system is operational and cost effective (PABX and CUG). Report any defective equipment or service. Check on running costs with Finance to ensure no misuse occurs
  • Ensure the data network (internet) is operational and cost effective. Report any defective IT or office equipment to the Area Manager.
  • Update Asset Register and send to country office every month
  • Enter all new items purchased are entered in the stock card and ensure reconciling with Stock/Assets register.
  • Manage and maintain the physical warehouse.
  • Ensure quarterly stock check and reconciliation.
  • Ensure random spot check on stock in the warehouse
  • Ensure all program stock are released through NRC Stock release/requisition form and accompanied with a waybill to Beneficiaries/point of usage.
  • Ensure the BHs and the Country Office Logistics Manager are informed about all stock under expired, expiring SOF and other irregularities or discrepancy
  • Oversee procurement requirements of the Field Office; implement procurement as per approved guidelines, procedures and forms (Purchase

Qualifications

  • University Degree in related field
  • Professional qualification in logistics & procurement would be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of the local market
  • Knowledge of local language (Hausa)
  • Experience from working as a Logistics Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Education field:

  • Administration / Organisation / Management
  • Logistics
  • Education level
  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree
  • Personal qualities
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Analyzing
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Empowering and building trust
  • A good sense of humour is an asset
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.
  • Language
  • Hausa
  • English

We Offer

  • Commencement: ASAP/September 2019
  • Duration: 4 months (One year renewal)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions. Grade level 5, Step 1
  • Duty station: Yola , with frequent travels. Travel outside Yola is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

Miscellaneous info:

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more Information (MS Word)

 

Job Title: Human Resources Officer

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Reports to: The Area Manager

Job Description

  • The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
  • The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs
  • NRC is looking for a Human Resource Officer for our area office in Yola, Adamawa in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the HR officer is to provide Human Resources support to the various human resource functions in the NRC Field office in Adamawa State.
  • NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja. NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

Responsibilities

  • Recruiting staff – this includes developing job descriptions and person specifications, preparing job adverts, checking application forms, shortlisting, interviewing and selecting candidates.
  • Support with the Induction and on-boarding of NRC staff
  • Implementing policies on issues like working conditions, performance management, equal opportunities, disciplinary procedures and absence management.
  • Implementing with line managers HR planning strategies which consider immediate and long-term staff requirements
  • Prepare periodic HR reports.
  • Provide advice on the incorporation of local labour laws with NRC’s HR policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate with relevant partners, suppliers, authorities, lawyers, Pension Office, Medical insurance company, etc
  • Maintain up to date record of NRC staff statutory deductions & remissions which include Pensions, NSITF e.t.c
  • Maintain and keep records of all NRC staff timesheet
  • Payslip preparation for NRC staff
  • Leave administration

Qualifications

  • Experience from working as a Support Function Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Good university degree from a reputable university preferably Human Resources Management
  • A professional degree would be an added advantage
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in English both written and verbal
  • High-level competency in computer skills (Microsoft Office Applications

Education field:

  • Administration / Organisation / Management
  • Social science
  • Office administration

Education level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling insecure environment
  • A good sense of humour is an asset
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

Language:

  • English

Travel:

  • Some travelling must be expected

We Offer

  • Commencement: ASAP/September 2019
  • Duration: 4 months (One year renewal)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions. Grade level 5, Step 1
  • Duty station: Yola, with frequent travels. Travel outside Yola is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more Information (MS Word)

 

Deadline: 17th July, 2019.

Note

  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.
  • Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the “Company name” field for both company and location.

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