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Latest Vacancies at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), 18th October, 2019

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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: Shelter Technical Assistant

Webcruiter ID: 4144626472
Location: Monguno, Borno
Full-time/part-time: Full-time

Duties and responsibilities

  • Pr-evaluation of needs (Targeting, Needs Assessment, Beneficiary Identification & Selection) and alert the hierarchy of any population movement in the area.
  • Provide technical support and orientation to local technicians and community workers, train and develop their capacity
  • Implement shelter construction activities, conduct technical assessment and approval of the quality of work and ensure better management of remaining material.
  • Conduct community sensitization, awareness, and mobilization to encourage beneficiary commitment to the shelter activities.
  • With the support of the Shelter Officer and Shelter coordinator, provide the drafts of technical drawings, Bill of Quantity, site plan and technical specification notes for shelter projects.
  • construction designs or for any unpredictable soil constraints identified.
  • Assist the shelter officer to accurately control the movement of trucks, quantities, and qualities of materials supplied to the site.
  • Maintain good working relationships with local authorities, local communities, local committees, and partners as well as with all stakeholders in the NRC area of intervention
  • Ensure the participation of female workers in key positions in the construction/rehabilitation of shelters and community infrastructures and other shelter activities
  • Represent NRC in-field coordination meeting when required.

Qualifications

  • University degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture
  • Knowledge of the context in North-Eastern Nigeria
  • Knowledge of the local language Kanuri, Hausa
  • Experience on implementation of emergency shelter activities
  • Experience in household sensitization and training in shelter and infrastructure maintenance
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, ARC GIS, and Google Earth

Personal qualities:

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Managing performance and development
  • Planning and delivering results
  • A good sense of 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.

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: December 2019
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Level: Grade 4 Step 1 in the NRC grade structure
  • Duty station: Monguno, with frequent travels. Travel outside Monguno is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.

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

 

Job Title: Shelter Technical Assistant

Webcruiter ID: 4144800041
Location: Dikwa, Borno
Full-time/part-time: Full-time

Duties and responsibilities

  • Pr-evaluation of needs (Targeting, Needs Assessment, Beneficiary Identification & Selection) and alert the hierarchy of any population movement in the area.
  • Provide technical support and orientation to local technicians and community workers, train and develop their capacity
  • Implement shelter construction activities, conduct technical assessment and approval of the quality of work and ensure better management of remaining material.
  • Conduct community sensitization, awareness, and mobilization to encourage beneficiary commitment to the shelter activities.
  • With the support of the Shelter Officer and Shelter coordinator, provide the drafts of technical drawings, Bill of Quantity, site plan and technical specification notes for shelter projects.
  • Construction designs or for any unpredictable soil constraints identified.
  • Assist the shelter officer to accurately control the movement of trucks, quantities, and qualities of materials supplied to the site.
  • Maintain good working relationships with local authorities, local communities, local committees, and partners as well as with all stakeholders in the NRC area of intervention
  • Ensure the participation of female workers in key positions in the construction/rehabilitation of shelters and community infrastructures and other shelter activities
  • Represent NRC in-field coordination meeting when required.

Qualifications

  • University degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture
  • Knowledge of the context in North-Eastern Nigeria
  • Knowledge of the local language Kanuri, Hausa
  • Experience on implementation of emergency shelter activities
  • Experience in household sensitization and training in shelter and infrastructure maintenance
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, ARC GIS, and Google Earth

Personal qualities:

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Managing performance and development
  • Planning and delivering results
  • A good sense of 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.

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: December 2019
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Level: Grade 4 Step 1 in the NRC grade structure
  • Duty station: Dikwa, with frequent travels. Travel outside Monguno is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.

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

 

Job Title: Shelter Technical Assistant (Social)

Webcruiter ID: 4144669976
Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Full-time/part-time: Full-time

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Support in the implementation of shelter construction
  • Distribution of beneficiary handover certificate and other shelter related documents to beneficiaries
  • Pr-evaluation of habitability training needs of the community and support with modules for appropriate training materials (training modules and ToR)
  • support the community base support workers in the implementation of shelter activities and provide report to the shelter officer.
  • Conduct community sensitization, awareness and mobilization to encourage beneficiary commitment to shelter activities
  • Assist in encouraging the participation of female community based workers in the construction / rehabilitation of community infrastructures and other shelter activities.
  • Assist in the formation of beneficiary selection committee and village committee
  • Assist in Routine monitoring of project activities and report feedback from the community and stakeholders to shelter officer
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with local authorities, communities and stakeholders in NRC area of intervention
  • Performs any other duties as requested by the shelter Program Development Manager or Shelter Officer

Qualifications

  • At least 1 year experience in similar positions
  • University degree in Social Science or its equivalent
  • Knowledge of the context in North Eastern Nigeria
  • Knowledge of the local language Fulani, Hausa
  • Experience on implementation of emergency shelter activities
  • Experience in household sensitization and training in shelter and infrastructure maintenance
  • High-level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Knowledge of the context in North East Nigeria
  • Knowledge in Community Mobilization or related field.
  • Knowledge of the local languages is an advantage.

Personal qualities:

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • 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.

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: December 2019
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)
  • Duty stations: Mubi, Adamawa State – North-East Nigeria with 30% frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.

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

 

Job Title: Shelter Technical Assistant (Social)

Webcruiter ID: 4144792774
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Full-time/part-time: Full-time

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Support in the implementation of shelter construction
  • Distribution of beneficiary handover certificate and other shelter related documents to beneficiaries
  • Pr-evaluation of habitability training needs of the community and support with modules for appropriate training materials (training modules and ToR)
  • support the community base support workers in the implementation of shelter activities and provide report to the shelter officer.
  • Conduct community sensitization, awareness and mobilization to encourage beneficiary commitment to shelter activities
  • Assist in encouraging the participation of female community based workers in the construction / rehabilitation of community infrastructures and other shelter activities.
  • Assist in the formation of beneficiary selection committee and village committee
  • Assist in Routine monitoring of project activities and report feedback from the community and stakeholders to shelter officer
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with local authorities, communities and stakeholders in NRC area of intervention
  • Performs any other duties as requested by the shelter Program Development Manager or Shelter Officer

Qualifications

  • At least 1 year experience in similar positions
  • University degree in Social Science or its equivalent
  • Knowledge of the context in North Eastern Nigeria
  • Knowledge of the local language Fulani, Hausa
  • Experience on implementation of emergency shelter activities
  • Experience in household sensitization and training in shelter and infrastructure maintenance
  • High-level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Knowledge of the context in North East Nigeria
  • Knowledge in Community Mobilization or related field.
  • Knowledge of the local languages is an advantage.

Personal qualities:

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • 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.

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: December 2019
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)
  • Duty stations: Maiduguri, Borno State – North-East Nigeria with 30% frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.

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

Deadline: 1st November, 2019.
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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