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Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is recruiting for various positions

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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: WaSH Officer

Webcruiter ID: 4275946225
Location: Pulka, Borno
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment type: Contract
Percentage of full-time: 100
Start date: 22/09/2020
End date: 31/12/2020
Reports: The WaSH Officer reports to the WaSH Coordinator – Area South.

Job Purpose

  • NRC is looking for a WaSH Officer for our Pulka Field office in North East Nigeria.
  • The purpose of the WaSH Officer position is day to day implementation of the WASH Project according to Plan of Action and  project portfolio.

Duties and Responsibilities
General Responsibilities:

  • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Implement delegated WaSH project portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Promote and share ideas for technical improvement

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the WaSH activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
  • Assist the WaSH Project Coordinator in all aspects of WsSH programs planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Develop technical specifications and bills of quantities (BOQ) for works for all water infrastructure and sanitation facilities
  • Assess the wash training needs of the community and assists in the development of appropriate training materials and plans
  • Conducts water quality testing and sanitary inspection at water points
  • Provides technical assistance to the WaSH Program Development Manager and local counterparts on issues of WaSH information and communication strategies
  • Assists in the establishment, and training of water point committees as well as monitoring their performance
  • Assists in the compilation of weekly and monthly wash reports, program documents, project proposals, and budgets
  • Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures.
  • Performs any other duties as requested by the WaSH Project Coordinator

Qualifications
Professional Competency:

  • Experience from working as a Project Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Degree or Higher Diploma in Civil or Water Engineering or Public Health (BAC 5) minimum
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience from working with wash projects in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Experience from working with social work and/or with distribution of humanitarian assistance is an advantage.
  • Previous 2 years work experience in community based Water and Sanitation programs; Work experience with an INGO is desirable
  • Must have knowledge of emergency Water supply, Hygiene, Sanitation requirements and protocols
  • Familiarity with international minimum standards of Water and Sanitation delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken – in English required.
  • Computer literacy in word processing and spreadsheets is required,
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, Arc Gis and Google Earth is strongly desirable

Context skills, knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge of the context of Northeast Nigeria
  • Experience with start-up activities
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages (Hausa and Kanuri preferred)

Personal qualities:

  • Must be willing to work as a team member, take direction, and share technical skills with colleagues and counterparts
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling insecure environment

We Can Offer

  • Duty Station: Pulka
  • Grade Level: 5
  • Contract Duration: Four months till December 31st 2020 (renewable)

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

Job Title: ICLA Project Manager

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment type: Contract
Percentage of full-time: 100
Reports to: The Area Manager – Area South

Job Overview

  • 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 Yola Area Office, Field Offices in Borno and Adamawa states 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); Livelihoods & Food Security (LFS); Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA), Education and Camp Management Camp Coordination (CCCM) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • NRC is looking for an ICLA Project Manager for our Yola-South Area office in North East Nigeria. The purpose of the ICLA Project Manager position is to implement the delegated Area Office ICLA project portfolio.

General Responsibilities

  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Line management of project staff
  • Contribute to the development of Country, Area and ICLA strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant ICLA projects
  • Coordinate and manage ICLA project implementation in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  • Provide technical direction to ICLA team, and ensure high quality of projects
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Area Manager and the ICLA Specialist, highlight operational successes and challenges
  • Ensure that projects targets beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and assess better ways to assist.
  • Develop and manage project budget, in cooperation with the Area Manager and ICLA Coordinators.
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders
  • Promote the rights of displaced persons in line with the advocacy strategy.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and Supervise the ICLA project team and program activities
  • Coordinate Preparation of work plans and progress reports for ICLA teams
  • Expand and maintain NRC’s network of relevant stakeholders in all operational areas
  • Coordinate establishment of client outreach, screening and identification procedures
  • Coordinate establishment of case documentation management systems
  • Support development and strengthening of synergies between all NRC programs
  • Document case studies and best practice for facilitating secure land tenure and identity documents for IDPs
  • Prepare presentations and papers demonstrating lessons learned
  • Support the preparation of funding proposals
  • Coordinate Preparation of donor reports, GORs and monthly reports on activities and progress
  • Ensure that NRC’s programmes are guided by and effectively abide by the humanitarian principles
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications
Professional Competencies:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience within field of expertise
  • Technical specific knowledge from the humanitarian sector
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Experience in working independently in a results-oriented multi-tasking and multi-cultural environment
  • Experience in managing staff
  • Excellent command in Microsoft Applications
  • Documented technical competences related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context related skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of the context in Nigeria
  • Political and cultural awareness and experience of working where insecurity is a major issue
  • Proven skills in report writing
  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through training, mentoring and other formal and non-formal methods
  • Handling insecure environments Political and cultural awareness

Personal qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Working with people
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Analysing
  • Handling insecure environments

We can offer

  • Grade Level: 8
  • Travel %: 25%
  • Contract Duration: (Till December 31st 2020 – renewable)
  • Duty Station: Area South
  • Start Date: October 1st 2020

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

Job Title: Shelter Coordinator

Webcruiter ID: 4275120554
Location: Yola, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area
Full-time / part-time: Full-time
Employment type: Contract
Percentage of full-time: 100
Duration: 10 months
Commencement: 1st October, 2020
Level: Grade 7 in the NRC grade structure

Background

  • 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 Borno and Adamawa states 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); Livelihoods & Food Security; Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA), Education and Camp Management in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • NRC is looking for a Shelter Coordinator for our area office South in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Shelter Coordinator is to implement shelter activities in Yola and support the implementation of Shelter activities in the field offices.
  • The Shelter Coordinator reports to the Area Manager – South.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Line management of Shelter project field staff
  • Contribute to Shelter strategy development, project proposals and provide input on needs and gaps
  • Manage and implement delegated portfolio of Shelter projects (activities, budget and project documentation) as delegated from PDM in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality
  • Provide regular progress reports to PDM
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  • Promote the rights of IDPs / returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Ensure project data collection and management and work closely with M&E to update relevant NRC tools (GORS, Internal Database, achievement and progress of project log frames)
  • Contribute to the design of technical implementation documents for Shelter projects
  • Contribute to donor reports
  • Contribute to finding solutions to implementation challenges and constraints in a changing context
  • Regular visits to the area and sites of implementation for quality checks the of the ongoing and completed works, make correction and provide relevant recommendations.
  • Record and document good practices, lesson learned and establish a database in coordination with M&E to capture Shelter program performance.
  • In coordination with the shelter PDM, represent NRC in coordination meetings with local authorities and NGOs when required

Qualifications

  • University Degree in Civil Engineering or any related field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience from working with / NFI, houses construction / repair projects 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
  • University degree in civil engineering or architecture
  • Experience household training in and infrastructure maintenance
  • Knowledge of the context in North-Eastern Nigeria
  • Knowledge of the local language Kanuri, Hausa
  • Knowledge of emergency, transitional and permanent construction requirements and protocols
  • Familiarity with international minimum standards of service delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, ARC GIS and Google Earth is strongly desirable
  • Experience with start-up, exit or similar

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 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.

We Can Offer

  • Salary / benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

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

Job Title: Consultant – Covid-19 Socio-Economic Effects in North-East Nigeria

Webcruiter ID: 4274352672
Location: Nigeria
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment Type: Other
Percentage of full-time: 100
Start date: 01/09/2020
End date: 31/10/2020

Background

  • Consultancy on Rapid Study of COVID-19 direct and secondary effects on the socio-economics of rural and urban areas of Northeast of Nigeria (Borno and Adamawa States) whereas NRC is currently implementing the response in Livelihoods and Food Security, Camp Management, Education, ICLA, Wash and Shelter; mainstreaming protection, gender and advocacy.
  • The socio-economic network of the population consists of the local markets, the main livelihoods, the economic security of households and the food security of families and individuals.
  • The overall purpose of the rapid socio-economic effects’ assessment study is two-fold:
    • Establish evidence base on the socio-economic effects of the COVID-19 crisis on vulnerable populations, their livelihoods and on the local markets.
    • Generate a strategic framework based on the findings and recommendations with focus on addressing the socio-economic impact in order for NRC LFS team to take prompt and better actions to (i) safeguard livelihoods, (ii) improve access to livelihoods, (iii) protect food systems (production, supply) and (iv) mitigate/decrease food insecurity (availability, access, stability and utilization).
  • The position entails a content analysis of secondary information provided by NRC LFS team related to COVID-19 studies or livelihood / markets / HH economic security evaluations (from NRC or other stakeholders’ reports).
  • The consultant will work closely with the NRC LFS staff to execute the study and will be engaged to produce a user-friendly guidance note or creative output to summarize the findings (among other tasks described in Section 4.).
  • The consultant should possess interdisciplinary knowledge of econometric or statistics), livelihoods and markets.

Objectives and Scope of the Consultancy
The scope of the consultant service covers the following tasks:

  • Analyse, collect and describe the socio-economic information available in Borno and Adamawa States of Northeast Nigeria and the region, as well as existing strategies and response options (secondary data review)
  • Carry out a direct and secondary effect’ assessment (primary data) by including interviews with key informants, meetings and focus group with affected populations, surveys and brainstorming and working days with the NRC staff / partner staff to better understand the changes provoked already by COVID-19
  • Analyse NRC Nigeria’s capacities and ability to respond to the current and projected COVID-19 impact
  • Provide recommendations on the response options for NRC.

Recommended Methodology and Tasks
Tasks to be developed by the consultant that the assessment process must include:

  • Design of the methodology, preferably based on NRC recommendation as follows:
    • Used the Theory of Change Logic Model during the whole assessment
    • Methodology mixed (qualitative and quantitative methods)
    • Based on evaluation questions (at least a total of 15 evaluations questions) related to each domain of Section 2 and on the coverage criteria
    • Using triangulation as analyse method, and
    • Representative sampling with its choice argumentation
  • Secondary data review, gap analysis incl. overall COVID 19 effects (direct and secondary) on the region and Nigeria, and NRC Nigeria specific capacities and current strategies
  • Design of appropriate data collection tools, including a) Key Informant Interviews and b) household interviews or focus group discussion and c) survey/ies
  • Design of electronic data collection tools (Kobo)
  • Identification of enumerators and training for data collection
  • Preparation of the field work, work plan and data collection in close coordination with NRC LFS team
  • Supervision of the data collection phase including a systematic debriefing of enumerators and the cleaning of data
  • Analysis based on triangulation
  • Presentation of findings with data visualisation (charts, maps, infographics)
  • Report writing (incl. 1 draft report and 1 final report after client feedback)
  • Facilitate an NRC workshop where the findings will be presented and response options will be discussed
  • Workshop minutes and recommendations

Duration:

  • Document Review, Methodology and training about data collection  – 2 weeks
  • Data Collection  – 4 weeks
  • Analysis and Inception report – 2 weeks
  • Final report – 2 weeks
  • Dissemination phase – 4

Qualifications
Consultancy team composition:

  • At least 15 years’ experience in development operations and key transition phases
  • Formal education in Economy or Statistics, experience in evaluation
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting similar research and design activities in socio-economic research or evaluation of programs and politics domains
  • Experience in developing innovative humanitarian strategies and economic analyse.
  • Experience and knowledge of markets assessment, value chain analyse and food systems

Applicants will be evaluated against the following criteria:

  • Professional competencies, expertise and qualification for the tasks described above (50%),
  • Previous experience (30%),
  • Technical quality of submitted work samples (10%),
  • Financial offer (10%).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application including the technical and financial Offer, the CV and a portfolio with at least one similar assessment performed (with a reference) by email to: ng.tenders@nrc.no

Additional Requirements for Application

  • CV and motivational letter
  • Financial offer (bid) detailing the budget (in USD)
  • One sample of similar assessment performed
  • Recommendation letters previous organizations served OR 2 references of organizations who can verify the quality of the consultant’s work and/or publicly available works or studies commissioned earlier
  • Certificate of Registration / Incorporation (if available)
  • Tax Registration Certificate (if available)

Further questions regarding the assignment kindly address to: Jennifer.ismail@nrc.no

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Job Title: Consultant (Reviewing / Improving NIF Online Platforms)

Webcruiter ID: 4275468034
Location: Borno
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Percentage of full-time: 100

Job Overview

  • INGO Forum in partnership with NRC is looking for a Consultancy in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Consultancy is to put in place NIF owned online platforms including its domain (INGOFORUM.NG) and improve on the features and functionality of its websites. All platforms must be easily accessible on PCs, tablets and mobile phones.
  • 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.
  • The INGO Forum in Nigeria was formed in late 2014 to develop a collaborative platform for effective and principled INGO interaction, engagement and coordination for humanitarian, recovery and development interventions in Nigeria.
  • Since inception, the INGO Forum has become a a critical platform for ensuring effective information sharing and analysis; leadership on advocacy and policy engagement; and liaison with government/donor/UN engagement and engagement ensuring the perspectives of INGOs and affected populations are ultimately included in decision-making processes.
  • The INGO Forum is governed by a core membership of 41 members (and 6 observers) with new member applications pending approval on a regular basis, The INGO Forum is governed by an elected Steering Committee of five Country Directors and a Chair that works alongside a full-term Secretariat. Since March 2017, the INGO Forum is administratively hosted by NRC in Nigeria’s capital city of Abuja as well as Maiduguri.

Objectives
Objective 1:

  • Ensure the secure hosting of all NIF online platforms and successful migration of relevant platforms from current accounts to NIF owned accounts.
  • Review the current hosting plan for the NIF website to ensure it meets a guaranteed minimum uptime of 99.99%, adequate web space for storing resources like reports, assessments, photos, etc. and efficient bandwidth that will ensure a loading time of at most 8.7 seconds.
  • Based on the outcome of the review, recommend appropriate and adequate hosting plans for the current domain (and possibly an additional domain) and subscribe for 1 year, with genuine dedicated Secured Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates inclusive.
  • Use the Office 365 Business Premium plan to set up NIF Business Email on Office 365 from the current email client. This will include:
  • Migration of all existing email contents to the new Office 365 email platform
  • Migration of all NIF contents from the current Cloud Storage to OneDrive
  • Review the current NIF account on Adobe Creative Cloud and isolate it from its current host by creating a new account.

Objective 2:

  • Review and improve the features and functionality of the NIF website.
  • Improve and infuse the website interface and navigations with a modern HTML5 responsive template and a simple technology such as Jekyll.
  • Ensure all webpages are properly named and coded to meet minimum SEO requirements, as well as easily accessible and compatible with all PCs, tablets and mobile phones.
  • Review all contents on the website and ensure they are properly placed and aligned on each web page. Also, ensure all internal and external links on each website menu and within the pages are correctly addressed.
  • Create an additional interactive chart section on the NIF website using technology like Data-Driven Documents, FusionCharts or equivalents.
  • This section will have a subsection for INGO staffing information
  • Data will be represented with responsive and interactive maps and charts (e.g. bar chart, pie chart, ranking chart, etc.)
  • Create a simple membership payment portal that processes and tracts member payments as well as sends alert on expiration and invoices
  • Update the template on the NIF Survey platform to align with other parts of the NIF website including colours, fonts, and width.

Objective 3:

  • Design and develop an online learning and resource portal to support NIF PLRCAP initiative
  • The portal will be placed under a sub-directory of the main INGOFORUM.NG domain and or under a separate domain as determined by NIF and linked to NIF main website via the localization page.
  • The portal will be designed to have a member-only section and public section. The member section includes participating in national/local CSOs and mentor/twinning partners. Also, a profile page will be created for each member.
  • A user-friendly resource library, an improvement over the current Document Bank, will be developed having the following components.

Qualifications
Basic Information of the Applicant:

  • Details of Full-Time Key personnel
  • Details of conducting similar works/with INGOs
  • Details of past and present work are done by the Applicant
  • CAC registration
  • Details of Physical Resources (Office Accommodation with branch
  • Offices if any, Transport if any) of the Applicant
  • The financial status of the Applicant
  • Tax Clearance
  • Planning and delivering results
  • NIF business email server on Office 365 platform
  • An improved NIF website hosted on a Secured Sockets Layer (SSL) platform with accurate contents and all links properly addressed
  • A fully developed and functional online portal for PLRCAP initiative
  • NIF-owned domain servers (INGOFORUM.NG and possibly new domain for hosting resources), web host and Adobe Cloud accounts
  • A handover notes of the completed project

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

Deadline: 25th August, 2020.

Interested individuals or companies are requested to write to Ali.Segiru@nrc.no and NG.Procurement@nrc.no to get the full tender document for this consultancy.

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