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Job Vacancies at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

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 of:

Job Title: Finance Technical Assistant

Job Identification: 898
Location: Jos, Plateau
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Category: Finance

Job Description
Generic Responsibilities (Max 10):

  • These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work and Development plan.
  • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Implement delegated support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Ensure proper filing of documents both in hard and soft
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function

Specific Responsibilities

  • These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.
  • Ensure that cash are kept properly, payment process and other financial processes take place in adherence to Financial Handbook, other NRC policies and donor and the authorities requirements
  • Make sure that daily cash counts are maintained.
  • Make sure posting of transactions are done on daily basis.
  • Make sure payments are processed on time
  • Be responsible for bank transactions in line with NRC policy and procedures;
  • Posting of income and cost into bank cash boxes i.e. USD and NGN daily basis.
  • Be the focal person between Area Office and Field office in regard to funds transfer requests and other payments through bank.
  • Ensure timely clearance of field office cash box.
  • Be responsible for release of payment to contractors & other payments as stipulated in the contract/agreement(s) & in line with NRC policies and procedures.
  • Ensure control for the prevention of waste, fraud and mismanagement before processing the payments.
  • Keep good control of the Field offices, banks details and assist them with tools in use by NRC.
  • Responsible for keeping of cash in office
  • Responsible for scanning and archiving finance documentation as per SSDi guidelines for the Field Office on a weekly and monthly basis.

Competencies  
Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

Professional Competencies:

  • These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

Generic Professional Competencies:

  • Experience from working as a Support Function Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Some knowledge of English.

Behavioural Competencies (Max 6):
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies and the following are essential for this position:

  • Handling insecure environment.
  • Planning and delivering results.
  • Empowering and building trust.
  • Communicating with impact and respect.

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

Job Title: Grants Manager – Nigeria

Job Identification: 836
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Category: Coordination

Role and Responsibilities

  • The purpose of the Grants Manager position is to provide essential grant management support to the Head of Programme in delivering quality programmes in line with the NRC Country Strategy, PCM and Plan of Action.

Generic responsibilities:

  • These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work and Development plan.
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Line management of Grants Coordinator and Grants Officer, including development of the staff members, if applicable
  • Develop and maintain overview of all grants, donor requirements, rules and regulations, and internal and external deadlines, including filing of grant documents (including through the grants database – forthcoming)
  • Coordinate the development of donor applications and reports, as well as ensuring donor compliance and quality control
  • Contribute to the development and revision of funding proposals, budgets and donor reports
  • Be updated on donor priorities and track and share relevant calls for proposal
  • Document, analyze, and share learning from proposal and reporting process, and compliance with donor rules and regulations
  • Contribute to continuously improving internal grant management systems
  • Provide an internal help-desk on donor related issues, including organize and deliver trainings in donor rules and regulations, as well as proposal and report writing
  • Coordinate the development and distribution of internal reports
  • Contribute to PCM trainings and usage of the NRC PCM frame work in the CO as delegated by the Head of Programme
  • Support external donor audits
  • Represent  with relevant partners and donors as delegated
  • Promote the rights of IDPs / returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

Specific Responsibilities
These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.

Proposal Development:

  • Build positive working relationships with other teams in the Country Office to coordinate and support development of high-quality proposals using relevant NRC Grant Management tools and guidance (Go / No-go checklist, proposal development calendar, procurement plan, internal budgeting tool);
  • Coordinate proposal development for NRC Nigeria’s portfolio of donors;
  • Work closely with budget holders, programme teams, and finance as well as other stakeholders to compile accurate proposal budget and assess whether all necessary costs have been included.

Grant Agreement:

  • Review donor contracts, flag any points that might challenge NRC’s procedures, and support contract negotiations;
  • Work with finance team to support / advise them in development of internal budgeting tool and communication with field offices on allocated budget;
  • Together with the Grants Coordinator, summarise in writing, key reporting and compliance requirements (compliance checklist) including potential issues for Grant Opening Meetings;
  • Coordinate with head of programmes, respective budget holders and finance in order to ensure budgets are correctly allocated and aligned;
  • Work with the relevant Area Manager / CCS / PMs to ensure Grant Opening Meetings are arranged and take place within 30 days of the grant being activated.

Donor Reporting and Monitoring:

  • Coordinate the finalisation of donor reports ensuring consistency between narrative and financial reports and that they meet quality standards;
  • Highlight critical financial issues such as under / over spends to Head of Programmes, finance and Budget Holders, and follow up;
  • Provide technical support to relevant CCS / PMs and Budget Holders on monitoring issues and budget revising (if required);
  • Collaborate with the finance team to ensure donor budget lines as per the contract are in line with the financial system (i.e. amounts have not changed as a result of new income instalments at different rates being received);
  • Monitor grant payment schedules and income requests for respective portfolio, working closely with finance to ensure this is done in a timely manner;
  • In collaboration with the Head of Programmes, Media and Communications Coordinator, contribute to the development of country factsheets and other relevant information pieces for donor visits / meetings.

Donor Compliance:

  • Be familiar with all NRC organizational and donor portfolio compliance requirements and ensure high quality management of grants through meeting of KPIs and deadlines;
  • Support and advise programme colleagues with queries related to donor compliance on grants within portfolio;
  • Work with other departments (i.e. programmes, finance, M&E, Compliance Coordinator) to ensure all documentation required is ready and available for audits (e.g. vouchers, distribution lists)
  • Coordinate Close Out of grants in respective portfolio;
  • Assist in training and capacity building related to NRC Grants Management / donor compliance as required.

General Administration:

  • Ensure all documentation required to be kept by donors is available within the Grants department by maintaining high standard information management / filing systems;
  • Visit Regional and / or field offices to support with capacity building of staff and partners and monitoring purposes;
  • Support the Grants Officer to ensure correct and up-to-date maintenance of Grants Tracker.

Critical interfaces:

  • By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments / units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:
  • Project planning: CC Specialists, Finance, M&E, Head of Programme, Country Director, Regional Programme Advisor, Institutional Partnership Advisors
  • Implementation: Area Manager, CC Project Managers, M&E Manager

Scale and scope of position:

  • Staff: 1 Grants Coordiantor, 1 Grants Officer, and 1 Grants Intern
  • Stakeholders: Donors, local NGOs, governmental bodies, others as delegated.
  • Information: Intranet, Share Drive
  • Legal or compliance: Donor compliance

Requirements
Competencies:

  • Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

Professional competencies
These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

Generic professional competencies:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience from a grants management position in a humanitarian / recovery context
  • Experience from working with humanitarian and development donors
  • Good knowledge of humanitarian donor guidelines and procedures
  • Documented skills in formulation of project proposals and reports
  • Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context / Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of the context in Nigeria preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in programme development, management, fundraising and design in the humanitarian sector, preferably with refugee / IDP-related emergencies;
  • Post Graduate Degree in Social Sciences, Business Administration, Finance and Accounting;
  • Previous experience in the compilation of donor proposals and reports;
  • Strong analytical skills (data and financial);
  • Knowledge of donor rules and regulations;
  • Knowledge of the political situation in Nigeria
  • Proficiency in the use of Word and Excel;
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal;
  • Strong communication, coordination and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to mediate in high-stress scenarios with competing interest

Behavioral competencies
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies and the following are essential for this position:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Influencing
  • Ability to work under pressure and with limited supervision
  • Culturally sensitive and coping with a changing environment
  • Handling insecure environments

Performance Management
The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The Work and Development Plan
  • The Mid-term / End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template
  • The End-term Performance Review Template
  • The NRC Competency Framework

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

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Job Title: Shelter Technical Assistant

Job Identification: 831
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Category: Shelter
Reports to: Shelter Coordinator
Supervision of: Community-Based Workers
Travel: 15% outside Yola
Duration and type of contract:   Ending by December 31th, 2021 (with the possibility of extension)

Role and Responsibilities

  • The purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day to day implementation of the CC project.

Generic Responsibilities (max 10):

  • These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work- and Professional Development Plan.
  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to the plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function

Specific Responsibilities
These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.

  • Pre-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.
  • Alert the Shelter Officer for any potential need of modification on 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.
  • Establish local committees for the shelter project
  • 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.

Critical Interfaces
By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments / units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:

  • Project planning: Shelter Officer, Core Competency Assistants, Field Officer, M&E
  • Assessments: Local authorities, Field Officer, M&E
  • Area operations: Field officers
  • Staff capacity building:  Shelter Specialist, Shelter Coordinator, Shelter Officer, HR Officer
  • Implementation: Shelter Officer, Field Officer

Scale and Scope of the Position
Staff:

  • Numbers and titles of staff directly managed by the postholder, and numbers of staff and daily workers / incentive staff responsible for overall in the unit (e.g. 5 project officers and 2 education assistants, 34 staff in total) – Nill

Stakeholders:

  • Key external stakeholders the post has relationships with (e.g. UN agencies, INGOs, local NGOs, civil society, governmental bodies):
  • Local Authorities (LGA Chairman, Bulama), SEMA/ NEMA representatives, NGO’s Field project representatives

Budgets:

  • List of budgets covered by postholder, and size of the budget:

Information:

  • Brief description of the information resources the postholder is responsible for at CO level (e.g. GORS, Agresso, Webcruiter, Intranet):
  • M&E Dashboard, GORS, Agresso, NRC Intranet.

Legal or compliance:

  • Brief description of any legal or compliance responsibility the postholder has (term of employment, vendors, donors):
  • Term of employment, Code of Conduct

Job Requirements

Competencies
Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

Professional Competencies:

  • These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

Generic Professional Competencies:

  • 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
  • Some knowledge of English

Context / Specific Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • University degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture

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

Job Title: Finance Coordinator (Grants)

Job Identification: 902
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Category: Finance

Job Description

  • Adherence to NRC Policies, Guidance and Procedures
  • Support in the preparation of donor budgets, amendments and forecasts ensuring donor compliance and quality control, working closely with the budget holders and Grants Manager.
  • Support in the preparation of interim and final donor financial reports for All NRC Projects in respective donor and internal NRC formats ensuring that costs are incurred in accordance with donor regulations
  • Support in providing technical support and capacity building to budget holders, finance and non-finance staff on budget preparation/revision, budget monitoring, donor regulations and the use of NRC financial tools
  • Support in preparing project Top Downs and updating the eBPO in consultation with the Head of Program; Head of Support and the Country Director.
  • Allocation of shared cost percentage / amount for every new grant and ensure adequate coverage of shared costs
  • Ensure that donor submission deadlines of financial budgets and reports are planned well in advance, with a clear timeline of responsibilities by maintenance of all donor grants overview, donor requirements, rules and regulations and internal and external deadlines.
  • Support in ensuring that recommendations from internal and external audits are followed up.
  • Be the focal point for internal and external financial audits, for both annual and project specific audits, conducted at NRC country office, by ensuring that documentation for sampled transactions are available in advance of the audits as required by auditing teams.
  • Support in the Review of the Area Office monthly BVA (Budget versus actual) reports, shared by the respective Finance Team Leads, before their monitoring sessions with their respective Area Managers/Program teams in the Area Offices, by highlighting areas of risk in relation the budgets, including flagging any need for cost extensions/no-cost extensions.
  • Ensure availability of documentation required to be kept by donors by maintaining high standard information management/filing systems.
  • Support in updating monthly, the Reconciliation of Deliverables template secured on the intranet, per project according to guidelines provided in the Securing Supporting Documentation Initiative.
  • Support in the monthly review of the Transaction Checklist updated by the Finance Officer, Abuja, for completeness and compliance to the guidelines provided in the Securing Supporting Documentation Initiative.

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

Job Title: Shelter Technical Assistant

Job Identification: 830
Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Job Category: Shelter
Reports to: Shelter Coordinator
Supervision of: Community Based Workers
Travel: 15% to Yola
Duration and type of contract: Ending by December 31th, 2021 (with possibility of extension)

Role and Responsibilities

  • The purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day to day implementation of the CC project.

Generic Responsibilities (max 10)
These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work- and Professional Development Plan.

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function

Specific Responsibilities
These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.

  • Pre-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 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.
  • Alert the Shelter Officer for any potential need of modification on construction designs or for any unpredictable soil constraints identified.
  • Assist the shelter officer to accurately control movement of trucks, quantities and qualities of materials supplied to site.
  • Establish local committees for shelter project
  • Maintain good working relationships with local authorities, local communities, local committees and partners as well as with all stakeholders in 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 activitie
  • Represent NRC in field coordination meeting when required.

Critical interfaces
By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments / units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:

  • Project planning: Shelter Officer, Core Competency Assistants, Field Officer, M&E
  • Assessments: Local authorities, Field Officer, M&E
  • Area operations: Field officers
  • Staff capacity building:  Shelter Specialist, Shelter Coordinator, Shelter Officer, HR Officer
  • Implementation: Shelter Officer, Field Officer

Scale and scope of position
Staff:

  • Numbers and titles of staff directly managed by the postholder, and numbers of staff and daily workers / incentive staff responsible for overall in the unit (e.g. 5 project officers and 2 education assistants, 34 staff in total) – Nill

Stakeholders:

  • Key external stakeholders the post has relationships with (e.g. UN agencies, INGOs, local NGOs, civil society, governmental bodies):
  • Local Authorities (LGA Chairman, Bulama), SEMA / NEMA representatives, NGO’s Field project representatives

Budgets:

  • List of budgets covered by postholder, and size of budget:

Information:

  • Brief description of the information resources the postholder is responsible for at CO level (e.g. GORS, Agresso, Webcruiter, Intranet):
  • M&E Dash board, GORS, Agresso, NRC Intranet.

Legal or compliance:

  • Brief description of any legal or compliance responsibility the postholder has (term of employement, vendors, donors):

Job Requirements
Competencies

  • Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

Professional competencies
These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

Generic professional competencies:

  • 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
  • Some knowledge of English

Context / Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • University degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture
  • Knowledge of the context in North Eastern Nigeria
  • Knowledge of the local languages will be added advantage
  • 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

Behavioral competencies (max 6)
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, and the following are essential for this position:

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect

Performance Management
The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The Work and Development Plan
  • The Mid-term / End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template
  • The End-term Performance Review Template
  • The NRC Competency Framework

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

 

Job Title: Human Resource and Administration Officer

Job Identification: 813
Location: Job, Plateau
Job Schedule: Full time
Project number: NGFM0000
Job Category: Human Resources
Reports to: HR/Admin Coordinator
Travel: 25%
Duration and Type of Contract: 1 Year

Role and Responsibilities

  • The purpose of the HR officer is to provide Human Resources support to the various human resource functions in the NRC Field office in Maiduguri Nigeria which include recruitment, staffing, training and development, performance monitoring and employee counselling. The following are a brief description of the role.

Generic Responsibilities:

  • These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work and Development plan.
  • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Implement delegated support function portfolio according to the plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function

Specific Responsibilities:

  • The HR / Admin Officer is expected to achieve the following during this contract period.
  • Provide support to supervisors and staff to develop the skills and capabilities of staffs.
  • Supervision of the HR / Admin Assistant and cleaners
  • Recruiting staff – this includes developing job descriptions and person specifications, preparing job adverts, checking application forms, shortlisting, interviewing and selecting candidates.
  • Provide information to staff, supervisors and staff on human resource and work-related issues.
  • Promoting equality and diversity as part of the culture of the organization
  • 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
  • Induction and Onboarding of newly recruited NRC staff and keeping Appropriate records
  • Coordinate with relevant partners, suppliers, authorities, lawyers, Pension Office, etc
  • Provide support to supervisors and staffs to develop the skills and capabilities of staffs.
  • Monthly stock reporting and stock count of Items in the HR / Admin store
  • Preparation of ID cards and documentation of new staff

Critical Interfaces
Relevant interfaces for this position are:

  • Strategy and project planning: HR Manager, HR / Admin Coordinator
  • Base / Country Office operations: Country Director, Programme Managers, Consultants, Advisors, Support Functions

Scale and Scope of the Position
Staff:

  • HR Assistants, 3 Cleaners

Stakeholders:

  • Other NGOs, Pension Office, Medical Insurance Company

Budgets:

  • TBC

Information:

  • Agresso, Intranet

Competencies 
Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

Professional Competencies:

  • These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

Generic professional competencies:

  • Experience from working as a Support Function Officer in a humanitarian / recovery context:
    • Good university degree from a reputable university
    • 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 competence in computer skills (Microsoft Office Applications)

Context / Specific Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Good communication skills
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of the Nigerian context
  • Experience with start-up activities

Behavioral Competencies
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, and the following are essential for this position:

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Managing performance and development
  • Managing resources to optimize results

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

 

Job Title: Finance Officer

Job Identification: 894
Location: Jos, Plateau
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Category: Finance

Job Description
Generic Responsibilities (max 10):

  • These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work and Development plan.
  • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Implement delegated support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Ensure proper filing of supporting documentation
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
  • Ensure that the accounting, monitoring and reporting are according to procedure
  • Maintain budget control and monitor cash flow for the area office

Specific Responsibilities

  • These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.
  • Maintenance of the internal control system which ensures that vouchers processed are matched and completed, transactions are correctly recorded and travel claims, are duly processed.
  • Ensure that staff advances, returns and claims conform to NRC standards and laid down policy before approval is made.
  • Establish a good tracking system for advances and ensure that clearance of advances is done on time.
  • Proper control, archiving and filing of all supporting documents related to payments for projects and Field Offices
  • Ensure timely corrective actions on un-posted vouchers, including the vouchers with budget check errors, match exceptions, unapproved vouchers.
  • Post all Area Office payments and ensure that correct coding of expenditure on all payment Vouchers, Purchase Orders and Purchase Requests is done.
  • Ensure monthly financial documents from the Area Office are scanned and archived in O365 as per guidelines given in the SSD manual and shared with the Country Office
  • Assign duties, supervise, train and appraise the Finance Assistant.
  • Responsible for preparation and remittance of monthly taxes deducted from staff, suppliers and consultants on time to relevant authorities.
  • Contribute in the design, development and implementation of the financial management policies, procedures and practices
  • Support the Finance Team Lead in audit preparations and close outs
  • Ensure that all cash and bank payments are processed on time, fully approved and with high quality supporting documentation
  • Ensure daily and weekly cash counts are done for the area office and prepare the monthly reconciliation of the bank and cash accounts
  • Cover for the Finance Team Lead during absences

Context/ Specific skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in similar position preferably with an NGO
  • Minimum of University degree in related field.
  • Good skills in Excel and Word
  • Good knowledge of accounting packages; preferably Agresso
  • Good knowledge to initiate the revision of finance SOPs
  • Good knowledge of the North – Eastern Nigeria context
  • Member of any professional accounting body is an added advantage.

Generic Professional Competencies:

  • Experience from working as a Finance Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Some knowledge of English and Hausa.

Behavioural Competencies (max 6):
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies and the following are essential for this position:

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results.
  • Empowering and building trust.
  • Communicating with impact and respect.

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

 

Job Title: Driver

Job Identification: 814
Location: Jos, Plateau
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Category: Other
Grade:  2
Reports to: Logistics Technical Assistant
Supervision of: Logistics Technical Assistant
Travel: 10
Project Number: NGFP0000
Duration of Contract: 1 year

Role and Responsibilities
The Driver is responsible for transporting NRC staff, visitors, documents and goods/materials to designated destinations when officially approved within an area, country or other location.

Generic Responsibilities (Max 10)
These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work- and Professional Development Plan:

  • Transport NRC staff, visitors, documents and goods/materials to designated destinations when officially approved
  • Ensure the safety and security of the passengers, the goods and the vehicle
  • Immediately report accidents, breakdowns and needs of repair and general maintenance/service
  • Respect the local traffic regulations and the NRC logistical/vehicle policies at all times
  • Maintain the logbook for all trips
  • Maintain the vehicle in proper operating condition at all times, including keeping the vehicle clean, ensuring enough fuel, checking the technical state etc.
  • In liaison with the line manager, arrange for repairs and servicing
  • Ensure the assigned vehicle has all the necessary documents and equipment
  • Provide logistical support during training and workshops

Specific Responsibilities

  • These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.
  • Transport NRC staff, visitors, documents and goods/materials to designated destinations when officially approved
  • Ensure the safety and security of the passengers, the goods and the vehicle
  • Ensure vehicle is always clean and in proper condition.
  • Drive NRC vehicles to pick or drop employees at their designated duty areas within and sometimes outside Borno State
  • 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.

Critical Interfaces:

  • By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:
  • Programmes.
  • Support.

Competencies
Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

Professional Competencies
These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance
Generic professional competencies for this position:

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

Context related skills, knowledge and experience (shall be adapted to the specific position):

  • Good basic arithmetic skills.
  • Defensive driving skills.
  • Experience in handling high profiled vehicles such as Lexus SUVs and double cab pick-up.
  • Ability to make a good and quick decision on the wheel.

Behavioural Competencies (max 6):
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, and the following are essential for this position:

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Analysing
  • 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.

Performance Management:
The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description.
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework.

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

Deadline: 9:43 PM, 24th February, 2021.

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