Career Openings at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)


  2020-09-07
  Unspecified

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: Emergency Response Assistant – Roving

Webcruiter ID: 4282992621
Location: Borno
Employer: Norwegian Refugee Council
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Reports to: The Emergency Response Officer

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 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), Education, Camp Coordination, and Camp Management (CCCM) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • NRC is looking for an Emergency Responses Assistant for our field office in Maiduguri, Borno State in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Emergency Response Assistant is to assist in the implementation and impact of Emergency Response activities in North-East Nigeria.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out needs assessments and support beneficiary identification, selection and registration of selected beneficiaries
  • Support delivery and distribution of assistance to selected beneficiaries
  • Support on ad hoc basis daily workers for data collection/enumerators
  • Monitor displacement trends and arrival of newly displaced person’s
  • Monitor market prices for basic commodities
  • Assist with post-distribution monitoring data collection and analysis
  • Other duties as directed from time to time

Qualifications

  • IT tools experience
  • Experience in conducting field-level data collection
  • Experience in participating in distributions of humanitarian materials
  • University Degree in relevant course

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.

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: September 2020
  • Duration: 4 months (Renewable, depending on availability of funds)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with 70% frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri to all NRC field locations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.

Job Title: WaSH Technical Assistant (Sanitation)

Webcruiter ID: 4284115308
Location: Pulka / Gwoza, Borno
Employer: Norwegian Refugee Council
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment Type: Contract
Reports to: The Field Coordinator

Job Overview

  • NRC is looking for a WaSH Technical Assistant (Sanitation) for our field office in Pulka/Gwoza in North-East Nigeria. The purpose of the WaSH Technical Assistant (Sanitation) is to ensure the Implementation and impact of WaSH program activities in Pulka/Gwoza
  • 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), Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • The WaSH Technical Assistant reports to the Field Coordinator (Pulka/Gwoza) with a technical reporting line to the WASH Officer

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To assist WASH Officer in the coordination of the WASH Technical activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets, and plans
  • To assist the WASH Officer in all aspects of WASH Technical programs planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation
  • To assist the WASH Officer in the identification of community sanitation needs, including conducting needs assessments and contribution to technical solutions for sanitation
  • To develop technical specifications and bills of quantities (BOQ) for all the sanitation activities and supervise Masons and Carpenters in charge of latrine and bathing shelters construction
  • To assess the water and sanitation training needs of the community and assists in the development of appropriate training materials and plans.
  • Provides technical assistance to the WASH Officer and local counterparts on issues of sanitation and solid waste management and communication strategies
  • Assists in the establishment, and training of community-based Sanitation committees as well as monitoring their performance
  • Assists in the compilation of weekly and monthly WASH Technical reports, program documents, project proposals, and budgets
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities as part of the community mobilization process
  • Assist the WASH Officer in Breaking down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans

Qualifications

  • B.Sc or Higher diploma in Health-Related field
  • Bachelor of Science, Higher Diploma in Civil or Building Engineering as a minimum
  • 3 years’ experience from working with WASH Technical projects in a humanitarian/recovery context. Experience from working with social work and/or with the distribution of humanitarian assistance is an advantage.
  • Previous 2-3 years’ work experience in community-based water, Sanitation programs; Work experience with an NGO is desirable
  • Must have knowledge of emergency Water supply, Hygiene, Sanitation requirements, and protocols
  • Familiarity with international minimum standards of Hygiene, Sanitation, and shelter service delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Must have previous experience in training and Training of Trainers.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken – in English required.
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages (Hausa, Mandara, Guduf, Gavwa and other local languages is required)
  • Must be willing to work as a team member, take direction, and share technical skills with colleagues and counterparts
  • Computer literacy in word processing and spreadsheets is required,
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, ArcGIS and Google Earth is strongly desirable
  • Must be able to work under pressure

Personal Qualities:

  • Handling an 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.
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Communicating with impact and respect All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: October 2020
  • Duration: 3 months (Renewable)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Duty station: Pulka/Gwoza, with frequent travels. Travel outside Yola is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.

Job Title: Shelter Technical Assistant

Webcruiter ID: 4282807865
Location: Damasak, Borno
Employer: Norwegian Refugee Council
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment Type: Contract
Reports to: The Shelter Officer

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 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); Livelihoods and Food Security; Information, Counseling and Legal Assistance (ICLA), Education and Camp Coordination Camp Management in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • NRC is looking for a Shelter Technical Assistant for our Field Office in Damasak, Borno State, in North East Nigeria. The purpose of the position is day to day implementation of the Shelter Project activities in Damasak.

Duties and Responsibilities
General Responsibilities:

  • 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:

  • 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 activities
  • Represent NRC in field coordination meeting when required.

Qualifications

  • University Degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture
  • 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

Context knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of the context in North-Eastern Nigeria
  • Knowledge of the local language Kanuri, Hausa

Personal qualities:

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

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: September 2020
  • Duration: 4 months till December 2020 (renewable)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions: Grade Level 4 Step 1 in the NRC Grade Structure
  • Duty Station: Damasak, Borno State
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.

Deadline: 9th September, 2020.

Job Title: WaSH Technical Assistant (Water Supply)

Webcruiter ID: 4284109875
Location: Borno
Employer: Norwegian Refugee Council
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment Type: Contract
Reports to: The Field Coordinator

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 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 a WaSH Technical Assistant in water supply for our Pulka/Gwoza field office in North-East Nigeria. The purpose of the WaSH Technical Assistant (Water Supply) position is to assist in the day to day implementation of the WaSH project in Mubi in line with strategy and Plan of Action
  • The WaSH Technical Assistant reports to the Field Coordinator (Pulka/Gwoza) with technical support and management of the WaSH Officer Pulka/Gwoza

Duties and Responsibilities
General Responsibilities:

  • 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:

  • To assist WaSH Officer in the coordination of the WaSH technical activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
  • To assist the WaSH Officer in all aspects of WaSH technical program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • To assist in the identification of community water and sanitation needs
  • To develop technical specifications and bills of quantities (BOQ) for works
  • To assess the water and sanitation training needs of the community and assists in the development of appropriate training materials and plans
  • Conduct water quality testing and sanitary inspection at water points
  • Provides technical assistance to the WaSH Team Leader and local counterparts on issues of water and sanitation 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 technical reports, program documents, project proposals, and budgets
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  •  Assist WaSH Officer in breaking down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • To assist in ensuring that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures
  • Supervise and contribute to the success of WASH activities implementation and performs any other duties as requested by WaSH Officer

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, Higher National Diploma in Civil,  Water Resources Engineering or Geology(BAC 5) or its equivalent Technical projects in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Experience from working with social work and/or with the distribution of humanitarian assistance is an added advantage.
  • Previous experience in community-based water, Sanitation programs
  • Must have knowledge of emergency Water supply, Hygiene, Sanitation requirements and protocols
  • Familiarity with international minimum standards of Hygiene, Sanitation and shelter service delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Must have previous experience in training
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken – in English required the ability to speak local languages of Hausa, Mandara, Guduf and Gavwa is an added advantage.
  • Fluency in one or more of the context language
  • Computer literacy in word processing and spreadsheets, familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, ArcGIS and Google Earth is strongly desirable
  • Experience from working in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

Personal Qualities:

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

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: October 2020
  • Duration: 3 months (renewable)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions and structure
  • Grade Level: Grade 4
  • Duty station:  Pulka/Gwoza
  • Travel: 0%
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the commencement of the contract.

Job Title: WaSH Technical Assistant (Hygiene Promotion)

Webcruiter ID: 4284049074
Location: Pulka / Gwoza, Borno
Employer: Norwegian Refugee Council
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment Type: Contract
Reports to: The WaSH Officer

Job Overview

  • NRC is looking for a WaSH Technical Assistant (Hygiene Promotion) for our field office in Pulka, Borno State in North-East Nigeria. The purpose of the WaSH Technical Assistant (Hygiene Promotion) is to ensure the Implementation and impact of WaSH program activities in Pulka/Gwoza, Borno 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), Education and Camp Coordination and Camp Management in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the Hygiene promotion (HP) and community mobilization (CM) activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
  • To assist the WASH Officer Manager in all aspects of HP and CM programs planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • To assist in the identification of communities/IDPs Hygiene promotion needs
  • To develop tools and materials for HP and CM
  • To assess the HP and CM needs of the communities/IDPs and assists in the development of appropriate training materials and plans
  • Conducts a training session on HP and CM for the local Hygiene Promoters
  • Provides technical assistance to the WASH Officer and local counterparts on issues Hygiene information and communication strategies
  • Working closely with the Wash Technical Assistant to assists in the establishment, and training of water point committees as well as monitoring their performance
  • Assists in the compilation of weekly and monthly hygiene promotion reports, program documents, project proposals, and budgets
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  • Ensure that procurement, development, and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures
  • Supervise, train and develop community leader and hygiene promotors
  • Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents as required
  • Investigate and facilitate the introduction of new technology, methods, and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities
  • Performs any other duties as requested by the Wash Officer

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science or Higher National Diploma in Health or Social Works related fields or communication
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience from working with hygiene promotion/community mobilization projects in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Experience from working with social work and/or with the distribution of humanitarian assistance is an advantage.
  • Must have a good knowledge of hygiene promotion in the emergency/recovery context.
  • Familiarity with international minimum standards of water, hygiene, sanitation (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of local context and spoken language (Hausa, Mandara, Gavwa and Guduf ) is an advantage

Personal Qualities:

  • Handling an 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.
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Communicating with impact and respect All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: October 2020
  • Duration: 3  Months, renewable subject to funding and satisfactory performance
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general direction of Grade level 4 step 1
  • Duty station: Pulka with travels to Gwoza, Yola and other Field Offices and Area Offices. Travel outside Pulka 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: 21st September, 2020.

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.

Note

  • Qualified female candidates and indigenes of Pulka/Gwoza are STRONGLY encouraged to apply.
  • Nigeria Nationals Only

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