Recruitment at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)


  2020-07-15
  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: Procurement Assistant

Webcruiter ID: 4264776665
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment type: Contract
Reports to: The Logistics Technical Assistant reports to the Logistics Officer.

Job Summary

  • We are looking for a Procurement Assistant for our field office in Yola, Adamawa State in Northern Nigeria.
  • The purpose of the Logistics/Procurement Technical Assistant is to support program activities in Yola, Adamawa State.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that vehicles are used and maintained according to Logistics Handbook and other NRC policies
  • Prepare requests for quotations and source bids & quotations in accordance with NRC procurement regulations.
  • Liaise with receiving units and suppliers to collect invoices and Delivery documents.
  • Prepare the payment request, ensure a complete paper trail is attached, and submit to the Procurement Officer for verification.
  • Maintain proper files for procurement documents (as per local filling procedures)
  • Assist the Procurement Officer in establishing and coordinating routine processes and procedures for the Procurement department.
  • Any other task reasonably assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications

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

Personal Qualities:

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

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: 1st August 2020
  • Duration: 5 months (One-year renewal)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions. Grade level 4, Step 1
  • Duty station: Yola, with occasional 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: Logistics Technical Assistant (Fleet & Warehouse)

Webcruiter ID: 4264770954
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment type: Contract
Reports to: The Logistics Technical Assistant reports to the Logistics Officer.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that vehicles are used and maintained according to Logistics Handbook and other NRC policies
  • Ensure all drivers adhere to NRC logistics and drivers procedures
  • Compile and submit monthly fleet and stock reports
  • Ensure the NRC fleet is utilized and optimized accordingly.
  • Prepare requisitions for spare parts for vehicles
  • Coordinate and facilitate timely reporting of eventualities like accidents and breakdowns
  • Secure that NRC vehicles are equipped with necessary documents and equipment
  • Ensure all drivers fill movement logbooks and that logbook is signed by the passengers.
  • Responsible for the receipt, storage, and dispatch of all stock at the Yola Office ensuring that proper documentation is maintained for same.
  • Ensure that assets are tagged before being dispatched to the field.
  • To also ensure asset movement is tracked in the Asset Register
  • Ensure that all vehicle records and reports including logbooks, accident report, etc are filled appropriately.
  • Keep a log of the generators and ensure that fuel consumption is monitored and recorded appropriately
  • Conduct warehousing processes with a focus on country and NRC regulations
  • Receive materials and supplies, store them in assigned locations and distribute according to NRC procedure
  • Maintain records of all incoming and outgoing materials
  • Supervise packing, loading, and unloading of all material

Qualifications

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

Personal Qualities:

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

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: August 2020
  • Duration: 5 months (One-year renewal)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions. Grade level 4, Step 1
  • Duty station: Yola, with occasional 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: Security Officer

Webcruiter ID: 4263466817
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Reports To: The Security Coordinator
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
Employment Type: Contract
Percentage of Full Time: 100

Job Details

  • NRC is looking for a Security Officer for our area office in Maiduguri, Borno State in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Security Officer is to implement Security activities in Borno State and support the implementation of Security activities in other field offices.
  • 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 (CCCM) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Immediately report to Security Coordinator all threats to NRC staff, beneficiaries, activities or asset
  • Immediately report to Security Coordinator all breaches of safety and security procedures
  • Helps support the establishment and/or maintenance of NRC offices and field offices.
  • Implementation of NRC’s safety and security policies at the office level
  • Preparing security and risk assessments to identify safety and security needs in new areas for implementation
  • Facilitating the training of staff in safety and security procedures
  • Carry out emergency procedures and drills
  • Liaise with stakeholders regarding safety and security information
  • Compile relevant information for the preparation of regular security updates and reports
  • Ensure vehicle and staff movements are monitored according to procedures and that necessary safety and security equipment are available and in good condition
  • Performs any other duty assigned by the Security Coordinator.

Qualifications

  • University Degree or equivalent from a polytechnic in a relevant field, preferably in Security Management University
  • Experience working at least as a Security Assistant or Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context. Experience in North-East Nigeria is required.
  • Previous experience working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Knowledge of local languages (Hausa or Kanuri is a plus)

Personal Qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling an 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: August 2020
  • Duration: 5 months (One-year renewal)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general direction of grade level 5 step 1
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri 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: 24th July, 2020.

Job Title: Consultant – Reviewing / Improving NIF Online Platforms

Location: Nigeria

Context
Since 2014, the Nigeria INGO Forum (NIF) exists as a membership-driven platform, currently having 49 international NGOs operating in Nigeria as members. Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is the current host agency of NIF. The Nigeria INGO Forum provides a collective voice for members to elevate humanitarian and development operational realities and challenges nationally, regionally and internationally. Through strengthening coordination, increasing information sharing and fostering partnerships with all actors, including the Government of Nigeria, United Nations, national NGOs and donors, NIF works as the critical link pushing for increased efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery and usage of much-needed aid to affected populations.

One of the key function of NIF is to effectively and transparently share relevant information to both its members and external stakeholders. This is being achieved through the use of various platforms including email and website (www.ingoforum.ng)). NIF seeks to engage a professional and competent information technology outfit to review / improve, migrate and set up NIF online platforms based on the INGOFORUM.NG domain, that will meet the information needs of its diversified membership, national NGOs, donors, government, Nigerian public, and so on.**

Purpose of Consultancy:

  • 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.

Specific 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 NIF website to ensure it meets a guaranteed minimum uptime of 99.99%, adequate webspace 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 outcome of the review, recommend appropriate and adequate hosting plans for 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 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 NIF website using technology like Data-Driven Documents, FusionCharts or equivalents.
  • This section will have 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 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 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 current Document Bank, will be developed having the following components:
  • A section with downloadable learning documents, guidelines, manuals, publications. Accessibility will be based on free, open source and licensed.
  • Uploaded resources will be represented with an image thumbnail, a short summary blurb and a comment-enabled user rating system.
  • A section comprising third-party links (or embedded pages) of recognizable and trusted online course platforms (e.g. coursera), funding opportunities, tutorials, media links, videos, etc.
  • An interactive topic-based Forum/chat platform for members to post comments, share resources including multimedia, ask questions, and so on.
  • A feedback section for users to comment on the website.

Pre and Post Consultancy:

  • Successful IT firm will hold at least a 3-day planning meeting with NIF to discuss and agree on the technology and modalities to use for the project.
  • A mockup of the PLRCAP online portal will be designed at the planning phase and final sample approved by NIF.
  • Provide a six-month post-development remote security and technical support to management and maintenance of NIF domain, servers and website.

Consultant Deliverables:

  • 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
  • A NIF-owned domain servers (INGOFORUM.NG and possibly new domain for hosting resources), web host and Adobe Cloud accounts
  • A handover notes of completed project

Roles and Responsibilities of the Applicants:

  • Expected deliverables in Section 5 of this TOR.
  • Prompt Claim settlement.
  • Easy Administrative Procedure.

Roles and Responsibilities of NRC:

  • NRC will pay based on request for quotation for the service and comprehensive service delivery. NRC will pay the contractor after delivery of service through bank transfer and presentation of invoice & receipt for the service

Deadline for Submission:

  • Duly completed RFQ documents should be submitted to the above address within the stipulated time frame mentioned in RFQ advertisement. Courier Service delivery is, E-mail or in Person submission is also acceptable.
  • RFQ application received by NRC after the deadline shall be considered late & shall be rejected & unopened. If the deadline specified herein falls on a government or NRC declared holiday or any unavoidable circumstances, the deadline shall be extended automatically to the following working day.

Duration of the Assignment:

  • The assignment will last for 2.5 months (10 weeks)

Continuity:

  • On the basis of performance, the tenure may be extended for further time under mutual understanding in writing.

Rejection of RFQ document of Applicant:

  • NRC reserves the right to accept or reject any or all RFQ proposals with or without giving any reasons whatsoever and is not liable for any loss to applicant(s) due to such rejection.
  • Furnishing of false or fabricating of information evidence will result in rejection of submission.

Required Information from the Applicant: (Reference ITB form):

  • Basic Information of the Applicant:
  • Details of Full-Time Key personnel
  • Details of conducting similar works/with INGOs **
  • Details of past and present work done by the Applicant
  • CAC registration
  • Details of Physical Resources (Office Accommodation with branch offices if any, Transport if any) of the Applicant
  • Financial status of the Applicant
  • Tax Clearance

How to Apply
Interested and qualified 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.

Note

  • 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.
  • This position is for Nigeria Nationals Only.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!

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