Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

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Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)  Job Recruitment (4 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.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

1. Job Title: Shelter Technical Assistant

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

Duties and responsibilities

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

Qualifications

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

Personal qualities:

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Managing performance and development
  • Planning and delivering results
  • A good sense of is an asset
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

We Can Offer

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

Application Closing Date
1st November, 2019.

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

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.

2. Job Title: ICLA Officer (Data Analyst)
Webcruiter ID: 4144288454
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Full-time/part-time: Full-time

Job Description

  • NRC is looking for an ICLA Officer for our area office in Maiduguri in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Information Counselling and Legal Assistance Officer is to provide support to the ICLA Team Leaders and contribute to the implementation of the ICLA program in Nigeria, 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); Livelihoods and Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • the purpose of the position ensures accurate data management and reporting for the ICLA projects under the overall guidance and supervision of the ICLA Specialist, the ICLA Officer (Analyst)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement the legal assistance programs including HLP, CDR and identity documentation activities innovatively to adapt to location and context, in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements and optimize opportunities for synergies
  • Contribute to the planning procedures and tools for implementation of ICLA projects in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  • Document project achievements and deliverables
  • Monitor technical quality of ICLA projects and maintain transparency of implementation progress
  • Contribute to an effective M& E system in the country
  • Support and integrate gender, protection and advocacy priorities into ICLA program design
  • Contribute to the development of the ICLA strategy, technical SOPs/guidelines and Macro LFAs for Nigeria
  • Contribute to the development of funding proposal, project budgets, and donor reports
  • Contribute to coordination and management of the ICLA project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirement
  • Supervise Project Assistants, ensure the transfer of relevant skills for quality program implementation

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor of Law degree and must have been called to the Nigerian BAR (be able to practice as a lawyer in Nigeria) and be conversant with international humanitarian and Human Rights law
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a practicing lawyer.
  • Knowledge of the laws and policies governing Housing Land and Property issues and Identity documentation is mandatory
  • 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
  • Fluency in written and oral English
  • Computer literacy in word processing and spreadsheets is required
  • Knowledge of the context in Nigeria
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages (Hausa and Kanuri preferred)
  • Experience with humanitarian activities

Personal qualities

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Handling insecure environment
  • 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 Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

We can offer

  • Commencement: December 2019 – December 2020
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions – Grade Level 5 Step1(Officer).
  • 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.

Application Closing Date
31st October, 2019.

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

3. Job Title: Education Officer
Webcruiter ID: 4141377315
Location: Monguno, Borno
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment type: Contract
Percentage of full-time: 100

Job Description

  • NRC is looking for an Education Officer for our Area Office in Maiduguri, Borno State – Nigeria. The purpose of the Education Officer is to Implement the NRC Education program in line with NRC’s Education strategy.
  • 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, Counseling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and recently Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tool, handbooks, guidelines, and donor requirements
  • Implement Education activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets, and plans
  • Take up the leadership in the start-up of Education project coordinate with relevant partners, and inform communities and community leaders about education activities on education-related issues
  • Ensure that procurement, development, and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures
  • Prepare periodic status reports and other documents as required by management
  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Ensure that procurement, development, and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures
  • Identify and document key protection issues among beneficiaries (both Direct and indirect beneficiaries)
  • Together with the Protection and Advocacy team facilitate capacity building initiatives for Education staff on protection mainstreaming
  • Lead in organizing and facilitating training programs in psychosocial support, life skills, content, and pedagogy.
  • Lead the Education emergency team in developing training programs for teachers and Parent Teachers Association including follow-up and support.
  • Participate in cluster training by offering technical skills and knowledge when required in consultation with the project coordinator.
  • Develop and execute teacher support program at school level together with Ministry of Education officials
  • Supervision of Education assistants under your responsibility.

Qualifications

  • At least 3 years’ experience in similar positions
  • Education Degree or similar field
  • Minimum of 3 years of teaching experience
  • Experience in Teachers’ training
  • Experience in budget management
  • Experience working with community at grass root level
  • Experience working in Ministry of Education system is preferred
  • Documented results related to position
  • Knowledge of local languages is an advantage
  • High level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access).

Personal Qualities

  • Managing resources and achieving results
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Working with people
  • Coping with change
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • 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: December 2019
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 5 Step 1)
  • Duty stations: Monguno, Borno State, North-East Nigeria with 30% frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.

Application Closing Date
23rd October, 2019.

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

4. Job Title: Grants Officer
Webcruiter ID: 4139096254
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment type: Contract
Percentage of full-time: 100
Start date: 04/11/2019
The Grants Officer reports to the Grants Coordinator.

Job Summary

  • NRC is looking for a Grants Officer for our Country office in Maiduguri, Borno state – Nigeria.
  • The purpose of the Grants Officer is to provide support to the Grants Coordinator in grant management, proposal and report writing, and the development of other documents as required, in line with the NRC Country Office programme and assist in the day to day management of the Grants portfolio.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) and recently Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

Job Description

  • Populates and maintains grants management tools;
  • Supports Grants team in preparation and submission of all grants relevant documentation ensuring documents are timely signed, scanned, filed and delivered to counterparts
  • Supports the organization, planning and facilitation of mandatory and best-practice Project Cycle Management activities, such as proposal development planning meetings and grants opening, review & closure meetings;
  • Ensure the documentation of grants-related meetings and workshops is gathered and available;
  • Ensures that donor logbook, proposal and reporting formats and guidelines, compliance related information are available and collects all necessary documents relevant for the submission of proposals and reports
  • Produce programmatic factsheets for external usage.
  • Maintain an accessible and well-organized filing system for storing all grant-specific files for all of NRC’s past and active grants.
  • Ensure minute meetings are taken and circulated within the team
  • Support in the development and implementation of grants-related training, including proposal and report writing
  • Experience in working as a Grants or Support Function Officer in a humanitarian or development organisation.
  • Experience in working with humanitarian and development donors.
  • Preferable experience in proposal and report writing.
  • Previous experience in working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong communication, coordination, organisational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to mediate in high-stress scenarios with competing priorities.
  • Advanced computer competency

Education Level

  • College / University, Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Ability to work under pressure and with limited supervision
  • Culturally sensitive and coping with a changing environment.

Application Closing Date
21st October, 2019.

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

Note: Nigerian Nationals Only.

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