Norwegian Refugee Council Job for Field Officers

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 vacant position below:

Norwegian Refugee Council Job for Field Officers

Job Title: Field Officer
Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Implement needs assessments and support beneficiary identification and selection
  • Supervise delivery of assistance to selected beneficiaries
  • Carry out monitoring activities as directed
  • Performs other duties as reasonably directed from time to time
  • 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:

  • Monitor displacement trends and new coming displaced person’s arrivals, prepare weekly reports
  • Liaise with logistics and other support departments to ensure good cooperation and coordination at the field level
  • Represent NRC with partners and stakeholders in Dikwa, as instructed and guided, on a daily basis
  • Support the program staffs in achieving their work plan
  • Develop a work plan for all core competencies in coordination with the Program Managers/ Coordinators
  • Coordinate with Program Managers/ Coordinators to ensure activities are implemented in agreed time line and according to the Core Competency Strategy plan
  • Monitor market prices for basic commodities, compile reports
  • Ensure activities are integrated either with NRC or with other partners
  • Supervise post distribution monitoring data collection and analysis


  • Experience from working in humanitarian/recovery context in either Emergency, Shelter, WASH, Food Security or ICLA
  • Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:
  • IT tools experience
  • Experience in conducting field level data collection
  • Experience in participating in distributions of humanitarian materials
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Some knowledge of English
  • Fluent in Hausa and Kanuri

Personal Qualification:

  • Ability to work in insecure environments
  • 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 Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity

We Offer

  • Commencement: As soon as possible
  • Contract period: 31st December, 2017 (With possibility of extension)
  • Contract Type: Full time (Working Days – 5 days per week)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, Borno State

How to Apply

Interested and qualified Candidate can submit their application letter, updated CV’s and a copy of valid means of national identification (Driver License, National Passport, Voters Card, National Identity Card) to: The title of the position (Field Officer – Dikwa) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail.


  • Please notice that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Please note that to apply at NRC is FREE!!
  • NRC does not ask for money or any form of favour for submission of application or employment (any applications received after the deadline will not be considered)
  • The Norwegian Refugee Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Women are particularly encouraged to apply to this position
Application Deadline 20th June, 2017.


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