Current Vacant Jobs at 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. 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 position below: Job Title: Livelihoods and Food Security Officer Ref. nr.: 4054801396 Location: Maiduguri, Borno Job Type: Full time Travel: Some travelling must be expected Job Description/Program Summary NRC is looking for a Livelihood and Security Officer for our field offices in Maiduguri, Brono State in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Livelihood and Food Security Officer is to ensure the Implementation of Livelihood and Food Security programme activities in Brono 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); and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA, Education Livelihood and Food Security;in order to address identified humanitarian needs. The Livelihood and Food Security Officer reports to the Livelihood and Food Security Coordinator Responsibilities Coordinate the food security activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans Coordinate with relevant partners working in the same implementation areas Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures Supervise, train and develop team of food assistants Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents as required Investigate and facilitate introduction of new technology, methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities. Qualifications College / University, Bachelor's degree Agriculture, Agriculture Economics or any relevant Field Work experience from the Northeast of Nigeria Proven experience in Cash/ voucher transfers, Income Generation Activities and Backyard Vegetable Gardening Experience from working in livelihoods and food security humanitarian/recovery context Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts Education Field: Agricultural / Forestry / Aquaculture Education title: Bachelors' degree in Agricultural. Personal Qualities: Handling insecure environments Empowering and building trust Managing performance and development Planning and delivering results 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. Language: English We Offer Commencement: May 2019 Duration: Eight (8) months Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions ( Grade Level 5 Step 1) Duty stations: Maiduguri with 5% frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area. Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start. Application Closing Date 13th April, 2019. How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply online Click here for more information 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: Nigerian National Only.Current Vacant Jobs at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) - jobsfornaija.com

Norwegian Refugee Council Job for Food Security Assistants

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:

Job Title: Food Security Assistant
Location
: Damasak, Borno
Reports to: The Food Security Officer.
Slot: 2
Tasks and Responsibilities

Generic Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and accordance with the procedures
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  • Investigate and facilitate introduction of new technology, method and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities
  • 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:

  • Together with Food Security Officers, the Assistants will be responsible for the implementation of food security activities on the field – food vouchers, income generating activities and backyard vegetable gardens.
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  • Coordinate with relevant partners
  • Facilitate the distribution of materials and equipment according to procedures
  • Prepare weekly progress reports and other documents as required
  • Carry out the selection of project beneficiaries
  • Data collection for project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Coordinate the food security activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans

Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 years of experience of project implementation in humanitarian/recovery contexts;
  • Degree in Agricultural Field or any related field
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile;
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal;
  • Fluency in Kanuri would be an added advantage
  • Knowledge on Microsoft office excel, word, power point e.t.c
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;

We Offer

  • Commencement: ASAP
  • Contract period: Until December 2017 with possibility of extension
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions
  • Duty station: Damasak


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application letters and updated CV’s to: ng.vacancies@nrc.no The title of the position (Food Security Assistant – Damasak) must be clearly indicated as the subject of the email.

Note

  • Any application received after the deadline will not be considered
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • The Norwegian Refugee Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women are particularly encouraged to apply to this position.

 

Application Deadline  15th July, 2017.

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