Recruitment at The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Recruitment at The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Recent Vacancies at the Norwegian Refugee Council

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 Technical Assistant
Ref. nr.: 4018544085
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Contract
Travel: Some travelling must be expected

Detailed Description

  • NRC is looking for a Procurement Technical Assistant for our field office in Maiduguri, Borno State in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Procurement Technical Assistant is to support programme activities in Maiduguri, 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); Food Security; Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • The Procurement Technical Assistant reports to Procurement Officer.

Responsibilities

  • Collect cash advances and proceed with cash procurements
  • 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 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 related field
  • Knowledge of the local market
  • Knowledge of local language (Hausa, Kanuri)
  • Previous (1yr) experience working in a Logistics/Procurment department (preferably NGO)
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • High level competence in computer skills (Microsoft office Applications).

Education field:

  • Logistics

Education level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualities:

  • Handling 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.

Language:

  • English

We Offer

  • Commencement: March 2019
  • Duration: 10 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions. Grade 4 : Step 1.
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Mai is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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.

 

Application Deadline 3rd February, 2019.

 

 

Job Title: Procurement Officer
Ref. no.: 4018559224
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Reports to: Logistics Coordinator
Supervision of: Procurement Assistants
Grade: 5
Travel: 10%
Project number: NGFM****
Duration and type of contract:1 Year

Job Description

  • NRC is looking for a Procurement Officer for our area office in Maiduguri in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Procurement Officer is to support the programme activities in Maiduguri and other field offices

Role and Responsibilities

  • The purpose of the Officer position is day to day implementation of the support functions responsibilities. Use actions words such as ensure, implement or assist for the position relevant responsibilities.

Generic responsibilities (max 10):

  • These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work and Development plan:
    • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
    • Implement delegated 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:

  • These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly:
    • Prepare procurement documents in line with NRC procurement procedures and according to set procurement lead times.
    • Check and receive purchase requisitions and initiate the procurement process according to NRC procurement regulations.
    • Check procurement documents (Bid analysis, Purchase orders and Payment documents etc…) and submit to signatories for verifications and approvals.
    • Follow up with supplies and organize for delivery of materials.
    • Conduct regular market surveys to identify suitable and reliable suppliers and service providers
    • Maintain updated vendor data base at area level
    • Update and share the procurement tracker on weekly and monthly basis.
    • Submit invoices from suppliers and the relevant procurement documents to finance attaching a procurement checklist to ensure all required procurement documents have been attached.
    • Contribute to capacity Building of Procurement and non procurement staff to understand procurement systems and policies.
    • Provide anti-corruption, transparency and cost-efficiency focus in all procurement processes

Critical interfaces
By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:

  • Process approved procurement requests: Programme Development Managers
  • Implementation: Area Manager, Logistics Coordinator
  • Procurement Technical Support: Logistics ManagerPayments and review of procurement documents: Finance Manager, Finance Coordinator
  • Purchases: Vendors/Contractors

Scale and scope of position

  • Staff: 3 Procurement Assistants.
  • Stakeholders: Key external stakeholders the post has relationships with: Customs, vendors, contractors
  • Budgets: None
  • Information: Brief description of the information resources the postholder is responsible for at CO level: Agresso Procurement, Intranet, Donor policies and regulations and Logistics Handbook
  • Legal or compliance: Brief description of any legal or compliance responsibility the postholder has -Term of employment, vendors, donors

Qualifications

  • Experience from working as a Support Function Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluent in English and Hausa

Personal qualities:

  • Handling 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.

Competencies 
Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

Professional competencies – These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance:

  • Generic professional competencies:
    • Experience from working as a Support Function Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
    • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
    • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
    • Fluent in English and Hausa
  • Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:
    • Good negotiation skills
    • Articulate
    • High Degree of accuracy

Behavioral competencies (max 6):

  • These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, and the following are essential for this position:
    • Handling insecure environment
    • Planning and delivering results
    • Empowering and building trust
    • Communicating with impact and respect

Performance Management:

  • The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:
    • The Job Description
    • The Work and Development Plan
    • The Mid-term/End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template
    • The End-term Performance Review Template
    • The NRC Competency Framework

Language:

  • English

We Offer

  • Commencement: March 2019
  • Duration: 9 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions. Grade 5 Step 1.
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Mai is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.
  • 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.

Miscellaneous info:

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Emergency Response Manager
Location:
 Miaduguri, Borno

Purpose

  • The purpose of the Emergency Response Manager is to coordinate and lead the different emergency response initiatives in Nigeria.
  • This role is responsible to lead the programme development of the emergency response and ensure quality implementation, in close coordination with core competency specialist in areas of expertise.
  • The role is also responsible to allocate and capacity needed resources for the emergency.
  • The Emergency Response Manager reports to the Area Manager.

Job Description

  • Overall oversight and management of emergency response projects covering different areas and interventions. This includes leading prioritization and validation process for interventions, developing detailed activity plans and budgets for proper delegation to the Area managers responsible of the implementation.
  • Responsible for representing NRC at the coordination mechanism for emergency response and acting as the NRC focal point for Rapid Response Mechanism in Maiduguri and surrounding.
  • Provide support with countrywide emergency preparedness and prepositioning of supplies if needed.
  • Responsible for context analysis and development of scenarios for potential displacements in relation to the emergency response and sharing this information to relevant stakeholders.
  • Develop strategy, technical guidance and SOPs for the emergency response.
  • Responsible for developing and quality compliance of all donor proposals, budgets and donor reports related to Emergency response
  • In close collaboration with the Core Competency specialists contribute to the development of macro Logical Framework Agreements reflecting the emergency response strategies and approach
  • Ensure that key learning is extracted from the emergency response implementation, and incorporate them in emergency response and staff development processes

Qualifications

  • Post-graduate with minimum 5 years of experience within technical expertise area in a humanitarian context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Emergency Response expertise
  • Humanitarian coordination experience
  • Strong managerial and interpersonal skills
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English written and verbal
  • Knowledge of the context of Nigeria and Lac Chad
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts, multi-country disaster preparedness, response and recovery programming.
  • Strong in project proposals, implementation (including finance) and reporting – aka a technically experienced person
  • Strong in building teams and transferring knowledge to people reporting to the managers.

Personal qualities:

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Strategic thinking
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Working with people
  • Initiate action and change
  • Analysing
  • Good sense of Humour
  • 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 offer

  • Commencement: February 2019
  • Duration: 12 months, renewable
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions and free housing of moderate standard.
  • Level: Grade 9 in NRC grade structure
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with 50% travel
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Click here for more Information (PDF)

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

 

Application Deadline 6th February, 2019.

 

 

Job Title: Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant
Ref. nr.: 4018597217
Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Job Type: Full time

Summary

  • NRC is looking for a Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant for our field office in Mubi – Adamawa State in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant is the day to day implementation of Livelihoods and Food Security irrigation component of the EU project in Mubi, Adamawa 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) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • The Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant (Irrigation) reports to the Livelihoods and Food Security Officer.

Job Description

  • Together with Livelihoods & Food Security Officer, the Assistant will be responsible for the implementation of irrigation activities on the field – mobilization of communities, irrigation development assessments and monitoring of works.
  • 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
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  • Facilitate the distribution of materials and equipment according to procedures
  • Prepare weekly progress reports and other documents as required

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Civil Engineering / Agricultural Engineering / Irrigation Engineering
  • One year experience in the NGO sector
  • Experience as an Agricultural Extension Agent
  • Knowledge of the context in Northeast Nigeria
  • Experience from working in Food Security humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Some knowledge of English

Personal Qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Highest standard of ethics and integrity
  • Handling insecure environment
  • 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 Offer

  • Commencement: March 2019
  • Duration: 10 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)
  • Duty stations: Mubi; with 50% 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.

Miscellaneous info

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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.

 

Application Deadline 11th February, 2019.

 

 

Job Title: Shelter Coordinator
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno
Reports to: The Shelter Programme Development Manager

Job Descriptions

  • Line management of Shelter project field staff
  • Contribute to Shelter strategy development, project proposals and provide input on needs and gaps
  • Manage and implement delegated portfolio of Shelter projects (activities, budget and project documentation) as delegated from PDM in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality
  • Provide regular progress reports to PDM
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Ensure project data collection and management and work closely with M&E to update relevant NRC tools (GORS, Internal Database, achievement and progress of project log frames)
  • Contribute to the design of technical implementation documents for Shelter projects
  • Contribute to donor reports
  • Contribute to finding solutions to implementation challenges and constraints in a changing context
  • Regular visits to the area and sites of implementation for quality checks the of the ongoing and completed works, make correction and provide relevant recommendations.
  • Record and document good practices, lesson learned and establish a database in coordination with M&E to capture Shelter program performance.
  • In coordination with the shelter PDM, represent NRC in coordination meetings with local authorities and NGOs when required

Qualifications

  • University Degree in Civil Engineering or any related field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience from working with /NFI, houses construction/repair projects in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • University degree in civil engineering or architecture
  • Experience household training in and infrastructure maintenance
  • Knowledge of the context in North Eastern Nigeria
  • Knowledge of the local language Kanuri, Hausa
  • Knowledge of emergency, transitional and permanent construction requirements and protocols
  • Familiarity with international minimum standards of service delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, ARC GIS and Google Earth is strongly desirable
  • Experience with start-up, exit or similar

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 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 Offer

  • Commencement: March 2019
  • Duration: 10 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Level: Grade 7 in the NRC grade structure
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Click here for more Information (PDF)

 

 

Job Title: Livelihoods and Food Security Officer (Nigerian Nationals Only)
Ref. nr.: 4019302236
Location: Mubi, Adamawa

Job description

  • Coordinate irrigation 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 irrigation 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

  • Bachelors’ degree in Civil, Agricultural, Irrigation Engineering with major in Water and Irrigation or equivalent
  • Work experience from the Northeast of Nigeria
  • Solid experience and minimum 2 years work experience working as Irrigation Engineer developing or rehabilitation of small holder irrigation schemes
  • Proven experience in irrigation development (preferable small holder irrigation schemes)
  • Experience in beneficiary selection and beneficiary trainings on irrigation equipment maintenance.
  • Experience from working in livelihoods and food security humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

Education field:

  • Engineering sciences & technology
  • Education title: Bachelors’ degree in Civil, Agricultural, Irrigation Engineering with major in Water and Irrigation or equivalent

Education level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

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.

We offer

  • Commencement: March 2019
  • Duration: 10 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions ( Grade Level 5 Step 1)
  • Duty stations: Mubi with 50% 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.

Miscellaneous info:

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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.

 

Application Deadline 12th February, 2019.