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

New Recruitment at the 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, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Livelihood and Food Security Officer
Ref. nr.: 4019293131
Location: Damasak, Borno
Job Type: Full time

Job Description

  • NRC is looking for a Livelihood and Food Security Officer for our field offices in Damasak, Borno State in Northern Nigeria.
  • The purpose of the Livelihoods and Food Security Officer is the implementation of the business skills and vocational training of the Livelihoods and Food Security programme activities in Damasak in 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); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • The Livelihoods and Food Security Officer reports to the Livelihoods and Food Security Coordinator
  • Application Instruction: Indicate position and location applied for as title of your Cover Letter. e.g: “Livelihoods and Food Security Officer – Business Skills and Vocational Training (Maiduguri)”.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
  • Conduct livelihoods assessments to determine most viable income generating activities.
  • Responsible for coordination with all key stakeholders and register project beneficiaries.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders and partners in training of beneficiaries on small scale business and income generating activities.
  • Coordinate the food security activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
  • 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
  • Investigate and facilitate introduction of new technology, methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Social Sciences
  • Work experience from the Borno context preferred
  • Experience and understanding of Selection, Planning and Management (SPM) of Income Generating Activities (IGAs) both farm and off farm.
  • Proven experience in Income Generation Activities and Vocational Skills Trainings
  • Experience in beneficiary skills trainings and distribution of conditional business grants or small business startup kits.
  • Experience from working in livelihoods and food security humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Knowledge of the context in Northeast Nigeria.

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 Codes 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: Damasak 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
  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 12th February, 2019.

 

 

Job Title: Shelter Technical Assisatnt (Social)
Location:
 Dikwa, Borno
Reports to: Shelter Officer
Project number: NGFM 1903
Duration and type of contract: 10  Months

Summary

  • NRC is looking for a Shelter Technical Assistant for our Field Office in Dikwa, Brono State – Nigeria. The purpose of the Shelter Technical Assistant is to Implement NRC Shelter programme and daily activities in line with NRC’s Shelter strategy in Dikwa.
  • 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

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Support in the implementation of shelter construction
  • Distribution of beneficiary handover certificate and other shelter related documents to beneficiaries
  • Pr-evaluation of habitability training needs of the community and support with modules for appropriate training materials (training modules and ToR)
  • support the community base support workers in the implementation of shelter activities and provide report to the shelter officer.
  • Conduct community sensitization, awareness and mobilization to encourage beneficiary commitment to shelter activities
  • Assist in encouraging the participation of female community based workers in the construction / rehabilitation of community infrastructures and other shelter activities.
  • Assist in the formation of beneficiary selection committee and village committee
  • Assist in Routine monitoring of project activities and report feedback from the community and stakeholders to shelter officer
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with local authorities, communities and stakeholders in NRC area of intervention
  • Performs any other duties as requested by the shelter Program Development Manager or Shelter Officer

Qualifications

  • At least 1 year experience in similar positions
  • University degree in social science or its equivalent
  • 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
  • High level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Knowledge of the context in North East Nigeria
  • Knowledge in Community Mobilization or related field.
  • Knowledge of the Local languages is an advantage.

Education field:

  • Social Science
  • Education title: Bachelors’ degree or equivalent

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
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • 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

Miscellaneous info:

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

We Offer

  • Commencement: March 2019
  • Duration: 10 Months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)
  • Duty stations: Damasak, Brono 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.
  • 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.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Shelter Technical Assistant
Ref. nr.: 4019957101
Location: Monguno, Borno
Job Type: Full time

Detailed Description

  • NRC is looking for a Shelter Technical Assistant for our area office in Monguno, Borno State, in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the position is day to day implementation of the Shelter Project activities in Monguno.
  • 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 education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • The Shelter Technical Assistant reports to the Shelter Officer

Responsibilities

  • Pre-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 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 movement of trucks, quantities and qualities of materials supplied to site.
  • Maintain good working relationships with local authorities, local communities, local committees and partners as well as with all stakeholders in 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

Education field:

  • Civil engineering / construction

Education level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

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.

Language:

  • English

We Offer

  • Commencement: March 2019
  • Duration: 10 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Level: Grade 4 Step 1 in the NRC grade structure
  • Duty station: Monguno, with frequent travels. Travel outside Monguno 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

 

 

Job Title: Shelter Technical Assistant
Ref. nr.: 4019977261
Location: Damasak
Job Type: Full time

Job Summary

  • NRC is looking for a Shelter Technical Assistant for our area office in Damasak, Borno State, in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the position is day to day implementation of the Shelter Project activities in Damasak.
  • 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 education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

Job Descriptions

  • 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 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 movement of trucks, quantities and qualities of materials supplied to site.
  • Maintain good working relationships with local authorities, local communities, local committees and partners as well as with all stakeholders in 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

Job Requirements
Education Field:

  • Civil Engineering / Construction.

Education Level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree.

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

Language:

  • English

We Offer

  • Commencement: March 2019
  • Duration: 10 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Level: Grade 4 Step 1 in the NRC grade structure
  • Duty station: Damasak, with frequent travels. Travel outside Damasak 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

 

 

Job Title: Shelter Technical Assisatnt (Social)
Location:
 Damasak, Brono
Reports to: Shelter Officer
Project number: NGFM 1903
Duration and type of contract: 2 ½  Months

Summary

  • NRC is looking for a Shelter Technical Assistant for our Field Office in Damasak, Brono State – Nigeria. The purpose of the Shelter Technical Assistant is to Implement NRC Shelter programme and daily activities in line with NRC’s Shelter strategy in Damasak.
  • 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

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Support in the implementation of shelter construction
  • Distribution of beneficiary handover certificate and other shelter related documents to beneficiaries
  • Pr-evaluation of habitability training needs of the community and support with modules for appropriate training materials (training modules and ToR)
  • support the community base support workers in the implementation of shelter activities and provide report to the shelter officer.
  • Conduct community sensitization, awareness and mobilization to encourage beneficiary commitment to shelter activities
  • Assist in encouraging the participation of female community based workers in the construction / rehabilitation of community infrastructures and other shelter activities.
  • Assist in the formation of beneficiary selection committee and village committee
  • Assist in Routine monitoring of project activities and report feedback from the community and stakeholders to shelter officer
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with local authorities, communities and stakeholders in NRC area of intervention
  • Performs any other duties as requested by the shelter Program Development Manager or Shelter Officer

Qualifications

  • At least 1 year experience in similar positions
  • University degree in social science or its equivalent
  • 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
  • High level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Knowledge of the context in North East Nigeria
  • Knowledge in Community Mobilization or related field.
  • Knowledge of the Local languages is an advantage.

Education field:

  • Social Science
  • Education title: Bachelors’ degree or equivalent

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
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • 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

Miscellaneous info:

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

We Offer

  • Commencement: March 2019
  • Duration: 10 Months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)
  • Duty stations: Damasak, Brono 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.
  • 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.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Shelter Officer
Ref. no.: 4019920937
Location: Dikwa, Borno
Supervision of: Shelter Assistant
Reports to: Shelter Coordinator

Job Summary

  • NRC is looking for a Shelter Officer for our area office in Dikwa, Borno State, in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the officer position is day to day implementation of the Shelter Project activities in Dikwa.
  • 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 education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

Job Description

  • Supervise the Shelter assistants.
  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Support supervisors in pre-evaluation and anticipation of needs and in site supply planning,
  • Under the supervision of the Shelter Coordinator and / or the shelter Programme Development Manager, initiate the drafts of technical drawings, develop Bill of Quantity and technical specification notes for shelter projects.
  • To assess the construction training needs of the community and assist in the development of appropriate training materials and plans
  • Responsible for preparation and follow up of procurement requests and updating the procurement database.
  • Work closely with logistics and community members to accurately control the quantities and qualities of materials delivered.
  • Support the logistics department in planning the movement of trucks to supply shelter materials to construction sites.
  • Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents as required
  • Represent NRC in coordination meeting when delegated

Qualifications

  • University degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture
  • Knowledge of the context in North Eastern Nigeria
  • Knowledge of the local language Kanuri, Hausa
  • Experience with start-up, exit or similar
  • Experience household training in and infrastructure maintenance
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, ARC GIS and Google Earth

Education Field:

  • Civil engineering / construction.

Education Level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

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.

Language:

  • English

We Offer

  • Commencement: March 2019
  • Duration: 10 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Level: Grade 5 Step 1 in the NRC grade structure
  • Duty station: Dikwa, with frequent travels. Travel outside Dikwa 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

 

 

Job Title: Shelter Technical Assistant
Location:
 Dikwa, Borno
Reports to: Shelter Officer

Details

  • NRC is looking for a Shelter Technical Assistant for our area office in Dikwa, Borno State, in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the position is day to day implementation of the Shelter Project activities in Dikwa.
  • 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 education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

Job Description

  • Pre-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 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 movement of trucks, quantities and qualities of materials supplied to site.
  • Maintain good working relationships with local authorities, local communities, local committees and partners as well as with all stakeholders in 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

Education field:

  • Civil engineering / construction

Education level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

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.

Language:

  • English

We Offer

  • Commencement: March 2019
  • Duration: 10 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 Dikwa 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 13th February, 2019.