Norwegian Refugee Council (Graduate & Exp) Recruitment [3 Positions]

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2 May, 2017

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Experienced Jobs in Nigeria, Graduate Jobs in Nigeria

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 following positions below:

Job Title: Grants Coordinator
Location:
Maiduguri

Summary

  • NRC is looking for new Grants coordinator for our programme in Northern Nigeria. The Grants Coordinator will be responsible is to provide essential grant management support to Head of Programme in delivering quality programmes in line with the NRC country strategy and Plan of Action.
  • 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 Grants Coordinator reports to the Head of Programme.

Job Description

  • Develop and maintain overview of all grants, donor requirements, rules and regulations, and internal and external deadlines, including filing of grant documents (including through the grants database – forthcoming)
  • Contribute to the development, revision and quality control of funding proposals, budgets and donor reports
  • Document, analyze, and share learning from proposal and reporting process, and compliance with donor rules and regulations
  • Coordinate the development and distribution of internal reports
  • Support external donor audits

Qualifications

  • Between 3-5 years of relevant experience within field of expertise
  • Relevant experience from the project management in the humanitarian sector
  • Experience from working with humanitarian and development donors
  • Good understanding of donor rules and regulations
  • Skills and experience in report and proposal writing
  • Strong communication, coordination and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills (data and financial)
  • Ability to mediate in high-stress scenarios with competing interest
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Above average computer skills
  • Knowledge of the context in Nigeria is an asset
  • Knowledge of humanitarian donors
  • Strong Writing skills
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian coordination framework
  • Budget development and management experience
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Valid driver’s license

Personal Qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Influencing
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Working with People
  • Analyzing
  • Communicate 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.

We Offer

  • Commencement: June 2017
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions and free housing of moderate standard.
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Maiduguri is a non-family posting. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area. Recreational and social facilities are limited, and accommodation is modest. International staff members are required to live in joint accommodation.
  • Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start.

Application Closing Date
2nd May, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate 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.

 

Job Title: Humanitarian Access Officer – Roving
Location:
Maiduguri, Borno

Job Description

  • In the coming months, one of NRC’ main focus will be to provide the displacement affected populations including IDPs, returnees and the local host communities including IDP camps in Borno State and displaced affected population in surrounding north – eastern states with adequate WaSH, Food Security and livelihood, Shelter, ICLA, Education amongst other durable solutions. NRC is therefore seeking a Roving Humanitarian Access Officer based in Maiduguri – Nigeria for 2017.
  • The Roving Humanitarian Access Officer will report to the Humanitarian Access Coordinator.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Participate on the access strategy implementation and work plan for NRC Nigeria
  • Travel to relevant LGAs/areas that NRC currently operating in or planning to operate new programs and facilitate the process
  • Update the actor mapping sheet with relevant contacts that influence the NRC operations in the northeast Nigeria
  • In close collaboration with Humanitarian Access Coordinator, build a network of key informants from the community, local authorities or gate keepers.
  • Contribute in the humanitarian access tracking online sheet and keep records of any access challenges, solutions and lesson learned
  • Facilitate access for NRC activities at the field level and camps
  • Conduct access assessment in new areas based on programmatic demands
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

Specific Responsibilities

  • Contribute to NRC access and program expansion to new areas
  • Support Access coordinator and facilitate training all staff based in N.E of Nigeria on humanitarian principles, negotiation and communication
  • Work closely with the emergency team to train new recruits on access related in newly accessible areas that NRC expanding too.

Qualifications

  • Relevant university degree, or other relevant educational background combined with relevant professional experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience within field of expertise in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical expertise and understanding of humanitarian access
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Fluency in Hausa and Kanuri
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile.
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • High-level competency in computer skills (Microsoft Office applications)
  • Contextual knowledge of north east Nigeria (Borno State) preferred.
  • Experience in handling multiple data platforms and sources
  • Demonstrated experience in development of communication/information
  • Experience from working in information management and analysis in a humanitarian/recovery/security context

Personal Qualification:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including capacities to negotiate with non-government stakeholders
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Handling insecure environments
  • 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: As soon as possible
  • Contract period: 8 Months till December 2017 (with possibility of extension)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions

Application Closing Date
10th May, 2017.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application letter, updated CV and copy of a valid means of National Identification (Passport, Driver’s License, National Identity Card or Voter’s card) to: [email protected] The title of the position you apply for  must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail.

Note

  • 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.

 

Job Title: Humanitarian Access Assistant
Location:
Maiduguri, Borno

Job Description

  • In the coming months, one of NRC’ main focus will be to provide the displacement affected populations including IDPs, returnees and the local host communities including IDP camps in Borno State and displaced affected population in surrounding north – eastern states with adequate WaSH, Food Security and livelihood, Shelter, ICLA, Education amongst other durable solutions. NRC is, therefore, seeking a Humanitarian Access Assistant based in Maiduguri – Nigeria for 2017.
  • The Humanitarian Access will report to the Roving Humanitarian Access Officer.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Participate on the Nigeria access strategy implementation
  • Travel to relevant LGAs/areas that NRC currently operating in or planning to operate new programs and facilitate the process
  • Contribute to NRC access and program expansion to new areas
  • Responsible for orientation of new recruits on access related in newly accessible areas that NRC is expanding to in the field.
  • Update the actor mapping sheet with relevant contacts that influence the NRC operations in the northeast Nigeria
  • In close collaboration with Humanitarian Access, build a network of key informants from the community, local authorities or gate keepers.
  • Contribute in the humanitarian access tracking online sheet and keep records of any access challenges, solutions and lesson learned
  • Facilitate access for NRC activities at the field level and camps
  • Conduct access assessment in new areas based on programmatic demands
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Participate in community information and feedback sessions.
  • Support in organizing briefing and exchange meetings, workshops and training

Qualifications

  • Relevant university degree, or other relevant educational background combined with relevant professional experience.
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience within field of expertise in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Understanding of humanitarian access and HP
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Proficiency in English, Hausa and Kanuri languages
  • Contextual knowledge of north east Nigeria (Borno State) preferred.
  • Experience in community mobilization and engagement
  • Demonstrated experience in development of communication/information products

Personal Qualification:

  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Strategic thinking
  • Working with people
  • Analysing
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • 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: As soon as possible
  • Contract period: 8 months till December 31st, 2017 (with possibility of extension)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions

Application Closing Date
10th May, 2017.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application letter, updated CV and copy of a valid means of National Identification (Passport, Driver’s License, National Identity Card or Voter’s card) to: [email protected] The title of the position you apply for  must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail.

Note

  • 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.

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