The Norwegian Refugee Council New Ongoing Recruitment [4 Positions]

Posted on :

31 Oct, 2017

Category :

NGO 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, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: ICLA Assistant
Location
: Mubi, Adamawa
Reports to: the ICLA Officer
Tasks and Responsibilities
Generic Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by supervisor
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities to ensure accountability.
  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Assist the Project officer to ensure that procurement and distribution of materials and are timely and according to procedures
  • Perform any other duties as requested by the ICLA Project Officer

Specific Responsibilities:
Therefore, the ICLA Assistant will contribute and assist the ICLA Project Officer in the following activities:

  • Direct implementation of all ICLA activities including community engagement and trainings on HLP, Identity documentation and CDR.
  • To establish and strengthen and maintain relations with community stakeholder’s local leaders and beneficiaries
  • Support collection of M & E information to inform program design
  • Identify and communicate to line manager protection issues in the field
  • Facilitate community engagement throughout the project cycle
  • Strengthen awareness and use of beneficiary feedback and complaint mechanisms
  • Participate and contribute in the development of HLP and CD training modules
  • Participate and contribute in the development of the ICLA core competency strategy

Qualifications

  • University Degree in Law from a recognized Nigerian University, and a thorough knowledge of Nigerian law;
  • Work experience in the field of law (e.g. courts, attorney or legal aid agencies), preferably experience in working with clients;
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Minimum 1 years of experience of project implementation in humanitarian/recovery contexts;
  • Knowledge on Microsoft office excel, word, power point e.t.c
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile;
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal;
  • Fluency in Fali, Gude, Hausa, Fulani would be an added advantage

Behavioural competencies:

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity

 

Job Title: WASH Technical Officer
Location: 
Monguno, Borno
Job Decription

  • As part of the emergency response, one of the main focus for NRC in the coming months will be the provision of durable solutions for conflict affected populations including IDPs, returnees and the local communities in Borno, Adamawa and surrounding displacement affected population in the north-eastern states. NRC is therefore looking for a WASH Technical Officer in our Field office in Monguno – Nigeria.
  • The purpose of the WASH Technical Officer is day to day implementation of the WASH Technical support functions portfolio. The WASH Technical Officer – Monguno reports to the WASH Coordinator based in Maiduguri.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines and donor requirements;
  • Coordinate the WASH activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
  • To assist the WASH Coordinator in all aspects of WaSH programs planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Develop technical specifications and bills of quantities (BOQ) for works
  • To assess the WASH training needs of the community and assists in the development of appropriate training materials and plans
  • Conducts water quality testing and sanitary inspection at water points
  • Provides technical assistance to the WASH Program Development Manager and local counterparts on issues of water and sanitation information and communication strategies
  • Assists in the establishment, and training of water point committees as well as monitoring their performance
  • Assists in the compilation of weekly and monthly WaSH reports, program documents, project proposals, and budgets
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  • Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Monguno Project implementation team;
  • Water and sanitation infrastructure construction (Boreholes, latrines,);
  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans;
  • Preparing weekly progress reports and others documents required for the water and sanitation infrastructures such as boreholes, latrines;
  • Performs any other duties as reasonably requested by the WASH Project Coordinator.

Qualifications

  • Higher diploma in Civil or Water Engineering or Public Health (BAC+5) minimum
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience from working with wash projects in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Experience from working with social work and/or with distribution of humanitarian assistance is an advantage.
  • Previous 2 years work experience in community based Water and Sanitation programs; Work experience with an INGO is desirable
  • Must have knowledge of emergency Water supply, Hygiene, Sanitation requirements and protocols
  • Familiarity with international minimum standards of Water and Sanitation delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken – in English required.
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages (Hausa and Kanuri preferred)
  • Must be willing to work as a team member, take direction, and share technical skills with colleagues and counterparts
  • Computer literacy in word processing and spreadsheets is required,
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, Arc GIS and Google Earth is strongly desirable

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of the context of Northeast Nigeria
  • Experience with start-up activities
  • Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:
  • Knowledge of the context in Nigeria
  • Experience with start-up activities
  • Experience Hygiene promotion in choleras outbreak context within the host communities and camps

Personal Qualification:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work in insecure environments
  • Communicating with impact and respect

 

Job Title: ICLA Technical Assistant (Community Liaison)
Location
: Mubi, Adamawa
Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines and donor requirements
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by supervisor
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities to ensure accountability.
  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Perform any other duties as requested by the ICLA Community Liaison Assistant

Specific Responsibilities

  • Work closely with ICLA Project assistants for implementation of the shelter rehabilitation activities
  • Assist in the implementation of all ICLA activities involving community engagement
  • To establish and strengthen and maintain relations with community stakeholders, local leaders and beneficiaries
  • Support in collection of M & E information to inform program design
  • Engage with community to identify protection issues and report same for immediate and necessary action: thereby strengthening the referral pathway
  • Assist in organising and grouping of beneficiaries for information sessions
  • Working closely with community leaders and beneficiaries under the supervision of the ICLA Community Liaison Assistant to ensure accountability
  • Performs any other duties as reasonably requested by the ICLA Technical Liaison Assistant.

Qualifications

  • Experience from working in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Good knowledge of English both verbal and Written

Context/ Specific Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum qualification of secondary school certificate
  • Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Strong understanding of the community profile, local cultures, traditional and religious structures
  • Fluency in the local languages of Hausa, Higgi is a must.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and Oral)
  • Evidence of significant involvement with the communities is an added advantage

Personal qualification:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work in insecure environments
  • Communicating with impact and respect

 

Job Title: WASH Technical Assistant
Location
: Borno
Job Description

  • As part of the emergency response, one of the main focus for NRC in the coming months will be the provision of durable solutions for conflict affected populations including IDPs, returnees and the local communities in Borno, Adamawa and surrounding displacement affected population in the north-eastern states.
  • NRC is therefore looking for a WASH Technical Officer in our Field office in Monguno – Nigeria.
  • The purpose of the WASH Technical Assistant is to support the Field office in the day to day implementation of the WASH Technical support functions portfolio.
  • The WASH Technical Assistant reports to the WASH Officer based in Dikwa – Borno State.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines and donor requirements;
  • Coordinate the WASH activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans;
  • To assist the WASH Officer in all aspects of WASH programs planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
  • To assist in the identification of WASH community needs;
  • To develop technical specifications and bills of quantities (BOQ) for works;
  • To assess the WASH training needs of the community and assists in the development of appropriate training materials and plans;
  • Conducts water quality testing and sanitary inspection at water points;
  • Provides technical assistance to the WASH Officer and local counterparts on issues of water and sanitation information and communication strategies;
  • Assists in the establishment, and training of water point committees as well as monitoring their performance;
  • Assists in the compilation of weekly and monthly WASH reports, program documents, project proposals, and budgets.

Specific Responsibilities

  • WASH infrastructure construction;
  • Hygiene promotion within IDP and Host communities;
  • 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;
  • Supports the Officer to 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;
  • Performs any other duties as reasonably requested by the WASH/Field Officer.

Qualifications

  • Higher diploma in Civil or Water Engineering or Public Health (BAC+5) minimum
  • Minimum 1-year experience from working with wash projects in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Experience from working with social work and/or with distribution of humanitarian assistance is an advantage.
  • Previous 2 years work experience in community based Water and Sanitation programs; Work experience with an INGO is desirable
  • Must have knowledge of emergency Water supply, Hygiene, Sanitation requirements and protocols
  • Familiarity with international minimum standards of Water and Sanitation delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken – in English required.
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages (Hausa and Kanuri preferred)
  • Must be willing to work as a team member, take direction, and share technical skills with colleagues and counterparts
  • Computer literacy in word processing and spreadsheets is required,
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, Arc GIS and Google Earth is strongly desirable
  • Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:
  • Knowledge of the context in Nigeria
  • Experience with start-up activities
  • Knowledge of the context of Northeast Nigeria
  • Experience with start-up activities
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages (Hausa and Kanuri preferred)

Personal qualification:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work in insecure environments
  • Communicating with impact and respect

 

We Offer

  • Commencement: As soon as possible
  • Contract period: Nine months (with possibility of extension)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application letter, updated CV’s to: [email protected]  The title of the position (ICLA Assistant – Mubi) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail.

Note:

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

 

Application Deadline  10th November, 2017.