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:

1) Job Title: Finance Team Lead

Webcruiter ID: 4279430115
Location: Maiduguri, Borno (with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area)
Full-time/part-time: Part Time
Employment type: Contract

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accurate and timely preparation of the eBRS in accordance with global deadlines and ensure all the reconciling items in the eBRS are monitored and acted upon
  • Assign duties, supervise, train, and appraise the Finance Officer and Finance Assistant.
  • Play an essential role in procurement processes and ensure compliance as a member of the bid committee; Verify POs for completeness.
  • Responsible for submission of monthly taxes deducted from staff, suppliers, and consultants on time to relevant authorities and obtain periodical tax clearance certificates
  • Responsible for the quality posting of costs into Agresso and meeting global deadlines for the Area Office.
  • Verifies payments/cheques/cash payments in order to ensure that complete supporting documentation  is available
  • Contribute to the design, development, and implementation of the financial management policies, procedures, and practices
  • Support the Finance Manager in audit preparations and close-out.
  • Assist the Area Manager in maintaining overall budget control; Provide up-to-date analysis and regular reports of the Area financial status and share detailed Budget vs.
  • Actual reports for the entire area office with the Area Manager upon request and at least once a month. Ensure documented BvA meetings with action plans and follow-ups as delegated by the Finance Manager
  • Work with the Area Manager and ensure accurately, reliable master support budget is in place and updated
  • Work with budget holders and various support staff to prepare quality budget proposals.
  • Review monthly project re-bookings and ensure that they are minimized.
  • Ensure implementation of anti-corruption procedures and policies in Area Offices
  • Contribute to decisions as a member of the Area Management Team (AMT)
  • Ensure that supporting documentation is secured on a monthly basis for the area office as per guidelines given in the SSD manual;
  • Contribute towards updating the Transaction Checklist and Reconciliation of Deliverables reports on the NG Abuja Compliance Folder

Qualifications

  • Minimum of University degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Experience from working as a Finance Of in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Good knowledge of accounting packages; preferably Agresso
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar position preferably with an NGO
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Good skills in Excel and Word
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in English and Hausa

Personal Qualities:

  • Handling an 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.

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: September 2020
  • Duration: 4 months (One-year renewal)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, Grade level 6, Step 1.

Application Closing Date
9th September, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

2) Job Title: WaSH Technical Assistant (Water Supply)

Webcruiter ID: 4276515477
Location: Adamawa
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment type: Contract
Percentage of full-time: 100
Start date: 22/09/2020
End date: 31/12/2020

Overview / Description

  • 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 Borno and Adamawa states 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); Livelihoods & Food Security (LFS); Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA), Education and Camp Management Camp Coordination (CCCM) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • NRC is looking for a WaSH Technical Assistant in water supply for our Mubi field office in North East Nigeria. The purpose of the WaSH Technical Assistant (Water Supply) position is to assist in the day to day implementation of the WaSH project in Mubi in line with strategy and Plan of Action
  • The WaSH Technical Assistant reports to the Field Coordinator (Mubi) with technical support and management of the WaSH Team Leader for Area South.

Duties and Responsibilities
General 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 management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function

Specific Responsibilities:

  • To assist WaSH Team Leader in coordination of the WaSH technical activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
  • To assist the WaSH Team Leader in all aspects of WaSH technical program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • To assist in the identification of community water and sanitation needs
  • To develop technical specifications and bills of quantities (BOQ) for works
  • To assess the water and sanitation training needs of the community and assists in the development of appropriate training materials and plans
  • Conduct water quality testing and sanitary inspection at water points
  • Provides technical assistance to the WaSH Team Leader 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 technical reports, program documents, project proposals, and budgets
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  •  Assist WaSH Team Leader in breaking down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • To assist in ensuring that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures
  • Supervise and contribute to the success of WASH activities implementation and performs any other duties as requested by WaSH Team Leader

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Higher National Diploma in Civil,  Water Resources Engineering or Geology (BAC 5) or its equivalent Technical projects in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Experience from working with social work and/or with distribution of humanitarian assistance is an added advantage.
  • Previous experience in community based water, Sanitation programs
  • Must have knowledge of emergency Water supply, Hygiene, Sanitation requirements and protocols
  • Familiarity with international minimum standards of Hygiene, Sanitation and shelter service delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Must have previous experience in training
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken – in English required.
  • Fluency in one or more of the context language
  • Computer literacy in word processing and spreadsheets, familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, ArcGIS and Google Earth is strongly desirable
  • 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.

Personal qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect.

We Can Offer / Conditions

  • Commencement: September 2020
  • Duration: 4 months (renewable)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions and structure
  • Grade Level: Grade 4
  • Duty station: Mubi
  • Travel: 0%
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before commencement of contract.

Application Closing Date
29th August, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

3) Job Title: ICLA Project Manager

Location: Yola, Adamawa
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment type: Contract
Percentage of full-time: 100
Reports to: The Area Manager – Area South

Job Overview

  • 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 Yola Area Office, Field Offices in Borno and Adamawa states 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); Livelihoods & Food Security (LFS); Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA), Education and Camp Management Camp Coordination (CCCM) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • NRC is looking for an ICLA Project Manager for our Yola-South Area office in North East Nigeria. The purpose of the ICLA Project Manager position is to implement the delegated Area Office ICLA project portfolio.

General Responsibilities

  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Line management of project staff
  • Contribute to the development of Country, Area and ICLA strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant ICLA projects
  • Coordinate and manage ICLA project implementation in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  • Provide technical direction to ICLA team, and ensure high quality of projects
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Area Manager and the ICLA Specialist, highlight operational successes and challenges
  • Ensure that projects targets beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and assess better ways to assist.
  • Develop and manage project budget, in cooperation with the Area Manager and ICLA Coordinators.
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders
  • Promote the rights of displaced persons in line with the advocacy strategy.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and Supervise the ICLA project team and program activities
  • Coordinate Preparation of work plans and progress reports for ICLA teams
  • Expand and maintain NRC’s network of relevant stakeholders in all operational areas
  • Coordinate establishment of client outreach, screening and identification procedures
  • Coordinate establishment of case documentation management systems
  • Support development and strengthening of synergies between all NRC programs
  • Document case studies and best practice for facilitating secure land tenure and identity documents for IDPs
  • Prepare presentations and papers demonstrating lessons learned
  • Support the preparation of funding proposals
  • Coordinate Preparation of donor reports, GORs and monthly reports on activities and progress
  • Ensure that NRC’s programmes are guided by and effectively abide by the humanitarian principles
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications
Professional Competencies:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience within field of expertise
  • Technical specific knowledge from the humanitarian sector
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Experience in working independently in a results-oriented multi-tasking and multi-cultural environment
  • Experience in managing staff
  • Excellent command in Microsoft Applications
  • Documented technical competences related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context related skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of the context in Nigeria
  • Political and cultural awareness and experience of working where insecurity is a major issue
  • Proven skills in report writing
  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through training, mentoring and other formal and non-formal methods
  • Handling insecure environments Political and cultural awareness

Personal qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Working with people
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Analysing
  • Handling insecure environments

We can offer

  • Grade Level: 8
  • Travel %: 25%
  • Contract Duration: (Till December 31st 2020 – renewable)
  • Duty Station: Area South
  • Start Date: October 1st 2020

Application Closing Date
29th August, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

4) Job Title: WaSH Officer

Webcruiter ID: 4275946225
Location: Pulka, Borno
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment type: Contract
Percentage of full-time: 100
Start date: 22/09/2020
End date: 31/12/2020
Reports: The WaSH Officer reports to the WaSH Coordinator – Area South.

Job Purpose

  • NRC is looking for a WaSH Officer for our Pulka Field office in North East Nigeria.
  • The purpose of the WaSH Officer position is day to day implementation of the WASH Project according to Plan of Action and  project portfolio.

Duties and Responsibilities
General Responsibilities:

  • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Implement delegated WaSH project portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Promote and share ideas for technical improvement

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the WaSH activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
  • Assist the WaSH Project Coordinator in all aspects of WsSH programs planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Develop technical specifications and bills of quantities (BOQ) for works for all water infrastructure and sanitation facilities
  • 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 WaSH 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 that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures.
  • Performs any other duties as requested by the WaSH Project Coordinator

Qualifications
Professional Competency:

  • Experience from working as a Project Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Degree or 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.
  • Computer literacy in word processing and spreadsheets is required,
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, Arc Gis and Google Earth is strongly desirable

Context skills, knowledge and Experience:

  • 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 qualities:

  • Must be willing to work as a team member, take direction, and share technical skills with colleagues and counterparts
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling insecure environment

We Can Offer

  • Duty Station: Pulka
  • Grade Level: 5
  • Contract Duration: Four months till December 31st 2020 (renewable)

Application Closing Date
29th August, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

5) Job Title: Humanitarian Access Technical Assistant

Webcruiter ID: 4274189795
Location: Nigeria
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment type: Permanent position
Percentage of full-time: 100

Job Purpose

  • The purpose of the Humanitarian Access Assistant position is to support the implementation of delegated access portfolio in community engagement, relationship building and actors mapping according to Plan of Action for NRC Nigeria.

Duties and Responsibilities
General Responsibilities:

  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Participate in 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
  • Update the actor mapping sheet with relevant contacts that influence the NRC operations in northeast Nigeria
  • In close collaboration with Humanitarian Access, build a network of key informants from the community, local authorities or gatekeepers.
  • Contribute to 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
  • Responsible for orientation of new recruits on access related in newly accessible areas that NRC expanding too in the field.
  • Contribute to data collection on access incidents from focal points in the field location.
  • Ensure regular field visit for Access monitoring and community engagement.

Qualifications
Professional Competencies:

  • Minimum of Diploma in Social Sciences, Degree or equivalent to related field
  • Minimum 1 year relevant experience within field of expertise (Access, Security, Community Liaison or Program) in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Understanding of humanitarian access and principles
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Strong Interpersonal Skills:

  • Liaison and negotiation skill with non-government stakeholders

Context Skill, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Knowledge of the context in northeast Nigeria
  • Fluency in Hausa, Kanuri and shuwa languages
  • Personal qualities
  • Strategic thinking
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Working with people
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Analysing
  • Handling insecure environments

We Can Offer

  • Position Grade Level 4
  • 60% Travel
  • 5 Months Contract till December 31st (renewable)

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

6) Job Title: Shelter Coordinator

Webcruiter ID: 4275120554
Location: Yola, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area
Full-time / part-time: Full-time
Employment type: Contract
Percentage of full-time: 100
Duration: 10 months
Commencement: 1st October, 2020
Level: Grade 7 in the NRC grade structure

Background

  • 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 Borno and Adamawa states 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); Livelihoods & Food Security; Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA), Education and Camp Management in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • NRC is looking for a Shelter Coordinator for our area office South in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Shelter Coordinator is to implement shelter activities in Yola and support the implementation of Shelter activities in the field offices.
  • The Shelter Coordinator reports to the Area Manager – South.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 Can Offer

  • Salary / benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

Application Closing Date
29th August, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

7) Job Title: Shelter Project Manager

Webcruiter ID: 4275602317
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Percentage of full-time: 100
Reports: The Shelter Project Manager reports to the Area Manager

Job Purpose

  • NRC is looking for a Shelter Project Manager for our area office in Maiduguri in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Shelter Project Manager position is to implement the delegated Area Office Shelter project portfolio.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Line management for project staff
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance, and procedures
  • 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
  • Ensure standards for implementation are known and applied among shelter team
  • Participate in rapid assessments in new areas of intervention
  • Contribute to finding solutions to implementation challenges and constraints in a changing context
  • Provide technical support to other relevant NRC coordinators (Education, ICLA, WASH, and FSL) for the development of community infrastructures.
  • Maintain the required level of performance capacity of local technicians, and identify the need for additional training.
  • Regular visits to the area and sites of implementation for quality checks of the ongoing and completed works, make corrections, and provide relevant recommendations.
  • Record and document good practices, lessons learned, and establish a database in coordination with M&E to capture Shelter program performance.
  • In collaboration with the Shelter Specialist and Area Manager, play a key role in recruiting Shelter field staff
  • In coordination with the Shelter Specialist and Area Manager, 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 of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical Shelter expertise
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

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 Can Offer

  • Commencement: September 2020
  • Duration: 12  months (Renewable)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Level: Grade 8 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.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.

Application Closing Date
1st September, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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