Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Recruitment, March 2018

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Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Recruitment, March 2018 – The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an autonomous, compassionate, non-benefit, non-administrative association.

We give help, insurance and strong answers for exiles and inside uprooted people around the world.

WHAT IS NRC? 

NRC promotes and protects the rights of refugees and people who have been displaced within their own country.

We take action during situtations of armed conflict, and engage in other contextes where our competences will add value.

The majority of our 5000 staff members are national employees in NRC’s projects in around 25 countries worldwide.

All our projects are supervised by the NRC Head Office in Oslo.

LIVELIHOODS AND FOOD SECURITY TECHNICAL ASSISTANT – IRRIGATION 
(Maiduguri; Biu; Damasak; Dikwa & Monguno) Nigerian National Only

DETAILS:
NRC is looking for a Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant for our field offices in Maiduguri; Biu, Damasak; Dikwa and Monguno – Borno 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 Maiduguri; Biu; Damasak; Dikwa and Monguno 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 Technical Assistant reports to the Livelihoods and Food Security Officer.

Application Cover Letter Procedure: Kindly indicate position and location applied for as title of your Cover Letter. eg: “Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant – Irrigation (Maiduguri)”

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Together with Livelihoods & Food security Officers, the Assistants 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. 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
  • Education field

Civil engineering / construction

Education title: Bachelors’ degree in Civil Engineering / Agricultural Engineering / Irrigation Engineering

Education level

College / University, Bachelor’s degree

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.


EMERGENCY RESPONSE COORDINATOR

Maiduguri & Monguno (Nigeria National Only)

DETAILS:
NRC is looking for a Emergence Responses Coordinator for our field office in Maiduguri and Monguno, Borno State in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Emergence Response Assistant is to assist in the Implementation and impact of Emergence Response activities in Maiduguri and Monguno, 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 Emergence Response Coordinator reports to Emergence Response Programme Development Manager.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Contribute to RRM strategy development, project proposals and provide input on needs and gaps
  • Manage and implement delegated portfolio of RRM projects (activities, budget and project documentation) as delegated from PDM in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure and support implementation of needs assessments and support beneficiary identification and selection
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist.
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Other duties as directed from time to time

QUALIFICATIONS
IT tools experience
Experience in conducting field level data collection
Experience in participating in distributions of humanitarian materials
University Degree in relevant course

Education field
Administration / Organisation / Management

Education title: Bachelors’ degree

Education level

College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualities
Planning and delivering results

Empowering and building trust

Communicating with impact and respect
Handling insecure environment
A good sense of humour is an asset

APPLICATION METHOD
Click on Job Title below:

LIVELIHOODS AND FOOD SECURITY TECHNICAL ASSISTANT – IRRIGATION
EMERGENCY RESPONSE COORDINATOR

We offer

Commencement: April 2018

Duration: 12 months

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)

Duty stations: Maiduguri; Biu; Damasak; Dikwa and Monguno with 50% frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.

Approved health certficate 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

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