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

We are recruiting to fill the positions of:

 

Job Title: Administrative Intern

Webcruiter ID:4201566144
Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 6 months
Commencement: March 2020
Percentage of full-time: 100

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support INGO Forum Secretariat in communications, information management, and coordination, as needed
  • Ensure drafting and update of INGO Forum documents and correspondence.
  • Maintain and update INGO Forum Calendar of key dates, events, contact list, and other documents
  • Assist in organizing all logistics for training, workshops, events, and other INGO Forum activities including flight bookings and procuring office supplies
  • Take meeting minutes and circulate to identify recipient lists as and when required.
  • Provide required support to communications personnel to produce monthly context – compilation of articles, links to relevant media reports, assessments, newsletters, etc from identified key sources
  • Adheres to and supports the implementation of NRC policies and procedures, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Ensure adherence with NRC policies and guidelines
  • Participate in the Implementation of the NIF activities through supporting in the facilitation of training, information sessions, and counseling sessions
  • Learn and understand the proper filing of documents as required
  • Assist in the distribution of materials according to procedures
  • Ensure and maintain transparency in the implementation of assigned activities.
  • Perform any other duties as requested by the NIF Director and NIF team
    • Logistics processes, procurement, warehousing, ICT, assets management, fleet management
    • HR/Admin processes
    • Finance processes – documentation of processes, compliance issues
    • Staff safety and security – first aid, security information sharing, behavior in insecure environments, standard operating procedures

Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum GP of 3.5
  • Must be willing to work as a team member and take direction
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office applications
  • Must be able to learn and work under pressure
  • Bachelors’ degree in Social Science, Management or any relevant field
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken – in English required
  • Must be a graduate from a reputable university

Personal qualities

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

We can offer

  • Duty station: Abuja with frequent travels. Travel outside Abuja is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.
  • Commencement: March 2020
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.

 

 

 

Job Title: Community Liaison Officer – (INGO Forum)

Webcruiter ID: 4201542910
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment type: Contract
Percentage of full-time: 100
The Community Liaison Officer reports to the Access Advisor (NIF)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish and maintain a contact network with other UN Agencies or Mission-based personnel who are responsible for community engagement relations as well as NGO focal points for community engagement and Access coordination in the AOR
  • Support the production of timely reports on humanitarian access trends in NE linked with engagement with traditional authorities, communities and religious leaders.
  • Stay informed on security contexts, while providing structured updates to the INGO Forum as it relates to community engagement, access and acceptance regionally and nationally.
  • Ensure attention to special protection issues that arise with the project; particularly those involving vulnerable groups, sensitive topics, protection of sources and confidential data
  • Help organize and facilitate workshops and other capacity development, as necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with donor and host agency (in this case, NRC) regulations
  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.
  • Adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Establish and strengthen relationships with communities and specific individuals to support INGOs and Government partners to build stronger community engagement and feedback mechanisms
  • Facilitate the establishment and maintenance of communication with the key stakeholders in the AOR and support established mechanisms to resolve operational issues and ensure the appropriate mutual exchange of information regarding ongoing relevant activities.
  • Gather and verify information from the communities on issues affecting them through the working groups and alternate avenues, emphasizing opportunities to tailor the response according to needs on the ground
  • Develop a clear and concise method of providing this information on a regular basis to the Access Working Group and AAP Working group linked to engagement with traditional authorities, communities and religious leaders.
  • Establish and maintain working relations with local authorities and communities
  • Directly supervise Community Mobilisers under his/her responsibility and ensure compliance with timelines, deadlines, and quality standards and SOPs

Qualifications

  • Written and spoken fluency in English.
  • Strong data analytical and interpretation skills.
  • Commitment to international humanitarian standards and principles.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and experience in a humanitarian setting
  • Experience working in the military or security agencies
  • University Degree in Conflict and Development, Religious (Sharia) Law or related technical field.
  • Experience with developing and implementing Access and AAP related strategic objectives
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian coordination system and the mandates of the actors involved.
  • Good knowledge of the security environment and economic, socio-political dynamics in North-East Nigeria, the Lake Chad Basin and Sahel region in general

Personal Qualities:

  • 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.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and experience in humanitarian settings.
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling an insecure environment

We Can Offer

  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions of grade level 5 step 1
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Commencement: March 2020
  • Duration: 10 months (One-year renewal)

Note

  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the 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.

 

Application Deadline 12th March, 2020.

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