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 below:

 

Job Title: Shelter Technical Assistant (Social)

Webcruiter ID: 4201914846
Location: Pulka / Gwoza – Maiduguri, Borno
Full-time / part-time: Full-time
Commencement: April 2020
Duration: 8 Months
Employment type: Contract
Percentageof full-time: 100
Start date: 01 / 04 / 2020

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in encouraging the participation of female community based workers in the construction / rehabilitation of community infrastructures and other shelter activities.
  • Assist in the formation of beneficiary selection committee and village committee
  • Assist in Routine monitoring of project activities and report feedback from the community and stakeholders to shelter officer
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with local authorities, communities and stakeholders in NRC area of intervention
  • Performs any other duties as requested by the shelter Program Development Manager or Shelter Officer
  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Support in the implementation of shelter construction
  • Distribution of beneficiary handover certificate and other shelter related documents to beneficiaries
  • Pr-evaluation of habitability training needs of the community and support with modules for appropriate training materials (training modules and ToR)
  • Support the community base support workers in the implementation of shelter activities and provide report to the shelter officer.
  • Conduct community sensitization, awareness and mobilization to encourage beneficiary commitment to shelter activities

Qualifications

  • Experience in household sensitization and training in shelter and infrastructure maintenance
  • High-level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Knowledge of the context in North East Nigeria
  • Knowledge in Community Mobilization or related field.
  • Knowledge of the local languages is an advantage.
  • At least 1 year experience in similar positions
  • University degree in Social Science or its equivalent
  • Knowledge of the context in North Eastern Nigeria
  • Knowledge of the local language Kanuri, Hausa
  • Experience on implementation of emergency shelter activities

Personal qualities:

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

We Can Offer / Duty Station

  • Salary / benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)
  • Duty stations: Pulka / Gwoza, Borno State – North-East Nigeria with 30% frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.

 

 

 

Job Title: Shelter Technical Assistant (Technical)

Webcruiter ID: 4201890573
Location: Pulka / Gwoza Brono.
Duration: 8 months
Full-time / part-time: Full-time
Percentage of full-time: 100
Commencement: April 2020
Level: Grade 4 Step 1 in the NRC grade structure

Duties and Responsibilities

  • With the support of the Shelter Officer and Shelter coordinator, provide the drafts of technical drawings, Bill of Quantity, site plan and technical specification notes for shelter projects.
  • construction designs or for any unpredictable soil constraints identified.
  • Assist the shelter officer to accurately control the movement of trucks, quantities, and qualities of materials supplied to the site.
  • Maintain good working relationships with local authorities, local communities, local committees, and partners as well as with all stakeholders in the NRC area of intervention
  • Ensure the participation of female workers in key positions in the construction / rehabilitation of shelters and community infrastructures and other shelter activities
  • Represent NRC in-field coordination meeting when required.
  • Pr-evaluation of needs (Targeting, Needs Assessment, Beneficiary Identification & Selection) and alert the hierarchy of any population movement in the area.
  • Provide technical support and orientation to local technicians and community workers, train and develop their capacity
  • Implement shelter construction activities, conduct technical assessment and approval of the quality of work and ensure better management of remaining material.
  • Conduct community sensitization, awareness, and mobilization to encourage beneficiary commitment to the shelter activities.

Qualifications

  • Experience on implementation of emergency shelter activities
  • Experience in household sensitization and training in shelter and infrastructure maintenance
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, ARC GIS, and Google Earth
  • University degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture
  • Knowledge of the context in North-Eastern Nigeria
  • Knowledge of the local language Hausa, Mandara and other local languages

We Can Offer / Duty Station

  • Salary / benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)
  • Duty stations: Pulka / Gwoza, Borno State – North-East Nigeria with 30% frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.

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.
  • Nigeria National Only

 

Application Deadline 11th March, 2020.

 

 

Job Title: Senior HR and Administration Officer

Location: Lagos
Reporting To: Finance, Admin and Logistics Manager
Number of positions: 1
Department / Sector: Operations
Job Location: MMC with travels to field locations

Job Purpose

  • The Senior HR & Admin Officer is the team leader of the NCA’s Human Resources and Administration.
  • Responsible for coordination, support, compliance with the policies, payroll administration and general HR matters concerning NCA and staff.

Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate the induction of new staff to the programme
  • Provide advice, support and information to Staff and Managers on all personnel issues, including: Contracts, Terms and conditions of employment, Policies and procedures, Performance management, Staff welfare, Salaries.
  • Follow up on comprehensive and constructive performance reviews and probationary period reviews completion on a timely basis.
  • Conduct de-briefs with staff leaving the programme.
  • Liaise with relevant supervisors to ensure staff exit procedures are followed, this includes ensuring de-briefs and end of contracts (including end dates, outstanding leave, money and assets owed to programme returned) clearance is finalized.
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of innovative and flexible personnel policy and practice.
  • Co-ordinate the induction of National Staff
  • Liaise with Government agencies on recruitment and statutory regulations
  • Ensure that national staff are recruited in a timely manner following internal procedures and guidelines
  • Support managers in the writing of job descriptions, shortlisting and interviews
  • Participating on interview panel for key positions
  • Assist Managers in the management of all personnel systems, procedures and regulations.
  • Ensure that all HR policies and procedures are in compliance with policies, procedures, and requirements.
  • Ensure that good quality information is provided to staff on contracts, terms and conditions etc.
  • Oversea the issuing of contracts for all national staff
  • Be the focal point for all personnel queries regarding national staff.
  • Liaise with other agencies to ensure compatibility of terms and conditions for national staff
  • Act as focal point for national staff queries regarding terms and conditions.
  • Coordinate and oversee administrative sector duties of housekeeping, availability of consumables and utilities are paid
  • Follow up on contracts to ensure validity and renewals are done in timely fashion
  • Oversee flight movements and bookings both in the field and Abuja, including accommodation
  • Official communication to staff on various matters public holidays, information from management, recruitment etc.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree in HR or Public Administration.
  • Knowledge and understanding of employing international and national staff and setting and national staff terms and conditions.
  • At least 5 years working experience of working with non-governmental organizations and or in a similar position
  • Excellent communication skills, able to communicate with sensitivity, discretion and respect for confidentiality.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to build relationships across different groups of people.
  • Proven adaptability and stamina in demanding situations.
  • An interest in and ability to grasp the complexity of different HR situations, policies and practice and communicate this well to staff.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative as well as in collaboration with others.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Experience of managing personnel budgets
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with general legal employment concepts

NCA’s Commitments:

  • NCA is committed to following the following policies, standards and commitments, and all staff are equally expected to conform to their requirements:
  • Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP)
  • Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Disaster Relief
  • ACT Alliance Code of Conduct
  • SPHERE Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Relief
  • NCA Nigeria Security Plan
  • NCA Nigeria Staff Handbook

Application Deadline 3rd March, 2020.

 

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