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NORWEGIAN REFUGEE COUNCIL (NRC) JOBS
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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.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.

In light of the displacement in the north eastern part of Nigeria, NRC is about to start up an emergency response programme in Nigeria to respond to the humanitarian needs.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently recruiting to fill the following positions:

Position 1: Food Security Officer

Location: Borno State - Nigeria.

Duties/Responsibilities:
Coordinate the food security activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
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
Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures
Supervise, train and develop team
Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents as required
Investigate and facilitate introduction of new technology, methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities

Qualifications/Requirements:
Minimum 3 years experience from working with food security projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
Degree or diploma in Agronomy, or other relevant educational background combined with relevant professional experience, such as livelihood and market based approaches.
Experience from project implementation of cash and voucher approaches is an added advantage.
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
Managing resources to optimize results
High-level competency in computer skills (Microsoft Office applications, AutoCAD, or similar)
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages
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
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.

Position 2: Security Officer

Location: Borno State - Nigeria.
   
Duties/Responsibilities:
Implement NRC’s safety and security policies at office level
Conduct regular security and risk assessments to identify safety and security needs
Train staff in safety and security and provide regular briefings and updates
Immediately report all breaches of safety and security procedures and all threats to NRC staff, beneficiaries, activities or assets
Facilitate staff evacuation in emergency situations
Supervise, train and develop eventual security staff at office level
Liaise with UN agencies, NGOs and other external actors to gain security information
Ensure vehicle and staff movements are monitored according to procedures and that necessary safety and security equipment are available and in good condition
Prepare security updates and reports as required

Qualifications/requirements:
Experience from working with security management in a humanitarian/recovery context
Relevant university degree or other relevant educational background combined with relevant professional experience.
Safety and security management education through formal workshops or seminars
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
Managing resources to optimize results
High-level competency in computer skills (Microsoft Office applications)
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages
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
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.

Position 3: Shelter/WASH Coordinator

Location: Borno State - Nigeria.

Duties/Responsibilities:
Ensure high technical quality, and provide regular reports to PDM.
Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
Develop and manage project budget, as delegated from PDM
Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities
Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
Liaison and collaborate with relevant local authorities and stakeholders
Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

Qualifications/Requirements:
Minimum 3 years’ experience from working with shelter or WASH projects in a humanitarian/recovery context. Experience from working with social work and/or with distribution of humanitarian assistance is an advantage.
University degree in Civil Engineering, Water Engineering, or other relevant educational background combined with relevant professional experience.
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
Managing resources to optimize results
High-level competency in computer skills (Microsoft Office applications, AutoCAD, or similar)
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages
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
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.

Position 4: Shelter/WASH Officer

Location: Borno State - Nigeria.

Duties/Responsibilities:
Coordinate the shelter and WASH activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
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
Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures
Supervise, train and develop team
Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents as required
Investigate and facilitate introduction of new technology, methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities

Qualifications/Requirements:
Minimum 3 years experience from working with shelter or WASH projects in a humanitarian/recovery context. Experience from working with social work and/or with distribution of humanitarian assistance is an advantage.
Degree or diploma in Civil Engineering, Water Engineering, or other relevant educational background combined with relevant professional experience.
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
Managing resources to optimize results
High-level competency in computer skills (Microsoft Office applications)
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages
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
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

We offer:
Commencement: As soon as possible
Contract period: 31st December (with possibility of extension)
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions
Duty station: Maiduguri, Borno State

Position 5: Food Security Coordinator

Location: Borno State - Nigeria.
   
Duties/Responsibilities:
Management of food security project field staff
Adherence to food security tools and handbooks and other NRC policies
Contribute to food security strategy development and provide input on needs and gaps from relevant area
Manage and implement delegated portfolio of food security projects (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality, and provide regular reports to PDM.
Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
Develop and manage project budget, as delegated from PDM
Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities
Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
Liaison and collaborate with relevant local authorities and stakeholders
Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

Qualifications/Requirements:
Minimum 3 years experience from working with food security projects in a humanitarian/recovery context.
University degree in Agronomy, or other relevant educational background combined with relevant professional experience, such as livelihood and market based approaches
Experience from project implementation of cash and voucher approaches is an added advantage.
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
Managing resources to optimize results
High-level competency in computer skills
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages
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
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.

We offer:
Commencement: As soon as possible
Contract period: 31st December 2015 (with possibility of extension)
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions
Duty station: Maiduguri, Borno State

Method of Application:
All potential job applicants can submit their application letter and updated CV to the e-mail address stated below:

ng.vacancies@nrc.no

NB:
The title of the position and preferred location must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail. Example: (Finance Officer Abuja)
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Any application received after application deadline will not be considered.

Application Deadline: 6th August, 2015

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