Norwegian Refugee Council Job Recruitment & Application Process

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Norwegian Refugee Council Job Recruitment & Application Process

Application form for Norwegian Refugee Council Job Recruitment is now out online for young graduate that are currently unemployed, see details about how to apply below.

1.) Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant 
2.) Livelihoods and Food Security Officer
3.) Education Technical Assistant (Gwoza)
4.) Education Technical Assistant (Dikwa)

1.Job Title: Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant 

Ref. nr.: 4086814092
Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Travel: Some travelling must be expected
Job Type: Full time

Detailed Description

  • NRC is looking for a Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant for our field office in Mubi – Adamawa State in Northern Nigeria. The purpose is to assist in the day to day implementation of the Food Security project. in Adamawa 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 report to the Livelihoods and Food Security Officer.

Responsibilities

  • Together with LFS Officers, the Assistants will be responsible for the implementation of food security activities on the field – Business Skills and Vocational training.
  • 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
  • Coordinate with relevant partners
  • Facilitate the distribution of materials and equipment according to procedures
  • Prepare weekly progress reports and other documents as required
  • Any other responsibility assigned by the line manager

Requirements/Qualifications

  • B.Sc. Agriculture / Crop science/ Agriculture Economics
  • At least one-year experience working in NGO setup
  • Knowledge of the context in Nigeria
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • Highest standard of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work in insecure environments
  • communicating with respects.

Education level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Highest standard of ethics and integrity
  • Handling an 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.

Language:

  • English

We Offer

  • Commencement: June 2019
  • Duration: 12 month
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)
  • Duty stations: Mubi; with 50% frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

Application Closing Date
4th June, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

2.Job Title: Livelihoods and Food Security Officer

Location: Mubi, Adamawa

Job Descriptions

  • NRC is looking for a Livelihood and Security Officer for our field offices in Mubi, Adamawa State in Northern Nigeria.
  • The purpose of the Livelihood and Food Security Officer is to ensure the Implementation of Livelihood and Food Security programme activities in Adamawa 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); and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA, Education Livelihood and Food Security; in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • The Livelihood and Food Security Officer reports to the Livelihood and Food Security Coordinator
  • Internal and Female Candidates are strongly advised to apply.

Job Descriptions

  • Conduct livelihoods assessments to determine the most viable income-generating activities.
  • Responsible for coordination with all key stakeholders and register project beneficiaries.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders and partners in training of beneficiaries on small scale business, income generating activities and vocational skills.
  • 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 working in the same implementation areas
  • Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures
  • Supervise, train and develop a team of livelihood /food assistance
  • Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents as required
  • Investigate and facilitate the introduction of new technology, methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities

Qualifications

  • B.Sc in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Social Sciences
  • Work experience from the Borno/Adamawa context preferred
  • Experience and understanding of Selection, Planning and Management (SPM) of Income Generating Activities (IGAs) both farm and off-farm.
  • Proven experience in Income Generation Activities and
  • Proven experience in Vocational Skills Training
  • Experience in beneficiary skills training and distribution of conditional business grants or small business startup kits.
  • Experience from working in livelihoods and food security humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Knowledge of the context in Northeast Nigeria
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • Highest standard of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work in insecure environments
  • Communicating with respects

Job Requirements
Education field:

  • Agricultural / Forestry / Aquaculture
  • Education title: Bachelors’ degree in Agricultural Economics or Relevant Course

Education level

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualities:

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Managing performance and development
  • Planning and delivering results
  • 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.

Language:

  • English

We Offer

  • Commencement: June 2019
  • Duration: Twelve (12) months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions ( Grade Level 5 Step 1)
  • Duty stations: Mubi with 5% frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

Application Closing Date
28th May, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

3.Job Title: Education Technical Assistant

Project number: NGM 1819
Location: Gwoza, Borno
Reports to: Education Officer
Duration and type of contract: 11 Months

Description

  • NRC is looking for an Education Technical Assistant for our Field Office in Gwoza, Borno State – Nigeria. The purpose of the Education Assistant is to Implement the NRC Education programme in line with NRC’s Education strategy.
  • 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) and recently Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the programme portfolio according to the plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Monitor and review the overall commodity movements such as project deliveries, storage, transport and distribution at the site and verify if the amounts received, distributed and losses have been properly recorded.
  • Supervise the distribution of project supplies at the project sites and ensure proper distribution of entitlements and verify appropriate entitlements are distributed to beneficiaries
  • Review document and processes which authorize distribution. Ensure that an approved procedure is followed in the registration and selection of beneficiaries and ensures that the distribution list is accurately consolidated
  • Ensure timely supply of teaching, learning and recreational materials in the schools
  • Support teachers and children to initiate activities in learning centres that meet the psycho-social needs of the displaced children and teachers.
  • In consultation with the Project officer and teachers facilitate the running of sports/recreational and psycho-social activities in learning centres
  • Lead in mobilization and sensitization of community members on the importance of education in collaboration with PTAs, local administration and the Ministry of education.
  • Carry out registration of learners in established communities and learning spaces in collaboration with local leaders, teachers and PTAs.
  • Ensure schools and learning spaces NRC is working are safe for children. Protect children and all the project beneficiaries against any form of exploitation
  • Ensure Complains response mechanism is in place in schools and persons of concern receive feedback.

Qualifications

  • At least 1 year experience in similar positions
  • Education Degree or similar field
  • Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience
  • Experience in budget management
  • Experience working with the community at the grass root level
  • Experience working in Ministry of Education system is preferred
  • 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.

Personal Qualities:

  • Handling an insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • 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.

Language:

  • English

We Offer

  • Commencement: June 2019
  • Duration: Seven (7) Months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)
  • Duty stations: 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.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

Miscellaneous info

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected.

Application Closing Date
27th May, 2019.

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

Click here for more Information (MS Word)

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.
  • Nigerian nationals only.

4.Job Title: Education Technical Assistant

Ref. nr.: 4083091315
Location: Dikwa, Borno
Project number: NGM 1917
Job Type: Full time
Reports to: Education Officer
Duration and type of contract: 7 Months

Role and Responsibilities

  • The purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day to day implementation of the education programme.

Generic Responsibilities

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the programmeportfolio 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 programmefunction

Specific Responsibilities

  • These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.
  • Monitor and review the overall commodity movements such as project deliveries, storage, transport and distribution at the site and verify if the amounts received, distributed and losses have been properly recorded.
  • Supervise the distribution of project supplies at the project sites and ensure proper distribution of entitlements and verify appropriate entitlements are distributed to beneficiaries
  • Reviews document and processes which authorize distribution. Ensure that an approved procedure is followed in the registration and selection of beneficiaries and ensures that distribution list is accurately consolidated
  • Fills Warehouse Management and distribution inspection checklist for the school stores visited and distributions attended.
  • Liaises with concerned government education offices for smooth and efficient programming.
  • Ensure timely supply of teaching learning and recreational materials in the schools
  • Support teachers and children to initiate activities in learning centres that meet the psycho-social needs of the displaced children and teachers.
  • In consultation with the Project officer and teachers facilitate the running of sports/recreational and psycho-social activities in learning centres
  • Lead in mobilization and sensitization of community members on importance of education in collaboration with PTAs, local administration and the Ministry of education.
  • Lead education campaigns including developing advocacy messages for different events.
  • Carry out registration of learners in established communities and learning spaces in collaboration with local leaders, teachers and PTAs.
  • Assist the teachers in their work and report all protection related concerns
  • Other relevant tasks as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Ensure schools and learning spaces NRC is working are safe for children. Protect Children and all the project beneficiaries against any form of exploitation.
  • The PA is expected to adhere to NRC CoC and always be on forefront in issues related to PSEA.
  • Ensure Complains response mechanism is in place in schools and persons of concern receive feedback.

Critical Interfaces
Relevant interfaces for this position are:

  • Education staff in project area and in other NRC offices
  • Project planning: Education Officer, Core CompetencyAssistants, Field Officer, M&E
  • Assessments: Local authorities, Field Officer, M&E
  • Area operations: Field officers
  • Staff capacity building:  PDM, Shelter Coordinator, Education Officer, HR Officer
  • Implementation: Education Officer, Field Officer

Scale and Scope of Position
Staff:

  • Numbers and titles of staff directly managed by the postholder, and numbers of staff and daily workers/incentive staff responsible for overall in the unit (e.g. 5 project officers and 2 education assistants, 34 staff in total) – Nil

Stakeholders:

  • Key external stakeholders the post has relationships with (e.g. UN agencies, INGOs, local NGOs, civil society, governmental bodies):
  • Local Authorities (LGA Chairman, Bulama), Ministry of Education representatives, NGO’s Field project representatives

Budgets:

  • List of budgets covered by postholder, and size of budget:
    • NGFM1811

Information:

  • Brief description of the information resources the postholder is responsible for at CO level (e.g. GORS, Agresso, Webcruiter, Intranet):
    • M&E Dash board, GORS, Agresso, NRC Intranet

Legal or Compliance:

  • Brief description of any legal or compliance responsibility the postholder has (term of employement, vendors, donors):
    • Term of employment, Code of Conduct

Professional Competencies 
These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance:

Qualifications

  • At least 1 years’ experience in similar positions
  • Education degree or similar field
  • Minimum of 2 years of teaching experience
  • Experience in budget management
  • Experience working with community at grass root level
  • Experience working in Ministry of Education system is preferred
  • High level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)

Generic Professional Competencies:

  • Experience from working as a Project Assistant in Education programmes in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Some knowledge of English

Context/ Specific Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Must have some university degree in Education or related field
  • Knowledge of the context in North East Nigeria
  • Knowledge in Community Mobilization or related field.
  • Knowledge of the Local languages is an advantage.

Behavioural Competencies
The following behavioural competencies are essential for this position:

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect

Performance Management:

  • The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:
    • The Job Description
    • The Work and Development Plan
    • The Mid-term/End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template
    • The End-term Performance Review Template
    • The NRC Competency Framework

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

Application Closing Date
27th May, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more information

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