Job Opportunities at Norwegian Refugee Council Nov 2018

 

Jobs  Vacancy : New Career Openings at Norwegian Refugee Council Nov 2018 [2 Positions]

 

Job Description : New Career Employments at Norwegian Refugee Council Nov 2018 [2 Positions]

Category : NGO Jobs in Nigeria

 

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 position below:

Job Title: Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant
Ref. nr.: 3961693514
Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Description

  • NRC is looking for a Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant for our field offices in Maiduguri – 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)”

Responsibilities

  • 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. in 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.

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.

We Offer

  • Commencement: December 2018
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)
  • Duty stations: Maiduguri; with 50% frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certificate 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.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

Application Deadline 2nd November, 2018.

 

Job Title: Finance Technical Assistant
Ref. nr.: 3962216517
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Reports to: Finance Officer
Travel: 15%
Project Number: NGFM1801 & NGFM1802
Duration and Type of Contract: 12 Months

Description

  • NRC is looking for a Finance Technical Assistant for our area office in Maiduguri in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Finance Technical Assistant is to support programme activities in Maiduguri and in the field offices
  • 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; Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

Role and Responsibilities

  • The purpose of the officer position is day to day implementation of the support functions responsibilities. Use actions words such as ensure, implement or assist for the position relevant responsibilities.

Generic Responsibilities:

  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management

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:

  • Take day to day responsibility of managing petty cash and cash box.
  • Take day to day responsibility of managing cheque payments.
  • Maintain up to date records, project accounts on the system to ensure that timely, accurate and appropriate information is available and reported.
  • Preparation of payment vouchers for cash and cheques and ensure timely settlement of all undisputed invoices.
  • assist the finance officer to perform cash and bank reconciliation.
  • Ensure daily, weekly, monthly and periodic cash count is done
  • Assist Finance officer in tracking advance and ensure that clearance of advance is done on time.
  • Ensure that all support documents are complete and accurate before the financial transaction is done.

Qualifications

  • Preferably a Degree in Finance, Economics or any other related course
  • Ability to work as a member of the team
  • Previous (2 years) experience working in an accounting department (preferably NGO)
  • Willingness to be flexible and respond in a timely manner to support colleague when need arise.

Personal Qualities:

  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • A good sense of humour is an asset
  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results

Language:

  • English.

Competencies
Professional Competencies:

  • These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

Generic Professional Competencies:

  • Experience from working as a Support Function Assistant 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:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good in oral and written English.
  • Knowledge of language (should be fluent in Kanuri and Hausa)
  • Good knowledge of the North – Eastern Nigeria context
  • Minimum of University Degree in Finance, Economics and any other related course.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • High level of honesty, integrity and transparency.
  • Ability to interact with National and International staff.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately to meet deadline.
  • 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 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.

We Offer

  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.
  • Commencement: November 2018
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.

Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply

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 3rd November, 2018.