Job Opportunities at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), 2021

Job Opportunities at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC),2021.

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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, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and w ater,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

Norwegian Refugee Council Recruitment 2021

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Shelter Project Manager
Ref. nr.: 4094729838
Location: Maiduguri
Grade: 8
Travel %: 35%
Reports to: Area Manager
Project number: NGFM1902, NGFM1903
Supervision of: WASH staff in Maiduguri and NRC Field Offices
Duration and type of contract: 8 months, with possibility of extension. Fixed terms

Role and Responsibilities

  • The purpose of the Shelter Project Manager position is to implement delegated Area Office Shelter project portfolio.The following is a brief description of the role:

Generic Responsibilities (max 10)

  • Line management for project staff
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Contribute to the development of Country, Area and Shelter strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant WaSH projects
  • Coordinate and manage Shelter project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  • Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Area Manager and the Shelter Specialist
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Develop and manage project budget (in cooperation with Coordinators) and coordinate across Core Competencies
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

Specific Responsibilities:

  • These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly:
    • Restructuring of the unit, in line with NRC Nigeria strategy
    • Consolidating NRC operations in hard-to-reach areas
    • Capacity building of staff members

Critical Interfaces:
By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:

  • Strategy and project planning: Area Manager and CC Specialists
  • Area operations: Area Manager and Field Office Coordinators
  • Staff capacity building: Area Manager and CC Specialists
  • Implementation: Area Manager, CC Specialists, Field Office Coordinators, Support Coordinators

Scale and Scope of Position

  • Stakeholders – UNICEF agencies, Nigerian governmental bodies at state level)
  • Budgets
  • Information – Brief description of the information resources the postholder is responsible for at CO level (e.g. GORS, Agresso, Webcruiter, Intranet)

Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

Professional Competencies:
Generic professional competencies:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical Shelter expertise
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge about the humanitarian situation in Borno State
  • Fluency in Hausa and one other spoken language in Borno Central and/or Borno North
  • Experience in managing projects in Hard-to-Reach areas

Behavioural competencies (max 6):

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Handling insecure environments

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: