NRC Recruitment 2020/2021 Application Form & How to Apply

NRC Recruitment 2020/2021 Application Form & How to Apply : The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the following experienced positions listed below.

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.

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NRC Recruitment 2020/2021 Application Form.

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Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Recruitment 2020.

We are recruiting to fill the following experienced positions below:

Shelter Technical Assistant (Social) at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC).

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

  • 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
  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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
  • 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.

Personal qualities:

  • Handling 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.

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.

Application Closing Date
11th March, 2020.

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

Note

  • Nigeria National Only
  • 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.

Shelter Technical Assistant (Technical) at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 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
  • 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

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.

Application Closing Date
11th March, 2020.

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

Note

  • Qualified Gwoza / Pulka indigenes are strongly encouraged to apply!!!
  • 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.

Logistics Coordinator at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title: Logistics Coordinator

Webcruiter ID: 4201573641
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment type: Contract
Percentage of full-time: 100
Reports to: The Logistics Manager

Job Description

  • NRC is looking for a Logistics Coordinator, in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Logistics Coordinator is to implement delegated areas of responsibility in support program implementation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure adherence with NRC / NIF policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines and donor/auditor requirements as regards to all printed and online publications.
  • Maintaining an updated vendor’s database, prequalification of suppliers, developing coordinated procurement plans with Project Manager/Coordinators
  • Supervision of CO Logistics officer
  • Ensuring all assets are tagged, registered and in good condition
  • Ensuring the monthly stock reports are accurate and submitted in a timely manner
  • Training of logistics staff and other staff in the procurement, warehousing, fleet management, and assets and any other training that is deemed important for the proper functioning of Logistics for the Country operations
  • Review of all Logistics weekly and Monthly Reports as specified
  • Support Logistics Manager with periodic market assessment
  • Support Logistics Manager with periodic stock and asset count
  • Support Logistics Manager with the review of FWA and updating the Identification of suitable and reliable suppliers, vendors, providers, and contractors of goods and services in support of program implementation in accordance with NRC logistics guidelines.
  • Support the Logistics Manager with the establishment of accountable and functional in-bound and out-bound logistics and warehousing systems and procedures.
  • Ensure optimal Vehicle utilization, Proper maintenance, fuel consumption, and monitoring and controls systems
  • Assess capacity-building needs among logistics staff in collaboration with LM/AM and discuss actions for implementation.
  • Work closely with the program to ensure the procurement plans for all project are in place and ensure follow of the implementation of the procurement plans
  • Responsible for procurement above the Area office threshold and ensure they are finalized in a timely manner, ensuring compliance with NRC Logistic Handbook/SOPs and donor guidelines.
  • Responsible for prequalification processes and establishment of Suppliers and Service Providers databases.
  • Responsible Management of GHs/Offices lease agreements in accordance with NRC procedures and ensure on-time renewal.

Qualifications

  • Advanced university degree in Supply Chain Management or related technical field (minimum master’s degree).
  • Experience from working as a Logistics Coordinator / Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Personal Qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling an insecure environment
  • A good sense of humour is an asset
  • 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.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and experience in humanitarian settings.
  • Knowledge of and contacts in Nigerian Media.

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: March 2020
  • Duration: 10 months (One-year renewal)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions of grade-level 7 step 1
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.

Application Closing Date
13th March, 2020.

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

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.

Development Officer – (INGO Forum) at Norwegian Refugee Council

Job Title: Development Officer – (INGO Forum)

Location: Abuja
Full-time/Part-time: Full-time
Employment Type: Contract
Percentage of full-time: 100
Positions: 1

Summary

  • INGO Forum in partnership with NRC is looking for a Development Officer for Abuja Country Office, in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Development Officer position is to give the candidate the opportunity to explore their interests in international development by working on projects across multiple thematic sectors including Education, Finance, Governance, Public Health, and sustainable development goals.
  • The project is demand-driven, will contribute to addressing several issues through its cross-sectoral and holistic approach to the humanitarian-development peace nexus, poverty reduction, and inequality by supporting sustainability and inclusion and mainstreaming gender equality
  • 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 INGO Forum in Nigeria was formed in late 2014 to develop a collaborative platform for effective and principled INGO interaction, engagement and coordination for humanitarian, recovery and development interventions in Nigeria.
  • Since inception, the INGO Forum has become a critical platform for ensuring effective information sharing and analysis; leadership on advocacy and policy engagement; and liaison with government/donor/UN engagement and engagement ensuring the perspectives of INGOs and affected populations are ultimately included in decision-making processes. The INGO Forum is governed by a core membership of 41 members (and 6 observers) with new member applications pending approval on a regular basis.
  • The INGO Forum is governed by an elected Steering Committee of five Country Directors and a Chair that works alongside a full-term Secretariat. Since March 2017, the INGO Forum is administratively hosted by NRC in Nigeria’s capital city of Abuja as well as Maiduguri.
  • The Development Officer reports to the Development Adviser (NIF)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Stay informed on political, and economic contexts, while providing analysis and structured updates of the thematic sector development situation in the country and assist in drafting and design of periodic project updates, policy briefs, and other similar materials.
  • Work with the NIF team to produce blogs or op-eds for external publications, draft and layout mailings (newsletters, updates) and co-ordinate their review and approval.
  • Contribute to the formulation, analysis and reporting on progress in related NIF planning and programming tools as well as briefing and other strategic documents.
  • Identify opportunities and entry points for NIF in the area of governance, through partnership management support and development of concept notes.
  • Support relevant working groups within the office which facilitate dialogue on priority and cross-cutting issues with other areas of work. effort in identifying opportunities for mobilization for thematic areas or new areas of interest to donors
  • Support the development of contacts with the Nigerian government and private sector counterparts, donors and international agencies working in the thematic fields;
  • Work with NIF technical program officer on budget spending and project activity updates and reporting.
  • Cooperate with the national counterparts in the resource mobilization efforts and identify opportunities, based on the urgent relevant priorities and donors’ available resources;
  • Support partnership building and cooperation with strategic players, including donors’ community, UN agencies, World Bank, IMF and relevant international and national agencies/institutions;
  • Help organize and facilitate workshops and other capacity development, as necessary. Assist in organizing all logistics for training, meetings, workshops, events and other INGO Forum activities for the development team and taking minutes of these events

Qualifications

  • Experience working in the military or security agencies
  • Relevant bachelor’s or post-graduate degree, and an excellent academic track record in one of the following: Economics, Development Economics, Public Policy, International development.
  • Required data analytical and interpretation skills and a demonstrated ability to use STATA.
  • Competency in one or more of the following: Education, Finance, Governance, Public Health, and the sustainable development goals. Ideally experience of working with Federal and/or State government institutions; international organizations, public policy consultancies or large private sector organisations
  • Interest in developing the skills required to manage projects and teams.
  • Strong communication skills with excellent written and spoken English.
  • A collegiate approach to teamwork, and a willingness to learn.
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle multiple competing priorities and assignments.
  • Willingness to work across a broad range of technical issues and office support functions as required.

Personal qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling an insecure environment
  • A good sense of humour is an asset
  • 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.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and experience in humanitarian settings.

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: March 2020
  • Duration: 10 months (One-year renewal)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions of grade level 5 step 1
  • Duty station: Abuja, with frequent travels. Travel outside Abuja is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.

Application Closing Date
13th March, 2020.

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

Note

  • Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV.
  • For Nigeria Nationals only.
  • 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.

Access Officer – (INGO Forum) at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title: Access Officer – (INGO Forum)

Webcruiter ID: 4201516711
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment type: Contract
Percentage of full-time: 100
Reports to: The Access Advisor (NIF)

Job Description

  • INGO Forum in partnership with NRC is looking for an Access Officer for Maiduguri Field Office, in North-East Nigeria. The purpose of the Access Officer is to assist in the day-to-day implementation of the support functions responsibilities to support and implement INGO Forum activities in Maiduguri

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Facilitate the establishment and maintenance of communication with government forces and civilian agencies in the AOR and support established mechanisms to resolve operational issues and ensure the appropriate mutual exchange of information regarding ongoing relevant activities.
  • Monitor, analyze and report on implementation of humanitarian civil-military and access coordination activities well as identify difficulties and challenges in the interaction between the humanitarian and military communities.
  • Establish and maintain a contact network with other UN Agencies or Mission-based personnel who are responsible for civil-military relations as well as NGO focal points for civil-military coordination in the AOR
  • Serve as the operational focal point and day-to-day liaison to government forces and agencies, working closely with international CMCoord and Access officers.
  • Support assessment and analysis of the civil-military environment in order to contribute to formulation and implementation of the CMCoord strategy and action plan.
  • In consultation with OCHA CMCoord Officer and INSO, ensure that any applicable civil-military coordination guidelines, country-specific guidance or generic guidelines are properly disseminated and understood by both the humanitarian actors and the military and/or police forces present as well as by local actors, as appropriate.
  • Identify opportunities for strengthening CMCOORD and access measures, as well as opportunities for promoting community acceptance and accountability to the affected population
  • Lead prioritization and analysis of access-related information from relevant stakeholders including patterns and trends;
  • Support the identification and provision of practical guidance on how to interact with the military and agree on a common CMCoord approach
  • Jointly with the Access Advisor, produce timely reports on humanitarian access trends in NE
  • Stay informed on security contexts, while providing structured updates to the INGO Forum as it relates to CMCOORD regionally and nationally.
  • Facilitate effective information flow between field-level realities in NE Nigeria and capital-level coordination in Abuja.
  • Ensure attention to special protection issues that arise with the project; particularly those involving vulnerable groups, sensitive topics, protection of sources and confidential data
  • Help organize and facilitate workshops and other capacity development, as necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with donor and host agency (in this case, NRC) regulations
  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.

Qualifications

  • Experience working in the military or security agencies
  • Advanced university degree in Conflict and Development, International Relations, International Humanitarian Law or related technical field. (minimum master’s degree).
  • Three years’ cognate experience in a similar role within an NGO (local or international), preferably with humanitarian access and/or civil-military coordination.
  • Sound knowledge of International Humanitarian Laws and conventions applicable to the regulation of Armed Forces in combat environments (including Nigerian regulations).
  • Experience with developing and implementing access related strategic objectives
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian coordination system and the mandates of the actors involved.
  • Good knowledge of the security environment and socio-political dynamics in North-East Nigeria, the Lake Chad Basin, and Sahel region in general.
  • Written and spoken fluency in English.
  • Strong data analysis and interpretation skills.
  • Commitment to international humanitarian standards and principles.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and experience in humanitarian settings.

Personal Qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling an insecure environment
  • A good sense of humour is an asset
  • 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.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and experience in humanitarian settings.

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: March 2020
  • Duration: 10 months (One-year renewal)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions of grade level 5 step 1
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.

Application Closing Date
12th March, 2020.

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

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.

NRC Recruitment for Media and Communication Coordinator (INGO Forum) – Abuja

Job Title: Media and Communication Coordinator (INGO Forum) – Abuja

Location: Abuja
Full-time/Part-time: Full-time
Employment Type: Contract
Percentage of full-time: 100
Positions: 1

Summary

  • INGO Forum in partnership with NRC is looking for a Media and Communication Coordinator, in Abuja Nigeria. The purpose of the role is to engage the Nigerian and international media on specific member-led issues and to produce and distribute the content of NIF members based on the Media and Communications strategy 2020.
  • 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 INGO Forum in Nigeria was formed in late 2014 to develop a collaborative platform for effective and principled INGO interaction, engagement and coordination for humanitarian, recovery and development interventions in Nigeria.
  • Since inception, the INGO Forum has become a critical platform for ensuring effective information sharing and analysis; leadership on advocacy and policy engagement; and liaison with government/donor/UN engagement and engagement ensuring the perspectives of INGOs and affected populations are ultimately included in decision-making processes.
  • The INGO Forum is governed by a core membership of 41 members (and 6 observers) with new member applications pending approval on a regular basis, The INGO Forum is governed by an elected Steering Committee of five Country Directors and a Chair that works alongside a full-term Secretariat. Since March 2017, the INGO Forum is administratively hosted by NRC in Nigeria’s capital city of Abuja as well as Maiduguri.
  • The Media and Communication Coordinator reports to the Forum Policy Advisor (INGO Forum).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure adherence with NRC / NIF policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines and donor/auditor requirements as regards to all printed and online publications.
  • Promote, give input, guidance, and advice on general communications work, including social media posts and publications for NIF as required. .
  • Initiate, research and develop press releases and media targeted information products as needed and requested for NIF.
  • Develop and maintain a list of media contacts and establish professional media relationships for NIF in Nigeria. Acts as a focal point for all inquiries from journalists.
  • Create multi-media materials to promote INGO member’s work including photos, short videos, and effective PowerPoint presentations. This can include supporting
  • INGO members with media production such as beneficiary stories as required.
  • Conduct weekly or daily media monitoring of relevant updates, share analysis periodically with line manager, general management team and staff, either through writing or by presentations.
  • Supports the production of key messages and on a wide variety of issues driven by members’ needs for a wide variety of audiences including; donors, the United Nations, the government, the state, and journalists.
  • Build relationships with INGO member communication counterparts and identify opportunities to work collaboratively in the production of outputs.
  • Develop project/program communication products in liaison with Information management officer and policy advisor ensuring adherence to INGO Forum standard communication and branding guidelines

Qualifications

  • Advanced university degree in Law, Political Science, International Relations, Journalism, Social Sciences, International Development or related technical field (minimum master’s degree).
  • Five years experience in a similar role within an NGO (local or international), in a newspaper or research institution.
  • Experience writing press releases and related media focused materials.
  • Experience in developing and using a variety of social media platforms.
  • Experiencing in designing a variety of multi-media outputs such as PowerPoint presentations, taking high-quality photos, and videos.
  • Demonstrated ability or experience in finding new creative media angles and new platforms to present communications work
  • Working against tight deadlines and ensuring high-quality standards.
  • Experience in building relationships.
  • Strong communication, coordination, and representational skills.
  • Knowledge of and contacts in Nigerian Media
  • Contextual knowledge of northeast Nigeria is an asset.

Personal Qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling an insecure environment
  • A good sense of humour is an asset
  • 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.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and experience in humanitarian settings.
  • Knowledge of and contacts in Nigerian Media

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: March 2020
  • Duration: 10 months (One-year renewal)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions of grade-level 7 step 1
  • Duty station: Abuja, with frequent travels. Travel outside Abuja is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.

Application Closing Date
12th March, 2020.

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

Note

  • Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV.
  • For Nigeria Nationals only.
  • 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.

Community Liaison Officer – (INGO Forum) at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title: Community Liaison Officer – (INGO Forum)

Webcruiter ID: 4201542910
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Full-time/part-time: Full-time
Employment type: Contract
Percentage of full-time: 100
The Community Liaison Officer reports to the Access Advisor (NIF)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Establish and strengthen relationships with communities and specific individuals to support INGOs and Government partners to build stronger community engagement and feedback mechanisms
  • Facilitate the establishment and maintenance of communication with the key stakeholders in the AOR and support established mechanisms to resolve operational issues and ensure the appropriate mutual exchange of information regarding ongoing relevant activities.
  • Gather and verify information from the communities on issues affecting them through the working groups and alternate avenues, emphasizing opportunities to tailor the response according to needs on the ground
  • Develop a clear and concise method of providing this information on a regular basis to the Access Working Group and AAP Working group linked to engagement with traditional authorities, communities and religious leaders.
  • Establish and maintain working relations with local authorities and communities
  • Directly supervise Community Mobilisers under his/her responsibility and ensure compliance with timelines, deadlines, and quality standards and SOPs
  • Establish and maintain a contact network with other UN Agencies or Mission-based personnel who are responsible for community engagement relations as well as NGO focal points for community engagement and Access coordination in the AOR
  • Support the production of timely reports on humanitarian access trends in NE linked with engagement with traditional authorities, communities and religious leaders.
  • Stay informed on security contexts, while providing structured updates to the INGO Forum as it relates to community engagement, access and acceptance regionally and nationally.
  • Ensure attention to special protection issues that arise with the project; particularly those involving vulnerable groups, sensitive topics, protection of sources and confidential data
  • Help organize and facilitate workshops and other capacity development, as necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with donor and host agency (in this case, NRC) regulations
  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.

Qualifications

  • Experience working in the military or security agencies
  • University Degree in Conflict and Development, Religious (Sharia) Law or related technical field.
  • Experience with developing and implementing Access and AAP related strategic objectives
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian coordination system and the mandates of the actors involved.
  • Good knowledge of the security environment and economic, socio-political dynamics in North-East Nigeria, the Lake Chad Basin and Sahel region in general
  • Written and spoken fluency in English.
  • Strong data analytical and interpretation skills.
  • Commitment to international humanitarian standards and principles.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and experience in a humanitarian setting

Personal Qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling an insecure environment
  • A good sense of humour is an asset
  • 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.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and experience in humanitarian settings.

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: March 2020
  • Duration: 10 months (One-year renewal)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions of grade level 5 step 1
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.

Application Closing Date
12th March, 2020.

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

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.

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