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

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Shelter Technical Assistant

Webcruiter ID: 4144626472
Location: Monguno, Borno
Full-time/part-time: Full-time

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 Kanuri, Hausa
  • 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

Personal qualities:

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Managing performance and development
  • Planning and delivering results
  • A good sense of 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.

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: December 2019
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Level: Grade 4 Step 1 in the NRC grade structure
  • Duty station: Monguno, with frequent travels. Travel outside Monguno 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 Deadline
1st November, 2019.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application procedures and CV registration

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