Fresher Project Assistant – Food Security NGO Job Careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)




Job Title:         Project Assistant – Food Security
Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About NRC:
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 water, sanitation and
hygiene sectors.
Job Summary: The Project
Assistant – Food Security will work closely with the Food Security Project
Officer to ensure project compliance to NRC SOPs and M & E frame work and
the entire NRC strategies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Ensure community mobilization and
    sensitization of beneficiaries is conducted in an organized manner.
  • Ensure he/she does not work in isolation
    from the community leaders, government structures and NRC set standards
    during registration and verification of beneficiaries
  • Regularly monitor cash transfers and
    agricultural food production activities.
  • Actively participate in distribution of
    project inputs in accordance with set NRC guidelines and standards.
  • Gather impact stories for program documentation
    and M & E reporting.
  • Actively take part in the compilation of
    M&E Data for the project.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee
    Council (NRC) Project Assistant – Food Security job placement should hold
    a Diploma in Agriculture; Social sciences, developments studies and other
    related fields from a recognized university. Bachelor degree in
    Agriculture will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in
    implementing or supervising livelihoods related projects.
  • Previous exposure and experience with INGO
    in a refugee operation in Livelihoods is an added advantage.
  • Previous exposure and experience in
    monitoring IGA activities like small scale businesses, VSLA, FFS and other
    related agricultural activities.
  • Working knowledge of local culture and
    language (Aringa/Lugbara. Swahili/Arabic and/or Kakwa).
  • Conversant with training and facilitation
    skills.
  • Computer knowledge in; MS word, Excel,
    Power point and Internet a Must
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee
    Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four
    organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of
the world’s leading relief organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
should apply by visiting the web link below.
Deadline: 28th
February 2017

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