Entry Level Project Assistant -Shelter (Social) Non-profit Jobs – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About Us:
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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • This
    is a non-technical role to support the Shelter team in the software and
    community based aspects of the project.
  • Conduct
    the selection of Beneficiaries for shelter activities in coordination with
    stakeholders
  • Ensuring
    all project activities are in accordance with budgetary constraints and
    being implemented on schedule.
  • Assisting
    in planning for project implementation including technical activity, financial
    and procurement planning.
  • Providing
    support in the preparation of periodic reports on the construction
    activities, including documentation of final hand over and closure of
    projects.
  • Participation
    in NRC construction quality assurance and report validation.
  • Investigating
    and facilitating introduction of new technologies and approaches for
    shelter provision.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Project Assistant
    -Shelter (Social) job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in
    development studies, social sciences or related field.
  • Hands-on
    experience in implementing social aspects of Shelter projects in a
    humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous
    experience from working with refugees in a complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented
    results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Previous
    experience from working as a Shelter or WASH in a humanitarian/recovery
    context
  • Experience
    in conducting assessment for beneficiary selection
  • Ability
    to speak Swahili or any of the local languages of the beneficiaries
  • Knowledge
    of the local context
  • Good
    communication skills
  • Community
    and stake holder engagement skills
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: 15th April 2018
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