Shelter Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:       Shelter
Officer
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.
Job Summary:  The Shelter Officer will be responsible  for the planning and execution of NRC’s
construction activities related to WASH and School construction in West Nile.
Frequent travels are expected. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·      
Formulate
project work plans and provide quality support to the Shelter Assistants for
effective project implementation.
·      
Oversee
effective implementation of construction activities to include supervision and
monitoring of emergency shelter, semi-permanent shelter and school
construction, as well as ensuring tasks are completed correctly and on schedule
·      
Participate
in project reviews with beneficiaries, NRC staff and other implementing
partners.
·      
Develop
a contingency response plan for any unforeseen emergencies and any
unpredictable change of weather when called upon.
·      
Participate
actively in proposal and budget development.
·      
Oversee
community mobilization for all activities related to the provision of shelters
·      
Develop
training materials for mud and stabilized soil bricks production, masonry and
carpentry works.
·      
Supervise
and monitor distribution of shelter construction materials and take account of
the vulnerabilities of the various groups identified in relation to active
participation in the construction process.
·      
Take
part in conducting shelter assessments and continuous gap identification and
analysis.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The
applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Shelter Officer job placement
should hold a Higher National Diploma in field related to Civil Engineering,
Architecture or Construction.
·      
At least
three years of proven practical experience in the planning and execution of
shelter / construction projects
·      
Experience
from working as a Shelter Officer in a humanitarian emergency context .
·      
Knowledge
of a wide variety of software, including AutoCAD, Arch cad, Word, Excel and
Power Point 
·      
Ability
to plan and deliver results
·      
Communicating
with impact and respect
·      
Handling
insecure environment
·      
Ability
to work with minimum supervision. 
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: 6th December 2019
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