Project Assistant - Shelter Job Placement - Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:            Project Assistant - Shelter
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 is responsible for follow up of shelter activities at the various locations where NRC operates.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Regularly monitor and report on the project activities and ensure compliance with plans and NRC standards
  • The incumbent will mobilize communities and community leaders for the building materials, construction activities and maintenance of structures
  • Suggest new methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities
  • The jobholder will also administrate payment requests for partners, contractors, suppliers, construction workers etc.
  • Report all protection related concerns
  • Conduct data collection as required
  • Prepare and file relevant documents according to procedures

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Project Assistant - Shelter job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • Previous exposure and experience from working with shelter projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • At least three years of previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own skills/profile
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Working with people
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Communicate with impact and respect

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: 14th August 2017


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