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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