Entry Level Shelter Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:     Shelter
Assistant
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:
  • Provide
    support in the implementation of construction activities being carried out
    by NRC in Kyangwali.
  • Ensuring
    all project activities are in accordance with budgetary constraints and
    being implemented on schedule.
  • Render
    support in the planning for project implementation including technical
    activity, financial and procurement planning.
  • Assisting
    in the development and design of new construction projects.
  • Participation
    in tendering and bid analysis for contracts for service delivery and
    materials.
  • 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.
  • Represent
    NRC at relevant theme cluster and other coordination meetings.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Shelter Assistant job
    opportunity should hold a Higher Diploma in construction, civil
    engineering or its equivalent
  • Experience
    from working in WASH/Shelter in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous
    experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented
    results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency
    in English, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge
    of Swahilli and Runyakitara is an added advantage
Personal Qualities:
  • Managing
    resources and achieving results
  • Handling
    insecure environments
  • Working
    with people
  • Coping
    with change
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: 19th February 2018
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