Fresher Project Assistant -Shelter –Engineering Job Careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station: 
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: 
  • Support
    the shelter/wash officer in the design, planning, implementation,
    monitoring and evaluating of Shelter activities, including but not limited
    to construction of temporary shelter, semi-permanent shelter, drainage
  • Actively
    participate in gathering and compilation of project information (reports,
    assessments, baseline, monitoring and evaluation)
  • Ensure
    community participation in all Shelter activities including conducting
    community training and awareness in the use of shelter
  • Tasked
    with the coordination 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.
  • Assisting
    in planning for project implementation including technical activity,
    financial and procurement planning.
  • Participation
    in tendering and bid analysis for contracts for service delivery and
  • Tasked
    with the preparation of periodic reports on the construction activities,
    including documentation of final hand over and closure of projects.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Project Assistant
    -Shelter –Engineering 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
  • 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: 15th April 2018
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