Project Coordinator – WASH/Shelter Non-profit 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.
Job Summary: The Project
Coordinator-WASH/Shelter will lead the implementation and coordination of all
Shelter and WASH related projects in Kyangwali refugee settlement. They will
also be responsible for managing the NRC Shelter & WASH project portfolio
that is an emergency response to the surge of Refugees from DRC and manage
technical staffing on ground.  The
position-holder will be accountable for ensuring Shelter & WASH NRC staff
recruitment, performance management and line-management is conducted in
accordance with the relevant NRC policies and procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Contribute
    with Shelter & WASH specific technical competence to the development
    of wash and shelter strategy, Micro Log Frame, and Plan of Action
  • Conduct
    Shelter & WASH specific technical assessment and present
  • Conduct
    Shelter & WASH specific technical research and document findings and
  • Provide
    Shelter & WASH specific technical input to coordination mechanism
    (e.g. cluster coordination) and working groups
  • Staffing
    and Structure. Accountable for the successful staffing and structure of
    the Shelter & WASH project team.
  • Capacity
    Building. Accountable for the successful capacity building of NRC and
    partner Shelter & WASH staff . This includes accountability for
    ensuring performance management of all Shelter & WASH project team
    members, identification of capacity building needs, and planning and
    resourcing capacity building initiatives within the framework of the NRC
    Kyangwali Response strategies, tools and guidelines.
  • Technical
    Quality. Implementation of high quality Shelter & WASH projects by
    NRC/partners, in accordance with the agreed NRC Uganda Response Country
    Strategies, tools and guidelines.
  • Programme
    Development. Accountable for high quality Area Office-level input into the
    Kyangwali Response (country-level) Shelter & WASH programme
    development (e.g. Core Competency Strategies) initiatives.
  • Project
    M&E; responsible for coordination of high quality Monitoring and
    Evaluation of NRC Shelter & WASH or related activities, including
    information management and archiving.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Project
    Coordinator-WASH/Shelter job opportunity should hold a Higher diploma in
    Architecture, civil or water engineering (BAC+5)
  • Five
    years’ experience from working with wash and shelter projects in a
    humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Previous
    experience from working with social work and/or with distribution of
    humanitarian assistance is an advantage.
  • At
    least two years of previous work experience in community based WASH and
    Shelter programs; Work experience with an NGO is desirable
  • Extensive
    knowledge of emergency Water supply, Hygiene, Sanitation, emergency
    shelter, semi-permanent shelter, requirements and protocols
  • Familiarity
    with international minimum standards of water Hygiene and Sanitation
    service delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Familiarity
    with AutoCAD, GPS, Arc Gis and Google Earth is strongly desirable
  • Excellent
    communication skills – written and spoken – in English required.
  • Must
    be willing to work as a team member, take direction, and share technical
    skills with colleagues and counterparts
  • Computer
    literacy in word processing and spreadsheets is required,
  • Ability
    to work under pressure
NB: Please enter the
geographical location in the “Company name” field for both company
and location on your application.
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: 10th April 2018
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