• Job Vacancies at The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

  • Posted on: 4 April, 2016 Deadline: 15 April, 2016
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  • 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, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

    Finance Officer

     

    The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.

    In light of the displacement in the north eastern part of Nigeria, NRC is about to start up an emergency response programme in Nigeria to respond to the humanitarian needs.

    In the coming months, the main focus for NRC would be conflict affected populations including IDPs, returnees and the local communities in Borno State. NRC will initially be starting activities in the area of food security, water and sanitation and shelter/NFI sectors. NRC is therefore seeking a Finance Officer in Abuja, Nigeria. The Finance Officer reports to the Finance Coordinator.

    Tasks and Responsibilities

    • Assist for the reconciliation of NRC bank accounts and cash boxes
    • Establish a good tracking system for advances and ensure that clearance of advances is done on time.
    • Ensure that all supporting documents are complete and accurate before the financial transaction is done.
    • Ensure that weekly, monthly finance reports are prepared on time.
    • Assist to prepare donors finance reports and proposals.
    • Prepare day to day financial transactions
    • Prepare postbacks for Agresso import
    • Establish a good system of advances management
    • Management of bank and cash transactions
    • Facilitate cash counts and safeguard of cash in the office.
    • Process vendors invoices and payments
    • Maintain the purchase order system

    Qualifications

    • Experience from working as a Finance Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
    • Degree in Accounting or related field
    • At least 3 years of experience in a related function
    • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
    • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
    • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word
    • Must be able to work under pressure

    Personal qualification

    • Relevant experience in Finance and knowledge in Microsoft Office and accounting softwares.
    • Excellent inter personal and communication skills
    • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
    • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
    • Organised and a good planner and possess significant understanding of complex emergencies
    • Ability to work in insecure environments
    • Communicating with impact and respect
    • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

    We offer

    • Commencement: ASAP
    • Contract period: 12month
    • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions
    • Duty station: Maiduguri, Borno State

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    Cook

     

    The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.

    In light of the displacement in the north eastern part of Nigeria, NRC is about to start up an emergency response programme in Nigeria to respond to the humanitarian needs.

    In the coming months, the main focus for NRC would be conflict affected populations including IDPs, returnees and the local communities in Borno State. NRC will initially be starting activities in the area of food security, water and sanitation and shelter/NFI sectors. NRC is therefore seeking a Cook in Abuja, Nigeria. The Cook reports to the Admin Assistant.

    Tasks and Responsibilities

    • Prepare meals for staff and guests as required (Intercontinental and Local Meals).
    • Maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen at all times.
    • Ensure a hygienic cooking environment
    • Purchase food stuff for preparation of meals and ensure they are in a good condition.
    • clean (metal) fixtures and fittings and wipe down glass surfaces in the kitchen
    • empty and clean trash containers and dispose of trash in a sanitary manner, clean the sink and maintain operate mechanized cleaning/cooking equipment
    • maintain all cleaning/cooking equipment and materials in a safe and sanitary working condition
    • prepare meals for the staff in the guest house and visitors as required
    • keep all dishes washed ,and tidy after meals
    • clean the fridge, cookers, microwave and wall tiles regularly
    • Cleanliness of kitchen towels.

    Qualifications

    • Experience from working as an Cook in a humanitarian/recovery context
    • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
    • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
    • Must be able to work under pressure

    Personal qualification

    • Relevant experience as a Cook
    • Excellent inter personal and communication skills
    • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
    • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
    • Organised and a good planner and possess significant understanding of complex emergencies
    • Ability to work in insecure environments
    • Communicating with impact and respect
    • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

    We offer

    • Commencement: ASAP
    • Contract period: 12month
    • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions
    • Duty station: Abuja

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    Compliance Officer

     

    The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.

    In light of the displacement in the north eastern part of Nigeria, NRC is about to start up an emergency response programme in Nigeria to respond to the humanitarian needs.

    In the coming months, the main focus for NRC would be conflict affected populations including IDPs, returnees and the local communities in Borno State. NRC will initially be starting activities in the area of food security, water and sanitation and shelter/NFI sectors. NRC is therefore seeking a Compliance Officer in Maiduguri, Nigeria. The Compliance Officer reports to the Finance Manager.

    Tasks and Responsibilities

    • Performing internal Audit duties
    • Establish a good tracking system for procurement and purchases
    • Ensure that all purchases have the relevant documentation
    • Ensure that weekly, monthly compliance report is done for field office and country office.
    • Assist to prepare donors finance reports and proposals
    • Conduct quality check for all procurement and purchases
    • Ensure that transactions are coded with the correct Donor, account, activity and location codes
    • Establish a good system of vetting vendor invoices, contracts and documentation before payment by Finance
    • Conduct spot checks for compliance and adherence to NRC and Donor guidelines
    • Ensure proper audit trails are established for all procurement and financial documents.
    • Ensure that all financial documents are clearly stamped with Donor codes, paid stamp before archiving.
    • Follow up on Audit findings for compliance and adherence
    • Ensure proper allocation of costs to  approved budgets and account codes
    • Prepare compliance report on a weekly, monthly basis
    • Follow up on any other duties as assigned by line manager.

    Qualifications

    • Experience from working as a Compliance Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
    • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
    • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
    • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word
    • Must be able to work under pressure

    Personal qualification

    • Relevant experience in Finance/Compliance and knowledge in Microsoft Office.
    • Excellent inter personal and communication skills
    • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
    • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
    • Organised and a good planner and possess significant understanding of complex emergencies
    • Ability to work in insecure environments
    • Communicating with impact and respect
    • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

    We offer

    • Commencement: ASAP
    • Contract period: 12month
    • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions
    • Duty station: Maiduguri, Borno State

    Method of Application

    can submit their application letter and updated CV to the following e-mail address: ng.vacancies@nrc.no The title of the position (Finance Officer- Abuja) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail. Please notice that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Deadline for application is 15th April, 2016 (any application received after the deadline will not be considered).

    The Norwegian Refugee Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women are particularly encouraged to apply to this position.

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