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  • Posted on: 14 September, 2017 Deadline: 21 September, 2017
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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.

    Food Security Officer

     

    Location: Dikwa, Damasak Borno

    Job Description

    • 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, ICLA and shelter/NFI sectors.
    • NRC is therefore seeking a Food Security Officer in Dikwa, Borno, Nigeria. The Food Officer reports to the Food Security Coordinator.

    Tasks and Responsibilities
    Generic responsibilities:

    • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
    • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
    • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
    • Ensure proper filing of documents
    • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
    • Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and accordance with the procedures
    • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
    • Investigate and facilitate introduction of new technology, method and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Coordinate the food security activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
    • Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
    • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
    • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
    • Coordinate with relevant partners working in the same implementation areas
    • Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures
    • Supervise, train and develop team of food assistants
    • Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents as required
    • Investigate and facilitate introduction of new technology, methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities

    Qualifications

    • Minimum 3 years of experience of project implementation in humanitarian/recovery contexts;
    • Degree in Agricultural Field or any related field.
    • Knowledge on Microsoft office excel, word, power point e.t.c
    • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
    • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile;
    • Fluency in English, both written and verbal;
    • Fluency in Kanuri would be an added advantage

    We Offer

    • Commencement: ASAP
    • Contract period: Until December 2017 with possibility of extension
    • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions
    • Duty station: Dikwa

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    ICLA Assistant

     

    Location: Maiduguri, Borno

    Tasks and Responsibilities

    Generic Responsibilities:

    • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
    • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
    • Prepare and develop status reports as required by supervisor
    • Ensure proper filing of documents
    • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
    • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
    • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities to ensure accountability.
    • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
    • Assist the Project officer to ensure that procurement and distribution of materials and are timely and according to procedures
    • Perform any other duties as requested by the ICLA Project Officer

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Therefore, the ICLA Assistant will contribute and assist the ICLA Project Officer in the following activities;
    • Direct implementation of all ICLA activities including community engagement and trainings on HLP, Identity documentation and CDR.
    • To establish and strengthen and maintain relations with community stakeholder’s local leaders and beneficiaries
    • Support collection of M & E information to inform program design
    • Identify and communicate to line manager protection issues in the field
    • Facilitate community engagement throughout the project cycle
    • Strengthen awareness and use of beneficiary feedback and complaint mechanisms
    • Participate and contribute in the development of HLP and CD training modules
    • Participate and contribute in the development of the ICLA core competency strategy

    Qualifications

    • Minimum 1 years of experience of project implementation in humanitarian/recovery contexts;
    • Degree in Law or any related field
    • Knowledge on Microsoft office excel, word, power point e.t.c
    • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
    • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile;
    • Fluency in English, both written and verbal;
    • Fluency in Kanuri would be an added advantage

    We Offer

    • Commencement: ASAP
    • Contract period: Until December 2017 with possibility of extension
    • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions
    • Duty station: Maiduguri, Borno State

    Method of Application

    Applicants should submit their application letter, updated CV's to: ng.vacancies@nrc.no  The title of the position (Food Security Officer - Dikwa OR Damasak) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail.

    Note:

    • The Norwegian Refugee Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women are particularly encouraged to apply to this position.
    • Any application received after the deadline will not be considered
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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