Norwegian Refugee Council(NRC)-Job vacancies

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organization helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year.

We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises.

NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

NRC (Norwegian Refugee Council) External Vacancy Announcement

Job Position 1 – HR and Administration Technical Assistant Ethiopia Afar

Required Qualification and Experience
Education: A in Human Resources Management, Management or Business Administration
Understanding of the relevant laws and statutory requirements
Experience: Minimum of 5 years of work experience with related field

Professional competencies:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Wide knowledge of the NGO operations and the dynamics of the humanitarian sector
  • Strong personnel administration orientation
  • Keen sense of compliance with policy and procedure
  • Good employer- employee contract negotiation skills
  • Personal conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational and team working skills
  • Good cultural and awareness and sensitivity
  • Basic employee counselling skills
  • Highly approachable, trustworthy and confidential
  • Good computer application skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, database and network communications.

Job Position 2 – Logistics Officer

Required Qualification and Experience

  • Degree in Logistics and Procurement Management/Business Administration or equivalent
  • At least three years’ experience as a logistics officer with an INGO
  • Ability to use computer packages – Word, Excel and Power point, email and Internet and to be able to type at a fast and accurate speed. Knowledge of use of databases.
  • Good organizational skills, including, ability to work to deadlines, priorities, pay attention to detail and good numeracy skills.
  • Ability to work in a team, adaptable and Flexible
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, in English

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Complete adherence to all NRC policies and procedures in all areas of logistics, ensuring transparent, well documented, and accurate reporting at all times, with solutions provided to issues as they arise
  • Procurement timeframes in all cases are met
  • Quality procurement and value for money ensured
  • All logistics dealings are in line with government regulations
  • Good relationships with project staff and external parties, through clear communication and supportive problem solving

Behavioral competencies

Planning and delivering results
Self-starter, highly motivated
Empowering and building trust
Communicating with impact and respect

Job Position 3 – Finance Technical Assistant

Required Qualification and Experience
Bachler degree in the field of Accounting with a minimum of three years’ experience handling cash, recording accounting data/tax data/procurement data
Basic computer skills (common Microsoft Windows and Office applications)

Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Strict attention to policy and practice detail
Very strong financial analysis skills
High integrity
Good knowledge of financial reporting systems in donor funded work
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
Ability to function independently and as a work team leader/facilitator
Excellent computer skills with hands on experience on computerized accounting systems; and Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Generic professional competencies:

  • Experience from working as a Support Function Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Good knowledge of English, both written and verbal
  • Previous work experience with a satisfactory performance in the same or similar functional area, preferably with UN or INGOs

Job Position 4 – Finance Officer

Required Qualification and Experience
Bachler degree in the field of Accounting with a minimum of two years’ experience handling cash, recording accounting data/tax data/procurement data
Basic computer skills (common Microsoft Windows and Office applications)
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Strict attention to policy and practice detail
Very strong financial analysis skills
High integrity
Good knowledge of financial reporting systems in donor funded work
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
Ability to function independently and as a work team leader/facilitator
Excellent computer skills with hands on experience on computerized accounting systems; and Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Generic professional competencies:

Experience from working as a Support Function Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Good knowledge of English, both written and verbal

Job Position 5 – Staff Safety and Liaison Coordinator

Required Qualification and Experience
Minimum 3 years’ experience from working with law enforcement and security management preferably in humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
First level university degree, preferably in security management, law enforcement or other related social science field
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context related skills, knowledge and experience:

Good knowledge of the area and context in Benishangul Gumuz Region
Very good communication, negotiation and presentation skills
Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
Knowledge of local languages is an added advantage
Experience in organizational representation, coordination and liaison
Experience in dealing with institutional actors and government authorities
Technical expertise in security management required
Report writing and computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Job Position 6 – Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistant

Required Qualification and Experience
BA/BSc in Economics, Statistics, and others related fields
Have a minimum two years of experience in related field
Have profound skill on Analytical and research.
Excellent computer knowledge with command on MS Excel among other packages of MS Office.
Experience on working with Data analysis software/programmes
Willing to undertake regular field visits and interact with different stakeholders
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, facilitation skills and writing skills
knowledge of English language both written and spoken

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

Understanding of various donors requirement
Ability to work under pressure

Behavioral competencies

These personal qualities influence how successful people are in their job.

Handling insecure environment
Planning and delivering results
Empowering and building trust
Communicating with impact and respect

Job Position 7 – Livelihoods & Food Security Coordinator

Required Qualification and Experience
Minimum of B.Sc./BA degree in agriculture, agricultural extension and rural development agribusiness, or another related field.
Minimum five years’ experience from working in an LFS project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context Previous experience working on IDPs, Returns, Refugee and from working in complex and volatile contexts.
Experience from working in an LFS project implementation position in a humanitarian/ recovery context.
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context related skills, knowledge and experience (shall be adapted to the specific position):

Knowledge of the FSL context in Afar Region and the specific programmer area
Knowledge of the local language is preferable
Experience with ongoing programmed implementation.

Job Position 8 – Education Project Manager Ethiopia Addis Ababa (Nationals Only)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Required Qualification and Experience
Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a relevant senior-level project implementation role preferably within a humanitarian/recovery context.
Bachelor’s degree in education or a relevant field
Experience of working in complex and volatile contexts
Experience in education programming
Experience with accelerated learning/catch-up programs
Fluency in English both written and spoken.

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge, and experience:
Contextual understanding and knowledge of the Education sector and stakeholders in Ethiopia
Familiarity with Education related minimum standards
Strong communication skills ensuring maintaining good relations and smooth operations with stakeholders.
Detail-oriented and strong analytical skills
Strong project management skills.

Behavioral Competencies:
Managing resources to optimize results.
Managing performance and development
Empowering and building trust
Strategic thinking
Influencing
Handling insecure environments

Job Position 9 – WASH Officer Ethiopia

Required Qualification and Experience
First degree or postgraduate in Environmental Health/ Public health nursing or similar relevant discipline.
Minimum four years’ experience of working as a WaSH-PHP Project Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context.
Experience in implementation of software components of WaSH activities
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Expertise in WaSH programming and integration with nutrition and health sectors
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Fluency in English and Amharic, both written and verbal. Knowledge of local language is advantageous.
Ability to work independently in a result oriented multi-tasking and multi-cultural environment and manage conflicting priorities.
Proven ability to use MS Office software (especially Word and Excel) is essential. Experience with other computer programs such as SPSS, SAP 2000 and Microsoft Project would be an advantage.

Behavioral competencies:

Handling insecure environment
Planning and delivering results
Empowering and building trust
Communicating with impact and respect

Work Place: Addis Ababa, Amhra and Afar
Deadliene August 05/2023

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