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Shelter Officer (Arua)

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Project, program management
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Temporary
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Job Summary

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.


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

NRC has been active in Uganda since September 2014 implementing projects such as Education, Livelihoods and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH). ICLA has been confined to Kampala for the unban refugees but now expanding to West Nile and South Western Uganda,
Currently, NRC is running Programs for Sudanese refugees in Adjumani, Yumbe, Arua, Palorinya and most recently Hoima, Kyangwali Refugee Settlement for the DR Congo Refugees.

NRC now wishes to recruit a Shelter Officer for Arua operations.


Responsibilities

The purpose of the officer position is day-to-day implementation of the Shelter projects.

  1. Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  2. Implement delegated shelter project portfolio according to plan of action
  3. Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  4. Ensure proper filing of documents
  5. Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  6. Promote and share ideas for technical improvement
  7. Contribute to organisational learning through the provision specific technical analysis, lessons learned and reports


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Temporary
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Project, program management
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Construction management; Reporting; File management and data back-up; Programme management; Training program planning; Project implementation
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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