Emergency Response Assistant (Kosti) – NRC


Job Description

Emergency Response Assistant Sudan Kosti

OrganizationThe Norwegian Refugee Council 
Job Identification4144
Job CategoryAssistant
Apply Before02/01/2022, 12:43
Job ScheduleFull time

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NRC resumed operations in Sudan in 2020, providing humanitarian assistance, protection, and durable solutions. Our country programme integrates all of NRC’s six core competencies (camp management, education, ICLA, livelihoods, shelter, and WASH), and provides a rapid response capacity (including for the recent refugee emergency in eastern Sudan), and thematic capacities for cash and markets-based approaches, advocacy, digital modes of assistance, and co-leading various technical and strategic coordination platforms.

Role Specific Information

The purpose of the Emergency Response Assistant position is to carry out the day-to-day implementation of the NRC emergency response programme activities in Sudan. This includes the ECHO funded Rapid Response Mechanism project (RRM), emergency response and preparedness activities. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure financial management of emergency response programme budgets in area of operation.
  • Assist in the development of concept notes, proposals and periodical reports.
  • Support the Emergency Response Team Leader in presenting the NRC emergency response programme to all stakeholders in area of operation.
  • Actively participate in emergency assessment, distribution and monitoring and ensure coordination with relevant government and non-government actors.
  • Responsible for the distribution of emergency commodities in the field, based on NRC’s emergency distribution guidelines.
  • Acts as a link between NRC and beneficiary communities providing information on NRC’s activities, profile, mandate and distribution rules and procedures.
  • Collect data and enter household emergency data on kobo and for early warning systems.
  • Responsible for distribution site preparation, beneficiary communication and coordination.
  • Assists the line manager in identifying eligible beneficiaries for assistance.
  • Supervises and monitors cash for work and in-Kind interventions in the field.
  • Assists the line manager in preparing assessment reports.
  • Assists the line manager in preparing survey reports.
  • Assists the line manager with all other Emergency response-related tasks as directed.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Social sciences, development studies or other relevant discipline.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience working in same level of position or above.
  • Experience in community mobilization and conducting distributions is an added advantage.
  • Proven experience from working as a Project Officer in a humanitarian/emergency context
  • Experience in emergency response working with UN or INGO or national NGO is an added advantage. 
  • Good working knowledge of English.
  • Political and cultural awareness and experience of working where insecurity is a major issue.
  • Excellent computer skills including good knowledge of MS Word and MS Excel.
  • Solid field experience, preferably from refugee/IDP programmes.
  • Proven communication, interpersonal and leadership skills

Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!

Email and paper applications will not be considered.

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

Duty station: Kosti Field Office

Travel: 60%

Duration of contract: 12 months (Possible extension)

NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

NB: All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable. 

About Us

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across 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.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC requires staff members who travel on an international contract to the field to undergo an medical examination with our medical provider. Employees must produce a Health Clearance Certificate before departure stating that there are no relevant health concerns. If staff are unable to provide this, NRC reserves the right to terminate the Contract of Employment. 

The NRC headquarters is located in Oslo and has about 280 employees. Additionally the organisation has a presence in Brussels, Geneva, Washington, D.C., Berlin, London and Addis Ababa. NRC was established in 1946 under the name “Europahjelpen” (“Aid to Europe”), to assist refugees in Europe after World War II.

For jobs from The Norwegian Refugee Council visit: NRC Jobs Page

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