Shelter Coordinator Gadarif – NRC


About NRC

The Norwegian Refugee Council has an interesting and rewarding opportunity to be part of our newest country of operation – Sudan.
The NRC has recently re-registered to operate in Sudan, and is currently in the country start-up phase, conducting assessments and designing the first steps of the program. The focus will be given to people displaced by conflict, refugees, and vulnerable migrants, and potential geographical areas of work will be Khartoum state, South Kordofan, and the Blue Nile on a first phase, with the idea to expand to other States. 
As a priority, NRC is therefore hiring a Logistics Officer to be part of establishing NRC’s program in Sudan. 

Job Description

OrganizationThe Norwegian Refugee Council 
Job Identification2799
Job CategoryShelter
Apply Before20/08/2021, 19:00
Degree LevelUniversity, Advanced
Job ScheduleFull time

NRC Sudan is recruiting a Shelter Project Coordinator to be based in Gedarif. The position holder will work directly on a project involving the construction of 1,500 semi-permanent houses of local mud-brick design, targeting and involving Tigrayan refugees from within the camp population.  

Specific responsibilities

This list is not conclusive; please refer to this job description for more details

  • Supervise the NRC Shelter Project staff in relation to planning and implementation of project interventions 
  • Assist in development of relevant quantitative and qualitative indicators for Shelter activities
  • Contribute to proposal writing and budget drafting process
  • Represent the shelter project in relevant coordination forums and working groups
  • Oversee recruitments of shelter project staff and ensure capacity building and transfer of key skills in order to build a strong project team. 
  • Explore new methodologies, techniques, and materials for development and design for shelter solutions 
  • Assist the PDM (Programme Development Manager) in developing beneficiary selection criteria and Standard Operating Procedures
  • In collaboration with the PDM, develop project budgets including project inputs, staffing costs, team resources/running costs, transportation, construction costs, and all other costs necessary to implement project successfully
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities, local and international NGOs/Agencies and other key stakeholders at community and area level
  • In collaboration with PDM develop M&E plan and tools specific to project implementation

Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • Experience with working as a Project Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in volatile contexts
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context related skills and experience

**Ability to deploy on very short notice is mandatory**

  • At least four years of experience with an NGO with technical and staff supervision responsibility
  • Experience of working in a start-up phase programme an asset
  • Tertiary level qualification in engineering, architecture, construction management or equivalent is an advantage
  • Proven experience in developing and following through on technical implementation of construction project
  • Experience in developing BoQs, BoQ Amendments, Scope of Work, Technical specifications of materials and construction activities
  • Good knowledge of the East Sudan Emergency Response context an advantage

To succeed in this role, the candidate needs to be highly organized and strong in coordination and mobilization of teams.

What We Offer

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility: At NRC we think outside the box. We encourage ideas and give responsibility to all employees at all levels, to help solve the complex issues that we face. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative

  • Until December 2021
  • Senior Grade 7 in NRC’s grade structure
  • An opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause
  • A chance to meet and work with people who are the best in their fields

Internal candidates are encouraged to apply but we are also open to external applicants who can show a commitment to NRC and being part of a challenging, but important mission to make a difference.  

To apply as an internal candidate, click on the suitcase icon “I am an employee” on the top right of the page to be redirected to NRC’s internal career site

**Apply by completing all the system required fields of your experience in your application**

About Us

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organization 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 a 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. 

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