Shelter Wash Officer (Geneina) – NRC


Job Description

Shelter Wash Officer Sudan Geneina

OrganizationThe Norwegian Refugee Council 
Job Identification3857
Job CategoryEngineering
Apply Before31/12/2021, 12:33
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 Shelter/WASH officer position is to oversight under the supervision of the Area Manager the implementation of NRC’s Engineering work in relation to Education construction and CCCM site management site care and maintenance response and related project portfolio in West Darfur region of Sudan. The following is a brief description of the role.

The following is a brief description of the role.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures;
  2. Contribute to engineering aspects of Education and CCCM strategy development, project proposals and provide input on needs and gaps;
  3. Line Management. Responsible for the direct line management of incentive staff and overview of technical requirements of suppliers/contractors
  4. Strategy Development. Support the Education and CCCM Project Managers in developing and/or revising the Core Competency Strategies for Shelter/WASH by providing Area-level analysis and recommendations for needs and response options.
  5. Technical Support. Providing technical support and leadership to partners and communities implementing Shelter/WASH or related activities. This includes ensuring compliance with relevant minimum standards and collaborative engagement with the technical team in developing minimum technical standards, SOPs and guidance.
  6. Partnerships/Contractors. Work in collaboration with the Education and CCCM team to identify and develop strategic partnerships (including contractors), monitor the implementation and assess the performance.
  7. Assessments. In collaboration with the Shelter/WASH, overseeing all technical/engineering assessments undertaken by NRC or partners for Education, CCCM, WASH and Shelter or related activities in both Khartoum and other states. Assessments may be emergency-focused, Sector-Specific, Multi-Sector Assessments, Market Assessments, etc.
  8. Accountability. Responsibility for ensuring adequate accountability for shelter/WASH technical documentation, including Bill of quantities, SoWs, monitoring reports…, as per NRC policies and the requirements of management for Shelter/WASH or related activities.

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Desirable minimum 3 years of experience of project implementation, managing and supervising construction/rehabilitation projects with private/humanitarian sectors with proven experience on technical and managerial skills.
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts;
  • Technical engineering expertise;
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile;
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal;
  • Knowledge of the context in Sudan;
  • Fluent Spoken Arabic and English essential.
  • Preferable to be from West Darfur area.
  • Strong knowledge of MS package (Word, Excel) and Autocad (or similar).

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: Geneina Field Office

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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