Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Job Vacancies- 5 Positions

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) seeks to recruit to fill the vacant positions below:

  1. Project Officer – WASH Technical
  2. Project Officer – WASH
  3. Team Leader – Centre for Monitoring and Communication
  4. Communications Operator Assistant
  5. Logistics Coordinator

Project Officer – WASH Technical Job Vacancy at NRC

Job Title: Project Officer – WASH Technical

Location: Borno
Slot: 2

General Responsibilities

  • Adherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines, policies and procedures and other NRC tools and handbooks;
  • Coordinate the WASH activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans;
  • Assist the WASH Project Coordinator in all aspects of WASH programs planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Develop technical specifications and bills of quantities (BOQ) for works;
  • Assess the wash training needs of the community and assists in the development of appropriate training materials and plans;
  • Conducts water quality testing and sanitary inspection at water points;
  • Provides technical assistance to the WASH Program Development Manager and local counterparts on issues of WASH information and communication strategies;
  • Assists in the establishment, and training of water point committees as well as monitoring their performance;
  • Assists in the compilation of weekly and monthly wash reports, program documents, project proposals, and budgets;
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements;
  • Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures.

Specific Responsibilities

  • The Officer is expected to achieve the following during this contract period;
  • Water and sanitation infrastructure construction (Boreholes, latrines,)
  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Preparing weekly progress reports and others documents required for the water and sanitation infrastructures such as boreholes, latrines,
  • Performs any other duties as requested by the WASH Project Coordinator


  • Higher diploma in Civil or Water Engineering or Public Health (BAC+5) minimum
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience from working with wash projects in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Experience from working with social work and/or with distribution of humanitarian assistance is an advantage.
  • Previous 2 years work experience in community based Water and Sanitation programs; Work experience with an INGO is desirable
  • Must have knowledge of emergency Water supply, Hygiene, Sanitation requirements and protocols
  • Familiarity with international minimum standards of Water and Sanitation delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken – in English required.
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages (Hausa and Kanuri preferred)
  • Must be willing to work as a team member, take direction, and share technical skills with colleagues and counterparts
  • Computer literacy in word processing and spreadsheets is required,
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, Arc Gis and Google Earth is strongly desirable
  • Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:
  • Knowledge of the context of Northeast Nigeria
  • Experience with start-up activities

Personal qualification:

  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work in insecure environments
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Planning and delivering results
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

We offer

  • Commencement: As soon as possible
  • Contract period: 12 Months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s directions
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, Borno State with 50% to field visit

Application Closing Date
20th November, 2016.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates can submit their application letters and an updated CV’s to: The title of the position (Project Officer – WaSH Technical – Maiduguri) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail.


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • To apply at NRC is FREE!!!
  • NRC does not ask for money or any form of favor for submission of application or employment.
  • The Norwegian Refugee Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women are particularly encouraged to apply to this position

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