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Norwegian Refugee Council 
 
Finance Assistant - Mandera (Kenyan Nationals Only) - Kenya

Ref. nr.: 
3129504465
 
Duty Station: Mandera
 
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
 
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. 

These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.
 
Job Description
  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
  • Verify that all vouchers and supporting documents are according to standard set in the Financial Handbook, and enter them into the accounting system.
  • Follow up on advances and refunds
  • Prepare and arrange bank withdrawals and transfers and present for verification.
  • Record all cash movements
  • Prepare periodic financial reports and submit for review
  • Maintain the filling system for all financial and accounting for approval
  • Make approved payments
Qualifications
  • Diploma in Finance/Accounting. Bachelors degree preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), level 2
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in a donor grants management role
Education field: Finance / Economics

Education level: College / University, Bachelor's degree

Personal qualities
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Good financial analysis skills
  • Good knowledge of financial reporting systems
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work well with people from diverse cultures and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good computer skills in MS Office.
Language: English

We offer
 
Duration of Contract: Up to December 2016 with possible extension
 
Salary / Benefits: According to NRC's general directions. The candidate will observe NRC's code of conduct and working hours for the NRC office in Mandera.


Logistics Assistant - Mandera (Kenyan Nationals Only) - Kenya

Ref. No: 
3129519116
 
Duty Station:Mandera
 
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
 
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. 

These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.
 
Job Description
  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
  • Maintain records of all incoming and outgoing materials
  • Supervise packing, loading and unloading of all materials
  • Ensure availability of storage space and maintain orderliness and cleanliness of the warehouse at all times
  • Ensure safety and security of materials while immediately report losses, damages or discrepancies
  • Prepare periodic stock reports and assist in carrying out periodic inventory audits
  • Ensures flow and continuity of materials and supplies to ensure effective operation and beneficiary Support.
  • Enters accurately and in concise manner all data relating to the items which are in the store – this involves the use of stock cards, good received notes, waybills, stock request forms
  • To provide assistance in any spot checks carried out by management, in providing data so that verification can be carried out as per logistics handbook
  • Ensure adherence to NRC Assets and Inventory management (registration, control and tracking) system is exercised and assist / support on its implementation.
  • Adherence to the Procurement SOPs and Logistics Handbook
  • Update vendor list
  • Distribute/organize transport of material and equipment according to procedures
  • Prepare documents as required by line manager.
  • Ensure store is kept clean and tidy.
  • Ensure physical stock count is done at the end of every month.
  • Ensure stock cards and ledger books are duly filled and updated.
  • Any other assignment as may be required by the Logistics Officer or Coordinator
  • Conduct regular assets / inventory items’ tracking checks while ensuring that the tracking system is effective
  • Ensure there is proper communication between NRC departments related to assets & inventory items’ movements; asset & inventory items transfers and changes are well monitored and documented and proper control of all equipment at all times is in effect.
  • Working with the all staff, ensure that a detailed inventory of all IT equipment is properly established, maintained, and updated for Gaziantep and Cross Border Operations
Qualifications
  • Experience from working as a Warehouse Clerk/Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management, or business administration
Education Field: Logistics

Education Level: Academy college / University

Personal Qualities
  • Excellent computer skills especially including MS Excel spreadsheets and records
  • Ability and flexibility to understand the cultural and political environment and to work well with suppliers and staff.
  • Demonstration of flexibility
  • Clear written and oral communications
  • Fluency in English language
Language: English

We Offer

Contract duration: Up to December 2016 with possibility of extension.
 
Salary / benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for NRC Kenya.

Regional HR Coordinator - Talent Scouting - Region Horn of Africa
 
Ref. nr.: 3130505403
 
Duty Station: Nairobi
 
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
 
Are you experienced in recruiting international personnel or senior managers in the private sector? If so, here is an attractive opportunity for you.
 
The Regional HR Coordinator (Talent Scouting) works in collaboration with the Regional HR team on talent recruitments for the region and other HR functions. May be required to act for the Regional HR Adviser and supervise other staff within the department.
 

Job Description
  • Implement NRC’s HR systems/projects and procedures in the region for both national and international staff
  • Coordinate staff recruitments, introductions and exits. By doing so, support line managers in drafting job descriptions/ToRs for new international and senior national positions
  • Draft and publish job announcements and carry out initial sorting of the applications/CVs and submit the long list to the recruiting line manager for short listing
  • Manage initial communications with the candidates and between the candidates and the recruiting line managers
  • Support on preparation of national staff pay roll
  • Support and follow on staff performance management timetable
  • Conduct reference interviews on candidates and log them on the system
  • Document the recruitment process/report and prepare contracts and all other related documentation on recruitments
  • Train and support line managers on HR processes
  • Participate in addressing personnel conflicts/investigations/cases/disciplinary actions
  • Specific attention on talent scouting using all possible methods of recruitment
  • Provide HR support to the countries in the region
  • Ensure all countries submit monthly, quarterly HR reports to the region
  • Support the Regional Capacity Building Coordinator on staff capacity building related functions/Trainings etc
Qualifications
  • You must have been talent scouting or a recruiter or currently a recruiter in the private sector. This is a MUST
  • Experience in conducting recruitments for both International personnel and senior management positions is a must
  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own manager skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Education level: College / University, Bachelor's degree

Personal qualities
  • Knowledge of the context in the HoA/Yemen/South Sudan/Uganda/East Africa
  • Proven talent recruitment and scouting skills
  • Knowledge of the labour laws of the countries of operation.
Language: English

We offer
  
Contract duration: 12 months with possibility of extension.
 
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for NRC Kenya.

Miscellaneous info

Travel: Some travelling must be expected


Hair Dressing and Beauty Therapy Skills Teacher(Kenyan Nationals Only) 

Duty station:Dadaab - Kenya
 
Ref. No.:3124353843
 
Number of Positions: 3
 
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 4000 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

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early 2004 and has since expanded its Horn of Africa Programme to Kenya in 2006 and to Ethiopia in 2011. 

Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced populations.

The Regional Office is based in Nairobi, Kenya with offices and operations in Somalia (Puntland, Somaliland and Mogadishu), Kenya (Dadaab and Kakuma ), Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, Dolo Ado, Shire,Gambella and Asosa), South Sudan (Juba, Awil, Alek and Aweril) and Yemen (Sa’naa and Aden).

The NRC Horn of Africa & Yemen mission is an expanding programme. NRC started its operations in Kenya in the refugee camps in Dadaab in February 2007. 

NRC has WASH, Shelter, Education, Food Security and Livelihood and Information Counseling and Legal Assistant programmes implemented in the refugee camps in Dadaab. 

NRC is seeking to recruit Hair Dressing and Beauty Therapy skills Teacher. The Hair Dressing and Beauty Therapy skills Teacher will implement YEP prescribed Vocational Training curriculum in Hair dressing and beauty therapy skill within the project timeline. 

The Skill teacher will work under the direct guidance of the Education Project Officer and Overall supervision of Education Project Coordinator. 

Job Description
  • Plan and implement instructional activities for the students as per the syllabus to ensure active and meaningful learning experience
  • Preparing and maintain teacher professional records not limited to schemes of work, lesson plans, lesson notes, record of work covered and other records
  • Maintain current students’ attendance records and make them readily available to the supervisor
  • Preparing and using learning aids to deliver the prescribed curriculum.
  • Assess and evaluate students continuously as per the training program requirements and maintain students’ progress records.
  • Provide feedback to parents and project officer on pupil’s progress during education forums and report forms
  • Responsible for the Registration and conduction of National Examinations for his Learners.
  • Make certain that course syllabus is completed in time
  • Report for duty and lessons on time as required by the organization policy
  • Prepare and maintain updated inventory of training resources assigned
  • Ensure that safety precautions are observed in the workshop always
  • Participate in mobilization, recruitment and retention of learners
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor
Qualifications
  • Hold a recognized Diploma in Beauty and cosmetic Skills.
  • Hold a recognized certificate in teaching methodology in Technical Education
  • Two year previous experience in teaching youth in a school/college / Vocational training institution setting
Education field: Education

Education level: Academy college / University

Personal qualities
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English (Knowledge of the local language is added advantage)
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to tolerate diverse cultural, educational and religious diversity in the work place
  • Good interpersonal and Communication skills
  • Have positive work ethics and desire to excel
  • Accurate and keen to details
Language: English

We Offer

Contract period is up to 31st December 2016 with possibility of extension. 

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Dadaab.

Miscellaneous info

Travel: No travelling required


ICLA Project Assistant (Kenyan Nationals Only) 
 
Location: Dadaab, Kenya
 
Ref. nr.: 3124351176
 
1 Position
 
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 4000 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

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early 2004 and has since expanded its Horn of Africa Programme to Kenya in 2006 and to Ethiopia in 2011. 

Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced populations.

The Regional Office is based in Nairobi, Kenya with offices and operations in Somalia (Puntland, Somaliland and Mogadishu), Kenya (Dadaab and Kakuma ), Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, Dolo Ado, Shire,Gambella and Asosa), South Sudan (Juba, Awil, Alek and Aweril) and Yemen (Sa’naa and Aden).

The NRC Horn of Africa & Yemen mission is an expanding programme. NRC started its operations in Kenya in the refugee camps in Dadaab in February 2007. 

NRC has WASH, Shelter, Education and Food Distribution programmes implemented in the refugee camps in Dadaab. NRC is seeking to recruit project Assistant for ICLA Project.

The Project Assistant will implement the project activities under the direct guidance of the ICLA Project Officer and the ICLA Project Coordinator is the overall supervisor. 

Job Description
  • Ensure that the project activities are implemented in accordance with approved proposals, NRC policies and standards and donor requirements.
  • Understand the situation, including the legal situation according to national and international laws and principles for refugees and returnees.
  • Provide information and counseling to refugees expressing an intention to return to South Central Somalia in a factual and impartial manner.
  • Ability to conduct surveys and gather data/information at the field level in an accurate and sensitive manner.
  • Assist in conducting needs assessment of the target group. Documenting the results and recommend interventions in line with the project purpose.
  • Translation of information leaflets in to the Somali language. Assist with the development of these leaflets.
  • Assist in conducting research as required.
  • Assist in design of surveys/questionnaires to assess the needs requirement of the target group.
  • In collaboration with partners, plan an effective and mutually beneficial capacity building project, with the aim of developing and sharing knowledge, skills and attitudes in line with best practices in ICLA.
  • Identify possible interventions at the field level for ICLA activities to address gaps and needs.
  • Make recommendations on the way project activities can be amended or improved to best meet the set objectives.
  • Work closely with other agencies involved in the voluntary returns process at the field level, establishing effective coordination and relations.
  • Work closely with UNHCR and the Department of Refugee Affairs (DRA) at field level.
  • Compiling and drafting of daily,monthly, quarterly, and annual field reports.
  • Any other duty assigned to you by your immediate supervisor
Qualifications
  • University degree in law, political science or other relevant discipline. Diploma with experience will be considered.
  • Minimum 3 years humanitarian experience with refugees/internally displaced persons (IDPs) at field level with an NGO or other international organization.
  • Proven experience of legal, judicial and protection mechanisms.
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and tools.
  • Fluent in speaking and written Somali and English language. Knowledge of Kiswahili is an asset.
Education field
  • Law
  • Political science
Education level
  • College / University, Bachelor's degree
Personal Qualities
  • Ability to identify vulnerable groups e.g. women at risk, elderly etc…
  • Ability to work under pressure, establish priorities and plan, coordinate own work plan, use time efficiently and apply judgement in the context of competing deadlines.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
  • Excellent oral/communication skills and ability to articulate ideas in a clear and accurate manner including the ability to prepare and edit a variety of written documents, reports and briefs.
  • Impartiality.
  • Experience of legal assistance activities and awareness raising campaigns.
  • Knowledge of the political and security situation in Somalia.
We Offer

Contract period is up to December 2016 with possibility of extension. 

Salary / benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Dadaab.

Miscellaneous info

Travel: Some travelling must be expected

How to Apply

Candidates should apply on line by going through www.nrc.no

E-mail and paper applications will not be considered.

Deadline for application: 02/07/2016

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