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Norwegian Refugee Council
 
Finance Assistant (Kenyan Nationals Only) Dadaab - Kenya
 
Ref. nr.: 3154319183
 
Full time
 
Number of positions: 1

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, Education, Food Security and Livelihood and Information Counseling and Legal Assistant programmes implemented in the refugee camps in Dadaab. NRC is seeking to recruit Finance Assistant. 

The Finance Assistant is responsible for day-to-day financial accounting tasks at Dadaab office. 

The FA report to the Finance Officer and the Overall supervision of Finance Coordinator. 

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
  • Any other duty assigned to you by your immediate supervisor
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.
We offer
  • Duty station: Dadaab
  • 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.
Search criteria:
  • Location: Kenya
  • Industry: Emergency Relief
  • Special field: Finance
  • Role: Assistant
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - Dadaab 

(Kenyan Nationals Only) - Kenya

Ref. nr.: 
3158239270
 
Full time
 
Number of positions: 1

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

The position will oversee the overall design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems and procedures and ensure that all aspects of M&E system are adhered to.

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will report to the Area Manager - Dadaab.

NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners/employees and to check that its partners/employees have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.
 
Job description
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Support and contribute to the development and implementation of M&E systems, including M&E SOPs, guidance and tools.
  • Participate in programme design and proposal discussions, including theory of change development, log frame design and budgeting for M&E.
  • Support programme staff in planning for and executing M&E, including, data collection methodology and tools and data management, analysis and use.
  • Support the implementation, dissemination and use of evaluations, assessments and monitoring data in programme development, adjustment or review.
  • Contribute to organisational learning through supporting specific analysis, lessons learned and reports.
  • Capacity building and training of programme and M&E support staff on M&E technical and conceptual areas.
  • Supervise and mentor M&E support staff in executing M&E plans.
  • Contribute to the design of M&E staffing structure and resourcing, including collaboration with programme staff to identify and plan for M&E needs.
  • Perform any other task assigned by the immediate supervisor.
Qualifications
  • University degree preferably in social sciences, international relations and/or development or other relevant discipline
  • At least 5 years’ relevant working experience in field M&E implementation
  • Experience in design of baseline surveys and program evaluations
  • Training in monitoring and evaluation
  • Fluency in Excel is a must, as well as advanced use of Word and PowerPoint
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of standard Monitoring and Evaluation procedures and tools
  • Experience in use of large datasets for data analysis and reporting
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Education field: Maths / Stats / Physics

Education level: College / University, Bachelor's degree

Personal qualities
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analysis skills (qualitative and qualitative)
  • Ability to make quick and smart judgments in recommending alternative solutions within changed ground scenarios
  • Experience in training and capacity building in M&E mechanisms at various project levels
  • Good understanding of various donors’ requirements
  • Experience working with statistical computer software packages
  • Goal oriented, with ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
We offer
  • Duty station: Dadaab
  • 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
Search criteria:
  • Location: Kenya
  • Industry: Emergency Relief
  • Special field: Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Role: Middle / line manager

Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant- Dadaab 

(Kenyan Nationals Only) - Kenya
 
Ref. nr.: 3158247520
 
Full time
 
Number of positions: 2

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

The M & E Assistant will assist the M&E Officer in the information management of NRC’s program in Dadaab by processing data generated by assessments and project progress monitoring; keeping the M&E system updated with information obtained from program staff; and production of overall Area M&E reports.

The Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant will report to the M & E Officer - Dadaab.

NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners/employees and to check that its partners / employees have not been involved in illegal activities. 

NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose. 

Job description
  • Work closely with WASH, Education, ICLA, FSL, Distribution and Protection field teams to assist with collecting, collating, presenting and otherwise managing information for M&E related reports
  • Conduct and support regular surveys for monitoring and evaluation activities
  • Assist in the preparation of project evaluation and/or review reports and draft the regular projects’ M&E report
  • Assist in the establishment and day to day management of a database and monitoring system
  • Assist with documentation of the projects, including project inputs and outputs (e.g. assessments, compiling beneficiary lists, recording construction progress, education activity attendance, etc.)
  • Assist in data analysis for compilation of quarterly, annual and ad hoc program data and reports
  • Maintain and update the Area M&E database, ensuring correct and swift data entry and processing
  • Assist in making data entry forms and reports as required
  • Support collection and maintenance of geographic baseline and thematic data
  • Research and retrieve data from internal and external sources; and prepare the required of statistical charts, tables and reports
  • Assist with the production of maps and other geographic information products
  • Liaise with United Nations agencies and other humanitarian partners to ensure that the information needed to support humanitarian operations is generated and made easily available.
Qualifications
  • University degree preferably in social sciences, international relations and/or development or other relevant discipline
  • At least 3 years’ relevant working experience in field of humanitarian / development M&E implementation
  • Exposure to a wide range of information management systems related to humanitarian / development and/or operational (eg construction) activities.
  • Training in monitoring and evaluation
  • Fluency in Excel is a must, as well as advanced use of Word and PowerPoint
  • Advanced knowledge and experience of standard Monitoring and Evaluation procedures and tools
  • Experience in use of large datasets for data analysis and reporting
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Education field: Maths / Stats / Physics

Education level: College / University, Bachelor's degree

Personal qualities
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analysis skills (qualitative and qualitative)
  • Ability to make quick and smart judgments in recommending alternative solutions within changed ground scenarios
  • Experience in training and capacity building in M&E mechanisms at various project levels
  • Good understanding of various donors’ requirements
  • Experience working with statistical computer software packages
  • Goal oriented, with ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
We offer
  • Duty station: Dadaab
  • 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
Search criteria:
  • Location: Kenya
  • Industry: Emergency Relief
  • Special field: Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Role: Assistant

Project Officer Education - Kakuma 

(Kenyan Nationals Only)
 
Ref. nr.: 3157273716

Full time
 
Number of positions: 1
 
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. 

NRC has mainly focused on Somalis who are displaced by the ongoing conflict and more recently by the drought and famine. 

NRC offers a comprehensive response for Refugees, returnees and IDPs of high need, addressing their food security, livelihood, shelter, education, ICLA, and water, hygiene and sanitation needs and also responding to emergencies through NRC’s five core competences; Shelter, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, WASH and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA).

The Youth Education and livelihoods Project is a program of the Norwegian Refugee Council with support from UNHCR, and other agencies and institutions in education. 

The main objective is to ensure that displaced youth are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to enhance protection, improve their Youth Education and livelihoods Project and become productive members of their communities.

Youth Education and livelihoods Project is a one-year non-formal education project for refugees and local host population in between 15 – 24 years old, which combines literacy and Numeracy skills, life skills and skills training. 

The training cycles are for six (6) months and is full time, five days a week. The learners are refugees/host community youth aged 14 to 24 years.

The Project Officer is responsible for follow up of Education activities at Kakuma office. 

Participate in planning, designing and implementation of Education programmes and initiatives
 
Job description
  • Monitor and report on the project activities and ensure compliance with plans and NRC standards
  • Mobilize communities and community leaders to participate/support education programme activities and initiatives
  • Report all protection related concerns.
  • Collect and analyse data as required
  • Take part in the strategic planning, scheduling, assessments, monitoring and evaluation of the NRC Education programme
  • Participate in project planning & implementation including activity, financial and procurement planning
  • Carry out assessments and/or surveys (e.g. needs assessment) relevant to the program
  • Participate in development and design of new projects in Kakuma
  • Implement new technologies and approaches in NRC Kakuma Education department.
  • Ensure all project activities are implemented on time and in line with the set out work plans.
  • Participate in tendering and bid analysis for contracts for service delivery and materials.
  • Ensure quality in implementation of NRC Education programmes.
  • Mainstream, document and integrate sound M&E procedures in all aspects of the project
  • Represent NRC at relevant coordination meetings as may be delegated to you.
  • Ensure curriculum is fully implemented.
  • Ensure Education centres are well managed and running as planned.
  • Work with community and leaders to ensure drop outs are brought back to school
Qualifications
  • Degree in Education from a reputable institution.
  • Project management skills.
  • Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills
  • Excellent in computer skills & data analysis
  • People management skills
  • Conflict management skills
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Strong organizational and team working skills.
Education field: Education

Education level: Academy college / University

Personal Qualities
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Communicate with impact and respect
  • Experience of working with Education projects in a humanitarian/recovery context for a minimum of 3 years
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Good knowledge of English language
We offer
  • Duty Station: Kakuma
  • 1 year Contract with possibility of extension. 
  • Salary/Benefits according to NRC general directions.
  • Candidate to observe NRC Code of Conduct and working hours for NRC Office in Kakuma
Search criteria
  • Location: Kenya
  • Industry: Emergency relief
  • Special field: Education / Training
  • Role: Supervisor

WASH Assistant - Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion 

(Kenyan Nationals Only)

Ref. nr.:
 3158299219

Full time

Number of positions: 1

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. 

NRC has mainly focused on Somalis who are displaced by the ongoing conflict and more recently by the drought and famine. 

NRC offers a comprehensive response for Refugees, returnees and IDPs of high need, addressing their food security, livelihood, shelter, education, ICLA, and water, hygiene and sanitation needs and also responding to emergencies through NRC’s five core competences; Shelter, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, WASH and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA)

Main purpose of the position is to ensure effective planning and quality implementation of the WASH activities in Kalobeyei. 

The WASH Assistant will assist the WASH Officer in providing technical support in the development of NRC’s WASH programming for Sanitation and Hygiene promotion activities.

He/she will also work closely with the other project officers and assistants in the field to ensure timely delivery of quality WASH facilities, and will assist the WASH Coordinator in overall planning and design of (future) projects. 

Job Description
  • Supervise the construction and rehabilitation of latrines, drainage and other relevant Sanitation facilities ensuring that the constructions are of the highest quality and as per specified technical drawings.
  • Promote safe WASH practices, including appropriate use and maintenance of WASH facilities and services specifically Latrines and Hand washing facilities.
  • Prepare material estimates for construction and repair of WASH facilities.
  • Coordinate and supervise construction of assigned WASH infrastructures by providing instructions and site supervision to contractors and consultants.
  • Facilitate appropriate community involvement in the design and delivery of essential WASH services and facilities.
  • Conduct hygiene promotion activities in the assigned refugee camps under guidance of the WASH Officer.
  • Supervision of all sanitary installations including latrines, pits, drainage systems and dome slab/lid constructions.
  • Ensure quality control of all Sanitation activities – travel regularly to all the NRC construction sites assessing construction and M&E procedures.
  • Carry out informal and formal training sessions (according to identified needs) and evaluate the impacts of this training.
  • To carry out community mobilization of all WASH activities.
  • Enable effective dialogue with the affected community to allow the agency to be held to account for the quality of the WASH programme.
  • Identify needs for non-food items relevant to hygiene, participate in the choice of items, targeting strategy, promotion of effective use, and post-distribution monitoring.
  • Supervise Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion activities and resources so that they are implemented and handed over or ended in a way that promotes local capacities and sustainable operations.
  • Train and manage incentive workers (Hygiene promoters, Vector control team, sanitation cleaners, etc ) including performance appraisal with guidance of the WASH Officer.
  • Ensure the maintenance and proper care of all the tools and equipment used in the construction of WASH facilities
  • Request for services and good in the Agresso in consultation with the WASH officer-Sanitation and Hygiene
Qualifications
  • Technical background in Public Health or Community Development, Bachelors degree in environmental health or Diploma from recognized intuition in Kenya, Extensive experience may substitute for specific qualifications but not vice versa.
  • Proven practical experience in the planning and execution of WASH Programmes of at least 2 year’s experience in a humanitarian and development programme.
  • Experience in construction of latrines and concrete works is essential.
  • Experience in participatory sanitation and hygiene approaches or methodologies
  • Proven ability of MS packages and other technical software will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to explain and present technical information
  • Experience in capacity building and training of staff and target groups
  • Political and cultural awareness and experience of working where insecurity is a major issue
  • Language: Fluency in written and spoken English is essential; fluency in Turkana or Kiswahili is highly desirable.
Education field: Medicine / Healthcare / Social

Education level: College / University, Bachelor's degree

Personal qualities
  • Ability to work independently in a result oriented multi-tasking and multi-cultural environment and manage conflicting priorities.
  • Sensitivity to the needs and priorities of disadvantaged populations (minority groups etc)
  • Demonstrated experience of integrating gender and diversity issues into WASH Programming.
We offer
  • Commencement as soon as possible
  • Duty station : Kalobeyei
  • Duration of contract 1 year with possibility of Extension
  • Salary/benefits according to NRC general directions. The candidate will observe NRC's Code of Conduct and working hours for the NRC Kakuma office.
Search criteria:
  • Location: Kenya
  • Industry: Emergency Relief
  • Special field: WASH
  • Role: Assistant
Candidates should apply on line by going through www.nrc.no

Email and paper applications will not be considered.

Deadline for application: 10/08/2016

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