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Norwegian Refugee Council
 
Consortium Manager - Kenya
 
Job location: Nairobi
 
Ref. nr.: 3200467917

Full time

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 organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.
 
The Consortium Manager (CoM) will be the principal representative and point of convergence of all SPARK Consortium activities, with the responsibility to facilitate integrated programming. 

S/he will work with NRC’s existing country office in Kenya but will have the leadership for the overall management of the SPARK-DFID grant, providing strategic and operational leadership to develop and implement a successful and integrated livelihood (multi-sectoral) program to all the consortium members. 

The CoM will ensure adherence to overall technical and programmatic quality in implementation, compliance with DFID rules and regulations, and the timely submission of all deliverables, including work plans, performance monitoring and evaluation plans, and internal and external reports. 

The CoM will be responsible for the overall direction and coordination of the activities of all consortium members.
 
S/he will ensure the liaison between the Steering Committee (SC) and the Technical Working Groups (TWG). 

S/he will represent the consortium members during external meetings and other fora, responsible to harmonize the intervention / activities and to oversee the respect of standard and policies among the implementation.

Job Description
  • Develop strategies for the Livelihood Consortium project on national level
  • Monitor the Consortium project and ensure high technical quality and synergies
  • Identify trends in conditions/standards and donor priorities and assess better ways to assist
  • Training and development of staff
  • Ensure adherence to the CC tools and handbooks and other NRC policies
  • Develop partnerships in the humanitarian community and coordinate with authorities at provincial and ministry level
  • Overall leadership of the consortium management unit (CMU);
  • Coordinate consortium partners and monitor programme activities
  • Strategy development, planning and programme design
  • Donor compliance and reporting
  • Financial management and reporting
  • Strategic direction for Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Representation and Advocacy
  • Consortium Management Unit team recruitment
  • Develop analysis and situational report for internal use
  • Strategic relation and representation to DFID (donor) and other key stakeholders
  • Development of related multi-sectorial proposal
Qualifications
  • Minimum 7 years experience from working as a senior Programme Manager in a humanitarian/ recovery context
  • Proven experience in strategic development and program design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Demonstrated technical skills in one of the consortium sector: food security and livelihood, education, protection and disability;
  • Experience with multipurpose cash and vouchers program modalities
  • Experience with a range of donors, with specific experience and knowledge of DFID;
  • Demonstrated experience in logistics, procurement, HR and finance management, including grant compliance;
  • Experience in managing and leading projects within partner networks and / or consortia;
  • Experience working with national NGOs partners and local/government authorities;
  • Strong M&E experience, including in complex programmes with high-profile evaluations;
  • Experience in organizational representation, coordination and liaison;
  • Experience of implementing integrated livelihoods programming and of enabling the development and strengthening of livelihoods strategies
  • Experience of livelihoods assessments and data analysis in humanitarian and recovery settings
Education field: Social science

Education level:
 College / University, Bachelor's degree

Personal qualities
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills
  • Understanding of Protection Principles
  • Previous experience in managing consortia work
Language: English

We offer


Duty station: Nairobi
 
Contract period is for 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 the NRC Office in Nairobi

Miscellaneous info


Travel: Some travelling must be expected
 
Search criteria:
  • Location: Kenya
  • Industry: Emergency Relief
  • Special field: Executive / Management
  • Role: Middle / line manager

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Assistant - Kenya Nationals Only

Dadaab - Kenya

Ref. nr.:
 3201622413

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.

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 ICT Assistant. The ICT Assistant will provide technical support in information technology to staff in Dadaab field offices, manage and administer all the NRC Dadaab computer networks, hardware and software installations.
 
The ICT Assistant report to ICT Officer. 

Job description
  • Implement NRC’s ICT policies and guidelines at office level
  • Ensure system security
  • Perform system and application migration /upgrades
  • Enroll and train users on Okta and other NRC online resources
  • Schedule computer related services, maintenance and license renewals
  • Ensure installation and maintenance of protection services (anti-viruses and firewalls)
  • Plan network maintenance and audits from time to time
  • Provide ICT support and trainings to staff
  • Liaise with ICT service providers
  • Attend and participate in interagency ICT meetings and provide solutions to existing challenges
  • Stand in for the ICT Officer
Qualifications
  • Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in information and communication technology or equivalent qualification in ICT
  • Minimum of three years of relevant work experience in a humanitarian context
  • Hands on using Microsoft, cisco meraki, Lenovo, HP, UBiQUiTi, and other ICT industry brands
  • Knowledge of long distance point to multipoint transmissions in remote areas
  • High level of competency in resolving hardware, software and common network problems
  • 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 field: Computing / IT

Education level: Academy college / University

Personal qualities
  • Excellent inter personal and communication skills
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Good team leader
  • Organized and a good planner with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Significant understanding of complex emergencies
  • Understanding of various donors requirements
  • Excellent working skills with Microsoft Office and a database package.
We offer

Duty station: Dadaab
 
Contract period is up to December 2016. 

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: IT (Software) IT (Hardware)
  • Role: Assistant
Logistics Assistant - Kenya Nationals Only 
 
Dadaab - Kenya

Ref. nr.: 
3201577135

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.

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 Logistics Assistant. The Logistics Assistant will assist the Logistics Officer by provide logistical support for project activities including overseeing the operations of the warehouses of the NRC Dadaab Area office.
 
The Logistics Assistant report to Logistics Officer. 

Job description
  • Receive all incoming supplies, inspecting and verifying them for conformity to the order specifications and delivery notes
  • Ensure that all goods received are stored in assigned storage locations and handled as per NRC procedures of safety, security, accountability and transparency
  • Distribute materials, products, parts and supplies to field warehouses based on NRC procedure
  • Monitor the operations in the warehouses to ensure adherence to policies, process, procedure and guidelines
  • Conduct periodic inventory of stock and ensure that relevant documentation are created, updated and accurate
  • Consolidate material update reports for programs and advise on stock levels
  • Ensure effective trucking of materials in the warehouse and returns from the field
  • Ensure proper and clear records of all incoming and outgoing materials in the warehouses are kept and maintained in standard NRC templates
  • Review stock details and recommend disposal of excess, expired, defective or obsolete stock together with suggestions on how to reduce over-ordering
  • Compile periodic stock reports
  • Organize facilities maintenance and cleaning of the warehouses and other storage facilities
  • Assign duties, supervise, train and appraise Warehouse In-Charge
Qualifications
  • National Ordinary Diploma in Business Administration, logistics related field preferred
  • Two years working experience in Logistics department
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own skills/profile
  • Some knowledge of English
Education field: Logistics

Education level: Academy college / University
 
Personal qualities
  • Excellent inter personal and communication skills
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Good team leader
  • Organized and a good planner with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Significant understanding of complex emergencies
  • Understanding of various donors requirements
  • Excellent working skills with Microsoft Office and a database package.
We offer

Duty station: Dadaab
 
Contract period is up to December 2016. 

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: Logistics
  • Role: Assistant


Logistics Officer - Kenya Nationals Only

Dadaab - Kenya
 
Ref. nr.: 3201587220

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.

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 Logistics Officer. The Logistics Officer will be responsible to provide logistical support for project activities including overseeing the operations of the warehouses of the NRC Dadaab Area office.
 
The Logistics Officer report to Logistics Coordinator, Dadaab. 

Job description
  • Oversee the receiving, storage and dispatching of supplies and project materials to the respective camps
  • Ensure effective and efficient logistics support for daily Area operations including procurement and supplies, all being implemented in accordance within the policies and standards, as well as approved budgets
  • Participate in the tendering process including preparation of tender documents relating to construction materials and equipment
  • Prepare procurement plans in conjunction with relevant departments
  • Ensure that procurement status reports are up to date at all times and are shared appropriately
  • Oversee the warehouse operations to ensure stock security adherence to policies, process, procedure and guidelines
  • Ensure that all records including inventory lists of NRC items and equipment are updated and easily available to authorized users
  • Ensure that the periodic inventory reports are prepared as required internally by NRC and/or by donors ie monthly, quarterly, yearly
  • Ensure the functionality of NRC Dadaab fleet of vehicles and equipment to support program implementation
  • Ensure proper vehicle and other equipment utilization, maintenance, fuel consumption and monitoring and controls systems as per NRC policies and procedures
  • Assign duties, supervise and appraise section staff
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Logistics with basic accounting knowledge
  • Higher National Diploma in Purchasing and Supplies
  • Five years working experience in Logistics department
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own skills/profile
  • Some knowledge of English
Education field: Logistics

Education level: Academy college / University

Personal qualities
  • Excellent inter personal and communication skills
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Good team leader
  • Organised and a good planner with excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Significant understanding of complex emergencies
  • Understanding of various donors requirements
  • Excellent working skills with Microsoft Office and a database package.
We offer

Duty station: Dadaab
 
Contract period is up to December 2016. 

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: Logistics
  • Role: Middle / line manager

Human Resource / Admin Assistant - Kenya Nationals Only

Dadaab - Kenya
 
Ref. nr.: 3201559631
 
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. 
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 HR/Admin Assistant. The HR/Admin Assistant will assist with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the human resources (HR) and Admin functions of the NRC Dadaab Area office.

The HR/Admin Assistant will directly report to HR/Administration Officer. 

Job description
  • Comply with with NRC’s HR policies and procedures
  • Assist in the implementation of the organization policies and procedures
  • Provide support in recruitment processes, including advertisements, filling applications, inviting candidates, organizing interview venues etc.
  • Update staff records and files, including contracts, leave, medical, appraisals, etc.
  • Generate monthly records and reports such as staff lists, leave and other HR statistics
  • Process and follow up claims for medical cover and insurance
  • Prepare staff contributions to relevant statutory bodies (social security, pensions etc.)
  • Assist in preparing the national staff payroll
  • Assist in training and capacity building arrangements
  • In liaison with the Administration Officer develop appropriate policies and procedures for hospitality in NRC Hagadera
  • Prepare the catering, accommodation and housekeeping budgets for review with the Administration Officer
  • Maintain catering, accommodation and housekeeping stock inventories
  • Ensure cleanliness, décor and design of kitchen and accommodation units
  • Monitor laundry cleaning and ensure laundry procedures, processes and standards are maintained
  • Prepare section reports and maintain a proper filing system including stock and material requisitions and usage records
  • Ensure proper maintenance, safekeeping and timely replacement of catering, accommodation and housekeeping equipment, working tools and assets
  • Coordinate garbage collection and disposal.
  • Assign, train, supervise and appraise the work of cooks and cleaners
  • Any other assignment as may be required by the line Manager.
Qualifications
  • National Diploma in Human Resources Management/ Diploma in Business Administration or any related field
  • Two years working experience in HR/Admin department
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own skills/profile
  • Some knowledge of English
Education field: Administration / Organisation / Management

Education level: Academy college / University

Personal qualities
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of the statutory laws
  • Wide knowledge of the NGO operations and the dynamics of the humanitarian sector
  • Excellent self and office organization
  • A strong administrative service attitude orientation
  • Excellent individual conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Highly approachable, trustworthy and confidential
  • Good computer application skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, database and network communications.
We Offer

Duty station: Dadaab
 
Contract period is up to December 2016. 

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: Administration / Office work HR
  • Role: Assistant
How to Apply

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

Email and paper applications will not be considered.

Deadline for application: 21/09/2016

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