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Norwegian Refugee Council Job Vacancy Portal 2020 | www.nrc.no

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Norwegian Refugee Council Job Vacancy Portal 2020 | www.nrc.no.

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, emergency food security, and water, sanitation, and hygiene sectors.

Norwegian Refugee Council

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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

1. Job Title: Government Liaison Adviser – Maiduguri (NIF)

Webcruiter ID: 4221584153
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Full-time / Part-time: Full-time
Percentage of full-time: 100
Reports To: The NIF Deputy Director NE

Summary
  • INGO Forum in partnership with NRC is looking for a Government Liaison Adviser for Maiduguri Country Office, in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Government Liaison Adviser position is to promote efforts humanitarian coordination and support the day-to-day implementation of the Nigeria INGO Forum (NIF) project as well as humanitarian access efforts
  • NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja.
  • NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • The INGO Forum in Nigeria was formed in late 2014 to develop a collaborative platform for effective and principled INGO interaction, engagement and coordination for humanitarian, recovery and development interventions in Nigeria.
  • Since inception, the INGO Forum has become a critical platform for ensuring effective information sharing and analysis; leadership on advocacy and policy engagement; and liaison with government/donor/UN engagement and engagement ensuring the perspectives of INGOs and affected populations are ultimately included in decision-making processes.
  • The INGO Forum is governed by a core membership of 41 members (and 6 observers) with new member applications pending approval on a regular basis, The INGO Forum is governed by an elected Steering Committee of five Country Directors and a Chair that works alongside a full-term Secretariat. Since March 2017, the INGO Forum is administratively hosted by NRC in Nigeria’s capital city of Abuja as well as Maiduguri.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks, and guidelines
  • Stay abreast of political developments and humanitarian trends in Nigeria, with an emphasis on the humanitarian crisis in the NE, informing NIF members where relevant.
  • Ensuring sufficient capacity and knowledge to support policy analysis and strategic planning around humanitarian architecture and operational issues.
  • Carry out regular stakeholders’ engagement training and contribute to donor reports on outcomes and output of activities.
  • Collaborate with the NIF Deputy Director to represent NIF at meetings with external engagement targets.
  • Support state representatives in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States to identify opportunities for engagement with authorities on thematic issues
  • Stemming from priorities identified by NIF membership, the post holder is responsible for developing, updating and implementing NIF influence and negotiation strategy on behalf of/in collaboration with the NIF membership.
  • Lead the process of drafting NIF positions and related negotiation strategies based on priorities identified by NIF members
  • Work with the Deputy Director to strengthen engagement with Government entities in the northeast Nigeria e.g, Federal and State Inland Revenue, Nigeria Immigration
  • Service, EFCC, SEMA, Ministry of RRR, BAY States coordinating agencies for humanitarian and development activities, Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and other Nigerian government structures as needed.
  • Support overall Forum engagement efforts through developing and facilitating relevant influencing products including policy briefs, briefing notes, position papers, and background papers. Lead the process as appropriate and get member consensus for sign-on
  • Foster relationships with political stakeholders, raise awareness about the NIF Influencing and negotiation strategy and messages among political stakeholders
  • Ensure more effective and consistent communication and engagement with the UN, local authorities, civil society, donors, embassies and other stakeholders
  • Organize and facilitate NIF lobby subcommittee meetings in the north-east Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.
  • Provide support and advisory to the NIF access team in government engagement for access advocacy and operational related tasks
  • Organize and facilitate workshops and other capacity development, as necessary.
  • Ensure INGO Forum government influencing and negotiation strategy is updated, is practical and actioned by Forum members

Qualifications

  • Experience working with government institutions in northeast Nigeria
  • Strong influential relationship with the Nigerian government and other stakeholders in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states that can yield positive results
  • University degree in conflict and development, international relations, international humanitarian law or related technical field.
  • Experience with developing and implementing Access and AAP related strategic objectives
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian coordination system and the mandates of the actors involved.
  • Good knowledge of the security environment and economic, socio-political dynamics in North-East Nigeria, the Lake Chad Basin and Sahel region in general
  • Strong data analysis and interpretation skills.
  • Commitment to and understanding of international humanitarian standards and principles.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and experience in humanitarian setting.

Personal Qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling an insecure environment
  • A good sense of humour is an asset.
Application Closing Date

24th April, 2020.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


2. Job Title: Development Adviser

Webcruiter ID: 4221578915
Location: Abuja
Full-time / Part-time: Full-time
Percentage of full-time: 100
Reports To: The Deputy Director (NIF) (Localisation and Development)

Summary
  • INGO Forum in partnership with NRC is looking for a Development Adviser for Abuja Country Office, in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Development Adviser position is to supervise and oversee project implementation and ensure timely and quality delivery of planned activities.
  • NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja.
  • NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • The INGO Forum in Nigeria was formed in late 2014 to develop a collaborative platform for effective and principled INGO interaction, engagement and coordination for humanitarian, recovery and development interventions in Nigeria.
  • Since inception, the INGO Forum has become a critical platform for ensuring effective information sharing and analysis; leadership on advocacy and policy engagement; and liaison with government/donor/UN engagement and engagement ensuring the perspectives of INGOs and affected populations are ultimately included in decision-making processes.
  • The INGO Forum is governed by a core membership of 41 members (and 6 observers) with new member applications pending approval on a regular basis, The INGO Forum is governed by an elected Steering Committee of five Country Directors and a Chair that works alongside a full-term Secretariat. Since March 2017, the INGO Forum is administratively hosted by NRC in Nigeria’s capital city of Abuja as well as Maiduguri.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • S/he will represent, maintain coordination and communication with key stakeholders for NIF’s development program, promoting collective NIF member collective efforts and contributions
  • Ensure the office team stays abreast of the multiple activities, grant technical financial and policy oversight, provide guidance and support to the NIF member organizations and external stakeholders with active hands-on collaboration
  • Promotes strong operational linkages and exchanges with the development coordination architecture and stakeholders engaged in similar programming to ensure the sharing of best practices and expertise, and particularly across the thematic areas.
  • Support the activities and facilitation of the relevant NIF working group activities and engagements
  • Develop contacts with the government and private sector counterparts, donors and international agencies working in the relevant thematic areas;
  • Cooperate with the national counterparts in the resource mobilization efforts and identify opportunities, based on the government’ priorities and donor’s available resources;
  • Build partnership and cooperation with strategic players, including donors’ community, UN agencies, private sector, international financial institutions and relevant international and national agencies/institutions;
  • Lead the team’s effort in identifying opportunities for mobilization for thematic areas or new areas of interest to donors
  • Stay informed on political, socio-economic and health contexts, while providing structured updates to NIF as it relates to development globally, regionally and nationally.
  • Help organize and facilitate high-level working groups or policy forums or workshops as necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with donor and host agency (in this case, NRC) regulations
  • Ensure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by country leadership.
  • Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.
  • Support efforts and initiatives to scale up, broaden and sustain the global movement of action for the SDGs.

Qualifications

  • Experience working in the military or security agencies
  • A relevant post-graduate degree (Masters or Ph.D.), and an excellent track record in one of the following areas: Economics, Development economics, public policy, public health or international development.
  • Required data analytical and interpretation skills and a demonstrated ability to use STATA or similar tools.
  • Over 7 years of experience working in Education, Finance, Governance, Public Health, and sustainable development goals.Experience of working with Federal and/or
  • State government institutions; international organizations, public policy consultancies or large private sector organizations
  • Strong communication skills with excellent written and spoken English. Knowledge of major foreign languages is an advantage.
  • Willingness to work across a broad range of technical issues and policy functions as required

Personal qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling an insecure environment
  • A good sense of humour is an asset
  • 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.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and experience in humanitarian settings.

We can offer

  • Commencement: April 2020
  • Duration: 12 months (One-year renewal)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions of grade level 9 step 1
  • Duty station: Abuja, with frequent travels. Travel outside Abuja is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.
  • Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the “Company name” field for both company and location.
Application Closing Date

24th April, 2020.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


3. Job Title: Government Liaison Adviser – Abuja (NIF)

Webcruiter ID: 4221574529
Location: Abuja
Full-time / Part-time: Full-time
Percentage of full-time: 100
Reports To: The Director (NIF)

Summary

  • INGO Forum in partnership with NRC is looking for a Government Liaison Adviser for Abuja Country Office, in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Government Liaison Adviser is to support the implementation of strategic and operational priorities with a focus on ensuring local perspectives inform the Forum’s work as well as strengthen coordination between humanitarian, recovery, peace and development actors at Federal and sub-national levels and INGO’s and NGO’s to allow the forum to respond to member priorities, issues, and opportunities for engagement.
  • NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja.
  • NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • The INGO Forum in Nigeria was formed in late 2014 to develop a collaborative platform for effective and principled INGO interaction, engagement and coordination for humanitarian, recovery and development interventions in Nigeria.
  • Since inception, the INGO Forum has become a critical platform for ensuring effective information sharing and analysis; leadership on advocacy and policy engagement; and liaison with government/donor/UN engagement and engagement ensuring the perspectives of INGOs and affected populations are ultimately included in decision-making processes.
  • The INGO Forum is governed by a core membership of 41 members (and 6 observers) with new member applications pending approval on a regular basis, The INGO Forum is governed by an elected Steering Committee of five Country Directors and a Chair that works alongside a full-term Secretariat. Since March 2017, the INGO Forum is administratively hosted by NRC in Nigeria’s capital city of Abuja as well as Maiduguri.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Stay informed on political, and economic contexts, while providing analysis and structured updates of the thematic sector development situation in the country and assist in drafting and design of periodic project updates, policy briefs, and other similar materials.
  • Support the implementation of strategic and operational priorities with a focus on ensuring local perspectives inform the Forum’s work.
  • Stay abreast and informed of key developments in the policy and regulatory environment and provide relevant advice on opportunities for engagement
  • Strengthen coordination between humanitarian, recovery, peace and development actors at Federal and sub-national levels to allow the Forum to respond to member priorities, issues and opportunities for engagement.
  • Identify opportunities for effective engagement with national and local stakeholders including NNGOs and LNGOs.
  • Participate in key humanitarian and development planning events and processes ensuring NGO inputs this includes the HRP, UNDAF, World Bank etc.
  • Maintain updated guidelines on the regulatory environment for both existing and prospective INGOs.
  • Work with the Director to strengthen engagement with Government entities e.g. MBNP, FMHDSD, FIRS, NIS, Nigerian Customs, NEDC, NEMA, SEMA and other Nigerian government structures as needed.
  • Work with the program officer in following up action plans related to government engagement challenges from INGO Forum working groups and technical groups.
  • Identify and lead on implementing key training and capacity support opportunities to enhance NGO engagement and performance in Nigeria.
  • Support development and/ or dissemination of tools, guidelines, best practice and standards in humanitarian and development work to NGOs members and other stakeholders to enhance interventions in Nigeria.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist

Qualifications

  • Experience working in the military or security agencies
  • Strong influential relationship with Nigerian government that can yield positive results
  • University degree in conflict and development, international relations, international humanitarian law or related technical field.
  • Experience with developing and implementing Access and AAP related strategic objectives
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian coordination system and the mandates of the actors involved.
  • Good knowledge of the security environment and economic, socio-political dynamics in North-East Nigeria, the Lake Chad Basin and Sahel region in general
  • Written and spoken fluency in English.
  • Strong data analysis and interpretation skills.
  • Commitment to international humanitarian standards and principles.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment. Exceptional interpersonal skills and experience in humanitarian setting

Personal qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling an insecure environment
  • A good sense of humour is an asset
  • 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.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and often demanding environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and experience in humanitarian settings.

We can offer

  • Commencement: April 2020
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions of grade level 9 step 1
  • Duty station: Abuja, with frequent travels. Travel outside Abuja is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.

Application Closing Date
24th April, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


Note

  • Nigerian Nationals Only
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.
  • Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the “Company name” field for both company and location.

Norwegian Refugee Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Norwegian Refugee Council does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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