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NRC Head Office seeks HR Coordinator - HR Team


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 our new HR Coordinator?

NRC's organizational Development department is seeking a new HR Coordinator to join our HR Unit.


Main responsibilities

  • Day-to-day support to staff and managers at Head Office (HO) on HR related questions
  • Issue contracts to and registration of Head Office (HO) staff and consultants

  • Follow up contract end dates for HO staff

  • Prepare all contract information to payroll HO

  • Provide sufficient training for managers and staff at HO within personell administration and terms of employment at HO

  • Manage, maintain and develop the time registration system for HO staff

  • Manage and update the HR Manual for HO

  • Health, enviroment and security (HES) focal point for HO

  • Support HO HR with analysis and statistics

  • Contribute to development of HR framework and policies

  • Support the implementation of a new reward system for HO Staff



  • Relevant university degree

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant  experience, within HR, administration, project management and personnel administration 

  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

  • Knowledge about the Norwegian labour system

  • Experience from working in complex and dynamic contexts

  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Advanced knowledge of standard ICT office support tools and systems, experience with Agresso is an advantage


Personal Qualities

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Service-minded

  • Structured

  • Ability to stay calm in stressful situations

  • Flexible and able to cope with changing demands


Miscellaneous info

  • Please submit your full application in English

  •  NRC reserves the right to conduct a full background check on shortlisted candidates

  • Interviews are planned to take place i Oslo in the end of June and all potential candidates needs to be availble for this

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Oslo
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Emergency Aid
  • Closing Date: 2017-06-18

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