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Shelter Assistant - Social Afghanistan Kandahar

Kandahar (Afghanistan)

  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Kandahar (Afghanistan)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Human Settlements (Shelter, Housing, Land, Property)
    • Administrative support
    • Infrastructure and Urban-Rural development
  • Closing Date: 2021-10-26

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Caution: This position is for Afghan National only (Female)

Purpose of the Job

The purpose of the Shelter Assistant- Social position is to assist in the day-to-day implementation of the Shelter project in south region. She will be responsible for collection and analysis the data, liaising with host community and IDPs, conducting the meeting with community.  

You can read more about this position at Job Description  & NRC Grade Structure 

Generic Responsibilities 

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Responsible for assessment, vulnerable beneficiary selection and implementation of shelter program
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by shelter office 
  • Ensure proper filing of documents of shelter program
  • Close work  with support function, for proper plan for delivery and distribution of In-kind item for shelter beneficiaries 

Specific responsibilities 

  • liaising with host and IDPs communities, colleagues and other professionals 
  • Participate in field mission and arrange the meeting with community elder
  • Daily monitoring from shelter program activities in the field
  • Collection and analysis shelter data and report to shelter officer.
  • Maintain shelter beneficiaries’ documentation both on field and office levels and on its profiles.
  • Contributing in cash planning with support team for labours and on time clearance. 
  • Provision and completion of all field related forms, contracts and retain in profile. 
  • Responsible for quality maintenance of shelter in target area
  • Produce reports on weekly, monthly and require base as well
  • Conduct the meeting with community/or village elders, Malaks, local authority and other stakeholders at field level.
  • Coordinate the material loading, transportation and delivery with logistic and warehouse assistant
  • Participate in NRC staff seminars and training, when scheduled.
  • Properly operate the NRC assets 


  • Experience from working as a shelter staff in a humanitarian/recovery context for at least 2 years
  • Previous work experience with a satisfactory performance in the same or similar functional area preferably with UN or INGOs.
  • Experience from working within technical expertise area in a humanitarian/ recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Computer literacy in MS Office.


  • University degree in civil/construction engineering.


  • Pashto
  • Dari 
  • English

Behavioral Competencies 

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect

We Offer:

  •     Monthly Salary based on NRC Afghanistan Salary Scale.
  •     Smart Phone with Top up Credit card with internet package on monthly basis.
  •     NRC will cover staff plus four (4) depended for medical insurance.
  •     One time Eid Bonus per year
  •     Leave and Holidays accordingly Afghanistan Labour Law.
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
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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