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Shelter Officer Nigeria Jos

Nigeria (Nigeria)

  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Nigeria (Nigeria)
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Human Settlements (Shelter, Housing, Land, Property)
  • Closing Date: 2022-01-20

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NRC is looking for a Shelter Officer for our Plateau State Office located in east-central Nigeria. The purpose of the Shelter Officer position is day-to-day implementation oversight on infrastructure construction of NRC programme.

The Shelter Officer reports to the Project Manager - Plateau State.

Position:                                              Shelter Officer

Level:                                                  Grade Level 5 Step 1 (Nigerian National)

Reports to:                                          Project Manager

Duty station:                                        Plateau State

Travel:                                                 75% travel to other implementing LGA's

Duration and type of contract:            12 months (till December 31st 2022)

Specific responsibilities

  • Conducting technical feasibility assessments for rehabilitation of schools, group information session centres (GIS Centres) and construction of community WASH/infrastructure in NRC operational areas prior to implementation.
  • Work with the Project Manager in identification and selection of community WASH and Shelter infrastructure for rehabilitation or construction on the NRC programme.
  • Design Bill of Quantities (BoQs) and annotated diagrams for rehabilitation of schools, water points, group information session centres (GIS Centres) and construction of community shelter  infrastructure
  • Vet, select and formulate and implement capacity building plans for teams and individuals that will be involved in implementation of construction activities (Including masons, community builders, carpenters, plumbers etc)
  • Manage and supervise the utilisation of construction materials during constructions to ensure high quality structures are constructed.
  • Monitor constructions and ensure timely and quality completion of constructions within the project timeframe in accordance to the engineering best-practices.
  • Support, facilitate or undertake community mobilization and liaison activities to actively consult and involve beneficiaries, key informants, actors, partners and stakeholders in all stages of project design implementation and post construction/rehabilitation maintenance of the facilities
  • Participate in providing technical information required for proposals and budgets.
  • Manage participants’ attendance (cash for work BNF) with support from the Community Based Workers and also other contractors/vendors.
  •  Ensure protections issues are incorporated and mainstream in shelter/NFI/WASH activities.

Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start/commencement.

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.

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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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