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Shelter Officer Afghanistan Oruzgan


  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Afghanistan
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Human Settlements (Shelter, Housing, Land, Property)
  • Closing Date: 2022-10-05

Purpose of the Job:

The purpose of Shelter Officer Position is to contribute with specific technical aspects on shelter core-competencies during the entail stage of the project and project implementation include quality, quantities and targets  in H2R areas in Kandahar. This position will normally not entail management responsibility of staff, but under certain circumstances, the job may entail management responsibility for a very limited number of staff at assistant level. Either these circumstances can be related to a time-bound support or permanent but in scope limited administrative support.

For more information about this position , please click on Job Description   and NRC Grade Structure.

Generic responsibilities:

  • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Implement delegated shelter  project portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop shelter  status reports as required by  shelter project manager
  • Ensure proper filing of documents for shelter project
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Development of holistic and needs-based programmes, including cash-based interventions and marked based programmes
  • Assess, promote and document ideas for technical improvement and further program development options
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.

Specific responsibilities:

  •  Conduct field visit  in Kandahar  and interview returnees/IDPs families in H2R areas
  • Quality control of all construction activities at each stage of the progress - travel regularly to hard to reach area (H2R) all the sites on implementation of shelter intervention in Kandahar province.
  • Interview relevant stakeholders for urban shelter needs and opportunities
  • Provide on job training to the shelter beneficiaries in all project location for standard construction.
  • Participate in Assessment report and concept paper
  • Prepare reports weekly and monthly base;
  • Operate field equipment, radio, etc.
  • Responsible for assessment, project planning, implementation and monitoring
  • Maintain regular field visit
  • Maintain field visit and produce reports on weekly base
  • Distribution of beneficiaries cash payments according to the plan and on-time clearance.
  • Maximize community participation and conduct field assessment on beneficiaries
  • Participate in NRC staff seminars and training, when scheduled
  • Assessment on site. needs and resources, shelter type, data on returnees/ IDPs
  • Beneficiary selection. Identify vulnerable families eligible for shelter assistance according to established selection criteria
  • Prepare  reports on weekly , monthly and require base as well
  • Ensure the inclusion of cash-based interventions and marked based programmes in-country and area-based strategies and their implementation across and within NRC’s core competencies
  • Provide an enabling environment for the implementation of cash-based interventions, including multi-purpose cash assistance, emergency cash responses
  • Conduct the meeting with community/ or village elders, Malaks, local authority and other stakeholders at field level.
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the immediate superior.




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