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7 Traineeships at NRC Middle East Region - Closing soon for applicants!

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by Impactpool

Published on: 29 March 2017
NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council promotes and protects the rights of refugees and people who have been displaced within their own country. Now they are seeking 7 trainees for the Middle East Region in the area of Grants, Human Resources, Logistics, Monitoring and Evaluation and WASH. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in one of the most influential and effective humanitarian organizations. Please note the closing dates! #Work4refugees
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Who is NRC?

The Norwegian Refugee Council is an independent humanitarian organisation helping the worlds’ refugee and displaced populations. Whatever it takes. Wherever, and whenever, we're needed.  Today, we work in both new and protracted crises across 30 countries, where we provide camp management, food assistanceclean watershelterlegal aid, and education.

We stand up for people forced to flee. NRC is a determined advocate for displaced people. When we witness injustices, we alert the world. We promote and defend displaced people's rights and dignity in local communities, with national governments and in the international arena.

What is NRC’s Trainee Programme?

NRC’s trainee programme is a development package designed for early-career humanitarian professionals, which offers participants the opportunity to follow a structured 12 month curriculum, combining classroom learning, with mentoring and on-the-job training. Participants will benefit from tailored training opportunities and early inclusion in the NRC field teams in a collaborative and supportive environment, responding to the needs of the world’s most vulnerable people.

Who should apply to NRC’s Trainee Programme?

This programme is geared towards early-career humanitarians with a passion for improving the lives of refugees and other displaced persons forced to flee their homes. Prospective trainees should already have gained academic credentials and limited relevant experience in their chosen specialty.  Entrance into the programme is not limited by age, gender or nationality, in fact NRC welcomes diversity in all of its programming. 

Applicants for the NRC Trainee programme should have the following minimum requirements:

  • University degree in a relevant discipline, from an accredited institution;

  • Two years of relevant work experience in the respective functional area;

  • Willingness to serve in conflict zones and field locations.

  • A passion to serve the needs of refugees and displaced persons.

The selection and appointment process:

Applicants for the trainee programme will go through a comprehensive selection and appointment process, which includes:

  • Screening/shortlisting based on profile requirements;
  • Technical tests (languages, competency, etc.);
  • Video Interview;
  • Personality assessment;
  • Reference checks (professional and academic);
  • Skype Interview;
  • 4-6 week Induction;
  • Deployment to the field.

The recruitment and selection process is expected to take 2-4 months.  Successful candidates will be invited to join the programme induction commencing August 2017.

Below you find the seven different profiles NRC is looking for:

Trainee - HR Coordinator

NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council

Closes soon: 2017-03-31


Trainee - Logistics Coordinator

NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council

Closes soon: 2017-03-31


Trainee - Area Manager (External)

NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council

Closes soon: 2017-04-05


Trainee Grants Officer

NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council

Closes soon: 2017-03-30


Trainee - M&E Coordinator

NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council

Closes soon: 2017-04-03


Trainee - Grants Officer (External applicants only) - Turkey

NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council

Closes: 2017-04-06


Trainee WASH and Infrastructure Coordinator (Lebanese Nationals Only)

NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council

Closes soon: 2017-03-30


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