Shelter Team Leader Afghanistan Jalalabad , NRC – Afghanistan

negotiable / YEAR Expired 1 week ago
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Job Overview:

The position is related to temporary and permanent shelter and well construction projects in Nangarhar and Laghman provinces to facilitate the voluntary return of refugees from Pakistan/Iran, IDPs and vulnerable host communities improving their basic living conditions by providing shelter and WASH assistance. The assistance includes materials distribution, cash disbursement and trainings.

For more details about this position please click here: Job Description and NRC Grade Structure.

Note: Position is announced for Female Only.

Generic Responsibilities:

  • Provide specific technical analysis and feedback to NRC representatives in coordination forums.
  • Assess, promote, and document ideas for technical improvement and further program development options.
  • Core Competency Specific Technical responsibility for implementing technical activities, for tracking of financial expenditure, Quality control and monitoring, and project documentation of technical activities within core competency.
  • Implement plan of action for Shelter Core Competency project (activities, budget, and project documentation)
  • Day to day follow of progress in project implementation.
  • Ensure compliance with NRC policies Core Competency tools, handbooks, and guidelines.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need and explore and asses new and better ways to assist.
  • Promote and share ideas for technical improvement.
  • Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents.
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.
  • Liaison and collaborate with relevant local authorities and stakeholders.
  • Promote the rights of Internally Displaced People/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.
  • Lead Protection Monitoring following the Afghanistan Protection Cluster Monitoring Framework and support Protection-Evidence based advocacy.
  • 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.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • The Team Leader holds overall responsibility for management of the Technical and Community Mobilization activities of the Shelter project including project planning and implementation, assessment, monitoring and evaluation and training.
  • Supervision and capacity build-up of Shelter staff.
  • Responsible to ensure the shelter project is implemented according to the plan with the required quality and design, Conduct field visit and interviewing returnees/Internally Displaced People and host communities.
  • Responsible for assessment, project planning, implementation, and monitoring
  • Schedule and participate in mobile teams and field missions. Responsible for the safety and security of staff while in the field.
  • Ensure that all programming, administrative and logistical tasks are promptly and correctly completed in accordance with NRC policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Ensure that all program data are accurately collected and reported; the shelter officer/assistance is in fact provided to selected and approved beneficiaries; the quality and quantity of construction materials distributed; the shelter completion and occupancy.
  • Represent NRC in meetings and promote exchange of information with relevant external actors.
  • Remain current on all issues related Shelter Programming and ensure that staff maintain and update their knowledge.
  • Participate in NRC staff seminars and training.
  • Coordinate strategy and approach with other NRC offices and personnel.
  • Conduct staff meetings and produce regular reports.
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the immediate superior.

Generic Professional Competencies:

  • Minimum of University degree Civil engineering.
  • 5-Years experience in community-based projects or building construction projects.
  • Experience with field-level coordination with UN organizations, INGOs, Donors and government authorities.
  • Core competency expertise.
  • Knowledge of cash-based interventions and market-based programs
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Understanding of returnee/IDP advocacy, beneficiary selection, land, and shelter issues.
  • Must be able to prioritize and have excellent multitasking, documentation and reporting skills.
  • Good problem-solving skills, diplomatic and self-directed.
  • Ability to remain focused under pressure with a commitment to work hard and for a long time.
  • Proven communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills with strong experience.
  • Experience with ES/NFI cluster standards.
  • Substantial previous experience, with a satisfactory performance, from the same or a similar office preferably with an international NGO or a branch of the UN Previous experience of working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Computer literacy
  • Able to express your ideas clearly and confidently in speech.
  • Able to act on initiative, identify opportunities & proactive in putting forward ideas & solutions.
  • Fluency in written / spoken English and local languages.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Planning and delivering results.
  • Working with people.
  • Communicating with impact and respect.
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Ability to meet deadlines in multiple-tasking environments.
  • Ability to engage and motivate staff in a challenging program area.
  • Collaborative nature, ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Flexibility, creativity, and it helps too if you have a good sense of humor.
  • Good coordination skills.

We Offer:

  • Monthly Salary based on NRC Afghanistan Salary Scale.
  • NRC has medical coverage for staff plus 4 dependents.
  • Leave and Holidays accordingly Afghanistan Labor Law.
  • Top up Credit card on monthly basis.
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.
Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.
NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.
Jalalabad, Afghanistan
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