Shelter Technical Assistant Afghanistan Jalalabad , NRC – Afghanistan

negotiable / YEAR Expired 1 week ago
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Job Overview:

The purpose of the Shelter Technical Assistant position is to assist in the day-to-day implementation of the Shelter project. He/ She will be responsible for Village assessment; identify needs and resources, data on returnees/ IDPs, Beneficiary selection and regular monitoring, data collection from field level, check the quality and quantity of construction material before distribution.

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

Note: This position is based in Kunar.

Generic Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function Responsible for: assessment, vulnerable beneficiary selection, project planning, implementation and monitoring for shelter construction activities
  • Collection and analysis shelter data and report to shelter officer.
  • Produce reports on weekly, monthly and require base as well.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assessment on site. Village assessment; identify needs and resources, shelter type, data on returnees/ IDPs
  • Beneficiary selection. Identify vulnerable families eligible for shelter assistance according to established selection criteria.
  • Delivery on site. Shelter package according to the plan and on time clearance.
  •  Provision and completion of all field related forms, contracts and retain in profile.
  • Responsible for quality maintenance of shelter and latrine in target area
  • Remain updated on technical and legal considerations (national lows, standards and codes)
  • 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 (HF, VHF, Computer and sat phone…etc)
  • Monitoring to ensure that all construction activities are aligned with the design and proposal.
  • all program data are accurately collected and reported.
  • the quality and quantity of construction material is distributed to the beneficiary’s families, Is correct and according to the delivery plan.
  • The shelter construction up to completion and occupancy respects the activity plan and deadlines.
  • Monitor shelter construction activities within the agreed timeframe.
  • The quality and quantity of construction material is distributed to individual beneficiaries, is correct and according to the construction delivery plan.
  • Beneficiaries and community workers training regarding shelter and latrine design.
  • Conduct the meeting with community/or village elders, Malaks, local authority and other stakeholders at field level
  • Upon successful completion of construction stages reports to shelter officer for progress report.
  • Support Emergency Coordinator. Or PM to Prioritize the emergency activities in different region such as field assessments, distribution, responses, PDM, risk monitoring and coordination.
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the immediate superior.
  • Participate in field missions, shelter activities monitoring, and technical assistance to beneficiaries.
  • Maintain shelter beneficiaries’ documentation both on field and office levels and on its profiles.

Generic Professional Competencies: 

  • Bachelor is Degree in a relevant field such as Civil Engineering faculty.
  • At least (2-3) years of working experience with the communities in NGOs.
  • Be ready to work in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Some knowledge of English language.
  • Knowledge of emergency interventions and or programmers.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Fluency in local language Pashtu/Dari both written and verbal.

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.
  • 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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