Norwegian Refugee Council

Shelter and Settlement Officer – Electrical Engineer Iraq Duhok

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Job Overview

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organization 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.
Purpose of the role

The purpose of the shelter and settlement project officer/Electrical engineer Solar position is the day-to-day implementation of the shelter and settlement electrical project.

What you will do :
  1. Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks, and guidelines.
  2. Implement delegated shelter and settlement project portfolio according to plan of action.
  3. Prepare and develop status reports as required by management.
  4. Ensure proper filing of documents.
  5. Promote and share ideas for technical improvement.
  6. Ensure that projects target project participants who are most in need and explore and asses new and better ways to assist.

Specifically, you will :

  1. Develop electrical engineering drawings, BoQ, designs, and technical sheets for Shelter projects where required and provide technical electrical engineering design support to UNHCR projects in Iraq.
  2. Design solar power systems, considering factors such as energy requirements, site conditions, and technical specifications.
  3. Maintain accurate and up-to-date project documentation, including drawings, specifications, and project reports.
  4. Supervise the project implementation, daily monitoring, and documentation of all site-level construction of electrical works and regularly visit sites to ensure monitoring activities are carried out according to Standard Operating Procedures.
  5. Lead and conduct a market survey in intervention areas to draft BoQs.
  6. Prepare project progress reports on a weekly and monthly basis.
  7. Coordination with the government technical team throughout the shelter and settlement project implementation.
  8. Any other task relevant to the position as requested by the Project.

Professional competencies

  • Experience from working in a Shelter and Settlement project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  •  Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  •  Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  •  Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile

Behavioral competencies

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Planning and delivering results.
  • Working with people
  • Analyzing
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Coping with change

What We Offer

We offer an opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause and a chance to meet and work with people who are the best in their fields.

We are also looking for people who share our values:

  • To be dedicated to what we do;
  • To be innovative with our solutions;
  • To act as one unified and inclusive team;
  • To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the people we exist to serve, and to each other… the members of our NRC family.

Contract Duration: until 31 December 2024 (our contract renewal cycle runs from January to December)

Duty Station: Kurdistan Region Area Officer (KRAO)

 Health Insurance is provided 

Salary: G5/S1, According to NRC’s Iraq salary scale and terms and conditions.

For more information please read the job description

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