NRC

Shelter and Settlement Project Assistant – Field Monitor Iraq Duhok

Job Overview

JOB DESCRIPTION

The purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day-to-day implementation of the CC project. Use actions words such as conduct or assist for the position relevant responsibilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Generic responsibilities

These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work- and Professional Development Plan.

  1. Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks, and guidelines.
  2. Assist with the implementation of the shelter and infrastructure 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 improvement of the S|&S programming.
  6. Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.

Specific responsibilities

These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus, and type of program intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.

  1. Assist with the implementation of the S&S portfolio according to project plans and in developing work plans of the S&S activities in line with proposals, strategies, and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality.
  2. Monitor project and contractor implementation, as per project monitoring requirements and ensure proper filing of documents in both hard and soft copies.
  3. In collaboration with S&S Project Technical Assistants, conduct site monitoring visits to follow up on construction activities being carried out at selected projects.
  4. Respond to any project beneficiary information requests and complaints as directed by Project Coordinator and M&E unit.
  5. Report on daily activities of contractors and complete documentation regarding QA-QC attendance and performance and prepare and develop status reports as required by management.
  6. Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need and explore and assess new and better ways to assist and ensure that gender and protection mainstreaming are carried out at the field level.
  7. Perform any other task relevant to the position as requested by the Project Officer and/or the Project Coordinator.

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Professional competencies

These are skills, knowledge, and experience that are important for effective performance.

Generic professional competencies:

  1. Experience working as an S&S Assistant (or Equivalent) in a humanitarian/recovery context
  2. Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  3. Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  4. Fluency in spoken and written Arabic or Kurdish. Some knowledge of written and spoken English.

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge, and experience:

  1. Experience working as an S&S Assistant (or Equivalent) in a humanitarian/recovery context
  2. Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  3. Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

2. Behavioural competencies (max 6)

These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioral competencies, and the following are essential for this position:

  1. Handling insecure environment
  2. Planning and delivering results
  3. Empowering and building trust
  4. Communicating with impact and respect

Other Information:

  • Contract Duration: 12 months
  • Duty Station: Duhok- Iraq
  • Health Insurance is provided
  • Salary: G3/S1, According to NRC’s Iraq salary scale and terms and conditions.
  • NRC is an equal-opportunity employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.
  • For more information please read the Job Description.

ABOUT US

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.
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