• Career Opportunities at The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

  • Posted on: 15 February, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

    The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

    Regional Finance Coordinator - Region Horn of Africa

     

    Job description

    Generic responsibilities

    • Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at area level
    • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirements
    • Prepare and submit reports and analysis
    • Ensure proper filing of all support documents
    • Support line managers in procedures and require support team trainings
    • Management of support team
    • Ensure that the accounting, monitoring and reporting are according to procedures
    • Support project staff in financial matters
    • Maintain budget control and monitor cash flow for the area

    Specific responsibilities

    • Provide financial support to NRC Eritrea program
    • Prepare budgets and financial reports for Eritrea
    • Host audits for Eritrea
    • Do Bank reconciliation and eBRS and project summary for Eritrea
    • Review and post regional expenses into the Agresso
    • Monitor regional budget regularly and inform/advice the regional head of finance on the status of spending
    • Reconcile regional office and costs booked in 1560 in all country programs.
    • Support regional head of finance in preparation of financial repots
    • Support regional head of finance in preparation and revision of regional budgets
    • Support regional head of finance in facilitating regional audits and reviews.
    • Maintain good control of reconciliation of the regional budget
    • Support the Regional Head of finance with gap filling in the country offices and start-up of country programs

    Qualifications

    • University degree in Accounting and Finance
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA II), or equivalent
    • 3 years’ experience from working as a Finance Coordinator 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
    • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
    • Solid knowledge of computer software and modern accounting systems

    KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

    • Practical experience of working with multi-donor, multi-year donor environment
    • Excellent working knowledge of Excel and standard accounting packages
    • Excellent project management, accounting and financial analysis
    • Knowledge of the context within the region

    Education field

    • Finance / Economics

    Education level

    • College / University, Bachelor's degree

    Personal qualities

    • Managing resources to optimize results
    • Managing performance and development
    • Analyzing
    • Handling insecure environments
    • Empowering and building trust

    Language

    • English

    We offer

    • Duty station: Nairobi
    • Contract period is for 12 months with possibility of extension. Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions. The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Nairobi

    Miscellaneous info

    • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

    Education Project Coordinator

     

    Job description

    • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
    • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
    • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
    • Contribute with Education specific technical competence to the development of Education strategy, Micro LogFrame, and Plan of Action
    • Contribute with Education specific technical competence to programme development, adjustment or review
    • Conduct Education specific technical assessment and present recommendations
    • Conduct Education specific technical research and document findings and recommendations
    • Provide Education specific technical input to coordination mechanism (e.g. cluster coordination) and working groups
    • Develop Education specific technical indicators and mechanism for M&E
    • Develop Education specific technical guidance, tools and mechanism
    • Contribute to organisational learning through the provision specific technical analysis, lessons learned and reports
    • Develop training modules and provide specific technical learning or/and training for project staff
    • Provide training to relevant stakeholders

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor Degree in Education or related field of study
    • P1 certificate in education is an added advantage
    • At least 5 years’ experience in supervising Education Programmes in emergency and humanitarian setting.
    • Relevant experience in Education in Emergency especially protracted crisis, and provision of Alternative Education is preferred.
    • A thorough understanding of the context, environment and education challenges in North eastern Kenya, and Somali refugees’ education context is an added advantage
    • Understanding of key protection contexts and child participation is an added advantage.
    • Experience in non-formal/Alternative basic education approaches for disadvantaged children and youth is an added advantage.
    • Experience in non-formal/Alternative basic education approaches for disadvantaged children and youth is an added advantage.
    • Contextual understanding of education programming in Arid and Semi-Arid lands

    Education field

    • Education

    Education level

    • College / University, Bachelor's degree

    Personal qualities

    • Strong analytical, administration and documentation skills in the management of educational institutions or programs consisting of primary education.
    • Experience in proposal and report writing and excellent computer skills.
    • Proven commitment and passion in inspiring disadvantaged children to achieve their full potential in education and ability to inspire others with the commitment
    • Good communication skills and Knowledge of the local language (Somali) – if different than English
    • Project implementation supervisory skills
    • Ability to resolve individual and group conflicts
    • Ability to work with minimum supervision and deliver on deadlines
    • Possess high cultural awareness and sensitivity
    • Knowledge of Human Rights and Humanitarian programming principle
    • Fluency in English language both Written and Verbal
    • Very good knowledge of the area and somali context

    We offer

    • Duty station: Dadaab
    • Contract period is up to December 2017. Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Dadaab.

    Hair Dressing and Beauty Therapy Skill Teacher

     

    Job description

    • Develop and Prepare appropriate training materials for efficient and effective delivery of the skills.
    • Conduct training sessions as per the curriculum.
    • Conduct continuous assessment of learners and ensure that they clearly understand the skills.
    • Participate in the training curriculum development that suits the market needs.
    • Responsible for proper management of training materials, tools and equipment.
    • Ensure proper utilization of all project training materials, tools and equipment.
    • Ensure training materials, tools and equipment are safely stored after use by students
    • Responsible for basic repairs of machines, tools and equipment while executing duties.
    • Ensure close and good working relationship between the training centre and the community.
    • Prepare the learners to face life positively and with self-confidence and independently
    • curriculum implementation and evaluation
    • Managing training resources
    • Promoting community participation in skills development

    Qualifications

    • A diploma or higher National diploma and above in Hair dressing and Beauty Therapy from a reputable training institution.
    • Technically and professionally qualified vocational skills from a reputable training institution
    • Excellent interpersonal and Communication skills
    • At least 2 years relevant experience in hands on training on Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy.
    • Adaptable to new educational methods and approaches.
    • Clear vision, Creativity, articulate, accurate and keen to detail
    • Flexibility, reliability and a team spirit
    • Ability to work long hours and in challenging situations

    Education field

    • Education

    Education level

    • Academy college / University

    Personal qualities

    • Experience from working 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 skills/profile
    • Good knowledge of English

    We offer

    • Duty station: Dadaab
    • Contract period is up to 30th June 2017. Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Dadaab.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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