Emergency Technical Assistant at NRC, Herat, Afghanistan

Deadline: 1 October 2018

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Emergency Technical Assistant in Herat, Afghanistan.

NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Emergency Technical Assistant will perform the following functions:

  • In coordination with their line manager, responsible for carrying out field assessments.
  • Responsible for the distribution of emergency commodities in the field based on NRC’s emergency distribution guidelines.
  • Act as a link between NRC and beneficiary communities providing information on NRC’s activities, profile, mandate and distribution rules and procedures.
  • Correct data entry by using HEAT.
  • Responsible for distribution site preparation, beneficiary communication and coordination.
  • Assist the line manager in identifying eligible beneficiaries for assistance.
  • Supervise and monitor cash for work and other cash-based initiatives in the field.
  • Assist the line manager in preparing assessment reports.
  • Assist the line manager in preparing survey reports.
  • Assist the line manager with all other Emergency-related tasks as directed.
  • Referring and IPA case for the relevant protection assistance organization and monitoring and tracking the protection cases to receive protection assistance.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management/ social science and prior experience with Humanitarian Emergency Activities.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in UN or NGO working with NFI and cash distributions.
  • Experience from working as a Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context knowledge and experience within a relevant administration, craft or technical field and ideally a relevant vocational qualification.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Some knowledge of English.
  • Knowledge of community participatory approaches.
  • Proven experience in emergency response activities.
  • Good record of work with beneficiary selection.
  • Nationality of Afghanistan.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.