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.

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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

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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.

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