Project Assistant at NRC, Djibouti


Deadline: 11 August 2018

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Project Assistant in Djibouti.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Project Assistant will perform the following functions:

  • Participate in needs assessments and survey on a need basis.
  • Participate in site selection and preliminary planning and design.
  • Assist and provide inputs in preparation of Bill of Quantities and technical drawings for both WASH and shelter infrastructures.
  • Work with the OIC, shelter officer, and the WASH coordinator in the supervision of all NRC infrastructure projects (WASH and Shelter) in the assigned location.
  • Provide technical and supervisory support to contractors/technicians and community artisans in the assigned projects.
  • Monitor, evaluate and recommend improvements in the project and materials based on observations and discussions with the shelter, WASH staff and the contractors.
  • Represent NRC in the community meetings, WASH/shelter or emergency response meetings in close collaboration with the OIC, shelter officer and WASH coordinator.
  • Coordinate and participate in planning and execution of workshops & Trainings.
  • Prepare and submit scheduled reports as per M&E reporting matrix.
  • Supervise the construction and rehabilitation of latrines, drainage and other relevant Sanitation facilities and ensuring the highest quality, WASH standards and as per specified technical drawings.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience supervising WASH/Shelter infrastructure sites and community work in rural and urban areas in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Diploma in civil Engineering or technical certificates in masonry, plumbing and carpentry with relevant technical work experience.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Experience of working with Refugee/Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) related issues would be preferred.
  • Hands on experience working on WASH and Shelter infrastructure sites.
  • Proficiency in MS Office software (especially Work and excel) and Auto CAD is essential.
  • Nationality of Djibouti.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.

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