NRC Job in Afghanistan
Shelter Technical Assistant-EFPR
(Afghan National)
Location: Kandahar

Job Description

Purpose of the Job:

The purpose of the position is the day-to-day implementation of the shelter activities under education project across the project in Kandahar province. She/he o will be responsible to conduct need assessment for construction component in school, analysis the report, prepare the design and require drawing for construction aspect, day to day monitoring on progress and quality check of construction materials.  In addition, he or she will be responsible for tailoring/ prepare construction training materials to local languages to build school shura capacity on construction materials quality checks and procurement.

You can read more about position here:  NRC Grade Structure Job Description

 Application deadline:05.10.2020
Employer:Norwegian Refugee Council
Title:Shelter Technical Assistant-EFPR – Re announcement (Afghan National) Location: Kandahar
Employment type:Contract
Percentage of full-time:100
Webcruiter ID:4294451376
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Duties and responsibilities

Generic responsibilities:

Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
Implement delegated shelter  project portfolio according to plan of action
Prepare and develop shelter  status reports as required by  shelter project manager
Ensure proper filing of documents for shelter project
Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
Development of holistic and needs-based programmes, including cash-based interventions and marked based programmes
Assess, promote and document ideas for technical improvement and further program development options
Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

Specific responsibilities

Desk study of relevant school construction documents.
Conduct field visit  in Kandahar and interview returnees/IDPs families in H2R areas
Quality control of all construction activities at each stage of the progress – travel regularly to hard to reach area (H2R) all the sites on implementation of shelter intervention in Kandahar province.
Provide on the job training to the mason on construction in all project location as standard
Prepare daily and weekly report.
Operate field equipment, radio, etc.
Responsible for assessment, project planning, implementation and monitoring
Maintain regular field visits for the school construction aspect.
Proceed on-time cash payments to School Shura according to the plan and on-time clearance.
Participate in NRC staff seminars and training, when scheduled
Assessment on site. needs and resources, construction type, data on returnees/ IDPs
School project selection. Identify of most needy and eligible schools as per EFPR stand and support Education TA on established the School Shura.
Prepare  reports on weekly, monthly and require base as well
Ensure the inclusion of cash-based interventions and marked based programs in-country and area-based strategies and their implementation across and within NRC’s core competencies
Provide an enabling environment for the implementation of cash-based interventions, including multi-purpose cash assistance, emergency cash responses
Conduct the meeting with community/ or village elders, Malaks, School shura, local authority, and other stakeholders at field level.
Any other tasks as assigned by the immediate superior.
Prepare the design and require drawing for the  construction action aspect as per MoE standard
Responsible for QA for the project construction component and QC for construction materials



Experience with field-level coordination with UN organizations, INGOs, Donors and authorities
Experience from working within technical expertise area in a humanitarian/ recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Core competency expertise
Knowledge of cash-based interventions and market-based programmes
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

Context/Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

Minimum of Civil University degree, with 3 years’ experience in community-based school constuciton projects
Experience with Urban shelter standards . 
Previous work experience with a satisfactory performance in the same or similar functional area preferably with UN or INGOs
Excellent communication skills
Computer literacy
Fluency in English and local language Dari/Pashtu
Able to express your ideas clearly and confidently in speech
Able to act on initiative, identify opportunities & proactive in putting forward ideas & solutions

Personal qualities
Planning and delivering results
Working with people
Communicating with impact and respect
Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
Ability to meet deadlines in multiple-tasking environments
Ability to engage and motivate staff in a challenging programme area
Collaborative nature, ability to work well in a team environment
Flexibility, creativity, and it helps to if you have a good sense of humor
Good coordination skills
We can offer
Monthly Salary based on NRC Afghanistan Salary Scale.
Top up Credit card on monthly basis.
Leave and Holidays accordingly Afghanistan Labour Law

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