NRC - International NGO Shelter Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

NRC - International NGO Shelter Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia


Role and responsibilities

  • The purpose of the Shelter & Infrastructure Coordinator position is to lead in designing Shelter & Infrastructure Projects in Gambella region of Ethiopia, be accountable for quality and timely programme delivery including budgeting and monitoring against the plan, assess programme risks and recommend mitigation strategies, comply with donor regulations. The post holder is expected to demonstrate leadership skills, motivate his/her team and deliver towards achieving the organisational vision of serving the refugees and host communities in Gambella region of Ethiopia.

    Generic responsibilities:

  • Line management for Shelter, WASH & Construction project staff in Gambella.

  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures.

  • Contribute to the development of Gambella Area and Shelter CC strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant Shelter & Construction projects.

  • Coordinate and manage Shelter & Construction project implementation activities, budget and project documentation in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements.

  • Implement Shelter & Construction SoPs and ensure high technical quality of projects.

  • Provide regular progress reports to the Area Programme Manager.

  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist.

  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.

  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders.

  • Promote the rights of refugees in line with the advocacy strategy.

    Specific Responsibilities

  • Projects Design and Planning.

  • Projects Implementation, Monitoring and Reporting.

  • Coordination.

  • Strategy development.

  • Capacity building.

  • Innovation in Shelter, WASH and Constructions Projects:

    Professional competencies

    Generic professional competencies
    for this position:


  • Degree in Civil & Construction Engineering, Architecture or relevant pedagogical field.

  • Minimum 6 years of experience from a senior level project management position in an international humanitarian/recovery context in Ethiopia.

  • Experience of working in complex and volatile contexts.

  • Experience of managing donor budgets of at least USD 1,5 million per year.

  • Prior experience with implementation major donors project, direct implementation experience of ECHO, UNHCR, NMFA, and Norwegian Embassy funded projects.

  • Experience of managing multi-cultural teams and staff capacity development for at least 20 staff.

  • Technical Shelter & Construction expertise
    Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.

  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile.

  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

    Context related skills; knowledge and experience:

  • Experience of implementing Shelter & Construction interventions including emergency and transitional shelters in refugee camps, at least 1 years’ experience in another country.

  • Experience of developing funding proposals and concept notes.

  • Experience of building the capacity of staff and other Shelter & Construction professionals.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; NRC - International NGO Shelter Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia



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