Project Assistant Livelihoods NGO Jobs – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Organisation: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.
Job Summary: The Project Assistant Livelihoods will ensure that NRC and donor standards are met throughout the project cycle. The Project Assistant will also supervise technical staff and coordinate of activities internally and with partners are other aspects of the job.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with the project Officer to Ensure project compliance to NRC program policy guidelines (SOP’s) and M+E Frame work, country, Regional and Global strategies etc.
  • Ensure community mobilization and sensitization of beneficiaries conducted in an organized manner.
  • Work closely with project community leaders, government structures during registration and verification of beneficiaries.
  • Attend workshops organized by NRC, government and other partners at the District and grass root level.
  • Monitor Cash transfer and agricultural food production activities.
  • Participate in distribution of project inputs e.g. Cash Transfer, Agro/Small Business materials to the target groups
  • Coordinate with community, government structures and other NGOs during implementation of livelihood activities (Sub county leaders, block leaders, camp commandants, Refugee welfare council.
  • Ensure implementation of project activities according to work plan, and share project progress Reports.
  • Gather impact stories for program documentation and M+E Reporting.
  • Prepare and file relevant documents as required by line manager e.g. Purchase requests, Project Reports, Goods Received notes, Distribution reports etc.
  • Mobilize and sensitize communities on Agricultural food production, cash transfers programming, Micro small scale business Establishment, Protection and Nutrition etc.
  • Actively participate in the selection and Recruitment of beneficiaries targeted to benefit from the program with guidance of the beneficiary selection criteria and File the data.
  • Organize and train beneficiaries ‘on agricultural production, Selection, Planning and management of micro small scale businesses enterprises, cash transfer etc.
  • Participate in the distribution for all project inputs meant for target beneficiaries.
  • Regularly collect accurate project related information/Data for submission to the M+E for reporting.
  • Ensure collection and documentation of project significant impact stories.
  • Ensure Weekly, monthly, quarterly, and Annual documentation of project Reports for submission to the Project Officer. Monitor Vocational Skills Training activities.
  • Supervise and monitor VST skills instructors and other incentive workers at the Centre.
  • Represent NRC in coordination meetings organised at the settlement levels with other Key stake holders including OPM, UNHCR and the District Production Department.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Project Assistant Livelihoods job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural / Forestry / Aquaculture
  • At least three years’ experience from working with Food Security/Livelihood projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Some knowledge of English
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should apply by visiting the web link below.
Deadline: 13th February 2018


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