Technical Shelter Assistant (Nationals) - Jordan


NRC is implementing a shelter project in Irbid, Jerash and Ajloun Governorates. The project aims to provide adequate and secure shelters for vulnerable households and involves assessment, planning and the supervision of construction works on a household level. The Technical assistant is responsible to conduct assessment, plan, supervise and monitor rehabilitation works as per NRC's standards and guidelines.


1.  Roles and Responsibilities


Generic responsibilities


•   Monitors the progress of activities of assigned daily labour and or contractors and ensures they are implemented as per planning and quality standards.

•   Develops own weekly activity planning.

•   Provides CC technical support to beneficiaries.

•   Adheres to NRC policies CC tools, handbooks and guidelines.

•   Identifies gaps, problems in the implementation area of own activities.

•   Prepares and files accurate records of project activities and ensures all information is accurate and available in time.

•   Reports protection concerns to line manager.


Specific responsibilities


•   Build strong, professional and respectable relations with contractors (landlords) and other relevant stakeholders.

•   Produce technical documents such as BoQ’s, SoW’s, detailed drawings and contracts for all building projects

•   Prepare and conduct field visits and technical assessments to all properties that fit NRC’s selection criteria.

•   Receive and follow-up on referrals from other departments within the organization, providing documentation and reports as required.

•   Produce project progress reports, including specific aspects of implementation with proposals for implementation improvement and ensure compliance to regulations and required standards.

•   Provide on-site expertise, interaction, and leadership. Proactively providing solutions to problems to support the project beneficiaries and actively engaging in the construction process to improve work methods, quality standards, and increase productivity.


Critical Interfaces


By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:


•   Relevant core competency implementation staff

•   Protection staff

•   M&E department

•   Support teams, Finance, HR, Admin and Logistics



2.  Competencies


Competencies are divided into the following two categories:


1.  Professional Competencies


Generic professional competencies for this position:


•   Experience from working with in a humanitarian/recovery context (is an advantage)

•   Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

•   Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

•   Good English: reading, writing and speaking


Context/specific skills, knowledge and experience:


Qualification requirement        Diploma in engineering or architecture or equivalent

Years of Experience: 1


•   Professional experience in engineering and construction site supervision and management

•   Relevant work experience in a dynamic and results focused organization


2.  Behavioral Competencies


The following are essential for this position:


•    Handling insecure environments

•    Communicating with impact and respect

•    Working with people

•    Initiating action and change

•    Planning and delivering results



Salary : 842 JD’s subject to social security and tax deductions.

Duty Station: Irbid.

NB: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location in the "Company name" field for both company and location.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Irbid
  • Grade: Services and Support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Administrative support
    • Administrative support
    • Emergency Aid
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
  • Closing Date: 2016-11-30

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