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Shelter and WASH Officer

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Khorasan, RazaviPosted 12 hours ago

Job Description

"Please make Sure through the provided link after pressing " Apply" . NRC will only consider applicants that come through webcruiter." Generic responsibilities 1. Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines in order to improve the quality of the activities 2. Implement delegated CC project portfolio according to plan of action 3. Prepare and develop status reports as required by management 4. Ensure proper filing of documents 5. Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist 6. Promote and share ideas for technical improvement, methods and approaches and contribution to the development of materials and programmatic tools 7. Promote the rights of refugees and displaced in line with the advocacy strategy 8. Identify and report protection needs and gaps, explore and propose new and safer ways to assist Specific responsibilities 1. Assist as necessary in the preparation of gap analysis, proposals, budget utilization reports and other relevant documentation ensuring accuracy and consistency with NRC’s rules and regulations 2. Contribute to the preparation of technical drawings and specifications for the implementation of Shelter/WASH activities 3. Conduct regular needs assessments including joint school assessments with the Education CC to determine the needs for school rehabilitation 4. Contribute to calculate the bill of quantities (BoQ) and preparation of cost estimations aligned with standards and within the allocated budget 5. Conduct quality control and provide technical support to NRC’s contractors 6. Support NRC Logistics and Finances Department preparing the required documents for tendering processes for the implementation of Shelter/WASH activities (e.g. procurement of materials and contracting suppliers) 7. Monitor progress of construction works and document when a contractor has met a threshold and contribute in the process related to documentation of discrepancies or certificate of completion 8. Conduct community mobilization and beneficiary selection activities to ensure that Shelter and WASH services and delivered targeting beneficiaries most in need of protection 9. Hand over services to beneficiaries (including shelter, NFIs, Hygiene Kits, and handover of construction or rehabilitation of schools and community buildings) including reconciliation of deliverables 10. Provide input in the development of monitoring tools and use them to constantly observe and report on quantity and quality of implemented work


Generic professional competencies for this position: • University degree in Civil Engineering / Architecture • At least 3 years of work experience with similar responsibilities in Shelter and WASH activities including Construction or rehabilitation works or supervision. • Previous work experience in complex and volatile contexts, preferably working with Gov. bodies • Fluency in English and Persian, both written and spoken • Ability in related software such as AutoCAD, MS project and Microsoft Office • Experience working with NGO/INGO will be a plus • Experience in community mobilization will be a plus • Experience responding to natural disasters will be a plus • Certification from the Iranian Construction Engineering Organization (CEO) on Designing / Calculation, Monitoring and or Construction (grade 3 to 1) is a desirable qualification Context/specific skills, knowledge and experience: • Ability to produce good quality reports in English and Persian within tight deadlines • Skilful in negotiation with wide range of stakeholders with different interests, including contractors and camp managers • Comprehensive construction capabilities ensuring an effective onsite technical monitoring • Ability to provide technical solutions to address probable shortcomings in contracts, work implementation, etc. through drafting work orders, contract amendments, etc. • Basic knowledge of Iranian labor law, taxation regulation and contract and project cycle management • Capacity to work with project database (such as distribution and beneficiary lists)

Job Categories

  • Project Planning & Controlling
  • Architecture, Interior Design & Drawing

Employment type

  • Full Time


  • Experienced professional