Shelter Officer at Mercy Corps

Shelter OfficerLocation: Maiduguri, BornoProgram/Department SummaryWith the insurgency affecting North East Nigeria and displacing millions of people, Mercy Corps is expanding its humanitarian programming to support the conflict-affected population in Borno. In response to the ongoing crisis, Mercy Corps is scaling-up food security, non-food items, nutrition, protection, livelihoods, and water sanitation hygiene (WASH) activities in Dikwa, Ngala, and Jere Local Government Areas in Borno State to address emergency needs.General Position SummaryThe Shelter Officer is a new position under the overall supervision of the Shelter Senior Officer. The shelter officer will implement all the activities within the work plan under the shelter component.Essential Job FunctionsImplement best practices through capacity mapping and gaps identification.Implementing program activities within the set timeline and are delivering according to the work plan. Responsible for shelter and NFIs response in the field, including targeting, registration, verification, distribution, and follow up, in coordination with relevant stakeholdersDevelop documents on Shelter/NFI best practices, through capacity mapping and gaps identificationPrepare distribution reports, including analysis and recommendations. Plan and participate where possible in post-distribution monitoring exercises, and prepare Post-Distribution MonitoringDevelop and contribute to a central database of partnership profile.Establish and maintain good working relationship with contractorsReview construction materials testing and interpret the results of such testsMonitor and advise on construction safety practicesTake primary responsibility for data gathering in engineering related works;Provide data in support of team submission of timely weekly, monthly and quarterly reports that will be indicative of program progress during implementation.Develop documents on Shelter/NFI best practices, through capacity mapping and gaps identification.Responsible for shelter and NFIs response in the field, including targeting, registration, verification, distribution, and follow up, in coordination with relevant stakeholders.Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian missionAny Other duties as assignedOrganizational Learning:As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.Accountability to BeneficiariesMercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects. 

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