Project Coordinator – WaSH at 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, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.In light of the displacement in the north eastern part of Nigeria, NRC has recently started up with emergency activities in the area of Food Security, Water and Sanitation, Shelter and ICLA sectors in Nigeria in order to respond to the urgent humanitarian needs in the northeast.In the coming year, one of NRC’ main focus will be to provide the displacement affected populations including IDPs, returnees and the local host communities including IDP camps in Borno State and the north-east with adequate WaSH, Food Security, Shelter, ICLA amongst other durable solutions. NRC is therefore seeking a Project Coordinator – WaSH in NRC Field Office in Maiduguri - Nigeria. The Project coordinator WaSH reports to the Programme Development Manager - WASH, Nigeria.Job Title:Project Coordinator - WaSH  General ResponsibilitiesAdherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines, policies and procedures and other NRC tools and handbooks;Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist;Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy;Contribute with wash specific technical competence to the development of wash strategy, Micro LogFrame, and Plan of Action;Contribute with wash specific technical competence to programme development, adjustment or review;Conduct wash specific technical assessment and present recommendations;Conduct wash specific technical research and document findings and recommendations;Provide wash specific technical input to coordination mechanism (e.g. cluster coordination) and working groups;Develop wash specific technical indicators and mechanism for M&E;Develop wash specific technical guidance, tools and mechanism;Contribute to organisational learning through the provision specific technical analysis, lessons learned and reports;Develop training modules and provide specific technical learning or/and training for project staff;Provide training to relevant stakeholders Performs other duties as and when required.Specific Responsibilities:The Coordinator is expected to achieve the following during this contract period;WASH infrastructure construction;Hygiene promotion within IDP and Host communities;Preparing weekly, monthly progress reports and others documents required for the donor;Performs any other duties as requested by the WASH Program Development Manager. 

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