Shelter Assistant at Norwegian Church Aid (NCA)

Norwegian Church Aid ('NCA') is a member of the ACT Alliance and works with people and local actors, especially Faith-based actors in many countries where it works in their struggle to eradicate poverty and injustices. We provide humanitarian assistance in disasters and work for long-term development in local communities and societies. In order to address the root causes of poverty, we advocate for just decisions by public authorities, businesses and religious leaders.NCA has a presence in Nigeria to respond to the Humanitarian crisis in Northeast Nigeria and will scale up an emergency response in the Cross River states. NCA has its core competencies in Gender Based Violence and Water Sanitation and Hygiene. NCA has its strengths in works and invest in local partners ensures building their capacities are built from the onset of response, in order to enable them have the capacity to respond in a long-term intervention including recovery and development.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Shelter Assistant Location: Adikpo, Benue State with frequent travel to field locations in the Cross River State.Reporting to: Head of MissionMain DutiesGeneric Responsibilities:Ensure  that the beneficiaries and community are involved in the project implementationConduct regular meetings with community members to discuss program objectives, and mobilize the community participation and act as a mentor throughout the planning and implementation processes.Routinely monitor the projects activities and feedback findings to the community members and other stakeholdersResponsible for generating weekly action planParticipate in the selection of beneficiaries and training for beneficiariesPerforms any other duties as requested by the supervisorSpecific ResponsibilitiesThe Shelter Assistant is expected to achieve the following during this contract period:Work with his line manager to ensure volunteer and construction schedule is accurate and achievable.Ensure timely delivery of construction materials.Supervise the construction of shelter and other infrastructure are in line with the approved design and bill of quantities.Responsible for training and on job coaching carpenters and IDPs participating in the constructionPerform other duties as required by program needs and requested byline manager.Timely reporting, on a weekly and monthly basis, (identifying gaps, risks and bottlenecks that can obstruct proper implementation of activities) 

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