Shelter Project Officer (Nationals only) 710 views15 applications


Rights Respected, People Protected NRC has been operating in Libya since 2018 with offices in Tripoli and Benghazi. NRC is providing assistance to Libyan IDPs, returnees and host communities in Benghazi and Tripoli with potential expansion to adjacent districts. NRC Libya is working to deliver variety of programming across the following sectors: Shelter, Information, Counseling and Legal Assistance Technical Assistant (ICLA), and Education. In the course of 2019 options for expanding programming to support the migrant and refuge population will be developed


  1. Role and responsibilities

The purpose of this position is to support the day-to-day implementation of the Shelter related projects delivered by NRC in Libya. The position-holder will focus on Core Competency technical aspects of Shelter projects. The position-holder will be duty-stationed in Benghazi, but will be expected to travel to Tripoli. Projects in this area are delivered through direct implementation.


Generic responsibilities

  1. Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  1. Implement delegated CC project portfolio according to plan of action
  2. Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  3. Ensure proper filing of documents
  1. Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  1. Promote and share ideas for technical improvement


Specific responsibilities

  1. Project Implementation. As delegated by line-manager, responsible for supporting the successful implementation of all Shelter projects delivered through direct led modalities throughout the full project cycle.
  2. Technical Quality. Responsible for supporting technical quality in accordance with the agreed NRC Libya Country and CC Strategies, tools and guidelines. This includes – but is not limited to – ensuring the compliance of all Shelter projects with Housing, Land and Property (HLP) requirements, meaningful consultation with affected populations throughout the project-cycle, needs-based targeting and selection, and integration with other Core Competencies (where relevant).
  3. As delegated by line-manager, responsible for supporting Shelter technical components of Area Office-level needs assessment. This will include Rapid Needs Assessments (RNAs), Multi-Sector Needs Assessments (MSNAs), Detailed/Sectoral Assessments, and construction assessments (including BoQs).
  4. Protection Mainstreaming. Responsible for supporting protection mainstreaming in all Shelter related activities throughout the project-cycle. This includes – but is not limited to – ensuring safety and dignity of beneficiaries, understanding their diverse needs, enabling meaningful access to NRC’s services, ensuring adequate accountability to affected populations, ensuring adequate participation and consultation, and supporting the realisation of their human rights. All project activities will be conducted in accordance with the Protection Mainstreaming Strategy, tools and guidelines.
  5. Project M&E. As delegated by line-manager, responsible for accurate and high-quality Monitoring and Evaluation of NRC Shelter related activities, including information management and archiving. This will include – but is not limited to – the successful implementation of construction/process, output and outcome monitoring conducted by NRC, implementing partners and/or third parties. M&E activities will be conducted in accordance with the Libya M&E Strategy, tools and guidelines.
  6. As delegated by line manager, responsible for accurate and high-quality contributions to the reporting of NRC Shelter Area-level achievements through all relevant reporting mechanisms. This includes, but is not limited to, internal reporting mechanisms (e.g. NRC GOORS), donor reports and inter-agency reporting of achievements (E.g. 4Ws).
  7. The position-holder is responsible for maintaining a collaborative working environment with other team members, both within the Shelter project team, within other Core Competencies and with the Support Team. This includes – but is not limited to – the Shelter Officer and the Housing, Land and Property (HLP) staff.


Critical interfaces

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


Programme Development: Shelter Project Team.
Area Operations: Shelter Project Team.
Support Services: Area Office Support Team.
Monitoring: Shelter Project Team.


Scale and scope of position

Staff: As delegated by line-manager.
Stakeholders: I/LNGOs, Local Authorities, local community representatives;
Budgets: None
Information: Project databases, document archives, GOORS, etc.
Legal Compliance with NRC Policies and Procedures;


  1. Competencies

Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:


  1. Professional competencies

These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.


Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience of working in in a humanitarian/recovery context or equivalent;
  • Minimum 2 years of experience of working in in construction, engineering, architecture or equivalent;
  • Bachelor Degree or above in civil, structural engineering, architecture or similar;
  • Experience of working in complex and volatile contexts;
  • Technical Shelter and Emergency Response expertise;
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
  • Fluency in Arabic, both written and verbal;
  • Fluency in English is beneficial.


Context related skills, knowledge and experience

  • Knowledge of the context in Libya;
  • Experience with direct-led programming.


  1. Behavioral competencies

These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, and the following are essential for this position:

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect


  1. Performance Management

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The Work and Development Plan
  • The Mid-term/End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template
  • The End-term Performance Review Template
  • The NRC Competency Framework

Contract Period: 6 months (with possibility of extension subject to performance and availability of funds)

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

Duty Station: Benghazi, Libya


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