UN Jobs

All Jobs Full Time Part Time Remote

Shelter Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council, Afghanistan


Opportunity Deadline


Share via:

Job Description

3 Year
Male, Female, Both
Bachelor Degree

About Shelter Coordinator, Norwegian Refugee Council, Afghanistan:

  • Job Location: Kabul
  • Nationality: National
  • Category: Construction Design Engineering
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Based on NRC Afghanistan Salary Scale
  • Vacancy Number: VA-2023-0071
  • No. Of Jobs: 1
  • City: Kabul
  • Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Years of Experience: At least three years of experience with Urban shelter standards/ international standards code for building
  • Contract Duration: 31-12-20233 (Extendable)
  • Gender: Female
  • Education: Minimum university degree in Civil/Construction or architecture Engineering, Prior experience within construction and community-based projects.
  • Close date: 2023-06-28

About Norwegian Refugee Council:

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC, Norwegian: Flyktninghjelpen) is a humanitarian, non-governmental organization that protects the rights of people affected by displacement. This includes refugees and internally displaced persons who are forced to flee their homes as a result of conflict, human rights violations, and acute violence, as well as climate change and natural disasters.

Apply also: Learning and Development Specialist, ACTED, Afghanistan

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

Generic Responsibilities:

  • In close collaboration with Area Program Manager, expand, develop, coordinate, and manage NRC’s shelter projects in Central and East regions.
  • Report monthly on all NRC shelter projects to the Area Program Manager.
  • Liaison and collaborate with relevant local and national authorities and stakeholders and represent NRC in relevant forums, clusters, and working groups.
  • Follow up on compliance with contractual commitments within the shelter program; ensure high technical quality and synergies in project implementation in regions.
  • Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance, and procedures.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Report monthly on all NRC shelter activities in the region to sub-cluster and internal.
  • Assess the areas of operation regarding construction in cooperation with national and local authorities and close collaboration with the Area Program Manager.
  • Develop/ensure procedures for the implementation of the construction program by NRC principles and ways of working
  • Exchange regular ideas/information with the shelter Area Program Manager.
  • Document technical issues and questions to shelter Specialists.
  • Ensure that constructions are by norms and standards.
  • Provide specific technical support and capacity building to project staff
  • Provide specific technical analysis and feedback to NRC representatives in coordination forums
  • Ensure constructive cooperation with NRC’s other programs Critical interfaces
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

Main Requirements:

  • Minimum university degree in Civil/Construction or architecture Engineering, Prior experience within construction and community-based projects.
  • Experience with Urban shelter standards/ international standards code for building.
  • Previous work experience with satisfactory performance in the same or similar functional area
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Fluency in English and local languages Pashtu and Dari.
  • Auto CAD (2D,3D) knowledge.
  • Able to express your ideas clearly and confidently in speech


  • Monthly Salary based on NRC Afghanistan Salary Scale.
  • NRC has medical coverage for staff plus 4 dependents.
  • Leave and Holidays accordingly to Afghanistan Labor Law.
  • Top up a Credit card every month.

Submission Guideline:

Note: All applicants are supposed to create and properly fill out online CV profiles in the system, for example (personal, education, experience background, etc..), and only attaching a CV won’t be enough.


Similar Jobs

Civil Engineer (Analyst) - UNDP jobs in Yemen
Apply Now
Information design, communication and narrative creation practitioner - UNDP jobs in Mexico
Apply Now
Project Associate - UNDP jobs in Uruguay
Apply Now
Exploration practitioner: information analysis, data mining and database administration. - UNDP jobs in Mexico
Apply Now
Solution mapping practitioner: qualitative analysis, ethnographic studies, community work and social research. - UNDP jobs in Mexico
Apply Now
Roster of Administrative Assistants (AAs) – South Region - WHO jobs in India
Apply Now
Education Technical Officer Ukraine Odessa (for nationals only) - NRC jobs in Ukraine
Apply Now
Education Officer Somalia Dhusamareeb (National Position ) - NRC jobs in Somalia
Apply Now
Logistics and Purchasing Team Leader - NRC jobs in Honduras
Apply Now
Front Desk /Operations Intern - IRC jobs in the USA
Apply Now