Consultant - Assesment

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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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Consultant to Undertake Assesment on Housing, Land and Property Issues in Areas of Return

Ref. nr.: 3805849317

Location: Borno

Travel: Some travelling must be expected

Start Date: 25th May, 2018

End Date: 10th July, 2018


  • NRC is looking for a Consultant to carry out a complementary assessment of Housing, Land and Property issues in areas of return and revise an initial draft report to reflect the findings of this assessment for our NRC programme in Borno state in North-east of Nigeria. The findings and recommendations of this study will address the Housing, Land and Property concerns, inform programming and contribute to the achievement of durable solutions to NRC interventions in areas of return in North East Nigeria.
  • NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja. NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and recently Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • The Consultant reports progress to Acting ICLA Programme Development Manager and the Evaluation team.

Job Description

Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements


  • Sound knowledge of the crisis and evolving displacement context of North East Nigeria;
  • Sound knowledge of Housing, Land and Property, including women’s rights in conflict or post-conflict communities, including forced displacement, humanitarian assistance and development;
  • Experience of working in an emergency context;
  • In-depth knowledge of the humanitarian and development landscape in North East Nigeria and knowledge of actors on the ground;
  • Fluency in English. Preferred fluency in local languages Hausa, Kanuri, Fulani and excellent writing and communication skills;
  • Proven ability to operate under strict deadline and high level of discipline and professionalism.
  • Legal knowledge including knowledge of Sharia will be a distinct advantage. In addition, previous experience working in or on North East Nigeria is a particular asset.
  • Significant experience in assessment, monitoring, data analysis, research and/or evaluation – including prior experience in project and programme reviews and evaluations.
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative research skills.

Education Field

  • Law
  • Humanities / Maths / Science
  • Social science

Education Level

  • College / University, Bachelor's Degree
  • College / University, Master / Ph.D grade

Personal Qualities:

  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work in insecure environments
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

We Offer

  • Commencement: May 2018
  • Duration: One Month.

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About The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental organisation which promotes and 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.NRC is politically independent and has no religious affiliation. NRC is also the only Norwegian organisation that specialises in int...
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Job Summary
May 19, 2018
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 1years
May 22, 2018
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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