Фахівець роботи з громадами – Сєвєродонецьк/Курахове/Станиця Луганська
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.
We work in crises across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights.
NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities
NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.
NRC is looking for Community Engagement Coordinator in our office in Severodonetsk, Kurakhove and Stanytsa Luhanska (3 positions).
The Community Engagement Officer is responsible for ensuring that the community is involved in all steps of the NRC Shelter programme: including planning, coordination, assessment, and implementation of our programmes and services. He/she will be the primary responsible focal person in organizing and mobilizing partners, stakeholders’ and institutions in a specific area.
- Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures;
- Ensure community engagement takes priority in all shelter related programming, from assessment through completion of works;
- Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist;
- Contribute to specific protection risks and needs analyses;
- Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities;
- Provide training to relevant stakeholders;
- Coordinate with local authorities, community groups and all stakeholders and institutions; to ensure full support and transparency within the communities in which we work;
- In new areas of operation, contribute towards the NRC Ukraine strategy;
- Promote a community, beneficiary, tenant or owner driven approach to programming in all activities; look for ways to innovate using cash based programming and cash for work as a modality wherever possible;
- Ensure proper filing and scanning of all documents, according NRC policies and procedures
- Assess community groups’ and individual’s needs in the field in order to draw up and determine NRC’s humanitarian specific needs based assistance to be tailored;
- Ensure the inclusion of the most vulnerable through the effective design and implementation of the process to identify, monitor and review vulnerable communities with special attention to DRR, gender, violence prevention, human rights and land rights;
- Establish networking with other actors working in the area, exploring referral mechanisms, forming working relationships with local authorities, etc.;
- Ensure proper sensitisation, informing the community about the planned activities, the criteria for, and selection of beneficiaries, processes, etc.;
- Ensure understanding of the feedback mechanism by local communities within the areas NRC operates;
- Develop community mobilisation and facilitation mechanisms for community representation, and involvement in planning and implementation, field assessments, data entry and analysis;
- Represent NRC in meetings with community groups and “town hall” style meetings;
- Act as focal point, or the “voice” for NRC within the community, and vice versa—be an informal measure of community acceptance of NRC programming and feedback;
- Ensure reconciliation report of beneficiaries and activities prepared and updated.
- Experience as a social worker and/or technician with distribution of emergency humanitarian assistance
- Extensive experience working in relief operations in challenging environments
- Excellent interpersonal and networking skills and the ability to liaise authoritatively with figures from the humanitarian community, local media, local government and army, and other relevant actors, when required
- Excellent communication and reporting skills, both written and oral
- Willingness to work in demanding, stressful situations under difficult living conditions with respect for basic security rules
- Knowledge of the context in Ukraine mandatory
- Experience with start-up of humanitarian or related programmes is an asset
- Solid understanding and experience of crisis contexts and working in complex emergencies
- Fluency in spoken Russian or Ukrainian.
- Ability to work with diplomacy, tact and sensitivity and experience in working within different cultural contexts requiring cultural sensitivity
- Handling insecure environments
- Managing resources to optimize results
- Empowering and building trust
- Managing performance and development
- Planning and delivering results.
Contract period: till the end of the year with the possibility of extension
Salary/benefits: According to NRC country policy, medical insurance, training opportunities, 7,5 h. working day
Duty station: Severodonetsk/Kurakhove/Stanytsa Luhanska, Ukraine
Please note that we will contact only with shortlisted candidates.
NRC retains the discretion to cancel the recruitment.
For submitting CVs please follow the links:
for Stanytsa Luhanska – https://2409100534.webcruiter.no/Main/Recruit/Public/4241105425?language=EN&link_source_id=0