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All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.


  1. Role and responsibilities


Under the supervision of the Shelter Project Manager, the WASH & Shelter Officer focuses on the support the implementation of essential services in urban and rural settings (water supply, wastewater, energy, construction, rehabilitation, distribution, etc.) and he/she is responsible for assessing needs and support the planning, design, data analyse, report and supervision of NRC’s WASH/Shelter activities in Ukraine context.


The purpose of the WASH & Shelter Officer position is to follow-up of the implementation progress, monitor workplans, manage Shelter database with visualization of WASH/Shelter department deliverables, regular reporting and documentation. In addition, the WASH & Shelter Officer shall contribute to ensuring that repair and rehabilitation/refurbishment of buildings, maintenance of water systems and energy efficient solutions are well-implemented according to NRC standards and procedures and national regulations/frameworks.


Generic responsibilities


  1. Ensure compliance with NRC policies, guidelines and standards
  2. Ensure compliance with WASH/Shelter strategy, tools, handbooks, guidelines and standards.
  3. Data management of WASH/Shelter department through ensuring close follow up on data collection, data analysis and information dissemination for all WASH/Shelter activities.
  4. Formulate, implement and monitor work plans and activities implemented by contractors, ensuring alignment with defined program approaches and objectives, and maintaining a focus on gender/sex disaggregation of relevant indicators.
  5. Ensure that all WASH/Shelter projects (repair, rehabilitation and/or reconstruction) are implemented in a timely manner and according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans, and in line with NRC policies and donor requirements.
  6. Participating in the communication with the affected population, beneficiaries’ registration and verification.
  7. Daily monitoring and reporting on project activities using project management and monitoring tools.
  8. Provide specific technical support and capacity building towards project staff, specifically on data management and data visualization.
  9. Assess, promote and document ideas for technical improvement and further program development options.
  10. Ensure that the project is implemented in adherence with the partnership agreement requirements.
  11. Participate in developing the technical monitoring, follow-up and evaluation plans and reports.
  12. Provide inputs for regular reporting of WASH/Shelter department.
  13. Other relevant tasks as required.

Specific responsibilities


  • Design and administrate the database of the WASH/Shelter program.
  • Ensure accurate inputting of data received from WASH/Shelter partners into department database.
  • Facilitate reader-friendly dashboard interface to present department’s achievement and update it timely.
  • Prepare workplans, track the implementation, collect field inputs, and provide bi-weekly/monthly update of WASH/Shelter activities including recommendations, lessons learnt, challenges and key field points.
  • Update 4Ws, situation reports and other information for coordination mechanisms under the direction of the Shelter Project Manager and WASH/Shelter Project Coordinator.
  • Assess the completion of works, and prepare recommendations for payments, interim and final payment certificates.
  • Assist in the procurement procedures, and coordinate/follow-up with other departments in NRC.
  • Ensure that distribution of materials and equipment is done in timely manner and according to workplans and procedures
  • Ensure correct data tracking for all interventions and prepare periodic progress reports and other documents as required
  • Assist and support the direct line manager in drafting reports of any kind
  • Assist with any other duties assigned by line manager as and when required.
  • Manage information and documents through maintaining the archiving system in the department.
  • Working closely with the M&E team, review WASH and Shelter activities’ beneficiaries lists, update and analysis beneficiary database in collaboration with M&E department.
  • Full responsibility of feedback/complaints by receiving, analyzing, direct to technical field team, and provide response to the FB, M&E and/or accountability teams.


Critical interfaces

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


  • Project planning:  Shelter/WASH Project Coordinator, Shelter/WASH PM
  • Area operations: Finance Coordinator, Logistics Coordinator and HR Coordinator
  • Staff capacity building:  HR Coordinator, Shelter/WASH Project Coordinator, Shelter/WASH PM
  • Implementation: Shelter/WASH Project Coordinator, Shelter/WASH PM, ICLA Coordinator/Technical Officer (Housing, Land and Properly)



  1. Competencies


1. Professional competencies


Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • Experience from working within technical expertise area in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • 2-3 years’ experience from working as an engineer or data specialist. Preferably, in humanitarian sector.
  • University degree in architecture or engineering: civil, structural, electro-mechanical, hydrogeology, environmental, energy, computer, data management or relevant fields.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Strong Knowledge of computer programs: MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD, Power BI
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to perform under tight deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize a complex workload and to work autonomously as needed.


Context/specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Previous data management and data analysis experience.
  • Fluency in Ukrainian and Russian is essential
  • Intermediate proficiency in English, both written and verbal is required.
  • Willingness to work in demanding, stressful situations with respect for basic security rules.
  • Reporting and data visualization skills.


2. Behavioural competencies

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


  • Planning and delivering results
  • Working with people
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling insecure environments


  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

We offer:

  • Type of contract: till 30.06.2023, contingent upon availability
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC salary scale, terms and conditions.
  • Duty station: Kyiv
  • This position is for Ukrainian nationals only.
  • Closing date for this vacancy is 19/09/2022
  • Please note that we will contact only shortlisted candidates.
  • NRC retains the discretion to cancel the recruitment.
  • NRC might review applications before advert deadline, therefore interested candidates are encouraged to apply early.


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