Shelter and WASH Assistants ( 2 positions)

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All NRC employees are expected to work by the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity, and accountability. These attitudes and beliefs shall guide our actions and relationships.

Purpose of the role

The Shelter and WASH Assistant is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day implementation of the Shelter WASH program in South Lebanon, through carrying out quality technical assessments and technical follow-up, eligibility and vulnerability assessments, and reporting accordingly.


What you will do

  • Facilitate and monitor the Emergency, shelter, and WATSAN activities and ensure compliance with plans and NRC standards.
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks, and guidelines.
  • Implement delegated Emergency Response project portfolio according to plan of action.
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required.
  • Carry out data collection as required.
  • Ensure proper filing of documents.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need and explore and assess new and better ways to assist.
  • Ensure minimum Shelter and WASH standards (based on SPHERE) are applied and maintained in collective shelters, shelters, schools, etc.
  • Mobilize communities and community leaders for the building materials, construction activities, and maintenance of structures.
  • Suggest new methods and approaches to improve the quality of the activities.
  • Administrate payment requests for partners, contractors, suppliers, construction workers etc.
  • Carry out related mainstreaming of protection in programme daily implementation as per the set NRC’s Protection mainstreaming guidelines and ensures reporting any breaches/concerns to the line manager for proper action.
  • Ensure that all protection-related detected cases are referred to the concerned referral focal point.



Specifically, you will;

  • Conduct rapid and precise technical assessments for collective shelters, schools, Residential units in scattered areas, ISs, etc.
  • Produce accurate drawings, reports, measurements (BOQs), and/or photographs as evidence of a technical assessment.
  • Supervise the contractor’s rehabilitation work in the assigned collective shelter, Residential units, and schools.
  • Assist beneficiaries with technical advice on how to complete their work at the expected quality and budget.
  • Distribution of Basic Assistance Kits, WASH-related kits, and other emergency-related supplies. Distribution efforts will encompass NRC areas of intervention including border areas, Palestinian camps and gatherings, ISs, and collective shelters.
  • Ensure that the distribution sites are organized according to standard operating procedures and security rules.
  • Report activities using distribution lists, field reports, attendance lists, and Kobo online activity reporting.
  • Generate comprehensive weekly and monthly situation reports reflecting trends, challenges, and needs in the field.
  • Conduct multi-sectoral need assessments in areas experiencing new displacements.
  • Water sampling and testing” collecting water samples from the site and testing them in the NRC lab”.
  • Data entry
  • Report all protection-related concerns following internal and external referral pathways.
  • Report code of conduct breaches especially those that affect vulnerable populations.
  • Share your skills and experience within the team and learn from your colleagues.
  • Perform any other relevant Emergency Response duties as requested by the Line Manager.
  • Perform any other relevant Shelter and WASH duties as requested by the Line Manager.
  • Participate in any training or assessments required by NRC Programmes


Professional competencies

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


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, Architecture engineering, or any related field
  • 1-2 years of experience working on Projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience working in emergency, Shelter Rehabilitation, and water and sanitation projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Fluency in English and Arabic, both spoken and written
  • Knowledge of the context of Refugees informal settlements and/or urban settlements
  • Proficiency in CAD programmes and computer-based drawings


Behavioral competencies

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


What We Offer

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.

We offer an opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause and a chance to meet and work with people who are the best in their fields.

We are also looking for people who share our values:

  • To be dedicated in what we do;
  • To be innovative with our solutions;
  • To act as one unified and inclusive team;
  • To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the people we exist to serve, and to each other… the members of our NRC family.

Kindly note that empty or incomplete applications as well as CVs received via email will not be considered official and will not be processed.



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Last modified: 
08 Apr, 2024
Intervention Sector(s):
Application Deadline:
Monday, 15 April 2024
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
6 months
Salary Range:
1200 to 1500 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
1 to 2 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • South Lebanon
  • Tyr (Sour)