Admin Technical Assistant

Norwegian Refugee Council, Damascus, Syria

Skill Required:, HR and Admin
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
27th January, 2020

Job Description

The purpose of the technical administration assistant is to assist in the day to day implementation of technical maintenance of NRC premises.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure the technical maintenance of all NRC premises (electricity, heating, A/C, plumbing, sewage, repairs and upgrades in buildings).
  • Ensure continuous and safe power supply to NRC premises through the monitoring of city power, generator power and battery back-up power, troubleshooting, maintenance.
  • Ensure availability of fluids such as water, gas and fuel for generators and heaters.
  • Manage a monthly petty cash box for maintenance works.
  • Provide kitchen supplies to cleaners on a weekly basis, in liaison with warehouse section.
  • Submit monthly reports on the consumption of kitchen supplies, fuel and electricity bills.
  • Manage keys of all premises and keep updated key holders’ forms.
  • Support the setup and preparation of meetings rooms in liaison with the administration officer.


  • 1 - 2 years of experience from working as a technical administration assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Some knowledge of English
  • Skills in general maintenance of buildings (plumbing, electricity, heating, A/C
  • Skills in the maintenance of generators and battery backup
  • Some knowledge of MS Office is an advantage (Outlook, Excel, Word)

Personal qualities

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect


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