Project Coordinator Livelihoods Career Opportunity – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About NRC:
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, education, emergency food
security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
has been implementing projects for Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees in
Northern Uganda, West Nile and South Western respectively, since 1997. Having smoothly
phased-out by end of August 2014 in the North, NRC reopened from September
2014, to compliment efforts of the Government of Uganda and UNHCR in supporting
the South Sudanese Refugees currently settled in the Districts of Adjumani and
Arua in West Nile. With funding from SIDA, NMFA, ECHO, NRC is implementing
integrated projects in Adjumani/Arua refugee settlements.
Job Summary: The Project
Coordinator Livelihoods will be responsible for the oversight of the Livelihood
Project in West Nile.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee
    the implementation of the Livelihood project according to strategy,
    proposals and plans
  • Support
    the manager in project proposal writing
  • Ensure
    adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
  • In
    charge of developing annual activity and work plans
  • In
    charge of conducting training and development of Livelihood staff
  • Actively
    promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the
  • Build
    and strengthen working relationships with relevant partners and local
  • Organize
    trainings for the Livelihood team, relevant partners and beneficiaries
  • Prepare
    and submit monthly activity/project reports and other reporting as
  • Ensure
    proper filing of all project documents
  • Also,
    work towards the establishment and capacity building of youth groups, CBOs
  • Work
    closely with relevant local authorities, local NGOs and financial
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for this opportunity should preferably hold a bachelor’s degree
    in Social Sciences, Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture or a related field
  • Past
    experience from working as a Livelihood Project Coordinator in a
    humanitarian/recovery context
  • Prior
    experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented
    results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Working
    knowledge about own manager skills/profile
  • Fluency
    in English, both written and verbal
  • Prior
    knowledge of working with emergencies
  • Working
    knowledge of the local language
  • Experience
    with start-up, exit or similar
  • 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
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join
one of the world’s leading relief organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council
(NRC) should apply by visiting the web link below.
Deadline: 26th July 2015
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