23 September 2016

Project Coordinator, Food Security NGO Jobs - 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.

Job Summary:  The Project Coordinator, Food Security is primarily responsible for coordination of the Livelihood Project in West Nile.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Coordinate and implement the Livelihood project according to strategy, proposals and plans
  • Support the manager in project proposal writing
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
  • Develop annual activity and work plans
  • Mentor, train and develop Livelihood staff
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities
  • Cooperate with relevant partners and local authorities
  • Organize trainings for the Livelihood team, relevant partners and beneficiaries
  • Monthly activity/project reports and other reporting as required
  • Ensure proper filing of all project documents
  • Establishment and capacity building of youth groups, CBOs
  • Work closely with relevant local authorities, local NGOs and financial institutions

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Project Coordinator, Food Security should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social science, Agricultural / Forestry / Aquaculture
  • At least three years’ experience from working as Food Security and Livelihood Project Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own manager skills/profile 
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of working with emergencies
  • 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: 9th October 2016

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