Project Manager - Food Security Employment 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.

Job Summary:  The Project Manager - Food Security is responsible for the development and monitoring of the Food Security and Livelihood project within the West Nile Uganda programme.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Formulate strategies for the Food Security/Livelihood project as appropriate at the West Nile level;
  • Prepare/verify proposals related to the respective sector;
  • Regularly monitor the Food Security/Livelihood project as appropriate and ensure high technical quality and synergies;
  • Evaluation, review and quality control of ongoing and completed Food Security/Livelihood programmes as appropriate;
  • Identify trends in conditions/standards and donor priorities and assess better ways to assist;
  • In charge of training and development of staff;
  • Ensure adherence to the Food Security/Livelihood tools and handbooks and other NRC policies as applicable;
  • Develop partnerships in the humanitarian community and coordinate with authorities at provincial and ministry level

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Project Manager - Food Security should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Agricultural / Forestry / Aquaculture, Sociology
  • At least four years’ experience from working as a Senior Project Manager/Programme Manager in a humanitarian/ recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Strategic thinking
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Handling insecure environments
  • 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: 3rd October 2016

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