13 October 2016

Head of Field Office Career Opportunity - Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:     Head of Field Office
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 Head of Field Office is responsible for the day-to-day management of the field office and activities within the Yumbe/Arua Area.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Administration of the field office
·         Regularly monitor the core competency activities to ensure adherence to strategies and plans
·         Adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
·         Carry out training and development of staff
·         Local level advocacy
·         Monitor and evaluate the local security situation
·         Represent NRC, including cooperation with the UN, partners and authorities
·         Organize the local procurement processes and transport
·         Regularly monitor the budgets and costs for the field office’s shared costs and support functions

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·         The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Head of Field Office career opportunity should hold a relevant Bachelor’s degree
·         At least three years’ experience from working as a Project or Support Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context
·         Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
·         Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
·         Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
·         Fluency in English, both written and verbal
·         Valid driver’s license
·         Handling insecure environments
·         Managing resources to optimize results
·         Empowering and building trust
·         Managing performance and development
·         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 interested and qualified Ugandan 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: 17th October 2016

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