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
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
Represent NRC, including cooperation with the
UN, partners and authorities
Organize the local procurement processes and
Regularly monitor the budgets and costs for the
field office’s shared costs and support functions
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council
(NRC) Head of Field Office career opportunity should hold a relevant Bachelor’s
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
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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