Field Coordinator NGO Career Jobs – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:   Field
Organisation: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About Us:
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 Field Coordinator will support the Area
Manager in coordinating support functions including HR, logistics, Security and
Finance in the field office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • In charge with the
    support of the all stakeholders’ relationship/coordination management with
    the area with the support of the Area manager and CC coordinators
  • In charge/management
    of the programs support functions/access for programs related/security
    within his or her area of operations with the guidance of the area manager
  • In charge of internal
    and external representations meetings with the support of the Area Manager
    in his or her area of operations
  • In charge of the bases
    over all operations managements in the absent of the area manager/Act as
    NRC representative at field level with the backup of the Areas manager
  • Ensure that all
    organisational policies are understood and being followed by NRC staff in
    the field location. This include financial, Human resource, security,
    logistics, standard Operational procedures and Employee Terms and
  • Oversee and coordinate
    the management of the Rhino/Adjumani support budgets and perform Executive
    monitoring of the program budget, and ensure sufficient budget management
    tools are in place for the field office.
  • Participate in
    reviewing and updating Area programme in accordance with the changing
    needs of host community and refugees in West Nile region.
  • Participate in the
    Grants Opening Meeting, after action review meeting quarterly review
    meeting and ensure the project cycle management is followed by all CC with
    the project location.
  • Ensure strong donor
    compliance, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and quality control
    procedures are understood and entrenched in all Core Competency projects
    and honestly raise challenges and issues faced at the field level to Project
    Manager /Project Coordinators and Area Manager 
Key Result Areas:
  • Administration of the
    field office
  • Monitor the core
    competency activities to ensure adherence to strategies and plans
  • Adherence to NRC
    policies and donor requirements
  • 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
  • Facilitate field
    Support Budget, area level budgets, including support cost which including
    managing and monitoring field support in accordance to NRC financial
    policies and procedures.
  • Line management for
    support staff such as Finance, HR & Admin and Logistics/ICT
  • Compliance with and
    adherence to NRC policies, guidance and handbooks and donor/auditor
  • Responsible for
    technical capacity building of support staff (HR, Logistics/ICT and

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the
    Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Field Coordinator job opportunity should
    hold a relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • At least three years
    of experience from working as a Project or Support Manager in a
    humanitarian/recovery context,
  • Previous experience
    from working in complex refugee or internally displaced context required
  • Extensive knowledge
    about own leadership skills/profile
  • Documented results
    related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in English,
    both written and verbal
  • Hold a clean and valid
    driver’s license
  • Managing resources to
    optimize results
  • Managing performance
    and development
  • Analysing
  • Strategic thinking
  • Empowering and
    building trust
  • Planning and
    delivering results.
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: 20th March 2018
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