Area Manager Non-profit Careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:   Area Manager
Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station: 
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
Job Summary:  The Area Manager will be responsible for
providing overall leadership of all activities within the West Nile Area and is
a member of the Country Management Group. The post is based in Yumbe, Uganda.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Overall management of the Core Competencies activities, field
    offices and staff within the specific area, including the Area Management
    Team (AMT)
  • Development and execution of the strategy for the area
  • Adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
  • Emergency response capacity in the area
  • Safety and security of staff
  • Area level advocacy
  • External representation, coordination and relationship building
  • Responsible for shared resource allocation
  • Implementation of policies and procedures
  • Learning, training and development of staff
  • Ensuring right-size of support structure of West Nile to support
  • Ensuring effective budget management and financial control.
  • Ensuring monitoring and evaluation of all projects
  • Generic professional competencies for this position

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Area Manager
    job opportunity should hold a Degree
  • Five years of experience from working as a Senior Project Manager in
    a humanitarian/recovery context     
  • Degree level education in relevant subject·  
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile
  • Documented results related
    to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of the context in West Nile Region
  • Managing change and restructuring
  • Experience in the region an advantage
Behavioral Competencies
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Strategic thinking
  • Initiating action and change
  • Empowering and building trust
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: 31st December 2018
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