Area Manager – West NGO Job Vacancies – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

 

Job Title:    Area Manager – West

Organization:  Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)

Duty Station:   Kampala,
Uganda

 

About NRC:

The Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping
people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 30 countries,
providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every
year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP is
a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the
humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to
strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of
vulnerable people and communities. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement
Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for
people displaced within their own country.

 

Job Summary:  The purpose of the Area Manager position is to
ensure high quality and cost-effective programme/project implementation within
the designated geographical area.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

Generic
responsibilities 

·        
Line
management for senior project staff and support functions (and Field Office
Coordinators) in the area

·        
Member
of the Country Management Group (CMG)

·        
Compliance
with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures

·        
Provide
area specific input on CC strategies, Country Strategy and Plan of Action

·        
Organize
grants opening and closure meetings at area level

·        
Implementation
of projects (including master support budget and coordinating input for donor
proposals and reports) in the area, in compliance with contractual commitments
(i.e. quality, synergies, timeliness, use of resources) and aligned to regional
and global strategies

·        
Assess
needs, develop emergency response and implement response plans, including
cash-based interventions and market based programmes

·        
Ensure
optimal use of resources within the allocated project budgets and CC strategies

·        
Represent
NRC and networking on area level

·        
Ensure
that capacity building is provided to all staff in the area

·        
Ensure
overall security and safety of staff in the area

·        
Promote
the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

Specific
responsibilities

·        
Support
in developing innovative programming for urban H2R populations

·        
Implement
community based programming with protection lens.

·        
Provide
an enabling environment for the implementation of cash-based interventions and
contribute to the identification of opportunities to implement cash-based
interventions and market based programs.

·        
Enable
and ensure the participation of NRC in cash-based coordination platforms.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
At least
three years of experience from working as a Senior Project Manager in a
humanitarian/recovery context

·        
Previous
experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

·        
Documented
results related to the position’s responsibilities

·        
Experience
in implementing and managing cash-based interventions and market based
programmes

·        
Knowledge
about own leadership skills/profile

·        
Fluency
in English, both written and verbal

·        
Strong
protection background

·        
Knowledge
of Great lake region

·        
Experience
of implementing programs in humanitarian development nexus context

 

Behavioural competencies

·        
Handling
insecure environments

·        
Strategic
thinking

·        
Empowering
and building trust

·        
Managing
performance and development

·        
Managing
resources to optimise results

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in the aforementioned capacity should
apply online at the link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 20th November 2020

 

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