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Area Programme Manager at Norwegian Refugee Council

Norwegian Refugee Council Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
negotiable Expires in 5 months

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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.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Deputy Area Manager when appointed.
  • Representation in sectorial coordination, clusters and/or working group – Kampala Urban Programme level
  • Compliance and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Line management for Core Competency  project coordinators  under the Urban Programme:(Information Counseling and Legal Assistance, Community Based Protection, Shelter/Wash, LFS/Cash & Voucher Assistance, Education).
  • Provide area specific input relevant for Core Competency strategies
  • Responsible for ensuring programme support  to integrated programme, coordination and technical quality in Area office (Urban programme)
  • Compliance to donor standards, and grant management and regular reporting to donor in Area
  • Identify funding opportunities and develop funding strategy and forecasts
  • Responsible for grants management and BPO allocations in the Area
  • Ensure compliance with contractual commitments and extracting and implementing key learnings from project implementation
  • Coordinate new emergency response in the Area, and approve existing
  • Ensure capacity building of all technical staff ,
Qualifications
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience from a management position in a humanitarian/ recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Urban programming and Cash & Voucher Assistance expertise
  • 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
Personal qualities
  • Knowledge of the context in Kampala Urban Refugee settlement
  • Knowledge of global protection standards and relevant bodies of international law
We can offer
Job Grade 9 as per NRC Uganda approved scale
Commencement: January 2020
Duration: 12 months renewable subject to funding.
Duty station: Kampala.
Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis, candidates are advised to apply ASAP.
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Uganda, Kampala

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