Norwegian Refugee Council Area Manager Jobs in Uganda

Norwegian Refugee Council Area Manager Jobs in Uganda

  • NRC in the East Africa & Yemen Region prides itself on being a leader in the service of refugees, internally displaced people and displacement communities.

  • We strive to be a rapid responder and a pioneer in Hard to Reach areas.

  • We unlock durable solutions and make deliberate efforts towards a more sustainable impact in our programming.

  • We aim to deliver the best possible service through commitment to our regional hallmarks: evidence based programming; advocating for change; cash and markets-based programming; driving innovation; collaborating with other actors for greater impact; integrating our programmes to achieve synergy and maximum efficiency; and valuing staff diversity.

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

    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.


    Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • Minimum 3 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

    Context/skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Strong protection background

  • Knowledge of Great lake region

  • Experience of implementing programs in humanitarian development nexus context

    Personal qualities

    Behavioural competencies

  • Handling insecure environments

  • Strategic thinking

  • Empowering and building trust

  • Managing performance and development

  • Managing resources to optimise results

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Norwegian Refugee Council Area Manager Jobs in Uganda

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