Norwegian Refugee Council Head of Programmes - Jobs in Kenya

Norwegian Refugee Council Head of Programmes - Jobs in Kenya

The Norwegian Refugee Council looking for a Head of Programme to lead the Kenya Country Office programme unit.

This position reports into the Country Director and is responsible for ensuring overall development and implementation of a high quality and holistic programme, with particular focus on supporting an integrated approach to programme development.

Job description

  • Member of the Country Management Group (CMG)
  • Provide programme input to Country Strategy and Plan of Action
  • Development of Core Competency strategies
  • Development of holistic and needs based programmes
  • Identify funding opportunities, develop funding strategies and forecasts
  • Grants management, BPO allocations and reporting to donors, including compliance with donor standards
  • Quality control, M&E and organizational learning
  • Capacity building of all technical staff
  • In-country representation
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Deputise for Country Director
  • Support the integrated approach to programme development
  • Ensure project cycle management (PCM) undertaken correctly throughout the programme
  • Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures

  • Minimum First Level University/Bachelor’s Degree in relevant and related field
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience from a senior management position in a
    humanitarian/ recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Expertise in one or more of NRCS Core

  • Strong management skills with the ability to lead and manage a team
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of the Kenya context and understanding of Durable Solutions
  • Demonstrable expertise in Project Cycle Management (PCM)
  • Integrated programming experience including cash programming
  • Experience working with private sector and government authorities

    Personal qualities
  • Strategic thinking
  • Initiating action and change
  • Influencing
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Analysing
  • Planning and delivering results

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 25th April 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Norwegian Refugee Council Head of Programmes - Jobs in Kenya

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