Norwegian Refugee Council NGO Area Manager Kenya Jobs
The Regional Office is based in Nairobi, Kenya with offices and operations in Ethiopia in 2011. Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced Somalia (Puntland, Somaliland and Mogadishu), Kenya (Dadaab, Kakuma & Mandera), Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, Dolo Ado, Shire,Gambella and Asosa), South Sudan (Juba, Awil, Alek and Aweril) and Yemen (Sa’naa and Aden).
The NRC East Africa & Yemen mission is an expanding programme. NRC started its operations in Kenya in the refugee camps in Dadaab in February 2007. NRC has WASH, Shelter, Education, Food Security and Livelihood and Information Counselling and Legal Assistant programmes implemented in the refugee camps in Dadaab, Kakuma and Mandera.
NRC is seeking to recruitment an Area Manager for its operation in Dadaab and Mandera office.
The Area Manager is responsible for providing overall leadership of all activities within the North East Area and is a member of the Country Management Group. The post is based in Dadaab with frequent travel to Mandera.ResponsibilitiesGeneric 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 Dadaab and Mandera to support programmes.
Ensuring effective budget management and financial control.
Ensuring monitoring and evaluation of all projects
Minimum 5 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 contexts
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
Handling insecure environments
Initiating action and change
Empowering and building trust
Duty Station: Dadaab with frequent travel to Mandera
Contract Duration: 16 months
Salary & Benefits: NRC offers a competitive compensation package
NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activity. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.
*NRC is an equal opportunity employer with no discrimination in terms of sex, religion, ethnic origin or political affiliation. Females candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
How to apply
Interested candidates should apply online by 15th, July, 2018
For more information and job application details, see; Norwegian Refugee Council NGO Area Manager Kenya Jobs
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