NRC Area Manager Jobs in Nigeria

NRC Area Manager Jobs in Nigeria


NRC has been operating in Nigeria since 2015 with the aim of supporting communities affected by displacement by addressing their basic needs, enhancing their resilience to future shocks, and improving their access to essential services through our six core competencies:

WASH, Shelter, Education, ICLA (Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance), LFS (Livelihood and Food Security), Camp Management, and Protection from Violence. In times of emergencies, NRC provides immediate assistance through the rapid response mechanism (RRM).

With a staff of 370 and a presence in crucial locations such as Maiduguri, Yola, and Jos, NRC is able to respond to the needs of those affected by conflict in the North-East and North Central regions of Nigeria.

In Plateau State, NRC has been operating since 2021, implementing Education, Food Security, and ICLA activities in the Bassa, Bokkos, Riyom, Mangu, Wase, and Shendam Local Government Areas (LGAs). The Area Office is currently running an innovative program focusing on conflict resolution, peace education, conflict management, access to housing, property, and land rights, while also providing livelihoods support and education.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Represent NRC to all relevant authorities and perform all official duties related to NRC's operations in Plateau State, Nigeria

  • Establish a positive work environment based on NRC's values

  • Coordinate all program and operational activities at the area level

  • Conduct regular field missions to monitor project implementation

  • Lead area-level grants management, including grants opening, review, and closing meetings, in coordination with the Grants Manager and Head of Programs

  • Identify, initiate, and follow up on advocacy matters at the area level, in close coordination with the Advocacy Manager and Country Director

  • Ensure that support functions are managed in accordance with NRC policies

  • Ensure that legally binding financial contracts and payments at the area level comply with the authorization table's threshold limit

  • Collaborate with the Health, Safety, and Security (HSS) Manager to ensure that the Security Plan for the area is regularly updated

  • Report any violations of NRC's personnel policies and Code of Conduct to the Country Director

  • Ensure that NRC staff adheres to NRC's security rules and guidelines

  • Ensure high-quality documentation of all NRC activities at the area level

  • Develop approaches and activities that promote the Do No Harm principle through close monitoring of the context

    Professional competencies

  • A minimum of four years of
    experience in a senior management role in a humanitarian, recovery, or development setting

  • Experience working in complex and volatile contexts

  • Documented results related to the responsibilities of the position

  • Proficiency in English, both written and verbal

  • Some knowledge or experience in at least two of the following program areas is advantageous: cash-based interventions, market-based programming, food security and livelihoods, education (vocational training), protection, and peacebuilding

  • Knowledge of the context in Nigeria or West Africa

  • Experience with rapidly growing programs or startups

  • Experience in supporting fundraising and the development of new proposals is an advantage

  • Experience with community mobilization and engagement

  • Experience in establishing relationships and coordinating with government and traditional leaders

  • Experience with community-based development and grants management

  • Ability to train and manage teams effectively for quality implementation (by listening, advising, supporting, resolving conflicts, motivating, etc.)

  • Proven skills and experience in successfully managing field teams

    What we offer;

  • 24-month contract duration with possibility of extension.

  • Grade 10 in NRC’s Salary Scale. NRC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.
    NRC is an equal opportunities employer. In the selection of our staff, we are committed to diversity without distinction to age, gender, religion, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.

  • We think outside the box, encourage ideas, and give responsibility to all employees at all levels.

  • Opportunities to be heard and take the initiative.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; NRC Area Manager Jobs in Nigeria

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