Shelter Project Manager (Gadarif) – NRC
|Organization||The Norwegian Refugee Council|
|Apply Before||07/17/2022, 10:59 PM|
|Job Schedule||Full time|
Your purpose is to be responsible for technical development, implementation, and quality assurance as well as monitoring of Sudan’s Shelter activities and programme in the eastern region, as well as relevant staff mentoring and capacity development. You will be expected to follow NRC’s standards, procedures, and guidelines for project governance applicable for the particular projects. You will also be responsible for the overall planning and coordination of all Shelter interventions, either directly within the Shelter (Core Competency) CC or as an integrated approach across other CCs.
Your responsibility will specifically focus on the below;
- Programme Development:
- Gather and analyse Shelter-related data from target or proposed target populations, as part of integrated or joint assessments, and use this in response analysis to develop contextually appropriate, technically sound new projects and programmes and inform advocacy efforts;
- Ensure all relevant stakeholders are included in the planning and implementation of projects as appropriate;
- Under the line management of the Area Manager, contribute towards drawing up plans, proposals, and budgets for new projects/extensions of projects in conjunction with the relevant team, both programme and support staff;
- Support the consolidation as well as the enhancement of cash-based interventions and market-based approaches within (and across) NRC core competency responses, where appropriate;
- Contribute to the institutionalization of cash-based interventions and market based programmes though capacity building and interdepartmental engagement in cooperation with the Cash and Market Programme Development Manager;
- Closely coordinate with all CCs and cross-thematic areas (including digital approach, environmental and humanitarian energy considerations) to maximise on integrated programming and promote durable solutions;
- Ensure safe programming principles are embedded in all Shelter activities.
- Project Management:
- Overall responsibility for effective and efficient management of the Shelter projects consistent with the project management cycle (including reporting to the desired quality and standard);
- Overall budget management for Shelter projects/portfolio implemented in the East Area Office and ensure appropriate burn-rates are maintained and that solutions to over/under expenditure are applied;
- Responsible for providing technical and implementation support and guidance to field-based Shelter staff in implementing NRC project(s), including but not limited to providing instructions on work plans, approving expenses/procurement, recruitments, reporting, etc.;
- Ensure monitoring data is collected, analysed, included in NRC’s M&E systems, and used to adapt programmes as required.
- Logistics, Finance, and Human Resource Management:
- Ensure appropriate Financial and Logistical NRC systems/ procedures are adhered to within the Shelter team;
- Ensure timely and accurate development of procurement plans, recruitment plans, and spending plans and ensure the same is shared with relevant support colleagues;
- Responsible for ensuring timely submission of monthly CC-specific cash forecast to Finance and relevant Procurement Requests to Logistics;
- In line with project needs and funding availability, continuously and proactively plan CC-specific staff requirements and liaise with HR and Admin to ensure the same.
- Coordination and Representation:
- Responsible for attending relevant CC-specific meetings and coordination fora, representing NRC strictly within the limit set out by the Country Office;
- Conduct senior representation at state level and promote strong working relationships with government counterparts;
- In line with NRC’s standards, ensure communication plans are implemented, stakeholders are informed on NRC’s activities, and the organization is well accepted by communities.
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These professional competencies will enable you perform in this role;
- At least three years in a development and/or humanitarian Shelter programming environment, including two years’ experience in a project management position;
- Previous experience working in complex and volatile contexts;
- Experience in protection mainstreaming, community outreach/engagement, community capacity building, and/or community-development oriented programming, DRR approaches including environmental analysis;
- Knowledge and skills in market analysis, cash-based interventions and market-based programmes
- Fluency in English, both written and verbal;
- Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, including strong skills in Word, Excel and Outlook.
These context related skills, knowledge and experience will facilitate your ability to exceed expectations;
- Knowledge of the context in Sudan;
- Arabic language skills is an advantage;
- Experience in needs assessment, project monitoring and evaluation, and project implementation;
- Strong leadership skills and a supportive management style;
- Experience of a flexible approach to managing and prioritizing a high and diverse workload;
- Proven ability to work effectively across cultures, in sensitive environments and with stakeholders at all levels.
What We Offer;
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility: At NRC, we think outside the box. We encourage ideas and give responsibility to all employees at all levels, to help solve the complex issues that we face. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative
- Senior grade 8 in NRC’s grade structure
- An opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause
- A chance to meet and work with people who are the best in their fields
Internal candidates are encouraged to apply but we are also open to external applicants who can show a commitment to NRC and being part of a challenging, but important mission to make a difference.
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The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.
Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.
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