Shelter Programme Development Manager (Gadarif) – NRC


About NRC

The Norwegian Refugee Council has an interesting and rewarding opportunity to be part of our newest country of operation – Sudan.
The NRC has recently re-registered to operate in Sudan, and is currently in country start-up phase, conducting assessments and designing the first steps of the programme. Focus will be given to people displaced by conflict, refugees, and vulnerable migrants, and potential geographical areas of work will be Khartoum state, South Kordofan and Blue Nile on a first phase, with the idea to expand to other States. 
As a priority, NRC is therefore hiring a Logistics Officer to be part of establishing NRC’s programme in Sudan. 

Job Description

OrganizationThe Norwegian Refugee Council 
Job Identification1637
Job CategoryShelter
Apply Before18/05/2021, 02:00
Job ScheduleFull time

NRC in Sudan is recruiting a Shelter Programme Development Manager who will be responsible for the design, development and implementation Shelter programme in eastern Sudan

Generic responsibilities

  1. Develop Shelter strategy, technical SOPs / guidelines and Macro LFAs
  2. Compliance and adherence to NRC policies,  (Core Competency)CC tools, handbooks and guidelines
  3. Responsible of development and manage funding proposal, project budgets and donor reports
  4. Overall management of project staff
  5. Coordinate and manage Shelter project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements            
  6. Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  7. Liaison and collaborate with relevant local and national authorities and stakeholders and represent NRC in relevant forums/cluster/working groups.
  8. Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

Specific responsibilities

  1. Develop capacity of area-based shelter team
  2. Drive implementation of large-scale shelter projects in East Area Office
  3. Support the consideration and inclusion of cash-based interventions and market-based approaches within (and across) NRC Shelter responses, where appropriate.
  4. Contribute to integrated programming opportunities at the Area Office level
  5. Time permitting, support Country Office exploration of Shelter programming in other Area Offices
  6. Time permitting, explore ‘humanitarian energy’ activities

Generic professional competencies:

  • Minimum three years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical Shelter expertise
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge and skills in market analysis, cash-based interventions and market-based programmes
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of the context in Sudan, ideal
  • Experience of refugee emergency and camp-based displacement contexts
  • Experience with start-ups

For more details, click on this job description

What We Offer

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

  • 12 months fixed term contract renewable subject to funding and performance
  • Senior Grade 9 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.  

To apply as an internal candidate, click on the suitcase icon “I am an employee” on the top right of the page to be redirected to NRC’s internal career site

**Apply by completing all the system required fields of your experience in your application**

About Us

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across 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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