Area Manager

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Management & Business Development

NGO, NPO & Charity USh Confidential
1 month ago

Job Summary

Line management for senior project staff and support functions (and Field Office Coordinators) in the area

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Senior level
  • Experience Length:5 years

Job Description/Requirements

Area Manager

Generic responsibilities

• Line management for senior project staff and support functions (and Field Office Coordinators) in the area
• Member of the Country Management Group (CMG)
• Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance, and procedures
• Provide area specific input on CC strategies, Country Strategy and Plan of Action
• Organize grants opening and closure meetings at area level
• Implementation of projects (including master support budget and coordinating input for donor proposals and reports) in the area, in compliance with contractual commitments (i.e. quality, synergies, timeliness, use of resources).
• Assess needs, develop emergency response and implement response plans
• Ensure optimal use of resources within the allocated project budgets and CC strategies
• Represent NRC and networking on area level

Specific responsibilities
• Running daily operations of the Kampala and South West guided by NRC strategies, guidelines and policies
• Managing compliance, risks and security at Area Level in Kampala and South West
• Regularly monitor the projects and ensure high technical quality and synergies
• Evaluation, review and quality control of ongoing and completed projects
• Identify trends in conditions/standards and donor priorities and assess better ways to assist

Professional competencies
• The applicant for the Area Manager position should hold a Bachelor degree in a relevant subject
• Documented Proof handling Management of Multiple projects especially at international level
• Minimum 5 years of experience from working as a Senior Project Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context
• Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
• Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
• Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
• All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable
• Understanding of the humanitarian context and related donor architecture in Uganda and the East Africa region in general will be an added advantage
• Fluency in English, both written and verbal
• Possess a Valid driver’s license

Context/skills, knowledge and experience:
• Knowledge of the context in East Africa
• Knowledge of Swahili or Arabic is advantageous
• Experience with start-up, exit or similar


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