Project Manager – Food Security Employment Opportunity – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)




Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About NRC:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian
organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more
dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for
the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter,
education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and
hygiene sectors.
Job Summary:  The Project Manager – Food Security is
responsible for the development and monitoring of the Food Security and
Livelihood project within the West Nile Uganda programme.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
 
  • Formulate strategies for the Food
    Security/Livelihood project as appropriate at the West Nile level;
  • Prepare/verify proposals related to the
    respective sector;
  • Regularly monitor the Food
    Security/Livelihood project as appropriate and ensure high technical
    quality and synergies;
  • Evaluation, review and quality control of
    ongoing and completed Food Security/Livelihood programmes as appropriate;
  • Identify trends in conditions/standards
    and donor priorities and assess better ways to assist;
  • In charge of training and development of
    staff;
  • Ensure adherence to the Food
    Security/Livelihood tools and handbooks and other NRC policies as
    applicable;
  • Develop partnerships in the humanitarian
    community and coordinate with authorities at provincial and ministry level
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee
    Council (NRC) Project Manager – Food Security should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Social Sciences, Agricultural / Forestry / Aquaculture, Sociology
  • At least four years’ experience from
    working as a Senior Project Manager/Programme Manager in a humanitarian/
    recovery context
  • 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
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Strategic thinking
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Handling insecure environments
  • 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
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief
organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should apply by visiting the web
link below.
Deadline: 3rd October
2016
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