Head of Field Office Career Opportunity – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:     Head of Field Office
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 Head of
Field Office is responsible for the day-to-day management of the field office
and activities within the Yumbe/Arua Area.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
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Administration of the field office
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Regularly monitor the core competency activities
to ensure adherence to strategies and plans
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Adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
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Carry out training and development of staff
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Local level advocacy
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Monitor and evaluate the local security
situation
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Represent NRC, including cooperation with the
UN, partners and authorities
·        
Organize the local procurement processes and
transport
·        
Regularly monitor the budgets and costs for the
field office’s shared costs and support functions
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council
(NRC) Head of Field Office career opportunity should hold a relevant Bachelor’s
degree
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At least three years’ experience from working as
a Project or Support Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context
·        
Previous experience from working in complex and
volatile contexts
·        
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
·        
Documented results related to the position’s
responsibilities
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Fluency in English, both written and verbal
·        
Valid driver’s license
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Handling insecure environments
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Managing resources to optimize results
·        
Empowering and building trust
·        
Managing performance and development
·        
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 interested and qualified Ugandan 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: 17th
October 2016
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