Field Coordinator International NGO Careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:   Field Coordinator
Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
About Us:
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 Field
Coordinator will support the Area Manager in coordinating support functions
including HR, logistics, Security and Finance in the field office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • In charge with the support of the all
    stakeholders’ relationship/coordination management with the area with the
    support of the Area manager and CC coordinators
  • In charge/management of the programs
    support functions/access for programs related/security within his or her
    area of operations with the guidance of the area manager
  • In charge of internal and external
    representations meetings with the support of the Area Manager in his or
    her area of operations
  • In charge of the bases over all operations
    managements in the absent of the area manager/Act as NRC representative at
    field level with the backup of the Areas manager
  • Ensure that all organisational policies
    are understood and being followed by NRC staff in the field location. This
    include financial, Human resource, security, logistics, standard
    Operational procedures and Employee Terms and Conditions.
  • Oversee and coordinate the management of
    the Rhino/Adjumani support budgets and perform Executive monitoring of the
    program budget, and ensure sufficient budget management tools are in place
    for the field office.
  • Participate in reviewing and updating Area
    programme in accordance with the changing needs of host community and
    refugees in West Nile region.
  • Participate in the Grants Opening Meeting,
    after action review meeting quarterly review meeting and ensure the
    project cycle management is followed by all CC with the project location.
  • Ensure strong donor compliance, Monitoring
    and Evaluation (M&E) and quality control procedures are understood and
    entrenched in all Core Competency projects and honestly raise challenges
    and issues faced at the field level to Project Manager /Project
    Coordinators and Area Manager
Key Result Areas:
  • Administration of the field office
  • Monitor the core competency activities to
    ensure adherence to strategies and plans
  • Adherence to NRC policies and donor
  • Training and development of staff
  • Local level advocacy
  • Monitor and evaluate the local security
  • Represent NRC, including cooperation with
    the UN, partners and authorities
  • Organize the local procurement processes
    and transport
  • Facilitate field Support Budget, area
    level budgets, including support cost which including managing and
    monitoring field support in accordance to NRC financial policies and
  • Line management for support staff such as
    Finance, HR & Admin and Logistics/ICT
  • Compliance with and adherence to NRC
    policies, guidance and handbooks and donor/auditor requirements
  • Responsible for technical capacity
    building of support staff (HR, Logistics/ICT and Finance)

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee
    Council (NRC) Field Coordinator job opportunity should hold a relevant
    Bachelor’s degree
  • At least three years of experience from
    working as a Project or Support Manager in a humanitarian/recovery
  • Previous experience from working in
    complex refugee or internally displaced context required
  • Extensive knowledge about own leadership
  • Documented results related to the
    position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in English, both written and
  • Hold a clean and valid driver’s license
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Analysing
  • Strategic thinking
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Planning and delivering results.
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: 7th January 2018

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