Area Manager, West & South West – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:       Area Manager, West &
South West
Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, 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
Job Summary:  The Area Manager, West & South West will
ensure high quality and cost-effective programme & project implementation
within the designated geographical area. This role reports to the Country
Director and will supervise the area teams.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support in developing innovative programming for urban H2R
  • Implement community based programming with protection lens.
  • Provide an enabling environment for the implementation of cash-based
    interventions and contribute to the identification of opportunities to
    implement cash-based interventions and market based programs.
  • Enable and ensure the participation of NRC in cash-based
    coordination platforms.
  • Line management for senior project staff and support functions (and
    Field Office Coordinators) in the area
  • Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and
  • 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) and aligned to regional and global strategies
  • Assess needs, develop emergency response and implement response
    plans, including cash-based interventions and market based programmes
  • Ensure optimal use of resources within the allocated project budgets
    and CC strategies
  • Represent NRC and networking on area level
  • Ensure that capacity building is provided to all staff and overall
    security and safety of staff in the area
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Area Manager,
    West & South West job placement should hold an educational degree in
    management, business, social science or other relevant subject
  • Three years of experience from working as a Senior Project Manager
    in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex contexts
  • Experience in implementing and managing cash-based interventions and
    market based programmes
Personal Qualities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Strong protection background
  • Knowledge of Great lake region
  • Experience of implementing programs in humanitarian development
    nexus context
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
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: 10th October 2019
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