Job Opportunity at The Norwegian Refugee Council(NRC)

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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 camp management, shelter, education, food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

NRC is looking for an experienced and dedicated candidates to fill the position below for our programme in Northern Nigeria:

SHELTER PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Location: Maiduguri
Reports to: The Area Manager
Commencement: January 2017
Duration: 12 months

JOB DESCRIPTION
Develop Shelter strategy, technical SOPs / guidelines and Macro LFAs
Responsible for developing funding proposals, project budgets and donor reports whilst ensuring integration with other core competencies.
Overall management of project staff
Collaborate closely with Shelter working group
Monitor technical quality of Shelter projects and maintain transparency of implementation progress
Scale up and diversify Shelter operational capacity (recruitment & capacity development)

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
Experience working in complex and volatile contexts
Technical Shelter expertise
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile;
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Valid driver’s license
Experience with Shelter assistance in rural and urban contexts in emergency & protracted crisis
A good understanding and experience with shelter approach in host communities and informal settlements
Knowledge of Nigeria and/or West Africa an advantage
Experience with cash and voucher approaches for NFIs and Shelter.
Knowledge of local languages (Hausa, Karuni, Fulani) an advantage.

PERSONAL QUALITIES
Managing resources to optimize results
Managing performance and development
Empowering and building trust
Handling insecure environments

WE OFFERSalary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions and free housing of moderate standard.
Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels.Maiduguri is a non-family posting.
Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area. Recreational and social facilities are limited, and accommodation is modest. International staff members are required to live in joint accommodation.
Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start.

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DUE DATE: 16 November, 2016

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