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Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja. Borno State is host to the largest number of IDPs with the biggest concentration in Maiduguri City. NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely: Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI), Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH), Food Security, and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

WASH PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

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

JOB DESCRIPTION
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is looking for an experienced and dedicated WASH Programme Development Manager (PDM) for our programme in Northern Nigeria.
The PDM will be responsible for developing and leading the WASH programme.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop WASH strategy, technical SOPs/Guidelines and Macro LFAs
Responsible for developing funding proposals (including multi-sectoral proposals), project budgets and donor reports
Ensure capacity building of project staff (including training) and transfer key skills
Identify trends in conditions/standards and donor priorities
Scale up and diversify WASH operational capacity (recruitment & capacity development)

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum 3 years’ of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Technical WASH 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
Knowledge of Nigeria and/or West Africa an advantage
Emergency & Protracted crisis WASH assistance in rural and urban contexts;
Experience with implementation of Cash and Voucher approaches;
Knowledge of local languages (Hausa, Karuni, Fulani) an advantage
Experience of start-up operations is an advantage

PERSONAL QUALITIES:
Managing resources to optimize results
Managing performance and development
Empowering and building trust
Handling insecure environments
Working with people
Strategic thinking
A good sense of humour is an asset
All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

WE OFFER
Salary/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 certificate will be requested before contract start.

EMERGENCY PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

JOB ID:
#1922838
Location: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Maiduguri is a non-family posting.
The Emergency PDM reports to the Head of Programme.

JOB SUMMARY
The PDM will be responsible for starting up and developing our emergency programme in Nigeria.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Coordinate and manage Emergency projects implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
Liaison and collaborate with relevant local and national authorities and stakeholders and represent NRC in relevant forums RRM/cluster/working groups.
Collaborate with Core competency PDMs, Area Manager and NRCs Access and Security Department in development and implementation of the emergency response
Prepare and ensure adequate and timely responses to identified needs, and where necessary organize complementary interventions;
Training and development of NRC staff and relevant partners and beneficiaries in emergency response mechanisms

REQUIREMENTS
Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Technical emergency 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 licence
Relevant educational background
Experience with Emergency start up.
Lake Chad region political and cultural awareness
Solid field experience, preferably from refugee/IDP emergency response
Proven communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
Experience in cash and voucher-based programming
Experience in SOP systemic design approach
Experience in working with ECHO RRM funded projects is an advantage

PERSONAL QUALITIES
Managing resources to optimize results
Managing performance and development
Empowering and building trust
Handling insecure environments
Working with people
Strategic thinking
A good sense of humour is an asset

WE OFFER
Commencement: April 2017
Duration: 12 months
Salary/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 certificate will be requested before contract start.

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WASH PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
EMERGENCY PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

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DUE DATE: 15 March, 2017

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