Deadline: 19 January, 2021

Location: Assosa, Ethiopia

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is seeking to fill the role of Programme Manager.

NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.


  • Represent NRC in sectorial coordination, clusters and/or working group in the Benishangul Gumuz Region
  • Manage project cycle in area including grants startup, review and closure meetings
  • Lead multi-sector assessments, ensuring projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • With the support of the core competency coordinators, lead the proposal development process for new funding opportunities with close coordination of the CC specialists and grant unit
  • Support the CC coordinators in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects in the area
  • Work closely with area manager and support coordinators (finance, logistics and HR)
  • Support team to ensure the delivery of project materials and contractual agreement are done in a timely manner
  • Ensure capacity building of all technical staff


  • Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Economics, Agricultural Livelihoods, or a related field
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, or a related field is an advantage
  • Four years, minimum, of experience from a management position in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Expertise in one or more of NRC core competencies is a plus
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Basic computer and different reporting system skills
  • Knowledge on Agresso system
  • Nationality of Ethiopia

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: Norwegian Refugee Council


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