Deadline: 01 June, 2022

Location: Al-Fāshir, Sudan

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

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

Responsibilities

  • Ensure participation of displacement and conflict-affected people in decision-making processes and accountability loops
  • Ensure timely response to emergencies arising in the area of responsibility
  • Proactively manage relationships with local authorities and institutions in the area of responsibility, supporting local partners as appropriate
  • Support delivery of NRC Sudan’s country strategy, including on broader elements of using technology as well as local markets and service providers, minimising environmental footprints, protecting people in need, and nationalising workforce
  • Develop an area programme that annually assists at least 100,000 people in humanitarian need and makes strategic positive impact beyond programme delivery (e.g., through capacity development, market change, policy advocacy, humanitarian leadership)
  • Build a team culture of improvement and accountability

Requirements

  • Solid senior experience as a field manager in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience in complex and volatile contexts
  • Senior level experience in implementing and managing cash-based interventions and market-based programmes
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of the context in Sudan (ideal)
  • Knowledge of Arabic language or other local languages (ideal)
  • Experience with high-risk contexts

To apply and for more information, click here.

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