Head of Programme Kenya and Tanzania at Norwegian Refugee Council

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Norwegian Refugee Council

Head of Programme Kenya and Tanzania at Norwegian Refugee Council

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 sectors. The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

Head of Programme Kenya and Tanzania

General Responsibilities:

  1. Line management for Core Competence Specialists
  2. Member of the Country Management Group (CMG)
  3. Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  4. Provide programme input to Country Strategy and Plan of Action
  5. Development of Core Competency strategies that are aligned to regional and global priorities and strategies
  6. Development of holistic and needs based programmes, including cash-based interventions and marked based programmes
  7. Identify funding opportunities, develop funding strategies and forecasts
  8. Grants management, BPO allocations and reporting to donors, including compliance with donor standards
  9. Quality control, M&E and organizational learning

Specific responsibilities:

  • Deputy CD when appointed (suggestion – exclude if not applicable)
  • Responsible for the CC programmatic input to the contingency plan (suggestion – exclude if not applicable)
  • Ensure the inclusion of cash-based interventions and marked based programmes in country and area-based strategies and their implementation across and within NRC’s core competencies
  • Provide an enabling environment for the implementation of cash-based interventions, including multi-purpose cash assistance, emergency cash responses

Professional Competencies

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience from a senior management position in a humanitarian/ recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Core competency expertise
  • Knowledge of cash-based interventions and market based programmes
  • 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

Context/ Specific skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge of the context in (Kenya and Tanzania)
  • Experience from advocacy work
  • Experience with start-up, exit or similar

How to apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Norwegian Refugee Council on ekum.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com to apply

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