Area Manager Nigeria Maiduguri
Norwegian Refugee Council
Maiduguri, Nigeria, NG
4d ago
  • Role and responsibilities
  • Representing to all appropriate authorities and acting in all official work concerning the Norwegian Refugee Council in Maiduguri, Nigeria
  • Establishing a good working environment based on the NRC values
  • Coordinating all area level programme and operational activities
  • Conducting regular field missions to monitor project implementation
  • Lead the area Grants management (GOM, GR and GEM) with the coordination and technical support of the Grants Manager (GM).
  • Identify, initiate and follow up on advocacy issues at area level in close coordination with the Advocacy Manager and Country Director.
  • Ensuring support functions are managed according to NRC policies
  • Ensuring legally binding financial contracts and payments at area level are made as per the threshold limit stipulated on the authorization table.
  • In collaboration with the Health Safety & Security (HSS) Manager, ensure that the Security Plan for the area is updated regularly
  • Reporting to the Country Director any violations of NRC’s Personnel policies and Code of Conduct
  • Ensuring that NRC staff adheres to NRC s security rules and guidelines
  • Ensuring quality documentation of all NRC activities at area level
  • Undertaking Official correspondence at area level.
  • Through close monitoring of the context, develop approaches and activities ensuring promotion of the Do No Harm principle
  • Competencies
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a senior management level position in a humanitarian / recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical expertise in Protection, Shelter, WASH or Food Security will be a distinct advantage
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge on own leadership skills
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of the context in Nigeria
  • Experience with rapidly growing programmes
  • Behavioural competenices in : - Managing resources to optimize results; Managing performance and development; Empowering and building trust;
  • Handling insecure environments

    Publication closing May 23rd 2022

    What We Offer

    Female candidates are strongly encouraged to join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility : At NRC we think outside the box.

    We encourage ideas and give responsibility to all employees at all levels, to help solve the complex issues that we face.

    You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative

  • 12 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension
  • Grade 10 in NRC's grade structure
  • An opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause
  • A chance to meet and work with people who are the best in their fields
  • Internal candidates are encouraged to apply but we are also open to external applicants who can show a commitment to NRC and being part of a challenging, but important mission to make a difference.

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