Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly Area Manager.
Overall purpose of the role
The Area Manager is responsible for the coordination, management, development and representation of DRC programming in Borno State Nigeria.
The role is a key position for DRC Borno and Yobe State. The position is a full member of the extended senior management team.
S / he is expected to be able to work independently under the authority delegated by the Country Director, bring solid management and leadership skills to the job, and the ability to engage and represent DRC with local authorities and other stakeholders.
The post will be based in Maiduguri Borno State with frequent and extended trips to Damaturu. ideally 80% Maiduguri and 20% Damaturu.
The Area Manager is also expected to travel to the deep field offices that includes Mafa, Ngala and Bama occasionally.
Key Responsibilities :
To be successful in this role we expect you to have a high degree of responsibility, flexibility and understanding of complex organizational charts as well as you have a character that can motivate and encourage a positive team spirit.
Moreover, we also expect the following :
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC' five core competencies :
Contract : 1 year contract with possibility of extension, subject to funding and Performance. Salary and other conditions are offered in accordance with DRC’s Terms of Employment for expatriate staff.
This position is under Employment band M.E level 2
Duty station : Maiduguri, Borno state
Designation of Duty Station : Unaccompagnied / non-family duty station
Availability : 1st of December 2019 or earliest hereafter.
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to drc.
ngo under Vacancies. For questions regarding the vacancy please contact Zeljko Toncic ().
Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter in English through the online application on under vacancies no later than 4th October 2019.
DRC as an employer
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