• Global Project Manager Food Security at Norwegian Refugee Council Kenya
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  • 3 days ago

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Job Description

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

About Job

This is an exciting opportunity to implement the NORAD food security project, in close collaboration with the Livelihoods and Food Security (LFS) teams in Nigeria, Uganda and Somalia.

What we are looking for
• The Norwegian Refugee... Council (NRC) is seeking a highly qualified Global Project Manager Food Security with relevant Manager/Specialist/Coordinator experience on food security interventions from humanitarian or development programs/projects.

What you will do

Some of your specific responsibilities include:
• Responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the project (Frequent field visit and field level support).
• Responsible for technical support to the CO teams. To be in close collaboration with LFS regional advisors in Central West Africa (CWA) and East Africa & Yemen (EAY).
• Be the link between country offices, steering committee of the project and the LFS Global Lead on overall project implementation and progress.
• Responsible for documenting and disseminating country-level innovation, case studies and lessons learnt through webinars, workshops, etc.
• Closely work with Global, Regional and local M&E Advisors of the project, ensure that the M&E plan and implementation of the M&E plan is in line with the project proposal.
• Responsible for donor reporting and analysis of results tailored to the needs of different audiences.
• Responsible for the communication of results and the development of recommendations to senior management at HO, ROs and COs.
• Please download the detailed job description to learn more about the position.

What you will bring
• Minimum 5 years of relevant Manager/Specialist/Coordinator experience on food security interventions from humanitarian or development programs/projects.
• Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
• Documented results related to coordinating of complex projects.
• Experience in drafting and encouraging implementation of policy/strategic guidance, and developing practical tools and resources.
• Experience with engaging with key humanitarian stakeholders.
• Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
• Degree in a relevant field in the area of agriculture, forestry, livestock or similar. Work experience can compensate for a formal degree.
• Experience in humanitarian or development programmes with displaced populations in urban and rural areas, including activities related to food security, early recovery, climate adaptation, etc.
• Demonstrated experience in working with government, business owners, displaced populations and host communities.
• Strong skills in communications at all levels, equally important with people at HO level as the project participants.
• Demonstrated experience in facilitating remote team work and in using remote work software (e.g. Teams, Skype, Office , etc).
• Result-oriented, a team player, exhibiting high levels of enthusiasm and integrity.
• Skills in facilitation of stakeholder engagement/workshops.

What we offer
• Duty station: EAY/CWA Regional office OR NRC Head Office in Oslo .
• Contract: national contract, 9-month contract.
• Salary/benefits: grade 9 on NRC’s regional salary scale, with accompanying terms and conditions.
• NRC is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to diversity without distinction to age, gender, religion, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.
• We think outside the box, encourage ideas, and give responsibility to all employees at all levels. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative


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