Norwegian Refugee Council recruits 02 Area Managers

Norwegian Refugee Council recruits 02 Area Managers


NRC is looking for 2 Area Managers  to take on the management of our operations in the area offices in Ndele and Alindao .

The Area Manager position is responsible for ensuring high quality and cost effective programme/project implementation in the area.

NRC initiated country operations in CAR in 2014, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. The programme portfolio includes all five core competencies of NRC. ICLA (Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance), Food Security, WASH, Shelter and Education, as well as Protection and Community Based Planning programmes.

NRC is currently operating in four field offices : Berberati in the South West, Dekoa and Kaga Bandoro in the Middle part of the country, Ndele in the north, Alindao in the South East, as well as the capital office in Bangui.

The Area Manager reports to the Country Director.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Member of the Country Management Group (CMG)
  • Line management for senior project staff and support functions in the area
  • Ensure that support functions in the area, are providing high quality and efficient support to area programme implementation
  • Increase the efficiency of communication between support and program within the area
  • Work with the country finance team and area finance staff to prepare and track progress of project and activity budgets.
  • Be responsible for coordinating overall project implementation and see that activities are carried out on time and within budget.
  • Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Provide area specific input on CC strategies, Country Strategy and Plan of Action
  • Organize grants opening and closure meetings at area level
  • Implementation of projects (including master support budget and coordinating input for donor proposals and reports) in the area, in compliance with contractual commitments (i.e. quality, synergies, timeliness, use of resources).
  • Assess needs, develop emergency response and implement response plans
  • Ensure optimal use of resources within the allocated project budgets and CC strategies
  • Represent NRC and networking on area level
  • Ensure that capacity building is provided to all staff in the area
  • Ensure overall security and safety of staff in the area
  • Coordinate NRC programme activities with authorities, United Nations agencies and other national and international agencies/organisations in the area
  • Identify, initiate and follow up on advocacy issues and actively promote the rights of returnees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the area, in close coordination with the Country Director.
  • In collaboration with the Security Advisor, ensure that the Security Plan for the area is updated regularly
  • Ensure that NRC staff adheres to NRC´s security rules and guidelines
Town/City1 in N’dele and 1 in Alindao
Experience / Qualifications
  • Minimum 5 years of experience from working as a Senior Project Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Excellent project planning, management and monitoring & evaluation skills.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Experience in advocacy and policy influencing
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in French and English, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of the context in CAR is a plus
  • Experience as head of office or similar post is a strong advantage
  • Valid driver’s license
Personal qualities
  • SHandling insecure environments
  • Strategic thinking
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Managing performance and development
  • Managing resources to optimise results
  • A good sense of humour is an asset
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable
Experience5 to 10 years
PositionsHuman resources & Financial services, Logistic & Office support
Areas of activityEducation / Training, Human rights, Water sanitation & Hygiene
CountryAfrica, Central Africa
Salary / Allowance
  • Commencement: Janvier 2020
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions and free housing of moderate standard.
  • Grade: 10 in NRC’s grade structure.
  • Duty station: Area offices in Ndele and Alindao . with frequent travels in the field. Both Ndele and Alindao are a non-family posting. Travel outside Ndele and Alindao is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area. Recreational and social facilities are limited, and accommodation is modest. International staff members are required to live in joint accommodation.
  • Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start.
  • Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the “Company name” field for both company and location
How to apply
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