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NORWEGIAN REFUGEE COUNCIL JOB: Head of Programme Cameroon, Yaounde 2022

NORWEGIAN REFUGEE COUNCIL JOB: Head of Programme Cameroon, Yaounde 2022

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May 10, 2022 0

NORWEGIAN REFUGEE COUNCIL JOB: Head of Programme Cameroon, Yaounde 2022

Job Description


NRC has been operational in Cameroon since April 2017, and currently has five field offices: Maroua and Kousseri in the Far North, Buea in the South-west, Bamenda in the North-west and Batouri in the East, as well as the capital office in Yaoundé. The programme portfolio includes five core competencies; ICLA (Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance), Livelihood and Food Security, WASH, Shelter and Education.

Role and responsibilities

The purpose of the Head of Programme position is to develop and ensure implementation of holistic high-quality programmes. In addition, you will be a member of the Country Management Group(CMG) and your role will also involve line management of Grants Manager, M&E Coordinator and functional supervision of Programme Development Managers(PDMs). Some of the other responsibilities associated with the role include:-
Responsible for the Core Competence programmatic input to risk management frameworks and contingency plans, in particular for the new Core Competence(CC) Protection.
Lead the development of a fundraising strategy and build strategic relationships with donors
Roll-out of the Safe and Inclusive Programming (SIP) process at Country office level, including integration into programme design and implementation, and resources

Provide an enabling environment for the implementation of cash-based interventions, including multi-purpose cash assistance, emergency cash responses
Development of holistic and needs based programmes,
Coordination with the others departments for the implementation of the Market Analysis
Support and contribute to roll out of new global and or regional systems, processes and initiatives at country office level.
Quality control, M&E and organizational learning

Professional competencies
Minimum 4 years’ experience from a senior management position in a humanitarian/ recovery context
Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Fluency in English and French, both written and verbal
Experience in programme strategy development
Experience in Project Cycle Management
Experience in grants management
Experience in M&E management
Demonstrated knowledge of protection mainstreaming and Accountability to Affected Populations
Demonstrated experience in representation and advocacy

2. Behavioural competencies
Strategic thinking
Initiating action and change
Handling insecure environments

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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
24 months fixed term contract
Management Grade 11 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.

To apply as an internal candidate, click on the suitcase icon “I am an employee” on the top right of the page to be redirected to NRC’s internal career site

**Apply by completing all the system required fields of your experience in your application**

About Us

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.



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