Area Manager Mozambique Pemba

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This is a Professional contract, Grade 10 (NRC) contract. More about Professional contract, Grade 10 (NRC) contracts.

What we are looking for

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is seeking a highly qualified Area Manager to provide support to our team in Mozambique Pemba Area Office. The purpose of the Area Manager position is to ensure high quality and cost-effective programme/project implementation within the designated geographical area.

What you will do;

  • Lead on access strategy and its implementation in hard-to-reach areas
  • Develop capacity on community based approach
  • Provide an enabling environment for the implementation of cash-based interventions and contribute to the identification of opportunities to implement cash-based interventions and market-based programmes.
  • Line management for senior project staff and support functions (and Field Office Coordinators)
  • Member of the Country Management Group (CMG)
  • 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) and aligned to regional and global strategies
  • Assess needs, develop emergency response and implement response plans, including cash-based interventions and market-based programmes

Please download the detailed job description to learn more about the position.

What you will bring;

  • Minimum 5 years of experience from working as a Senior Project Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Excellent English skills both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of the context in Cabo Delgado
  • Fluency in Portuguese

What we offer;

  • Duty station: Pemba, Mozambique
  • Contract: 12 months (Renewable based on funding, performance and need for position)
  • Travel: up to 30%
  • Salary/benefits: grade 10 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.

Find out more about the benefits of working for NRC

Important information about the application process;

  • Internal candidates only: please click on the suitcase icon labelled “I am an employee” to be redirected to NRC’s internal careers site.
  • When creating your profile, include your full name as given on your passport. Complete all the system-required fields for experience, employment history and education.
  • Submit your application and CV in English, taking care to attach your latest CV.
  • Applications that do not meet the minimum standards in terms of experience or qualifications will generally not be considered. Unsolicited applications not related to this specific job advertisement will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We receive many applicants for each vacant position.
  • This role is open to candidates of all Nationalities.
  • If you have any questions about this role, please email with the job title as the subject line.

Why NRC?

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. Our 15,000 staff work in crises across 40 countries, providing life-saving and long-term assistance to millions of people every year.

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We are looking for people who are passionate about helping refugees and people forced to flee. Are you one of those people? If you are, NRC offers you the opportunity to:

  • do demanding and professional work, often in challenging contexts;
  • join a work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility;
  • be part of a welcoming and supportive community committed to human dignity;

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