Job Identification- 779

Job Category- Management

Locations- Kampala

Posting Date- 02/03/2021, 10:11 AM

Apply Before- 02/17/2021, 10:11 AM

Degree Level- Bachelor’s Degree

Job Schedule- Full time

Job Description

NRC Uganda is looking to fill the role of Area Programme Manager – South West Uganda. Our ideal candidate has strong leadership skills and has experience in putting in place sound accountability structures in their Area of focus. Furthermore, we seek an individual who has prior management experience and has experience in managing large scale programmes both in Uganda and internationally.

The Area Programme manager will be responsible for implementing Integrated Programmes and representing NRC at coordination fora, as delegated by the Area Manager. The role holder will also be a member of the Area Management Team.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Deputise the Area Manager;
  • Responsible for the core competency programmatic input to the contingency plan;
  • Represent NRC in sectorial coordination, clusters and/or working group, as delegated by the Area Manager;
  • Support in developing innovative programming for urban H2R populations;
  • Implement Community Based Programming with a Protection lens;
  • Provide an enabling environment for the implementation of Cash-Based Interventions and contribute to the identification of opportunities to implement Cash-Cased Interventions and Market Based Programs;
  • Enable and ensure the participation of NRC in Cash-Based coordination platforms.

Professional competencies for this role:

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a management position in a humanitarian/ recovery context;
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts;
  • Core competency expertise;
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile;
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal;
  • Valid driver’s license.

 Context/Specific skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Experience from Cash Based Programming;
  • Strong Protection background;
  • Program experience in Integrated Programming.

For the full job description of this role please do follow this link.

About Us

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across 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.