Field Coordinator International NGO Careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Organisation: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
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.
Job Summary: The Field Coordinator will support the Area Manager in coordinating support functions including HR, logistics, Security and Finance in the field office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • In charge with the support of the all stakeholders’ relationship/coordination management with the area with the support of the Area manager and CC coordinators
  • In charge/management of the programs support functions/access for programs related/security within his or her area of operations with the guidance of the area manager
  • In charge of internal and external representations meetings with the support of the Area Manager in his or her area of operations
  • In charge of the bases over all operations managements in the absent of the area manager/Act as NRC representative at field level with the backup of the Areas manager
  • Ensure that all organisational policies are understood and being followed by NRC staff in the field location. This include financial, Human resource, security, logistics, standard Operational procedures and Employee Terms and Conditions.
  • Oversee and coordinate the management of the Rhino/Adjumani support budgets and perform Executive monitoring of the program budget, and ensure sufficient budget management tools are in place for the field office.
  • Participate in reviewing and updating Area programme in accordance with the changing needs of host community and refugees in West Nile region.
  • Participate in the Grants Opening Meeting, after action review meeting quarterly review meeting and ensure the project cycle management is followed by all CC with the project location.
  • Ensure strong donor compliance, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and quality control procedures are understood and entrenched in all Core Competency projects and honestly raise challenges and issues faced at the field level to Project Manager /Project Coordinators and Area Manager 
Key Result Areas:
  • Administration of the field office
  • Monitor the core competency activities to ensure adherence to strategies and plans
  • Adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
  • Training and development of staff
  • Local level advocacy
  • Monitor and evaluate the local security situation
  • Represent NRC, including cooperation with the UN, partners and authorities
  • Organize the local procurement processes and transport
  • Facilitate field Support Budget, area level budgets, including support cost which including managing and monitoring field support in accordance to NRC financial policies and procedures.
  • Line management for support staff such as Finance, HR & Admin and Logistics/ICT
  • Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and handbooks and donor/auditor requirements
  • Responsible for technical capacity building of support staff (HR, Logistics/ICT and Finance)
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Field Coordinator job opportunity should hold a relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • At least three years of experience from working as a Project or Support Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context,
  • Previous experience from working in complex refugee or internally displaced context required
  • Extensive knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Hold a clean and valid driver’s license
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Analysing
  • Strategic thinking
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Planning and delivering results.
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should apply by visiting the web link below.
Deadline: 7th January 2018

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