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Livelihoods and Food Security Project Manager Yemen Amran

  • Contractor
  • Amran Yemen
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Norwegian Refugee Council profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.

Norwegian Refugee Council

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.

Job Description

Females are highly encouraged to apply.

What we are looking for

The purpose of the PM is to manage NRC’s Livelihood and Food Security (LFS) core competency projects and teams in Amran area offices.

  1. Role and responsibilities

Generic responsibilities

  • Line management for project staff
  • Contribute to the development of strategy, technical SOPs / guidelines and Macro LFAs
  • Compliance and adherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Responsible of development of funding proposal, project budgets and donor reports
  • Coordinate and manage projects implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements.

Specific responsibilities

Programme Development:

  1. Contribute to situation analysis, identification of needs and participate actively in developing livelihoods and food security strategy in line with NRC Global Ambitions and Hallmarks.
  2. Lead design and conducting of quality technical and needs assessments working with LFS Specialist & MEAL and timely submission of quality reports.

Project Management:

  1. Responsible for preparation and timely delivery of detailed projects implementation, procurement and budget spending plans whilst ensuring that off targets are timely identified and mitigated.
  2. Ensure that there is a quality partnership assessment, partnership plan and relevant MoUs and other support documentation and resources in place to work with local partners.

Capacity building:

  1. Identify learning and training opportunities for staff and partners and work as a mentor and role model for less experienced staff.
  2. Provide necessary technical training and develop appropriate technical guidelines and materials to NRC’s and partner’s staff.

Representation, coordination and Advocacy:

  1. Responsible for developing and maintain collaborative and effective partnership with NGOs/CBOs and government partners.
  2. Ensure effective stakeholder participation throughout the project implementation.

Please download the detailed job description to learn more about the position. As the above responsibilities are just a snapshot from the Job description.

What you will bring

Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • Bachelor degree in Social Sciences, Development studies, Rural Development, Livelihoods, Economics and/or related discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience from working as a Manager in a humanitarian setting managing Livelihoods programming.
  • Proven Experience in GFD and cash programming.
  • Experience in the livelihood assessments, both field data collection and analysis.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Traceable experience in working local CSOs in areas of identification supervision, sub-granting and capacity building
  • Good experience in managing multi-million dollars’ multiple projects in a challenging environment.
  • Strong ability to work with diverse groups/individuals – ranging from local partners, local authorities, humanitarian community and the private sector Proven ability in staff, donor contract & budget management
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal; as well as excellent report writing skills

Context/skills, knowledge and experience:

  1. Excellent command of English – written and verbal
  2. Knowledge of the context in of Yemen or similar volatile contexts
  3. The ability to work flexibly within a team as well as demonstrable leadership/management skills
  4. The ability to work operationally and strategically without losing sight of the overall objective

What we offer

  • Duty station: Amran, Yemen
  • Contract: national contract for 1 year with possibility of extension
  • Travel: Fully field-based position (40% in field visits)
  • 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: To apply as an internal candidate, log in with your official email or click on Opportunity MarketPlace.
  • 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 position is only open for candidates holding the Yemeni nationality and who are considered internal NRC staff.
  • If you have any questions about this role, please email EAY Recruitment [email protected] 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.

Watch this short video to see NRC in action.

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.

Learn more about NRC

How to apply

Apply here.

deadline: 9 Jan 2024

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