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Self-Reliance and Durable Solutions Specialist, Erbil- Iraq

  • Contractor
  • Erbil Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Norwegian Refugee Council profile

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

Norwegian Refugee Council

NRC Iraq is looking for a Self-Reliance and Durable Solutions Specialist to join the mission. The role holder will be responsible for advisory and technical support, and capacity building to NRC Iraq programme in relation to self-reliance and durable solutions programming.

If you are an influential people leader with a passion for durable solutions, integrated programming, and experience in coordination of various stakeholders to this end, then this is the role for you.

What You Will Do

  • Review and update Self-Reliance and DurableSolutions strategy, technicalguidance, and Macro Logical Framework Analysis (LFAs) that are aligned with regionaland global strategies and priorities.
  • Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance, and procedures.
  • Contribute to fundraising, develop,and revise fundingproposals, budgets, and donor reports.
  • Identify trends, technical standards, and donor priorities.
  • Followup on compliance with contractual commitments within Self-Reliance and Durable Solutions,ensure high technicalquality and synergies in project implementation.
  • Providetechnical direction and project implementation support.
  • Ensurethat key learnings are extractedfrom Self-Reliance and Durable Solutionsimplementation and incorporate them in Self-Reliance and Durable Solutions and staff development processes.
  • Providesystematic training and build capacity of technical staff, in approaches including cash-based interventions and market-based programme.
  • Represent NRC in relevant forums/clusters, including with nationalauthorities and donors.
  • Promotethe rights of Internally Displaced People(IDPs)/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.

What You Will Bring

  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience within technical expertise area in a humanitarian/ recovery context.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Knowledge and skills in market analysis, cash-based interventions, and market-based programmes.
  • Advanced degree in relevant sector including humanitarian and/or development work.
  • Experience of developing, testing, and implementing practical tools and resources to strengthen outcome orientated programming.
  • Experience and expertise as technical advisor, specialist or demonstrated success moving forward a technical development area across levels of the organization.
  • Experience with self-reliance and durable solutions programming and strategy development in the development/humanitarian field.
  • Experience designing and implementing integrated programming approaches such as area-based approach, market-based approach, graduation approach, etc.
  • Experience developing materials and facilitating processes that inform new methods, solutions, or ideas for integrated solutions towards higher outcomes.
  • Experience with inter-agency coordination in the humanitarian sector, either through clusters or other seconded positions.
  • Very strong analytical skills (experience in collecting and analyzing large quantities of data).

What We Offer

  • Erbil, Iraq duty station
  • **Fixed term-**contract renewable based on performance need and funding.
  • 30 % travel, approximately in country
  • Senior Grade 9 in NRC’s Salary Scale. NRC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility.
  • NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.

Important Information about the application process

  • We highly encourage you to learn more about the role. Please view the full Job Description here.
  • We invite applications from all qualified and interested candidates from all nationalities. Please ensure you attach your academic and professional certificates.
  • To apply as an internal candidate, log in with your official email or click on Opportunity Marketplace.
  • Apply by completing all the system-required fields of your employment history, experience, responsibilities, and education in your application.
  • Ensure to attach your latest CV.
  • Submit your application and CV in English.
  • When creating your profile, include your full name as per your passport.
  • 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. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to give detailed feedback to applicants who have not been shortlisted.
  • For any queries, please email us at [email protected] with “Self-Reliance and Durable Solutions Specialist Iraq” as the subject line.

Why NRC?

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organization 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.

Learn more about NRC’s operations in Iraq here.

Watch this short video to see NRC in action.

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How to apply

Please apply here

Deadline: 11-Mar-24

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