Area Programme Manager Libya Tripoli

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  • Added Date: Sunday, 11 September 2022
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All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organizationโ€™s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes & beliefs guide our actions and relationships.

Job Purpose

The Area Programme Manager is responsible for bringing the different components of NRC programme response together to maximize positive impact for affected populations with the resources available. The role is expected to create cohesion between NRC core competency teams,ย ensure that people receive holistic assistance, create efficient linkages between programme and support departments, and to support the Area Manager in facilitating collaboration with local stakeholders. In particular, the role seeks to capitalize on synergies and strengths with NRC Core competencies capacities.

The role is responsible for improving management capacities and programmatic quality in the Area Offices. The Area Programme Manager line manages Project Managers in East and West Area Offices, effectively oversees implementation, and leads on other programme development initiatives, as delegated by the Area Manager in the area of operation. The Area Programme Manager has core responsibility for implementing integrated programmes, is a member of the Area Management Team, represents NRC externally, and deputizes the Area Manager as needed. The role liaises with the Country Office programme team and has a technical line to the Head of Programmes.

What you will do:

Responsible for ensuring programme support to integrated programme, coordination and technical quality in Area Officesย as well as take actions to ensure appropriate and in-depth context analysis across the two Areas Provide area specific input relevant for CC strategies as well as support cross-cutting interventions including protection, gender, and cash and market programming Promote integrated programme approaches and methodologies, such as market-based approaches, urban and out-of-camp displacement responses, graduation approaches, etc Compliance to donor standards, and grant management and regular reporting to donor in Area Contribute to fundraising by identifying funding opportunities, developing a funding strategy, proposals, budgetsย and forecasts. Oversee all grants management and budget allocations in the Area Offices Ensure compliance with contractual commitments and extracting and implementing key learnings from project implementation Work with Project Managers to develop strategy for both emergency response and early recovery interventions as well as coordinate new emergency response in the Area Lead Project Cycle Management (PCM) at area office level as per NRC PCM standards, as delegated by the Area Manager Promote programmatic approaches that are gender sensitive and inclusive while alsoย providingย innovative solutions to program challenges. Conduct regular field monitoring, improve information management, localization, safe programming, and referral area processes Represent NRC in sectorial coordination, clusters and/or working group at the Area level and deputize the Area Manager, upon request by the Area Manager and/or Country Director Manage Core Competency (CC) Project Managers as well asย contribute to and support capacity building of all technical staff in the Areas. Promote the rights of refugees, asylum seekers and immigrants in line with the advocacy strategy

Professional Competencies and Qualifications Required

These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

Bachelorโ€™s degree in a relevant field of study. Minimum of 5 yearsโ€™ work experience in Project Management Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts Documented results related to the positionโ€™s responsibilities Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile Fluency in English, both written and verbal Valid driverโ€™s license

Context/Specific skills, knowledge and experience

Experience from a senior project implementation position in a humanitarian/ recovery context Experience with integrated programming and/or coordinating multiple sectors/CCs Experience in facilitating the capacity building of diverse colleagues Excellent Analytical & Critical thinking skills,organizational and team management skills Expertise on localization, working with partners, and community engagement Experience with safe programming, including gender and protection mainstreaming Thorough knowledge of the MS Office suite, especially MS Excel and the online Microsoft suite Experience with shelter, livelihoods, education, and/or legal assistance programming is highly desirable.

Behavioural competencies

Strategic thinking Managing resources to optimize results Empowering and building trust Initiating action and change Influencing Planning and delivering results

What We Offer

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

We offer an opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause and a chance to meet and work with people who are the best in their fields.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility: At NRC we think outside the box. We encourage ideas and give responsibility to all employees at all levels, to help solve the complex issues that we face. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take initiative.

We are also looking for people who share our values:

To be dedicated in what we do; To be innovative with our solutions; To act as one unified and inclusive team; To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the people we exist to serve, and to each otherโ€ฆ the members of our NRC family.

Additional Information:

Duty Station: Tripoli, Libya

Travel:ย Frequent field travel expected (40%)

Duration of contract: Fixed term 12ย months full-timeย with a possibility of extension.

Grade 9ย in NRC's grading structure

Reporting line: Area Manager (AM)

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