Partnership Manager - Iran

  • Added Date: Wednesday, 17 June 2020
  • Deadline Date: Sunday, 05 July 2020

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), Relief International (RI), and International Consortium for Refugees in Iran (ICRI) together operate a 30-months project co-funded by the European Commission International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO) focusing on the following sectors: Education, LFS and Protection. Advocacy activities are also planned. This project began on 1 January 2019 and is scheduled to end on 30 June 2021.

NRC is seeking an experienced Partnership Manager to manage the coordination and reporting of this DEVCO-funded project with NRC as Grant Holder. The Partnership Manager is line managed by the NRC Country Director and will provide oversight of the Partnership Coordination Unit whilst being the liaison between the Steering Committee (made up of senior representatives from each NGO) and the three members of the partnership. The Partnership Manager will facilitate the grant management, the intra-partner engagement and information sharing.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Facilitate Steering Committee and Technical Working Group meetings on a regular basis
  • Represent the partnership in relevant fora as directed by the Steering Committee
  • Support partnership members adherence to the DEVCO policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Overall management of the Partnership Coordination Unit (PCU)
  • Manage the coordination of the project (activities, budget, project documentation, work plan, reporting) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements (DEVCO and other co-donors of the project)
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer of key skills
  • Liaison and collaborate with relevant stakeholders and represent the partnership in relevant forums and working groups.


Personal qualities

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisationโ€™s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and beliefs shall guide our actions and relationships.

A sense of humour is an asset!

We can offer

Duration: until June 30th 2021
Salary/benefits: According to NRCโ€™s general directions
Grade: 9 - see attached NRC grade structure
Duty station: Tehran, Iran .
Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

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