The Norwegian Refugee Council has been present in Ukraine since 2014, helping more than 700,000 people with food, shelter, water, sanitation, and legal assistance. Rapid change of situation in February 2022 during which whole Ukraine became affected by the conflict required significant scale-up of emergency programmes.
Today NRC is providing support to people affected by armed conflict and those fleeing in search of safety.
Prior to the escalation in armed conflict in February, NRC’s operations focused on government-controlled areas (GCA) of the Donbas Region (Luhansk and Donetsk Oblasts). With the temporary relocation of NRC’s staff and operations to Central and Western Ukraine, NRC will continue to support populations in the East with emergency, life-saving food, NFI and emergency shelter assistance to people trapped in hot zones. In the West, NRC established a temporary national HUB in the Ivano-Frankivska region and is establishing area offices in Ternopil and Dnipro. Additionally, NRC is planning to establish field offices in Lviv and Mokachevo. The Western response will focus on assisting people on the move with cash and ICLA services and provide multi-sectoral support to key transit points. The Eastern response will initially focus on procurement and delivery of food and key relief items to Donetsk, Luhansk and Kharkiv regions.
We are seeking highly qualified, resilient, dynamic professionals to respond to Ukraine crisis and support people in Ukraine and refugees in the neighbouring host countries.
Your passion, skills, and experience can make a big difference.
Duties & Responsibilities
The purpose of the WASH Project Manager position is to implement delegated WASH project portfolio.
Below is a summary responsibilities, please download Job Description for further details.Line management for project staff Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures Contribute to the development of Country, Area and CC strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant WASH projects Coordinate and manage WASH project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects Provide regular progress reports to the Area Manager and the CC Specialist Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist Develop and manage project budget (in cooperation with Cs) and coordinate across CCs Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
Skills & ExperienceMinimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts Technical WASH expertise Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile Fluency in English, both written and verbal Valid driver’s license Knowledge of the context in Ukraine is an asset Experience with start-up Fluency in Ukrainian and Russian is a strong asset
Access to a Schengen visa is required for positions in Ukraine
What We OfferDuty Station: Ukraine, exact location to be confirmed Unaccompanied contract Contract: From 6 months to 1 year (with possibility of extension) to be confirmed at later stage of recruitment Salary: According to NRC’s Salary Scale. NRC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including R&R.
NRC is very grateful to those who have responded thus far and continue to heed to our calls for support. This is going a long way in addressing the diverse needs, priorities, and concerns currently affecting the people of Ukraine.
Applications will be reviewed on ongoing basis. Due to large response, NRC will not provide feedback to those candidates who do not meet criteria and/or not follow the application process.