Head of Programme at Norwegian Refugee Council

Title: Head of Programm


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

Generic Responsibilities:

  1. Line management for Core Competence Specialists
  2. Member of the Country Management Group (CMG)
  3. Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  4. Provide programme input to Country Strategy and Plan of Action
  5. Development of Core Competency strategies that are aligned to regional and global priorities and strategies
  6. Development of holistic and needs based programmes, including cash-based interventions and market-based programmes
  7. Identify funding opportunities, develop funding strategies and forecasts
  8. Grants management, BPO allocations and reporting to donors, including compliance with donor standards
  9. Quality control, M&E and organizational learning

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Lead on Safe and Inclusive Programming initiatives, ensuring that all programmes meet minimum standards
  • Develop NRC Somalia’s strategic direction on Durable Solutions and build a portfolio of programmes supporting these ambitions
  • Provide an enabling environment for the implementation of cash-based interventions, including multi-purpose cash assistance, emergency cash responses

Professional Competencies:

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience from a senior management position in a humanitarian/ recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Core competency expertise
  • Knowledge of cash-based interventions and market-based programmes
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile

Context/Specific Skills, Knowledge/ Experience:

  • Experience in complex emergencies and early recovery programming
  • Arabic language skills an asset

For more information, Here is the detailed Job Description

Additional Details:

Duty Station: Mogadishu, Somalia.

Type of Contract: 24 Months renewable based on funding, performance, and the need for position

Salary: Based upon the NRC grading Scale

Travel: 40%

Language: Fluency in English.

This position is open to qualified candidates of all nationalities!

How to applyAll interested applicants are invited to

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