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 CC projects.
Management and overall coordination for integrated CC projects 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 Head of Programme and promote and share ideas for improvement and recommend necessary changes in activities.
Development of holistic and needs based programmes, including cash-based interventions and marked based programmes
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 Project Coordinators) and coordinate across CCs .
Promote the rights of refugees in line with the advocacy strategy
Start up of new projects in terms of the development of project work plans and other supporting documents.
Primary liaison with Danish Refugee Council (lead-applicant for a consortium) and International Trade Centre (key partner in the delivery of market-driven approaches under projects).
Represent NRC in key Dadaab camp and Garissa-level coordination forums.
Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders for effective project implementation.
Ensure capacity development of project staff and transfer key skills.
Ensure the development and review of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and supporting documents and monitor their use in project activities.
Ensure the inclusion of cash-based interventions and marked based programmes in country and area-based strategies and their implementation across and within NRC’s core competencies
Provide an enabling environment for the implementation of cash-based interventions, including multi-purpose cash assistance, emergency cash responses
Ensuring in consultation with the M&E team that strong M&E work plans are in place and are delivered. Support regular review and learning events on the basis of M&E.
Ensure donor compliance in project implementation and coordinate timely project reporting to donors.
Support the development of new funding proposals identified by NRC.
Any other tasks as assigned by the Area Manager. Qualifications
Minimum 4 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Knowledge of cash-based interventions and market based programmes
Technical Livelihoods and Food Security expertise
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Knowledge of the humanitarian and development context related to refugees in Kenya, specific experience in Dadaab highly desirable.
Experience with project start up
Experience with managing integrated projects across different sectors
Experience managing and lead large teams Personal qualities
Managing resources to optimize results
Managing performance and development
Empowering and building trust
Handling insecure environments
Excellent communication and team building skills
We can offer
Duty station: Dadaab
Contract period is one year renewable depending on funding availability.
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s Code of Conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Dadaab.
*Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this position*