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Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)


Position: Area Programme Manager Ethiopia Shire
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Shire - Ethiopia
Posted date: 1 month ago
Deadline: Submition date is over


An exciting opportunity to head up the NRC’s Area Programme Manager Ethiopia Shire.

 What we are looking for

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is seeking a highly qualified, experienced, and dynamic Area Programme Manager in Ethiopia Shire.

More About the Role.

The Programme manager is responsible for implementing integrated programmes and represents the NRC at coordination forums, as delegated by the Area Manager and member of the Area Management Group. The following is a brief description of the role.

  • What you will do
  • Line management for Core Competency project managers and coordinators.
  • Compliance and adherence to the NRC policies, guidance and procedures;
  • Responsible for ensuring programme support to the integrated programme, coordination and technical quality in Area operation;
  • Provide area-specific input relevant to CC strategies;
  • Compliance with donor standards, grant management and regular reporting to donors in the Area;
  • Identify funding opportunities and develop funding strategy and forecasts;

What you will bring

  • BA in Sociology, Economics, Agricultural Livelihoods or related social science is required
  • MA in business administration in the field of studies related to management is an advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a management position in a humanitarian/ recovery context
  • Experience designing and managing Integrated Programmes
  • Experience and working knowledge of Durable Solutions
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

What we offer

Duty station: Shire, Ethiopia

Contract: Open-ended

Travel: frequent field travels

Salary/benefits: Grade 9 on NRC’s Ethiopia Office, salary scale, with accompanying terms and conditions.

NRC is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to diversity without distinction to age, gender, religion, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.

We think outside the box, encourage ideas, and give responsibility to all employees at all levels.

You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative.

Important information about the application process

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When creating your profile, include your full name as given on your passport. Complete all the system-required fields for experience, employment history and education.

Submit your application and CV in English, taking care to attach your latest CV.

Applications that do not meet the minimum standards in terms of experience or qualifications will generally not be considered. Unsolicited applications not related to this specific job advertisement will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We receive many applicants for each vacant position.


Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Its national position and applicable to Internal and external candidates.