Area Manager at The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja. Borno State is host to the largest number of IDPs with the biggest concentration in Maiduguri City. NRC is providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) in order to address identified humanitarian needs. We are now looking for an Area Manager for Maduguri.Job Title: Area Manager NigeriaJob descriptionLine management for senior project staff and support functions in MaiduguriCompliance with- and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and proceduresProvide area specific input on the Core Competency (CC) strategies, Country Strategy and Plan of ActionOrganize grants opening and closure meetings at area levelImplementation of projects (including master support budget and coordinating input for donor proposals and reports), in compliance with contractual commitmentsEnsure optimal use of resourcesRepresent NRC and networking in MaiduguriEnsure that capacity building is provided to all staff in the areaEnsure overall security and safety of staff in the areaAssess needs, develop emergency response and implement response plansAdvance the process of humanitarian access outside of MaiduguriCommencement: September 2016Duration:12months

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