Programme Development Manager, ICLA at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Programme Development Manager, ICLARef. no.: 3700699448Location: MaiduguriDescriptionDo you want to be a part of our Nigeria programme? We are looking for a Programme Development Manager for our ICLA programme in our Maiduguri office.Since 2009, violent attacks on civilians by the armed group Boko Haram have left widespread devastation in northeast Nigeria. At least 17,000 people have been killed and approximately two million people are displaced within Nigeria. More than 14 million people in northeast Nigeria today are affected by the crisis caused by Boko Haram. Out of these, seven million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. Around 92 per cent of displaced people reside in either informal settlements or with low-income host communities, creating a strain on already limited resources. The remaining 8 per cent live in more formalised camps. NRC has been in Nigeria since 2015.The purpose of the ICLA Programme Development Manager position is to mentor and build capacity of staff in the ICLA team as well as manage the programme portfolio in Borno State.The ICLA Programme Development Manager (PDM) reports to the Area Manager in Maiduguri.ResponsibilitiesMentor and build capacity of staff in the ICLA teamOverall management of project staffCoordinate and manage ICLA project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirementsConduct needs assessments in rural areas in Borno state in line with NRC’s humanitarian access strategiesEnsure timely and high quality programme delivery against planned targetsEnsure proper and efficient administrative and financial management of grantsEstablish and develop systems and tools for ICLA implementationContribute in the development of advocacy materialsEnsure timely and quality monitoring reports of ICLA activities to ensure high technical quality and transparent processesDevelop approaches and activities ensuring promotion of the Do No Harm principle

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