Cash & Market Based Project Manager NGO Careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.
Job Summary: The Cash & Market based Project Manager is responsible for implementing the delegated Cash & Market based programme portfolio.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- Support the development and periodic reviews of the Cash SOPs at country level with support staff, Area Managers and Core Competencies.
- Responsible for supporting / undertaking situation analysis for cash programme feasibility (including market analysis) including gender analysis, protection risks and needs, as per country strategy.
- Ensure that a digital alert system is in place with the support of the information management officer and that collected information is analysed, disseminated and acted upon as appropriate
- Support the use of digital communication hub as part of the community communication and engagement strategy within the Cash and Voucher Assistance response
- Contribute to the institutionalization of CVA and MBP though capacity building and interdepartmental engagement.
- Lead/ support periodic and need-based market assessments to inform market based programme project activity design decisions.
- Validate programme tools related to NRC CVA and MBP, support field and support staff and AM/APM in the elaboration of planning documents (procurement plans, work plans, M&E plans) and the monitoring of cash and voucher assistance and MBP activities.
- Proactively engage in processes to pre-position NRC Uganda for funding opportunities, to scale up high impact interventions as well as piloting of innovations. This will include concept note preparation as well as leading or participating in proposal writing teams across sectors/core competencies.
- Lead the inclusion of CVA and MBP within (and across) NRC core competency responses, where appropriate.
- Responsible for donor management and networking to create opportunities for learning, consortia besides compliance for financial agreement.
- Support budget development and monitoring Innovate and promote the uptake of appropriate technologies that enable NRC Uganda to deliver CVA and MBP interventions better.
- Engage in externally-oriented actions to the extent that they promote/benefit NRC strategic intentions, including dissemination of best practice, influencing decisions at Cash Working Group and clusters, and capacity building for stakeholders.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The ideal candidate for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Cash & Market Based Project Manager job must have three years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a Cash and Markets Programming in humanitarian/recovery context
- Advanced knowledge and skills in market analysis, cash-based interventions and market-based programmes
- Knowledge of the context in Humanitarian Response and recovery programming.
- Experience with start-up and exit of cash and voucher assistance and market based
- Experience working in complex and volatile contexts
- Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
- Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
- Fluency in English, both written and verbal with high proficiency
- Valid driver’s license
- Ability to manage resources to optimize results;
- Manage performance and development
- Empower and build trust
- think strategically
- influence, initiate action and change
- Analytical skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 4th June 2020