NRC is seeking an experienced Area Manager to to ensure high quality and cost effective programme/project implementation within the designated geographical area.
Duties & Responsibilities
Line management for senior project staff and support functions in the area
Member of the Country Management Group (CMG)
Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
Provide area specific input on CC strategies, Country Strategy and Plan of Action
Organize grants opening, review and closure meetings at area level
Implementation of projects (including master support budget and coordinating input for donor proposals and reports) in the area, in compliance with contractual commitments (i.e. quality, synergies, timeliness, use of resources)
Assess needs, develop emergency response and implement response plans
Ensure optimal use of resources within the allocated project budgets and CC strategies
Represent NRC and networking on area level
Ensure overall security and safety of staff in the area
Knowledge, skills and experience
Minimum 3 years of experience from working as a Senior Project Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from 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
Knowledge of the Afghanistan displacement context is an asset.
Knowledge of Iranian context is an asset.
Experience with scaling up of humanitarian programs in strictly controlled context is an asset.
Experience in humanitarian programs in international sanctions context is an asset.
Detailed oriented and strong organizational skills.
Experience in negotiations with local authorities.
What we offer:
Type of contract: 24 months with possbility of extension. Open to international applicants
Salary/benefits: Grade 10, According to NRC salary scale, terms and conditions
Duty station: Kerman, Iran
Travel: 25% across Area Offices
NRC might review applications before advert deadline, therefore interested candidates are encouraged to apply early