Country: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Closing date: 1 May 2022

Opportunity open to international staff. Tehran is a family duty station.

NRC is seeking an experienced Head of Programme to develop and ensure implementation of holistic high-quality programmes of NRC Iran.

Duties & Responsibilities

Line management for Core Competence and Partnerships Specialists, Grants, M&E Managers and Emergency Response coordinator
Member of the Country Management Group (CMG)
Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
Provide programme input to Country Strategy and Plan of Action
Development of Core Competency strategies that are aligned to regional and global priorities and strategies
Development of holistic and needs based programmes, including cash-based interventions and market based programmes
Identify funding opportunities, develop funding strategies and forecasts
Grants management, BPO allocations and reporting to donors, including compliance with donor standards
Quality control, M&E and organizational learning
Capacity building of all technical staff
In-country representation
Promote the rights of refugees and other persons of concern in line with the advocacy strategy

Please find Job Description with further details

Knowledge, skills and experience

Minimum 4 years of experience from a senior management position in a humanitarian/ recovery context
Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Core competency expertise
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Knowledge of the context in Iran and Afghanistan
Knowledge of Persian an advantage
Experience of developing programmes in a large and complex, quality oriented country programme
Qualification in grants management, M&E is an advantage

What we offer:

Type of contract: 2 year international contract, accompanied, family duty station
Salary/benefits: Grade 11, According to NRC salary scale, terms and conditions
Duty station: Tehran, Iran
Travel: 10% across Area Offices

NRC might review applications before advert deadline, therefore interested candidates are encouraged to apply

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