Deadline: 29 January 2020
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Program Manager – Abuja – (INGO Forum) in Abuja, Nigeria. The duration of this post is 7 months.
NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Program Manager will perform the following functions:
- Under the guidance and leadership of the senior consultant, ensure the effective delivery on the PLRCAP project objectives.
- Effectively manage the PLRCAP project team.
- Ensure effective participant engagement, roll out of training and facilitation of mentorship.
- Capture lessons learned.
- Find and curate relevant resources and tools for humanitarian CSOs in Nigeria.
- Oversee the development of the virtual resource center, in complement to other similar initiatives.
- Ensure the impactful engagement of Nigerian and international stakeholders in the project including as mentors and twinning partners.
- Ensure budget management.
- Ensure effective communication around the project and among the project team and NIF.
- Report daily on progress to the Senior Consultant responsible for the project.
- Manage the monitoring and evaluation of the project, including preparing project updates and reporting.
- Stay informed on political, humanitarian and security contexts, while providing structured updates to the INGO Forum as it relates to localization globally regionally and nationally.
- Facilitate effective information flow between field-level realities in NE Nigeria and capital-level coordination in Abuja.
- Provide linkages between INGO and NNGO community / identify opportunities for collaboration.
- Help organize and facilitate workshops and other capacity development, as necessary.
Applicants must have:
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- Minimum Master’s Degree in Communication; Journalism; Information Management or any relevant field.
- Advanced University Degree in law, political science, international relations, journalism, social sciences, international development or related technical field (minimum master’s degree or work experience equivalent).
- Demonstrated experience of at least 5 year’s in the Nigerian public, humanitarian or development sectors, including knowledge and understanding of the international humanitarian/development system and the mandates of the actors involved.
- Experience in working with capacity building of civil society organizations (CSOs) or small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
- Direct experience in Nigerian social impact start-ups or CSOs preferred.
- Nationality of Nigeria.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
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For more information, please visit NRC.