Shelter Programme Development Manager at NRC, Kandahar, Afghanistan

Deadline: 5 December 2018

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Shelter Programme Development Manager in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

The purpose of the Shelter Project Development Manager (PDM) is to be responsible for development of the Shelter and Settlements programme in Afghanistan regarding durable solutions (permanent shelter construction, informal settlement normalization, and relevant Housing, Land, and Property rights), as well as implementation of Shelter projects in south region.

NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Shelter Programme Development Manager will perform the following functions:

  • Lead programmatic development countrywide of holistic durable solutions.
  • Develop technical SOPs / guidelines and relevant components of Shelter Macro LFAs.
  • Compliance and adherence to NRC policies, Shelter tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Oversee effective project cycle management (including implementation) and reporting of the Shelter grant, primarily in southern Afghanistan.
  • Responsible to deputize for the Area Manager South Region or Shelter Specialist as necessary.
  • Develop relevant technical and managerial capacities of South Region Shelter Team, with a view to transition project/implementation management to an Afghan project manager.
  • Responsible for development and management of funding proposals, project budgets and donor reports regarding durable solutions-focused shelter grants.
  • Overall management of project staff.
  • Coordinate and manage Shelter and Settlements project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements.
  • Liaison and collaborate with relevant local and national authorities and stakeholders and represent NRC in relevant forums/cluster/working groups.
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Technical Shelter & Settlements expertise.
  • Experience in staff capacity development as part of nationalization processes.
  • Experience with programme development and direct implementation in high-risk environments.
  • Applied knowledge of HLP rights, in practice and as integrated with shelter upgrade or construction programming..
  • 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 Afghanistan (an added advantage).

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.