Area Programme Manager at NRC, Bekaa, Lebanon

Deadline: 1 October 2018

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Area Programme Manager in Bekaa, Lebanon.

The Area Programme Manager will  implementing integrated programmes and represent NRC at relevant coordination forums, as delegated by the Area Manager, and is a member of the Area Management Team.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Area Programme Manager will perform the following functions:

  • Line manage all related project managers.
  • Ensure compliance and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures.
  • Provide programme support to integrated programme, and ensure proper coordination and technical quality in Area Office.
  • Provide area specific input relevant for programme strategies.
  • Ensure compliance to donor standards and grant management, and provide regular reporting to donors.
  • Identify funding opportunities and develop funding strategy and forecasts in line with the NRC Lebanon donor strategy.
  • Ensure compliance with contractual commitments and extracting and implementing key learnings from project implementation.
  • Coordinate new emergency response in Area as needed.
  • Ensure capacity building of all technical staff where needed.
  • Oversee and be responsible of mainstreaming protection guidelines in the NRC’s related activities as per NRC’s Protection mainstreaming guidelines and ensure that all breaches/concerns reported are properly resolved.
  • Receive the referral information related to protection cases on a monthly basis from the related focal points and take proper actions to ensure that the referral system is functioning to the best interest of beneficiaries as per NRC’s referral’s procedures.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Minimum 4 year’s experience from a management position in a humanitarian/ recovery context.
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal, Proficiency in Arabic would be a major asset.
  • Understanding of the context (Lebanon crisis) is essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform well in a highly fluid environment where both context and organizational structure are subject to continuous, abrupt and substantial change.
  • Nationality of Lebanon.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.