Camp Management Project Manager at NRC, Badghis, Afghanistan

Deadline: 25 November 2018

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Camp Management Project Manager in Badghis, Afghanistan. The duration of this post is 6 months.

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The Camp Management Project Manager is responsible for the overall planning and implementation of NRC’s Camp Management projects in western region, which includes two area offices: Badghis and Herat.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Camp Management Project Manager will perform the following functions:

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  • Line management of Camp M Coordinators – including following all performance management protocols.
  • Coordinate and manage Camp Management project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements.
  • Review project documentation filled/compiled by field staff, monitoring and giving feedback on the quality of the completed documents, and ensuring that templates/tools are fit for purpose (according to M&E plans and donor requirements).
  • Implement technical direction, monitor and enhance quality of project implementation through regular field visits to supervise staff on-the-job; provide feedback accordingly.
  • In collaboration with the Camp Management (CM) Specialist, provide or recommend relevant capacity building of project staff.
  • Provide the Area Programme Manager, Area Manager, and CM Specialist with required reports and input for development of CM strategy and project proposals, including feedback on successes and challenges.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist them; promote the rights of IDPs in line with the advocacy strategy.
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders, including NGOs and UN agencies. Attend meetings as agreed with PM.
  • Adhere to NRC policies, guidance, and procedures.
  • Mentor the Camp Management Coordinator to take over as the Camp Management PM.
  • Supporting coordination of Site Management coordination through co-leadership of Site Management Task Force.
  • Coordinating externally and internally for implementation of activities in the sites, including shelter distributions and Education in Emergencies.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • A university degree with a minimum 5 years of experience in a humanitarian/recovery context, and minimum 3 years experience in senior level project management position.
  • Experience working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Experience and technical expertise in Camp Management – supporting or managing Camp Management projects.
  • Experience in protection, community outreach/engagement, community capacity building, and/or community-development oriented programming.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Experience working in informal camps.
  • Experience in starting up new activities.
  • Experience managing emergency response.
  • Experience in training and capacity building of communities and staff.
  • Experience in report-writing and dissemination.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.

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