Livelihoods Project Manager at NRC, Irbid, Jordan

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Deadline: 22 November 2018

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Livelihoods Project Manager in Irbid, Jordan. The duration of this post is 12 months.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Livelihoods Project Manager will perform the following functions:

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  • Line management for project staff.
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures.
  • Contribute to the development of Country, Area and Core Competency strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant livelihoods projects.
  • Coordinate and manage T2E project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements.
  • Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects.
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Area Manager and the Livelihoods Specialist.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist.
  • Develop and manage project budget, and coordinate across CCs.
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders.
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • A university graduate in livelihoods, entrepreneurship, or a relevant discipline.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Experience working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Technical background working in Livelihooods programming, specifically in Labour Intermediation (e.g., Employment Services).
  • Strong analytical skills with proficiency in Excel, Access, and data visualization software (e.g., Tableau, Power BI).
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Nationality of Jordan.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.