Project Manager at NRC, Mayom, South Sudan

Deadline: 25 October 2018

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Project Manager – Rapid Response Team in Mayom, South Sudan. The duration of this post is 12 months.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Project Manager will perform the following functions:

  • Lead, train and develop the mobile Food Security Rapid Response Team (FS-RRT).
  • Providing oversight of the programme including: community mobilization and coordination with local authorities, registration and nutrition screening, reception of commodities by airdrops/lifts, distribution and monitoring, post distribution activities, including reconciliation of all data and documentation.
  • Switch programming from General Food Distribution in to more resilience programming such as FFA, cash for work and other more sustainable programme gradually.
  • Ensure high technical quality, transparent and self-explanatory processes.
  • Represent Food Security Rapid Response in internal and external forums; and ensure operational linkages and representation with WFP and others relevant UN Agencies, Clusters, working groups and NGO partner.
  • Develop, manage and monitor the budget and lead grants start up meetings.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • First Level University Degree/Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Food Security or other relevant discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience from working as a Project Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Technical expertise in Emergency Food Security and Livelihood required with flexibility to more resilient programming moving from general food distribution to longer term programming.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Working experience or knowledge of the context in South Sudan.
  • Experience with start-up, exit or similar.
  • Solid understanding and experience of crisis contexts and working in complex emergencies.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.