- Region: Extreme-Nord
- Ville: Maroua
- Nom entreprise ou personne: Conseil Norvégien des Réfugiés – CNR – Norwegian Refugee Council – NRC
- Type de contrat: CDD
Offre d’emploi à ONG Conseil Norvégien des Réfugiés – CNR – Norwegian Refugee Council – NRC : Area Manager – Cameroon
We are hiring an Area Manager for the extreme north of Cameroon!
NRC started operations in Cameroon in April 2017 to respond to the humanitarian crisis that affects this country and has continued to expand into the worst affected and hard to reach areas . He therefore runs operations in the Extreme North and more recently in the south and North West regions of Cameroon implementing Education, Food Security, WASH, Shelter and ICLA. The Country Office has been expanding steadily the past one year and the team currently consists of around 80 national staff members.
The purpose of the Area Manager position is to ensure high quality and cost effective programme/project implementation within the designated geographical area.
The Area Manager reports to the Country Director.
Line management for senior project staff and support functions (and Field Office Coordinators) in the area
Member of the Country Management Group (CMG)
Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
Provide area specific input on CC strategies, Country Strategy and Plan of Action
Organize grants opening and closure meetings at area level
Implementation of projects (including master support budget and coordinating input for donor proposals and reports) in the area, in compliance with contractual commitments (i.e. quality, synergies, timeliness, use of resources).
Assess needs, develop emergency response and implement response plans
Ensure optimal use of resources within the allocated project budgets and CC strategies
Represent NRC and networking on area level
Ensure that capacity building is provided to all staff in the area
Ensure overall security and safety of staff in the area
Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
Minimum 5 years of experience in a senior management level position in a humanitarian/recovery context
Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Technical expertise in M&E, Protection, Shelter, WASH or Food Security will be a distinct advantage
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge on own leadership skills/profile
Fluency in French, both written and verbal; and good practicing level in English
Valid driver’s license
Knowledge of the context in West Africa or Cameroon
Experience with rapidly growing programmes
Handling insecure environments
Empowering and building trust
Managing performance and development
Managing resources to optimize results
All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council must adhere to our Code of Conduct and are expected to work in accordance with the core values of the organization: Dedication, Innovation, Integration and Accountability
Duration of the contract: 18 months
Duty station: Maroua with 30% travels – including regular travels to Yaoundé for meetings and training
Salary / Benefits: According to the NRC Salary Policy.