- Region: Centre
- Ville: Yaoundé
- 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 : Country Director – Cameroon
We are looking for a highly qualified Country Director (CD) who would like to further develop and strengthen our country operations in 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 CO has been expanding steadily the past one year and the team currently consists of around 80 national staff members.
The Country Director has the overall responsibility for the country operation, is a permanent member of the Central and West Africa (CWA) Management Group, and reports to the Regional Director of CWA.
The Country Director is overall responsible for:
National representation and coordination
Development and execution of country strategy
All in-country activities, personnel and the Country Management Group (CMG)
Safety and security of all staff
Provide vision, promote ideas, gain agreement and act as a role model
Analyse the political and humanitarian context and make the NRC program relevant to the context in CAMEROON
Responsible for all NRC advocacy efforts in the country/region and ensure that contributions are made to NRC global advocacy efforts
Motivate and coach staff in order to create effective teams, with particular attention to ensuring an efficient Country Management Group
Be a proactive member of the Regional Management Group, promote collaboration with other COs and the Regional office and contribute to the development of the Central and West Africa Region as a whole.
Minimum 5 years experience from working as a Senior Manager/Country Director in humanitarian/recovery context
Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented/proven results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
Fluency in French and English, both written and verbal
Valid driver’s license
Knowledge from the specific contexts of CAMEROON
Experience from advocacy work
Administration / Organisation / Management
Education title: Master’s degree
College / University, Master / Phd grade
Handling insecure environments
Empowering and building trust
Good sense of humor is an asset
All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable
Commencement: December 2018,
Duration : 24 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general terms of employments and free housing of moderate standard.
Level: Grade 12 in NRC’s grade structure (see attached)
Duty station CAMEROON: Yaounde, with some travel to the field
Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start according to NRC’s health check internal process
NB: This advertisement is open without deadline, however it will be close as soon as we get the suitable candidate.
Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the « Company name » field for both company and location
Travel: Some travelling must be expected