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Vacancy for Area Manager at The Norwegian Refugee Council

Location(s): • Borno

Specialization: • Banking • NGO / Community Services

Industry: • NGO / International Agencies

Application Deadline: 01 September, 2016

Job Type:  Fulltime


NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja. Borno State is host to the largest number of IDPs with the biggest concentration in Maiduguri City. NRC is providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) in order to address identified humanitarian needs. We are now looking for an Area Manager for Maduguri.

Job Title: Area Manager Nigeria

Job description

  • Line management for senior project staff and support functions in Maiduguri
  • Compliance with- and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Provide area specific input on the Core Competency (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 compliance with contractual commitments
  • Ensure optimal use of resources
  • Represent NRC and networking in Maiduguri
  • Ensure that capacity building is provided to all staff in the area
  • Ensure overall security and safety of staff in the area
  • Assess needs, develop emergency response and implement response plans
  • Advance the process of humanitarian access outside of Maiduguri

Commencement: September 2016



5 year(s)


Bachelor’s Degree/HND


Not Specified



  • 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 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 English, both written and verbal

Personal qualities

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Handling insecure environments

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