Emergency Response Project Manager Sudan Kadugli (Open to nationals only)

  • Contract
  • Sudan
  • Posted 2 months ago

Norwegian Refugee Council

What you will do:

  1. Role and responsibilities


South Kordofan is hosting upwards of 200,000 IDPs, and more continue to arrive. NRC is seeking ways to support IDPs as soon after their displacement and arrival in place of refuge as possible. NRC has multiple awards which fund its emergency response work with different types of multi-purpose cash, including support for groups.

Key objectives for this role include:

  1. Line Management for emergency project staff.
  2. Coordinate and manage emergency response project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements.
  3. In close collaboration with others, contribute to the development of emergency response strategies and approach, including new emergency projects. Develop Macro LFA and guidance for proposals.
  4. Contribute to fundraising, develop and revise funding proposal, budgets and donor reports, based on technical standards and donor priorities.
  5. Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of the emergency projects.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Program Design and Planning:
  • In consultation with partners, colleagues, area office management, Emergency Response Manager (ERM), and Cash and Markets Programme Development Manager (PDM), maintain a watching brief on the humanitarian situation and in particular displacement;
  • With the support of Area Manager, collaborate with the and PDM on the design and development of programs, ensuring feasibility and relevance in the context.
  • Partnership Management:
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with partners, ensuring effective communication, collaboration, and coordination throughout program implementation.
  • Work in coordination and collaboration with partners to undertake emergency, needs, feasibility and market assessments that will inform partner / NRC programming
  • Program Implementation:
  • Oversee the implementation of ER programming, including interventions in cash and voucher assistance and market-based programming, ensuring adherence to program design, standards, and protocols.
  • Lead field colleagues and partners in the planning and execution of ER, cash and voucher, and market support interventions ensuring that implementing teams are aligning with associated programmatic standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning:
  • Support and collaborate with NRC’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Team in conducting baseline assessments, post distribution monitoring, and relevant analytical activities and ensure the accountability
  • Develop and implement monitoring and evaluation plans to assess program effectiveness, efficiency, and impact.
  • Team leadership:
  • Line management of staff in line with NRC procedures, ensuring NRC is a great employer to work for
  • Capacity building, coaching and mentoring of colleagues to ensure performance and growth
  • Create and maintain a positive environment in which to work.

Please download the detailed job description to learn more about the position. As the above responsibilities are just a snapshot from the Job description.

What you will bring:

Generic professional competencies:

  • Bachelors in (agricultural) economics, project management, agriculture, or Social Science related field.
  • 5 years of experience in project implementation in a humanitarian or emergency context;
  • Experience from working in complex, volatile and remote contexts.
  • Proven experience in emergency response and/or cash and markets programming.
  • Ability to synthesize and communicate complex ideas in a simple manner.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Diplomacy and negotiation skills a strong advantage.
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

Context related skills, knowledge and experience:

• Prior experience in Kordofan.

• Sudanese Arabic required.

What we offer

  • Duty station: Kadugli, S Kordofan
  • Salary/benefits: grade 8 on NRC’s salary scale (national contract).
  • Duration of Contract: Fixed term until end of December 2024; renewable yearly.
  • NRC is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to diversity without distinction to age, gender, religion, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.
  • We think outside the box, encourage ideas, and give responsibility to all employees at all levels. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative.

Find out more about the benefits of working for NRC

Important information about the application process

  • Internal candidates only: To apply as an internal candidate, log in with your official email or click on Opportunity MarketPlace.
  • When creating your profile, include your full name as given on your passport. Complete all the system-required fields for experience, employment history and education.
  • Submit your application and CV in English, taking care to attach your latest CV.
  • Applications that do not meet the minimum standards in terms of experience or qualifications will generally not be considered. Unsolicited applications not related to this specific job advertisement will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We receive many applicants for each vacant position.
  • This position is open to candidates who have the legal right to work in Sudan. Please note that we are unable to provide work permits or visa sponsorships for this position.
  • If you have any questions about this role, please email ESA Recruitment [email protected]with the job title as the subject line.

Why NRC?

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. Our 15,000 staff work in crises across 40 countries, providing life-saving and long-term assistance to millions of people every year.

Watch this short video to see NRC in action.

The drought situation in Somalia has deteriorated rapidly and intensified much earlier than seen over the last decade. Life-saving assistance is urgently needed to halt further internal displacement.

Our emergency teams are on the ground responding to the ever-increasing needs. We target those who have been forced to flee with our activities, from building shelters to tackling agricultural challenges, and enabling them to acquire new skills that can increase their resilience to shocks in the future.

We are looking for people who are passionate about helping refugees and people forced to flee. Are you one of those people? If you are, NRC offers you the opportunity to:

  • Do demanding and professional work, often in challenging contexts.
  • Join a work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility.
  • Be part of a welcoming and supportive community committed to human dignity.

Learn more about NRC


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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