Regional Support Director Latin America

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)


All NRC staff are anticipated to work in accordance with the group’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity, and accountability. These attitudes and beliefs shall information our actions and relationships.

What we’re in search of

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is in search of an skilled, dynamic, and extremely strategical particular person to take up the function of Regional Assist Director for Latin America who will assume general accountability accountability for strategic growth and capability of Administration, Finance, HR, Logistics, and ICT features within the area selling studying and cost-conscious tradition. The Regional Assist Director has the accountability to guarantee a holistic method to the operations, built-in with the programme help offered by the Regional Programme Director.

What you’ll do

  1. Compliance and adherence to NRC insurance policies, steerage and procedures.
  2. Handle efficiency and employees growth of the Regional Assist Division.
  3. Guarantee strategic programme growth within the area consistent with the 2022-2025 NRC international and regional methods.
  4. Guarantee growth and implementation of enough management mechanisms of NRC operations within the area.
  5. Present steerage and guarantee help and capability constructing associated to the help features within the area.
  6. Liaise with Nation Administrators and Nation Workplaces’ Heads of Assist to discover and create synergies and guarantee efficient and constructive communication between associated features and Nation Workplaces.

Please obtain the detailed job description to study extra in regards to the place.

What you’ll carry

  • Minimal 7 years of related management/administration expertise throughout the humanitarian area
  • Background in a related skilled self-discipline mixed with broad expertise of operational administration.
  • Information of the help features; Finance, HR, Logistics and Administration
  • Expertise of efficient change administration
  • Expertise from working in complicated and risky contexts.
  • Documented/confirmed outcomes associated to the place’s duties.
  • Information about personal management abilities/profile. 
  • Glorious communication abilities and fluency in English and Spanish, each written and verbal
  • Information of the context in Latin America area 
  • Expertise with start-up, exit and emergency response.
  • Understanding of matrix buildings
  • Skilled credibility to present strategic management throughout a multi-disciplinary group and to present strategic steerage to senior managers in nation operations.

What we provide

  • Responsibility station: Bogotá, Colombia
  • Contract: nationwide or worldwide, 2 years
  • Journey: as much as 30%
  • Wage/advantages: grade 12 on NRC’s regional wage scale, with accompanying phrases and circumstances for worldwide contracts
  • NRC is an equal alternatives employer. We’re dedicated to variety with out distinction to age, gender, faith, ethnicity, nationality, and bodily means.
  • We expect exterior the field, encourage concepts, and provides accountability to all staff in any respect ranges. You’ll have many alternatives to be heard and take the initiative.

Find out more about the benefits of working for NRC

Necessary details about the applying course of

  • Inner candidates solely: please click on on the suitcase icon labelled “I’m an worker” to be redirected to NRC’s inner careers website.
  • When creating your profile, embody your full identify as given in your passport. Full all of the system-required fields for expertise, employment historical past and schooling.
  • Submit your software and CV in English, taking care to connect your newest CV.
  • Functions that don’t meet the minimal requirements when it comes to expertise or {qualifications} will typically not be thought-about. Unsolicited functions not associated to this particular job commercial is not going to be thought-about.
  • Solely shortlisted candidates can be contacted. We obtain many candidates for every vacant place.
  • In case you have any questions on this function, please electronic mail [email protected][email protected] with the job title as the topic line.

Why NRC?

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an impartial humanitarian group serving to individuals compelled to flee. Our 15,000 employees work in crises throughout 40 international locations, offering life-saving and long-term help to hundreds of thousands of individuals yearly.

Watch this short video to see NRC in motion.

NRC’s Latin America area covers a complete of eight international locations: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Panamá, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala and México. The area has an general funds of roughly 60 million USD and 1,100 devoted colleagues throughout the continent.

The area faces a number of complicated emergencies, together with the interior and regional impression of the disaster in Venezuela, the humanitarian penalties of the armed battle in Colombia, and the pervasive excessive ranges of generalised violence within the North of Central America and in Mexico. These circumstances produce a few of the highest compelled displacement numbers on the earth. Based on UNHCR, there are over 15 million displacement-affected individuals, together with 7,4 million Internally Displaced Individuals throughout NRC’s programmes within the area. The area additionally witnesses file numbers of transcontinental inhabitants actions producing important safety dangers as persons are obliged to cross borders usually by means of routes the place circumstances are dramatic. Restrictive asylum and migration insurance policies additionally create flows of deportees and returnees, who wrestle to re-integrate into their communities and sometimes face violence, retaliation, discrimination and exclusion. These phenomena are accelerating throughout the area.

Given the rising variety of displaced individuals in want of humanitarian help within the area, NRC will set up a Regional Workplace in Bogota, Colombia from early 2024. It will guarantee a centralized construction in proximity to the nation operations and supply strategic steerage and oversight, coordinated help and administration.

The Regional Assist division, led by the Regional Assist Director (RSD), offers professional recommendation, reinforces instruments and methods utilization and growth, and displays compliance of help features on the nation stage – together with Administration, Finance, HR, ICT, and Logistics.  The RSD works collaboratively and in a matrix construction with the Regional Programme, Advocacy, Danger Administration and Compliance, and Safety groups, in addition to the Organizational Growth division in Head Workplace, and never least with Heads of Assist in Nation Workplaces.

We’re in search of people who find themselves keen about serving to refugees and other people compelled to flee. Are you a kind of individuals? In case you are, NRC provides you the chance to:

  • do demanding {and professional} work, usually in difficult contexts.
  • be a part of a piece tradition that empowers each worker to share concepts and take accountability.
  • be a part of a welcoming and supportive group dedicated to human dignity.

Learn more about NRC


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an impartial humanitarian organisation serving to individuals compelled to flee. We work in crises throughout greater than 31 international locations, offering emergencies and long-term help to hundreds of thousands of individuals yearly. We rise up for individuals compelled to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our international supplier of experience, helps enhance worldwide and native means to forestall, put together for, reply to and get better from crises. NRC additionally runs the Inner Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a world chief in reporting on and advocating for individuals displaced inside their very own nation.
Employment with NRC could result in employment in or deployment to Areas, International locations, Areas or Workplaces which may be host to appreciable well being, security and safety dangers. NRC takes this very significantly and we’ve procedures in place to cut back identified dangers, however won’t ever have the ability to take away all dangers.
NRC is an equal alternatives employer and goals to have staffing variety when it comes to age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and bodily means.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Geneva leads NRC’s illustration with the IASC and UN companies, and coordinates donor engagement with the UN and Swiss donors. NRC strives to help and defend susceptible and displaced individuals throughout crises, particularly in conditions of battle. Established in 1946, NRC is an impartial, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in round 31 international locations with roughly 14’000 employees. NRC employs a rights primarily based method, difficult these with accountability to uphold the rights of displaced individuals set out inside nationwide and Worldwide Legal guidelines. NRC endeavors to safe the acceptance of native stakeholders for actions and is dedicated to the ideas of humanity, neutrality, independence and impartiality.

NRC seeks to interact with all related actors with a view to promote the complete respect for the rights of displaced and susceptible individuals; safe and preserve entry for humanitarian operations and promote the achievement of sturdy options. NRC Geneva, with the Inner Displacement Monitoring Middle (IDMC), are NRC’s major presence in Geneva.


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