• Regional Programme Advisor Job at The Norwegian Refugee Council

  • Posted on: 30 January, 2017 Deadline: 12 February, 2017
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  • The Norwegian Refugee Council is a humanitarian, non-governmental organisation which promotes and protects the rights of people affected by displacement

    Regional Programme Advisor


    Regional Programme Advisor Job Responsibilities

    Generic Responsibilities

    • Responsible for quality control of content of donor proposals and reports, macro log frames, and triannual reports in regards to country strategy and donor compliance, including coordination of inputs from relevant
    • Regional Programme Managers, Technical and Thematic Advisers in Head Office. Quality control of documents for UN donors however, will be the responsibility of the respective Head of Programme. NMFA and SIDA frameworks will be the responsibility of the Senior Advisor in Oslo
    • Contribute to programme development and to strategic planning for selected country programmes as shall be assigned by line manager
    • Conduct regional contextual analysis and trends in the region that contributes to regional understanding and provide evidence for advocacy and innovative project ideas
    • Support programme assessments and evaluations in country programmes as required
    • Promote incorporation of lessons learned into new programmes and projects
    • Conduct recruitment interviews and facilitate induction training sessions upon request
    • Represent NRC in relevant forum based on thematic areas appointed by line manager
    • Responsible for follow-up on a monthly basis with the Head of Programme on programmatic issues
    • Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedure
    • Carry out other duties of temporary character appointed by line manager

    Specific Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the review of proposals, budgets and reports for the selected county programmes in the region to ensure high quality that meets donor requirements
    • Support with grants start up meetings, programme reviews and ensure lesson learned are captured and documented to help improve on the programme delivery in the selected countries of support
    • Field visits to support and train staff on issues such as grants management, project cycle management, proposal and report writing
    • Support in the timely budgetary revisions at project level in close collaboration with grants coordinators and finance staff for the selected countries of support
    • Ensure full compliance with requirements and conditions in grant agreements and contracts, in close cooperation with programme, support, and finance departments
    • Focal point for the selected donors to offer guidance on donor regulations and guidelines
    • Lead on selected theme in the region and provide leadership as well as guidance as will be required
    • Provide support, guidance and training when required to in-country staff in coordination with the Head of Programme
    • Promote the rights of the displacement affected communities (Refugees/ IDPs/returnees) in line with the advocacy strategy
    • Represent NRC in relevant forums based on thematic areas as assigned by line manager

    Qualifications for the Regional Programme Advisor Job

    • Minimum 3 years of Manager/Advisor experience in a humanitarian/recovery context
    • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
    • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
    • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
    • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Norwegian Refugee Council career website on www.webcruiter.no to apply

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