Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Ajira NRC NGo, Integrated Programme Manager

Tanzania, Norwegian Refugee Council

NRC is looking for Education Officer base at MtendeliThe primary purpose of the Integrated Project Manager position is to ensure programme quality and maximize the positive impact of NRC response at area level. The Integrated Programme Manager (IPM) is responsible for overseeing the implementing programmes in their area of operation. This position is a member of the Area Management Group and Country Management Group. As such, the IPM is line managed by the Area Manager, but has a technical (dotted) reporting line to the Head of Programme.

The IPM is responsible to develop the area strategy, to lead on area project development, to supervise the implementation to ensure programme quality. The IPM will be responsible to ensure the application of the Project Cycle Management (PCM) framework, as well as ensuring quality reporting to donors.The IPM will have a representational role in terms of developing close and collaborative relationships with all key stakeholders for successfully project deliverable as well as representing NRC in coordination forums.

Employer: Norwegian Refugee Council

Title: Integrated Programme Manager

Full-time/part-time: Full-time

Employment type: Contract

Percentage of full-time: 100

Webcruiter ID: 4299414480

Positions: 1

Duties and responsibilities

Generic responsibilities

Line management for CC focal point (Shelter, WASH, Education and ICLA) as well as the Grants and M&E focal points.

Contribute to the development of Integrated Programming Strategy for Tanzania, as well as CC strategies.

Lead on the development of holistic and needs based programmes.

Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects during implementation.

Compliance to donor standards, grant management, PCM, and reporting to donors.

Responsible for overseeing grants management, BPO monitoring and inclusion in discussions on Top Down allocations.

Management and overall coordination for implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements.

Coordinate new Emergency Responses, with an integrated approach where relevant.

Promote the rights of refugees in line with the advocacy strategy.

Compliance and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures.

Specific responsibilities
Ensure capacity development of project staff and transfer key skills (especially about PCM).

Ensure the development and review of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and supporting documents and monitor their use in project implementation (PCM related).

Lead on the Integrated Programming Strategy to be develop in 2021.

Lead Area Office-specific situation and response analysis, in collaboration with the Head of Programmes and AM.

Develop contextualized integrated (multi-sector) response portfolios.

Responsible for facilitating evidence-based learning and decision-making by utilising quantitative and qualitative data generated through M&E processes, beneficiary consultation, and the Complaints and Feedback Mechanism (CFM).

Responsible for overseeing and strengthening the Community Engagement, as well as consultation and referrals, as well as other accountability mechanisms.

Support cross-cutting interventions including protection, gender, environment/energy.

Contribute to Country-level programme initiatives (Strategy workshops, CC workshops, etc.). This includes contributing to NRC’s global Ambitions and Initiatives.

Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders for effective project implementation.

Represent NRC in key coordination forums, as delegated by the AM.

Acting Area Manager, when requested by Area Manager.

For the full job description click on the following link Job description

Generic professional competencies:

Minimum 4 years of experience from a management position in a humanitarian/recovery context

Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

Experience with managing integrated projects across different sectors

Core competency expertise (WASH, Shelter, Education, ICLA)

Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile

Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

Knowledge of the humanitarian and development context related to refugees in Tanzania highly desirable.

Experience with integrated programming

Personal qualities
Behavioral competencies

These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies and the following are essential for this position:

Strategic thinking

Managing resources to optimize results

Managing performance and development

Empowering and building trust

Initiating action and change


Excellent communication and team building skills

We can offer

Duty station: Kibondo

Travel: 50%

Duration: 12 months, renewal subject to funding

Salary and Benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

*Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply*

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organization helping people forced to flee.

We work in crises across more than 30 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 is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peace building sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities

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.


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