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Area Manager, West Nile, Uganda

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

The purpose of the Area Manager position is to ensure high quality and cost-effective programme & project implementation within the designated geographical area. This position reports to the Country Director and supervises staff in the Area team


General responsibilities
  • Line management for senior project staff and support functions (and Field Office Coordinators) in the area
  • Member of the Country Management Group (CMG)
  • Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance, and procedures
  • Provide area specific input on core competency 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 the area, in compliance with contractual commitments (i.e. quality, synergies, timeliness, use of resources) and aligned to regional and global strategies
  • Assess needs, develop emergency response and implement response plans, including cash-based interventions and market-based programmes
  • Ensure optimal use of resources within the allocated project budgets and Core Competency strategies
  • Represent NRC and networking on an area level
  • Ensure that capacity building is provided to all staff in the area
  • Ensure the overall security and safety of staff in the area
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
Specific responsibilities
  • Support in developing innovative programming for urban H2R populations
  • Implement community-based programming with protection lens
  • Provide an enabling environment for the implementation of cash-based interventions and contribute to the identification of opportunities to implement cash-based interventions and market-based programs
  • Enable and ensure the participation of NRC in cash-based coordination platforms.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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