Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Norwegian Refugee Council
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs
NRC is assisting more than 500.000 people inside Syria, providing over 1,7 million humanitarian services per year. Using innovative approaches, working through strong field offices and dedicated staff, NRC is reaching some of the most vulnerable communities in hard to reach areas across all of Syria.
Our Ideal Candidate:
To support this mission, we are seeking a motivated humanitarian professional to join our Syria Response team. They are a university graduate with at least 3 years’ experience in a senior management position in a humanitarian or recovery context.
We are particularly looking for a candidate with a sound understanding of implementing humanitarian programming in the Middle East and excellent communication skills. They are an individual with with the demonstrated ability to perform well in a highly fluid environment with proven experience managing programme implementation to optimize results. Fluency in written and verbal English is essential.
If this sounds like you, apply now to join one of the world’s leading INGO’s and be part of a team of highly motivated and expert staff who are making a difference to the most vulnerable people in the world's biggest displacement crisis.