Emergency Response Manager

Norwegian Refugee Council, Central African Republic

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme ManagementResearch and AnalysisStrategic Alliances
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
27th May, 2018

Job Description

Do you want to be part of our DR Congo programme?

NRC has been present in DR Congo since 2001 and currently runs operations in the eastern provinces of North & South Kivu, Province Orientale and Kasai, with offices in Goma, Bukavu, Beni, Bunia and Kananga. The budget for 2018 is USD 29 mill. The DR Congo operation responds to populations affected by conflict and displacement. We reached 592 420 individuals in 2017 with education, food security, ICLA, WASH/shelter and emergency response

Job description

  • Coordinate the emergency response across several areas
  • Develop strategy, technical guidance and SOPs for emergency response. Allocate resources to area offices as per developed implementation plan.
  • Contribute to the development of macro LFAs, reflecting the emergency response strategies and approach
  • Developing- and quality compliance of all donor proposals, budgets and donor reports related to Emergency response
  • Follow up of compliance of donor contractual commitments within the emergency response; ensure high technical quality and synergies in project implementation
  • Ensure that key learning is extracted from the emergency response implementation, and incorporate them in emergency response and staff development processes
  • Systematic training and capacity building of technical staff
  • Represent NRC in relevant forums/clusters related to emergency response, including the coordination mechanism for emergency response, and act as the NRC focal point for RRMP
  • Overall oversight and management of emergency response projects covering different areas and interventions; prioritization and validation process for interventions, developing detailed activity plans and budgets
  • Responsible for context analysis and development of scenarios for potential displacements in relation to the emergency response


  • Post-graduate with minimum 5 years of experience within technical expertise area in a humanitarian context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Emergency Response expertise
  • Strong managerial and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Knowledge of the DRC context
  • Experience with rapid response mechanism (RRM) and cash as aid modality
  • Fluency in English and French, both written and verbal

Personal qualities

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Strategic thinking
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Working with people
  • Initiate action and change
  • Analysing
  • A good sense of humour an asset

We offer
Commencement: As soon as possible
Duration: 12 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions and free housing of moderate standard.
Level: Grade 9 in NRC grade structure
Duty station: Goma



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