Field Office Coordinators

Norwegian Refugee Council, Cameroon

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
17th August, 2018

Job Description

Manage day to day HR & Admin, finance, logistics and security tasks of the field office
Ensure optimal use of human resources in the support department, including review funding and budget for its smooth running
Ensure at all times that field office is updated on national regulations, templates and tools through regular contact with the Kabul Support Office
Monitor office maintenance and suggest action points
Ensure communication and understanding of national Staff Handbook, Code of Conduct and other regulations by all staff
Provides support and contributes towards the assessment and selection of NRC beneficiaries for the programmes.
Participate in meetings and coordination forums as required by NRC management.
Monitors and documents the implementation of project activities and participate as required in the monitoring and evaluation activities.
Provides direct support to the monitoring and evaluation team by reporting potential conflicts of interest, fraud, protection concerns, and any other matters that may affect NRC assistance.
Acts as the focal point of contact for NRC in the area with the public, beneficiaries, local authorities, charities, NGOs, and other stakeholders; and ensures to facilitate communication channels with NRC staff and management as needed.
Supports NRC safety and access staff in the collection of information and shares any details in a timely manner to ensure safety of staff, partners, and beneficiaries.
Provides support to multi-sector emergency response as required by NRC management.
Provides timely reports, weekly, monthly, and ad hoc as needed and requested by management.
Review monthly cash request to Yaoundé & monitor the level of cash flow and transfers


  • Minimum of 3 Years, Experience from working as field coordinator or support coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in English and French, both written and verbal
  • Bachelor degree in Business or any related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office application mainly Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of the context, use habit and local languages of the Duty area (South-west and North-West regions for Buea, and Logone and Chari for Kousseri)
  • Experience with start-up program

Personal qualities

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Handling insecure environment
  • Coping with change
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Working with people
  • Dedicated, Innovated and committed.
  • Honest and kind
  • Respectful and right observer
  • Straightforward and positive thinke


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