Head of Programme/Deputy Country Director

NRC, Syria

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th August, 2020


Job Description

NRC currently has more than 2,000 staff in the Middle East region assisting people displaced by conflict in Syria . As a leading humanitarian organization, we support displaced persons by implementing programs across the Shelter, Education, Food Security, Information Counseling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sectors with strong protection and resilience focus integrated into our programs.

Background:

NRC currently has over 3,000 staff across the Middle East dedicated to assisting people affected by conflict in Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, and Palestine. Its humanitarian interventions are based upon its programming expertise in the Core Competencies of Shelter, Education, Water and Sanitation Hygiene, Food Security, along with Information Counselling and legal Assistance (ICLA) to vulnerable displaced people that were forced to flee.

The Syrian Crisis is well into its seventh year, but the level and intensity of the conflict in the country remains high. Humanitarian and protection needs inside Syria are overwhelmingly resultant of the effects of the ongoing conflict in a complex emergency situation, in which displacement remains prevalent. According to the UNOCHA, 13.5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance inside of Syria and millions have been forced to flee. Approximately 6.5 million people are IDPs - over one third of the total population, including those forced to leave the country, and more than 40% of the current population living inside the country.

Role and Responsibilities

The purpose of the Head of Programme position is to develop and ensure implementation of holistic high-quality programmes

  • Line management for staff in the PU as per CO organigram
  • Member of the Country Management Group (CMG)
  • Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Provide programme input to Country Strategy and Plan of Action Development of Core Competency strategies
  • Development of holistic and needs based programmes
  • Identify funding opportunities, develop funding strategies and forecasts
  • Grants management, BPO allocations and reporting to donors, including compliance with donor standards
  • Quality control, M&E and organizational learning
  • Capacity building of all technical staff
  • In-country representation
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Deputy CD when appointed
  • Responsible for the CC programmatic input to the contingency plan
  • Ensure leadership in empowering and capacitating national resources
  • Build and strengthen strategic relationship with NRC Program Units in the region
  • Contribute to strategic thinking of the mission on durable solutions, principled access including in hard to reach areas.

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