Support Manager

Norwegian Refugee Council, Iraq

Skill Required:, Finance and AccountsHR and Admin
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
8th January, 2020


Job Description

Since the end of the war with Islamic State in 2017, Iraq has been recovering from the significant damage and destruction caused by the armed conflict. Of the more than six million Iraqis who fled their homes since 2014 4,2 million Iraqis have returned to their area of origin and 1,6 million remain internally displaced people (June 2019 HRP monitoring report). Many Iraqis have returned to areas that lack basic infrastructure, services and livelihood opportunities, or where explosive devices have not been cleared. Other challenges returnees face include the lack of security, community acceptance, housing, property and civil documentation issues and lack of educational and health services.

The UN estimates that more than 6,7 million Iraqis will need assistance in 2019. With military operations against IS group having ended, the Iraqi government faces new challenges to ensure an inclusive reconstruction and reconciliation that will sustain peace. Since 2010, NRC Iraq has been assisting internally displaced Iraqis, Syrian refugees, and host communities in Ninewa, Dohuk, Erbil, Kirkuk, Basra, Salahadeen and Anbar Governorates.

We focus on assisting the newly displaced, those experiencing protracted displacement in camps and those in hard-to-reach places. In 2019, NRC scaled-up programmes across Iraq to respond to people in need using our shelter and settlements, education, camp management, legal assistance, livelihoods, and cash activiDuties and responsibilities
The purpose of the Support Manager is to coordinate the support functions at the Area level and – in this particular case – oversee both support and program operations in the designated area.

Responsibilities related to this position include:

  • Line management for support staff such as Finance, HR & Admin and Logistics
  • Member of the Area Management Group
  • Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and handbooks and donor/auditor requirements
  • Provide input on operational support to the Area Plan of Action, and to coordinate and align operational support with programme plans at Area level
  • Responsible for ensuring quality support to project implementation
  • Facilitate Area Support Budget, area level budgets, including support cost
  • Responsible for developing regular reports on Area level to Country Office and AM
  • Responsible for implementation of new country specific technical SOPs, guidelines and tools in Area (HR, Logistic/ICT and Finance)
  • Facilitate trainings for programme staff on finance, logistics and HR procedures
  • Responsible for technical capacity building of support staff (HR, Logistic/ICT and Finance)

Qualifications

  • Experience from working as HR, Finance and/or Logistic manager in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Personal qualities

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Analyzing
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Empowering and building trustties.

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