Jordan: Youth Project Manager (Camps) – Jordan

Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 23 Nov 2016

Country Office Background

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)established its presence in Jordan in November 2012 in response to the conflict in Syria and resulting refugee influx. NRC Jordan currently employs over 450 national staff and is one of the largest INGOs in the country. In 2016 the Country Office continues to focus on provision of protection, assistance and access to essential services for vulnerable Syrian refugees in formal camps and host communities. NRC strives to combine its programmatic activities with evidenced-based advocacy work focused on policy change and strong external communications and media engagement. The Country Office also works to ensure safe and integrated programming ensuring protection is effectively mainstreamed across all programming.

NRC is currently working in youth programming for Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians. A Youth Project Manager is required to lead the implementation of our camp based programs. The Youth Project Manager is responsible for project implementation, provision of technical direction, budget and staff management, building partnerships and liaising with stakeholders. Our ideal candidate brings at least three years of relevant experience as a senior-level manager working in a humanitarian context and technical expertise in education.

The Project Manager’s primary responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure all projects are managed according to NRC PCM guidance, especially in relation to implementation, budget management, procurement and close out.

  • Represent NRC at Camp level coordination for a and national level when required

  • Initiate and manage national and international level partnerships with content providers and youth institutions

  • Proactively identify opportunities for partnership and coordination in the youth programme

  • Plan and oversee the strategic capacity building of staff and teachers in the youth programme with emphasis on community involvement and ownership

  • Work in conjunction with the Education Specialist and other education-related Project Managers, especially the Youth Project Manager for host communities, as well as with Project Managers of other of Core Competencies and M&E on cross competency issues such as livelihoods, community liaison, etc

  • Develop, and ensure staff have the capacity for, consistent M&E data collection on project activities

    Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

    Duty station: Amman (A Family Duty Station)

    Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start

    NB: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location in the “Company name” field for both company and location.

    NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.
    For further details please see the Job Description below.

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