Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
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Shelter Project Manager-Zaatari-Re-advertised

Job Description and Requirements

The Shelter PM Zaatari is in charge of the oversight and implementation of the UNHCR and WFP grant in Zaatari camp. The project manager will coordinate actively with the Shelter PM Azraq, the Area Manager and Shelter Specialist in the management of the selected grants.


Generic responsibilities:

  • Line management for project staff.
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures.
  • Contribute to the development of Country, Area and Core Competency strategies.
  • Initiate and participate in the development of relevant projects.
  • Coordinate and manage project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements.
  • Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects.
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Line Manager and the Core Competency Specialist.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection; explore and asses new and better ways to assist.
  • Develop and manage project budget (in cooperation with coordinators) and coordinate across Core Competencies.
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer of key skills.
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders.
  • Promote the rights of internally displaced/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.
  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards & principles within NRC and amongst beneficiaries served by NRC.

    Specific responsibilities

  • Oversee the launch and implementation of the WFP grant in Zaatari camp, ensuring strong coordination with WFP, camp management and UNHCR partners.
  • Ensure the smooth roll out of the findings of the monitization report, ensuring the gradual and smooth transition to a quarterly cash distribution schedule. Support if relevant the roll out of mobile money in Zaatari.
  • Ensure strong coordination with UNHCR and WFP field and technical unit promoting a close and coordinated working relationship.
  • Ensure strong field presence, providing active support to NRC Shelter team in Zaatari.
  • Ensure protection and beneficiary well - being, including through the promotion of CfW opportunities, is at the center of our operations in Zaatari.
  • Actively coordinate with the shelter PM in Azraq to ensure strong reporting and coordination.

Our Ideal Candidate:

We are looking for a candidate with a Bachelor degree or higher in Civil Engineering, Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context. Prior management of WFP and/or UNHCR grants a value added, Engineering degree a value added, Strong budget management skills required, Detail oriented, Proven ability to coordinate with multiple stakeholders.


We are particularly looking for a positive individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills, who can build trust and confidently navigate both internally and externally at different levels, to have the ability to analyze data and trends for informed decisions and Capacity building skills.

In this position, you will join highly motivated and expert staff who are making a difference to the most vulnerable people in the world's biggest displacement crisis.


Additional Information:

Candidates are encouraged to apply early as applications will be screened as received and position will close once a suitable candidate is identified.

Contract period: Till September 30 2019

Salary/benefits: 2558 JOD (subject to social security and Income tax)

Duty station: Zaatari Camp

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