CCCM Team leader
CCCM Team leader Mogadishu (National Position) – Somalia
Norwegian Refugee Council
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and
internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs
Rights Respected, People Protected
Founded in 1946, today the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) works in both new and protracted crises across 31 countries. Our 6,000 employees provide life-saving and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. NRC specialises in six areas: food security, education, shelter, legal assistance, camp management, and water, sanitation and hygiene. NRC is a determined advocate for displaced people. We promote and defend their rights and dignity in local communities, with national governments and in the international arena.
NRC’s expert deployment capacity, NORCAP, boasts around 1,000 experts from all over the world who can be deployed within 72 hours. NORCAP experts help improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises.
NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.
NRC in Somalia
NRC has been active in Somalia since 2004 with four area offices in Kismayu, Mogadishu, Garowe and Hargeisa, providing protection and humanitarian assistance to refugees, internally displaced persons and returnees in Somaliland, Puntland, South Central and Jubbaland regions. NRC offers a comprehensive response for returnees and IDPs of high need, addressing their food security, livelihood, shelter, education, ICLA, and water, hygiene and sanitation needs and also responding to emergencies through NRC’s five core competences; Shelter, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, WASH and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA).
NRC Somalia is part of NRC’s East Africa and Yemen regional operation which comprises of large-scale multi-country humanitarian and early recovery interventions spread across seven countries (Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Yemen, Eritrea, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania). NRC’s overall strategy in the region is to enhance protection and promote the rights of displaced people in humanitarian need by improving living conditions and seeking durable solutions. The regional office is based in Nairobi and works with country programmes to ensure standardization of programmatic and operational approaches, promote multi country programming and ensuring quality and coordination.
The purpose of a Team Leader is to manage a Shelter project team at field office level
Candidates can apply online by going through the ” VACANCIES” link at www.nrc.no Email or Paper applications will not be considered.
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply
Deadline for application: 19/01/2019
Advertiser: Norwegian Refugee Council
Ref. nr.: 4005874734
Full or part time (%): 100%% Full time
Start date: 06/01/2019
End date: 19/01/2019
Number of positions: 1
Industry: Emergency Relief
Special field: Camp Managment
Job location: Mogadishu
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Management of project staff
Implement plan of action for delegated portfolio of Shelter projects (activities, budget and project documentation) Day to day follow of progress in project implementation
Ensure compliance with NRC policies CC tools, handbooks and guidelines
Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
Promote and share ideas for technical improvement
Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents
Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
Liaison and collaborate with relevant local authorities and stakeholders Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
Follow-up the assessments, community mobilization, registration, and care and maintenance activities. Establish, strengthen and monitor an effective, transparent, representative site governance system including coordination of camp(s) service provision and other defined activities.
Set up and maintain a settlements information management system in line with global CCCM Cluster guidelines including sex and age disaggregated data collection and transparent, yet appropriate, information sharing with all relevant stakeholders in a manner that upholds the principle of confidentiality.
Coordinate activities of different actors providing assistance and support effective referral mechanisms within the site(s).
Set up and maintain an overall schedule and plan of activities of CCCM and shelter staff and activities in the settlement(s).
Support the technical implementation of site maintenance, covering safe site design or layout, repairs and risk reduction in the camp(s), the upkeep of shelter, WASH, electrical systems, other site facilities and utilities and the general environment.
Mobilize, train and equip displaced communities to be self-autonomous in safely maintaining the camp(s)
environment ensuring clarification of roles and responsibilities amongst stakeholders.
By using Cluster-approved tools, monitor service provision in the camp against agreed upon guidelines, standards and indicators with the view to improving quality of the response and promoting accountability of actors.
Ensure representation for NRC towards partners and community representatives and be the focal and develop a continuous and constructive communication with all stakeholders
Promote, facilitate and develop an accountability mechanism towards the camp population, including set up of complaints and feedback mechanisms.
Attend onsite coordination meetings pertaining to CCCM activities and development to avoid duplications of activities
Provide project-level and field-level capacity building for staff, communities and local government (if required by the project)
Ensure documentation of project progress is ongoing and integrate sound M&E procedures in all aspects of the project.
We are looking for a university graduate with previous relevant experiences
Experience working in complex and volatile contexts, in particular in Somalia. Technical expertise relevant to the role. Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities. Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
We are particularly looking for a positive individual with strong communication skills, who can build trust and confidently navigate both internally and externally at different levels. In this position you will join highly motivated and expert staff who are making a difference to the most vulnerable people.
Behavioral competencies these are personal qualities or characteristics that influence how successful people are in their job. The below are required for this position:
Handling insecure environments
Managing resources to optimize results
Empowering and building trust
Managing performance and development
Commencement: As soon as possible
Contract Duration: Till 31st December, 2019
Duty Station: Mogadishu
Salary/Benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
The candidate is to observe NRC’s four core values dedication, innovation, inclusivity, accountability and the Code of Conduct for all staff.
Travel: Some travelling must be expected