Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Camp Management Program Development Manager

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Description


The purpose of the Camp Management (CM) Programme Development Manager (PDM) position is to be responsible for technical development, strategic direction, implementation, and quality assurance as well as monitoring of NRC Sudan’s CM activities and programme, as well as relevant staff mentoring and Capacity Development. (Co-Chairing the sites management working group & Managing the CM teams and activities in West Darfur). 

Generic responsibilities

  1. Ensure adherence to NRC  policies, handbooks, procedures and SOPs/guidelines;
  2. Develop and implement the CM Core Competency strategy, technical SOPs / guidelines and Macro logrames;
  3. Responsible for quality programme development and management, including funding proposals, project budgets and donor reports; 
  4. Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects across operational areas;
  5. Contribute towards actively implementing and supporting ‘integrated’ (multi-sector) programmes, cross-sectorial exchange of lessons learned, and adherence to relevant quality standards; 
  6. Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist;
  7. Coordinate and manage CM CC project implementation and CM components of integrated projects (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies, and donor requirements;
  8. Overall management of assigned project staff;
  9. Ensure Capacity Building of project staff and transfer key skills; 

    Generic professional competencies: 

    • At least four years in humanitarian Camp/ Site Management programming environment, Coordination" id="link" class="link">Cluster Coordination including three years’ experience in a senior level project management position;
    • Previous experience working in complex and volatile contexts;
    • Previous experience in managing budgets and big teams. 
    • Documented results related to the position’s technical responsibilities and in setting up a new programme;
    • Knowledge in protection mainstreaming, Community Outreach/engagement, community capacity building, and/or community-development oriented programming;
    • Knowledge and skills in Information Management and digital mode of assistance;
    • Fluency in English, both written and verbal; 
    • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, including strong skills in Word, Excel and Outlook.

      Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience: 

      • Knowledge of the context in Sudan;
      • Arabic language skills is an advantage;
      • Experience in needs assessment, project monitoring and evaluation, and programme development;
      • Strong leadership skills and a supportive management style;
      • Experience of a flexible approach to managing and prioritizing a high and diverse workload;
      • Proven ability to work effectively across cultures, in sensitive environments and with stakeholders at all levels.

         For more detailed information see the attached Job Description.

        Additional Information:

        Reports to:                                       West Area Manager 

        Supervision of:                                 (West: 2 CM PCs and 2 CM TLs) – (North: 1 CM Manager)

        Duty station:                                    West Darfur, Sudan 

        Travel %                                           60% West Darfur and 40% North Darfur     

        Duration and type of contract:       12 months, with possible extension

        We invite applications from all qualified and interested candidates. Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline.

        Please note to attach your academic and professional certificates in your application.

        For any queries, please email us at with the job title as the subject line.

        To contact the recruitment team; quote the full name of the advert on your subject line. Applications sent via email will not be accepted. Please check your application status on your NRC application profile."

        The role is open to all nationalities.

        The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps 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. Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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