Job Description


This is an exciting opportunity to provide expertise in regard to Financial Management, policies, procedures, systems, and tools, and ensure compliance with NRC policies and external regulations.

What we are looking for

NORCAP is seeking a highly qualified Controller with documented previous experience as a Finance Advisor /Controller or similar positions preferably in the humanitarian programme.

What you will do

Some of your specific responsibilities include:

Provide financial advice, guidance, and support in the development of new projects and applications and review of agreements.  Follow up on financial compliance of the New Consortium with NORCAP as the Lead. Contribute to ensure that financial reports and audit reports are submitted within the timeframes outlined in the partner agreements. Contribute to the implementation of NORCAP’s strategies by Use of data and technology to improve our impact and Strengthen quality, accountability, and learning.

Please download the detailed job description to learn more about the position.  

What you will bring

Minimum 5 years of experience as Finance Advisor /Controller or similar positions preferably in humanitarian programs. Comprehensive educational background and working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures in relation to accounting, financial controls, procedures and financial Information Systems. Experience of working in finance or risk and compliance. Knowledge of budgeting and Financial Reporting. Knowledge of accounting principles and standards. Experience with different humanitarian donor grants and requirements. Professional knowledge and experience with Excel and ERP-systems (preferably UNIT4 Business World (Agresso)). Ability to provide financial management advice and guidance to colleagues, including undertaking internal checks and financial audits of projects. Strong numeracy and analytical skills. Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities. Large capacity for work and ability to cope under pressure is an advantage. Flexibility to handle changing priorities. Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts. Able to work independently, run processes and deliver timely end-results of good quality. Experience with implementing change.

What we offer

Duty station: NRC Head Office in Oslo.  Contract: national contract, 1 - year contract.   Salary/benefits: grade 9 on NRC’s regional salary scale, with accompanying terms and conditions. NRC is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to diversity without distinction to age, gender, religion, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability. We think outside the box, encourage ideas, and give responsibility to all employees at all levels. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative.

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Important information about the application process

Internal candidates only: please click on the suitcase icon labelled “I am an employee” to be redirected to NRC’s internal careers site. When creating your profile, include your full name as given on your passport. Complete all the system-required fields for experience, employment history and education. Submit your application and CV in English, taking care to attach your latest CV. Applications that do not meet the minimum standards in terms of experience or qualifications will generally not be considered. Unsolicited applications not related to this specific job advertisement will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We receive many applicants for each vacant position. If you have any questions about this role, please email with the job title as the subject line.

Why NRC?

NORCAP is part of the Norwegian Refugee Council. Our vision is a world where rights are respected, and people are protected. NORCAP’s mission is to improve aid to better protect and empower people affected by crises and Climate Change.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. Our 15,000 staff work in crises across 40 countries, providing life-saving and long-term assistance to millions of people every year.

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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