Job Description


Deployment and HR Adviser

Do you have knowledge and experience from working with HR and managing people in complex and volatile contexts? Do you want to work in a dedicated team with a mission to protect and empower people affected by crisis and Climate Change? NORCAP is looking for you!

We are looking to hire three (3) Deployment Advisers: One to support PPD (PPD is NORCAP Protection, Peace and Democracy Section); and two (2) for HRR (HRR is NORCAP Humanitarian Response and Resilience Section). 

These are exciting opportunities where you as Deployment Adviser will be responsible for ensuring high quality and timely placement and follow-up of experts in the field. You will assist them on HR and duty of care issues, ensuring that they are enabled to deliver work of high quality to partners, stakeholders, and beneficiaries – in line with NORCAP’s strategic goals.

What you will do

Some of your key tasks will include:

Responsible for deployment process in accordance with NORCAP procedures:

Manage the process flow in the HR Management System (Oracle) Contribute to selecting candidates in accordance with selection criteria and ToR and in consultation with Thematic Manager (in accordance with SOP). Liaise with host agencies, issue contracts, arrange travel and provide support. Main point of contact and provision of HR and duty of care support to NORCAP experts before, during and after missions. Ensure adequate Health, Safety and Security (HSS) arrangements in place for all NORCAP experts while on a mission.

Contribute to Monitoring and Reporting and Risk Assessment. .Contribute to developing a community of practice within the project. Ensure coordinated and effective response. Undertake field missions to follow up with experts.          

What you will bring

Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. Relevant graduate or professional qualification. Knowledge and experience in working with HR processes and managing people. Experience from working with digital tools, such as MS Teams, Oracle, Fresh Service or similar. Experience working in complex and volatile contexts is desirable. Documented results related to the position's responsibilities.   Understanding of the challenges when working in an international context. Fluency in English, both written and verbal. Fluency in other languages is a plus.

Behavioural competencies:

Planning and delivering results Attention to detail Working with people Communicating with impact and respect Coping with change

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What makes this position attractive?

A challenging and exciting opportunity with an international team dedicated to improve aid to better protect and empower people affected by crisis and climate change. A chance to ensure high-quality and timely placement and follow-up of experts in the field on  duty of care issues; Salary and benefits according to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions in Oslo. The ideal candidate must be willing to relocate and should be eligible to work from Oslo, Norway.

We are also looking for people who share our values:

To be dedicated to what we do; To be innovative with our solutions; To act as one unified and inclusive team; To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the beneficiaries that we exist to serve; and to each other… the members of our NRC family. 

We will be assessing candidates on an ongoing basis; therefore, early applications are recommended.

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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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