Job Description

The Programme Manager (PM) is responsible for overseeing the implementing integrated programmes in their area of operation. They are a member of the Area Management Group and the Programme Unit (PU). As such, the APM is line managed by the Area Manager, but has a technical (dotted) reporting line to the Head of Programme (HoP) in Yangon.

Generic responsibilities These responsibilities are the same for all Programme Manager positions and cannot be modified
  • Line management for CC Project Managers (or Project Coordinators, where there are no PMs), M&E and the Complaints and Feedback team. This includes Programme Development Managers (PDMs) based in the same duty-station.
  • Compliance and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures.
  • Responsible for ensuring Programme Support to Integrated Programming and ensuring Coordination and technical quality in Area Office.
  • Provide area specific input relevant for CC strategies.
  • Compliance to donor standards, and grant management and regular reporting to donor in area of operation.
  • Identify funding opportunities and contribute to funding strategy and forecasts for Area Office.
  • Responsible for overseeing Grants Management, BPO monitoring and inclusion in discussions on Top Down allocations for Area Office.
  • Ensure compliance with contractual commitments and extracting and implementing key learnings from project implementation.
  • Coordinate new Emergency Responses in Area Office, with an integrated approach where relevant.
  • Ensure Capacity Building of all technical staff.
Specific responsibilities These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly. The line manager drafts the specific responsibilities and sends them to his/her line manager for approval.

  • Support NRC Myanmar’s on-going role as an Integrated Programming global initiative pilot country, in collaboration with the Head of Programmes.
  • Lead Area Office-specific situation and response Analysis, in collaboration with the Head of Programmes and AM.
  • Develop contextualized integrated (multi-sector) response portfolios, in collaboration with the Head of Programmes, Programme Unit and AM.
  • Responsible for facilitating operational planning to ensure successful co-location and collaboration between CC teams, in collaboration with the AM, PMs and coordinators
  • Acting Area Manager, when requested by Area Manager/Country Director.
Competencies

Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories: Professional competencies These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

Generic professional competencies for this position

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience from a management position in a humanitarian/ recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Core competency expertise
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Context/Specific skills, knowledge and experience:
  • Knowledge of the context in South East Myanmar
  • Experience of protection work
  • Experience with integrated programming
Behavioral competencies These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioral competencies, the following are essential for this position
  • Strategic thinking
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Initiating action and change
  • Influencing
  • Handling insecure environments
This position is only open to Myanmar Nationals
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