NRC is looking for a Protection Project Manager to join the Afghanistan mission. The role holder is responsible for the implementation of the Emergency/Shelter project portfolio and Technical Support to the South Area Office. He/she is accountable for the establishment and implementation of systems to ensure Humanitarian Assistance to the right people at the right time. The Shelter Project Manager will contribute to quality programming through thorough Project Management and use of resources and information on project scale, relevance, and effectiveness.
If you are an influential, interpersonal, and strategic leader; with strong communications skills; and a track record in in building constructive relationships with external parties, and managing budgets, then this is the role for you! **This position is open to Afghan Nationals only**
What You Will DoShelter strategy development. Technical direction and assurance of high quality of projects. Project Cycle Management Implementation through delivery of activities and targets, representations in PCM meetings, and planning and reporting. Project budget development and management. Logistics, Finance, and Human Resources Management compliance, and adherence to policies project cycle management tools, handbooks, and guidelines; and timely and accurate development of procurement plans, recruitment plans, and spending plans. Represent NRC in external forums/cluster/working groups. Stakeholder management and external Coordination. People Leadership through staffing, structure, and management of the team; and Capacity Building and on-the-job training.
What You Will Bring
Bachelor’s degree. Senior project management experience in a humanitarian/recovery context. Emergency shelter expertise. Southern Afghanistan context and humanitarian community response experience and knowledge. High risk, insecure, opaque, complex, and volatile context exposure. English fluency, both written and verbal. Knowledge of the local language (Pashto).
What Makes This Position Attractive?The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan is complex, protracted, and worsening. The country is facing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis with a risk of systemic collapse and human catastrophe. This is an opportunity to contribute to the protection and assistance of vulnerable and crisis-affected women, girls, boys, and men. NRC Afghanistan maintains a presence in 14 provinces across the country and is the largest INGO in the country, at a programmatic, field coverage, and staff count level. South Afghanistan is composed of five provinces – Kandahar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Helmand, and Nimroz. The area is in the centre of political influence. NRC South Afghanistan has a strong programme with 11 projects across all thematic areas. Meaningful work that responds to the diverse needs, priorities, and concerns raised by beneficiary communities. NRC Afghanistan meets immediate humanitarian needs, prevents further displacement, and contributes to durable solutions. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility.
What We OfferKandahar, Afghanistan duty station. 2023 contract duration (renewable, subjecting to funding and need). 30% travel, approximately. Grade 8 in NRC’s Salary Scale. NRC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. NRC is an equal opportunities employer. In the selection of our staff, 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.
Key Information - Please Take Note When ApplyingWe highly encourage you to learn more about the role: please review the full Job Description here. Learn more about NRC’s operation in Afghanistan here. Apply by completing all the system-required fields of your employment history, experience, responsibilities, and education in your application. Ensure to attach your latest CV. Submit your application and CV in English. When creating your profile, include your full name as per your passport. To apply as an internal candidate, click on the suitcase icon “I am an employee” on the top right of the page to be redirected to NRC’s internal career site. This position is open to Afghan Nationals only. Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. NRC is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. 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. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to give detailed feedback to applicants who have not been shortlisted. For any queries, please email us at email@example.com with “Shelter Project Manager South Afghanistan” as the subject line.