Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Shelter Project Manager

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Description


Please note that this position is open for internal candidates only

Below is a summary of the role. Please download the Job Description for further details.

What you will do:

Implement the Shelter Programme in the following interventions according to Shelter guidelines and procedures:

Winterization distributions and items for basic repairs to a small number of propertiesNFIs distributions directly and through partner organizations.Work with the Information, Counselling, and Legal Assistance (ICLA) team on joint-programming  Represent NRC in relevant forums/sectors, including in meetings with donors at national level related to shelter & Emergency response, and ensure transparent Coordination with the humanitarian architecture, the relevant working groups and NRC consortium partners.Ensure most vulnerable refugees are targeted by the Programme, considering people with special needs, gender, and protection issuesMonitor programme outcomes and outputs for each grant, as indicated in the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) matrixEnsure consistency in Data Management from field reports to database and reporting Monitor and address referrals of refugee complaints to provide timely feedback, according to the corresponding complaints feedback response mechanism and proceduresFacilitate donor visits at the area level when requiredProvide feedback and updates on Shelter procedures and guidelines to concerned management whenever requiredMonitor developments in the area, in coordination with access, security and program staff Conduct multi sectoral needs assessment to inform Design" id="link" class="link">Program Design and delivery Assess needs, develop timely Emergency Response plans and implement response plansCoordinate with other actors, including UNHCR, MoSA, municipal authorities and NRC consortium partners regularlyProvide regular updates, feedback, photos and stories on field implementation, particularly those which share relevant and timely information or which demonstrate impact of activitiesReceive the referral information related to protection cases on a monthly basis from the related focal points and take proper actions to ensure that the referral system is functioning to the best interest of beneficiaries as per NRC referral’s procedures.Ensure high technical quality and transparent processes including transparent and cost-efficient procurement of goods.Represent Shelter in internal and external forums in the area as required.Ensure that project processes and related information are properly documented.Promote the rights of refugees and explore and asses new and better ways to assist.

What you will bring:

Minimum 3 years of experience from working as a Project Manager in a humanitarian/recovery contextExperience of selecting and managing private contractors Experience of coordination and advocacy: Advocacy for refugees’ needs and assistance at field level and with coordination with the CO.Experience from working in complex and volatile contextsFluency in English, both written and spokenKnowledge of urban contextStrong data management and Monitoring and Evaluation skillsStrong Capacity Building skillsKnowledge of Romanian, Ukrainian or Russian, both written and verbal is a plus

 What Makes This Position Attractive?

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. The organisation protects displaced people and supports them as they build a new future. NRC began relief efforts after World War II, and today, works in both new and protracted crises across more than 40 countries.Meaningful work that responds to the diverse needs, priorities, and concerns raised by beneficiary communities. NRC Moldova meets immediate humanitarian needs, prevents further displacement, and contributes to durable solutions. 

What We Offer

Duty station:  Chisinnau - Moldova Contract duration: 12 months fixed termTravel : up to 20% travel to Romania, remaining travel within MoldovaSalary/benefits: According to NRC Grade 8 salary scale, terms and conditions.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 Applying

Learn more about NRC here To apply as an internal candidate, please 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.Apply by completing all the system-required fields of your experience, employment history, 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.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.

NRC is very grateful to those who have responded thus far and continue to heed to our calls for support. This is going a long way in addressing the diverse needs, priorities, and concerns currently affecting the displaced communities.

For any questions pertaining to this role please write to with the "Job Title" as the subject line.

Due to large response, NRC will not provide feedback to those candidates who do not meet criteria and/or not follow the application process.

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