Project Manager Multi CC Kenya Kakuma

  • Full Time
  • Kenya
  • Applications have closed.

Website Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)


The Multi-Core Competency Project Manager (Multi-CC PM) is responsible for project management (ensuring the projects are implemented in line with Project Cycle Management (PCM) framework) and managing CC staff dedicated to the project, to ensure the project work plans, M&E work plans, and procurement plans are developed and adhered to.

General Responsibilities: 

  1. Compliance and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  2. Line management for CC staff, working on the delegated CC projects
  3. Responsible for the management and implementation of delegated CC projects (not necessarily integrated), in the area of operation
  4. Management and overall coordination for the specific grant(s), including project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements.
  5. Responsible for coherent implementation to recipients of the specific CC assistance
  6. Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of specific project(s).
  7. Contribute to fundraising for future evolutions of the project(s) and revise funding proposal, budgets and donor reports, based on technical standards and donor priorities
  8. Develop and manage project budget (in cooperation with CC/Thematic Coordinators) and coordinate across CCs.
  9. Support the AM to liaise and collaborate with relevant local and national authorities and stakeholders and at times represent NRC in relevant sub-level forums/cluster/working groups, specific to the project(s)

Specific responsibilities:

  • Provide regular progress reports to the AM and the HoP and promote and share ideas for improvement and recommend necessary changes in activities.
  • Promote the rights of refugees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Establish mechanisms and processes which facilitates coordinated ways of working amongst individuals and teams related to the project(s)
  • Take actions to ensure appropriate and predictable context understanding across the project
  • Lead the CCs in undertaking multi-sectoral, area-based needs assessments

Professional Competencies 

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a senior project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented experience multiple sectors/CCs project startups
  • 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: 

  • Minimum education requirement is a first degree, preferably in the Social Sciences
  • Experience applying appropriate problem analysis tools, mechanisms, and processes at all stages of the project cycle
  • Skills to facilitate consistency and alignment across interventions contributing to improvements across the whole response at strategic and operational levels
  • Experience using systems thinking to identify and address complex problems and barriers to integration
  • Experience promoting the importance of project outcomes with teams to ensure clarity and focus as appropriate

For more information, here is the detailed Job Description

Additional Details:

Duty Station: Kakuma, Kenya

Type of Contract: 12 months renewable subject to funding

Salary: Based upon the NRC grading Scale

This position is open to Nationals only

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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