The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across 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. .
• Ensure timely project implementation for all SD/ Training programs currently implemented in West Nile (UNICEF, NUFFIC, ENABEL/ GIZ,) as well as lead in kick starting implementation for new/upcoming projects (new GIZ funded project)
• Play a leading role in roles in partnerships coordination ensuring a proactive approach to the engagement with participating government owned training institutions, key line ministries, etc…
• Work closely with the LFS and Education managers on development/ expansion efforts through assessments, drafting concept notes and proposals for submission to potential donors
• Ensure quality implementation of ongoing projects through sound technical support and leadership for the vocational skills development programs, ensuring key deliverables are met in a timely manner as per projects proposals, log frames, work plans, and budgets.
• Lead project teams in developing and implementing key project management tools including detailed implementation plans, spending projections, M&E plans, procurement plans, etc. to ensure projects are implemented in a timely manner.
• Closely coordinate with the M&E team, the LFS and Education Managers to ensure data is regularly collected on project progress, and analyzed to inform project decision making and implementation adjustments where required.
• Closely coordinate with M&E, LFS and Education Managers on reporting efforts ensuring both donor and NRC internal projects reports are submitted in a timely manner.
• Actively contribute to the development of the overall NRC Uganda Country Strategy including LFS and other Core Competencies.
• A degree in Technical/ Vocational Skills training/Education and Livelihoods expertise; Master’s degree in relevant subject preferred.
• Minimum 4 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context in the area of Vocational Skills Development/Training
• Familiarity with the vocational skills training landscape in Uganda, and a strong capacity to coordinate with/ support training institutions
• Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
• Documented results related to the position’s responsibilitie
• Ablity to leade a diverse team
• Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:
• Knowledge of the humanitarian context in the West Nile region
• Previous experience in employability/skills development programs
• Familiarity with key donors’ / funding instruments including EU/ EUTF, GIZ, USAID, as well as UN donors (UNHCR)
Work Hours: 8
Experience in Months: 48
Level of Education: Bachelor Degree