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Ethiopia: Country Director - Ethiopia Job Vacancy in Ethiopia

Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 01 Mar 2018

The Norwegian Refugee Council is looking for a highly experienced professional to join the Ethiopia programme as Country Director. This is an exciting opportunity to lead one of NRC's largest country programmes in the East Africa & Yemen Region. Our ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience as a Senior Manager/Country Director in humanitarian/recovery contexts, and will be looking a role in which they will utilize their highly developed skills and experience in leadership, strategic thinking and management of complex programmes.

Job description

The Ethiopia Country Director is responsible for:
• National representation and coordination
• Development and execution of country strategy
• All in-country activities, personnel and the Country Management Group (CMG)
• Safety and security of all staff
• Country level advocacy
• Resource allocation and mobilization
• Cost efficiency and quality, including implementation of control mechanisms
• Adequate country structures and systems
• Learning, training and development of all staff, including a strategy for national staff development
• Lead on the development of positive and effective working relationships with government at national and sub-national level.
• Ensure effective collaboration with government departments to ensure mutual learning and influencing for greater impact of programme investments.
• Development of partnerships and collaborations with external actors, including National NGOs, the private sector and academic institutions.
• Oversee the development of appropriate new routes to programme impact at scale.
• Lead teams in ensuring programmes are designed and negotiated to deliver in Hard to Reach areas.
• Compliance and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures

Qualifications

• Minimum 5 years’ experience from working as a Senior Manager/Country Director in humanitarian/recovery context
• Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
• Strong understanding and appreciation of the role of influencing that goes beyond advocacy in bringing about change and impact at scale.
• Experience of managing complex programmes that operate in diverse and dispersed geographical and contextual settings
• Experience of leading security in an evolving environment
• Experience of promoting innovation in difficult operating environments
• Ability to lead a large country programme
• Fluency in English, both written and verbal
• Knowledge of Ethiopia or the region is desirable

Education level

· College / University, Bachelor's degree

Personal qualities

• Strategic thinking
• Handling insecure environments
• Empowering and building trust
• Influencing

We offer

• Contract Duration: 24 months
• Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
• Travel: 20%
• Salary/Benefits: According to NRC's Salary Scale and Terms & Conditions
• NRC may be required to verify the identify of its partners and check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activity. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.


How to apply:

To apply, please visit our website: www.nrc.no/vacancies



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