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Jordan: Livelihoods Project Manager - Jordan

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Country: Jordan
Closing date: 02 Jul 2017

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) established its presence in Jordan in November 2012 in response to the conflict in Syria and resulting refugee influx. NRC Jordan currently employs over 450 national staff in Jordan is now one of the largest INGOs in the country. In 2017 the Country Office continues to focus on provision of protection, assistance and access to essential services for vulnerable Syrian refugees in formal camps and host communities. NRC strives to combine its programmatic activities with evidenced-based advocacy work focused on policy change and strong external communications and media engagement and. The Country Office also works to ensure safe and integrated programming through ensuring protection is effectively mainstreaming across all programming.

Role and responsibilities

The Project Coordinator Livelihood position is to oversee the implementation of the project in specific sites and support in the development of the livelihoods programme. The main focus will be on project start up. Initial programming will focus on cash for work.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the recruitment and management of the GIZ cash for work project team and any subsequent livelihoods project teams
  • Ensure the timely launch and implementation of the GIZ cash for work project, including procurement; management of workers and design of beneficiary selection process.
  • Lead all coordination with partner organizations working on the project.
  • In coordination with the livelihoods PDM ensure strong working relations with GIZ.
  • Work actively with the livelihoods PDM to secure additional livelihoods funding.

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

Duty station: Irbid

Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start

NB: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location in the "Company name" field for both company and location.

NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

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