Camp Management Programme Development Manager Job, Kasulu, Tanzania

June 16, 2017 by Stuffzoom

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Last modified June 16, 2017

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organisation with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for people affected by displacement. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance through its core competencies (CCs): Camp Management, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, Information Counselling and Legal Assistance, Shelter, and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is recruiting a Camp Management Programme Development Manager (PDM) to develop Camp Management portfolio in Tanzania and be overall responsible for the implementation in Nyarugusu Refugee Camp.

Political instability in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo has caused a large number of refugees to seek sanctuary in Tanzania, and as of May 2017, Tanzania is hosting about 240,000 Burundian refugees. To respond to this situation, NRC opened an operational office in Kibondo, North Western Tanzania in November 2016 and became Implementing Partner with UNHCR from 1st May 2017 for Camp Management and WASH in Nyarugusu Refugee Camp.

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These guide NRC’s actions and relationships. The post-holder will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for NRC Tanzania.

Generic responsibilities

  • Development of the Camp Management Strategy and Macro Log-frame for Tanzania, along with technical standard operating procedures and guidelines.
  • Compliance and adherence to NRC policies, Camp Management tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Development and management of proposals for funding, project budgets and donor reports
  • Recruitment and overall management of project staff
  • Coordinate and support Camp Management project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  • Capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  • Liaison and collaborate with relevant local and national authorities, UNHCR, NGOs and other stakeholders, and represent NRC in relevant forums/working groups.
  • Identify funding opportunities and develop and revise funding proposal, budget and donor reports
  • Promote the rights of displaced persons in line with the NRC Advocacy strategy

Specific responsibilities

  • Support strengthening the Camp Management Mechanisms (including Standard Operational Procedures) established by the Camp Management Team, while making particular emphasis on meaningful inclusion of the different camp community groups (women, youth, elderly and persons with specific needs) in decision-making processes.
  • Assist the Camp Management Team in the establishment and strengthening of an effective and transparent coordination system at camp-level, including coordination of service provision and other defined camp activities.
  • Support the Camp Management Team with the ongoing process of clarifying roles and responsibilities among camp stakeholders.
  • In close consultation with partners, develop concrete initiatives and specific strategies to improve inter and intra-camp coordination, as well as reduce identified risks.
  •  Contribute with technical support at the inter-camp coordination level, in order to develop, apply and promote harmonized CCCM standards, guidelines and good practices for the overall response.
  • Assess inter-camp level needs and identify problems/gaps and propose/prioritize timely practical actions to respond to particular problems.
  • Help to develop contingency plans in terms of population movements at intra and inter-camp levels
  • Support the development of Camp Management monitoring tools and mechanisms to ensure proper camp management and follow up.
  • Support the quality control and site monitoring to ensure that services provided are according to international best practice standards and to measure progress against implementation plans.
  • Work to ensure adequate reporting and effective information sharing including by disaggregating data by age and gender.
  • Monitor financial spending and budgets for the program.
  • Contribute to donor and management reports on CCCM support projects.
  • Represent NRC at the inter-camp coordination level
  • Coordinate with different stakeholders on CCCM issues and relevant contingency planning.
  • Ensure internal coordination and harmonization of NRC CM-related activities with NRC’s other programs.


  • Minimum of 5 years of programme and project management experience, gained from coordinating and/or managing camp coordination and/or camp management projects in camp and camp like-settings; especially in protracted scenarios.
  • Strong co-ordination competence, with the ability to establish and supervise technical lines, promote communication, knowledge sharing and learning culture, manage multiple work streams while ensuring quality.
  • Ability to assess institutional and professional capacity, design capacity development strategies, and deliver organisational and staff development through a variety of means, including formal and informal training, mentoring, coaching, on-the-job training and workshop facilitation.
  • Ability to rapidly understand the policy, strategic and institutional environment and to provide contextually appropriate and achievable technical advice.
  • Understanding and experience of programme monitoring, evaluation and reporting, with the ability to design effective M&E tools and train implementation staff in their use, and to use evidence to enhance programme design and management.
  • Strong understanding and proved experience in developing participatory approaches
  • Sound interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, with in particular the ability to write concise, accurate reports in easily-understood language.
  • Commitment to participatory and inclusive methods of working.
  •  Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective and working relations with national staff members and other stakeholders.
  • Experience living and working in cross-cultural, multi-sector, insecure, and/or remote environments.

Personal Qualities

  • Managing resources to optimise results.
  • Managing performance and development.
  • Empowering and building trust.
  • Handling insecure environments.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Initiating action and change.

We offer:

  • Duty station: Kasulu/Makere/ Kibondo, Tanzania
    Commencement: As soon as possible
    Contract duration:1 year contract with possibility of extension subject to funding availability
    Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions in Tanzania. The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for NRC Tanzania


For complete TOR, please click: Camp Management Programme Development Manager


Deadline: 18th June 2017


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