NRC Director Jobs In Kenya

NRC Director Jobs In Kenya

Director NRC Geneva – Partnership and Policy
NRC is now looking for an experienced and dedicated manager to lead the Geneva Representation Office. The Director has the overall responsibility for effectively and efficiently managing NRC’s presence in Geneva in the areas of strategic partnerships and resource mobilization; advocacy; and leadership and management.
NRC Geneva’s main advocacy focus at the moment is protection, humanitarian principles, humanitarian financing, counter-terrorism in relation to principled humanitarian action and the World Humanitarian Summit.
Director Job description In Kenya
Partnerships and Resource Mobilization
  • Manage NRC’s strategic relationships with key parts of the UN, the IASC, Swiss, ICRC/IFRC, Geneva and New York based missions (when relevant) and drive establishment of strategic relationships with new actors when requested
  • Strengthen the profile of NRC as a humanitarian organization and coordinate with other relevant NGOs, networks and institutions, including media
  • Mobilise resources for the running of the Office and Projects directly managed by the Office
Policy and Advocacy
  • Be updated on humanitarian policy /UN/IASC issues and provide stake-holder and trend analysis for relevant parts of NRC
  • Contribute to and facilitate NRC´s advocacy efforts with key donors / actors within area of responsibility and advise the Department Director/Secretary
  • General/Senior Management Group on prioritization of advocacy initiatives and related policy development
  • Support the Department Director with development and implementation of the overall strategy and action plans, with particular focus on strategic partnership for fundraising and advocacy purposes
Leadership and Management
  • Have line management and budget responsibility for NRC Geneva, and oversight of all financial, Human resources and administrative agreements/arrangements covered by the FAU
  • Maintain relevant oversight of Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
  • Represent NRC in forums and events relevant to the area of responsibility, including being a media spokesperson when relevant
  • Ensure efficient coordination and close working relationship with other parts of NRC
  • Ensure compliance with NRC’s policies and procedures within the office
Qualifications for Director Jobs in Kenya
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant leadership/management experience within the humanitarian, and/or human rights fields
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Professional knowledge of humanitarian principles
  • Policy experience and professional knowledge of the UN system and humanitarian policy
  • Experience from research, advocacy, fundraising and media work
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of French is an asset
  • Knowledge of standard ICT office support tools
  • NRC field experience is an asset
Personal qualities
The ideal person will be able to:
  • Communicate with respect for maximum impact;
  • Act strategically with an eye for detail;
  • Work independently, based on agreed expectations, and know when to raise issues to a higher level for decision;
  • Manage resources to optimize results;
  • Motivate staff and lead by example.
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