Program Manager Job at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Program Manager Job at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Program Manager Job at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Programme Manager 

Full Time

Full Time


Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

The primary purpose of the Programme Manager position is to ensure programme quality and maximize the positive impact of NRC response at the area level. The Integrated Programme Manager (IPM) is responsible for overseeing the implementing programmes in their area of operation.

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This position is a member of the Area Management Group and Country Management Group. As such, the IPM is line managed by the Area Manager but has a technical (dotted) reporting line to the Head of the Programme.

The IPM is responsible to develop the area strategy, leading area project development, to supervise the implementation to ensure programme quality. The IPM will be responsible to ensure the application of the Project Cycle Management (PCM) framework, as well as ensuring quality reporting to donors.


Line management for CC focal points (Shelter, WASH, Education and ICLA) as well as the Grants and M&E focal points.

Contribute to the development of Integrated Programming Strategy for Tanzania, as well as CC strategies.

Lead on the development of holistic and needs-based programmes.

Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects during implementation.

Compliance with donor standards, grant management, PCM, and reporting to donors.

Responsible for overseeing grants management, BPO monitoring and inclusion in discussions on Top-Down allocations.

Management and overall coordination for implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements.

Coordinate new Emergency Responses, with an integrated approach where relevant.

Promote the rights of refugees in line with the advocacy strategy.

Compliance and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures.

Contenxt Responsibilities

Ensure capacity development of project staff and transfer key skills (especially about PCM).

Ensure the development and review of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and supporting documents and monitor their use in project implementation (PCM related).

Lead on the Integrated Programming Strategy to be developed in 2021.

Lead Area Office-specific situation and response analysis, in collaboration with the Head of Programmes and AM.

Develop contextualized integrated (multi-sector) response portfolios.

Responsible for facilitating evidence-based learning and decision-making by utilising quantitative and qualitative data generated through M&E processes, beneficiary consultation, and the Complaints and Feedback Mechanism (CFM).

Responsible for overseeing and strengthening the Community Engagement, as well as consultation and referrals, as well as other accountability mechanisms.

Support cross-cutting interventions including protection, gender, environment/energy.

Contribute to Country-level programme initiatives (Strategy workshops, CC workshops, etc.).  This includes contributing to NRC’s global Ambitions and Initiatives.

Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders for effective project implementation.

Represent NRC in key coordination forums, as delegated by the AM.

Programme Manager Tanzania Job Vacancy at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)


Minimum 4 years of experience from a management position in a humanitarian/recovery context

  Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

Experience with managing integrated projects across different sectors

Core competency expertise (WASH, Shelter, Education, ICLA)

Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile

Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Knowledge of the humanitarian and development context related to refugees in Tanzania is highly desirable.

Experience with integrated programming

Program Manager Job at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Additional Details:

Duty Station: Kibondo, Tanzania.

Type of Contract: 12 months renewable based on funding, performance, and the need for a position

Salary: Based upon the NRC grading Scale

Travel: 30%

This position is open to both National and International Candidates. 

The deadline for submitting the application is 13 June 2022.


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