Back Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) Programme Development Manager Maroua, Cameroon ( Re-advertisement)

  • Added Date: Thursday, 16 January 2020
  • Deadline Date: Monday, 03 February 2020

NRC is looking for an ICLA Programme Development Manager!

NRC started operations in Cameroon in April 2017 to respond to the humanitarian crisis that affects this country and has continued to expand into the worst affected and hard to reach areas . NRC runs operations in the Extreme North and more recently in the south and North West regions of Cameroon implementing Education, Food Security, WASH, Shelter and ICLA. The Country Office has been expanding steadily the past one year and the team currently consists of around 80 national staff members.

The purpose of the Programme Development Manager is to be responsible design, develop and implement the ICLA programme in Cameroon

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop ICLA strategy, technical SOPs / guidelines and Macro LFAs
  • Compliance and adherence to NRC policies, ICLA tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Responsible for development and managing funding proposal, project budgets and donor reports
  • Overall management of project staff and responsible for staff recruitment
  • Coordinate and manage ICLA project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  • Liaison and collaborate with relevant local and national authorities and stakeholders and represent NRC in relevant forums and working groups.
  • Coordinate other program activities such as project reports, follow-up, meetings and report to the Area Manager
  • Identify and implement appropriate intervention in rural and urban contexts in coordination with others CC’s
  • Conduct needs assessments in rural areas in Mayo Sava, Mayo Tsanaga and Logone and Chari state in line with NRC’s humanitarian access strategies
  • Research and analyse the evolving housing, land and property (HLP)and legal identity context in Cameroon and adapt the programme accordingly
  • Develop approaches and activities ensuring promotion of the Do No Harm principle


  • Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical ICLA expertise
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English and French, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of the context in Cameroon or Central/West Africa
  • Knowledge of the legal infrastructure in Cameroon
  • Experience with Start-up is an advantage

Personal Qualities

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Handling insecure environments

This vacancy is archived.

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