Your purpose as the Project Manager is to oversee and implement the Shelter project as per required standards.

Specific responsibilities:

You will be responsible to produce / read the project initiation documents, legal agreement and have a thorough understanding of the terms, conditions, and the respective roles and responsibilities of the partners/stakeholders to ensure timely and affective completion of the project. Develop and maintain project plans Implement approved project plans (including the establishment of milestones) within tolerances set by the donor Embed sustainability dimensions including social and gender inclusion, environmental and economic aspects into project life cycle. Manage the overall project activities, taking responsibility for overall progress and use of resources and initiating corrective action where necessary Advise the Area Manager and client of any deviations from the plan Identify and manage risks so that maximum benefit to client and stakeholders is achieved Manage and review project quality, timeline and achievements and perform immediate remedial measures in case of any dispute, to ensure smooth flow of the project. Conduct regular meetings with contractors to ensure set milestones are achieved in a timely manner. Monitor and evaluate performance of design and supervision consultant and contractors. Manage budgets, cash flow and obligations to ensure that deliverables are met and payments to contractors and personnel are received on time. Manage and remain accountable for expenditures against the budget (based on accurate financial reports) Conduct periodic reporting, including financial status reports on commitments and disbursements, monthly, quarterly and annual reports (including resources’ allocation and project performance), the project completion report, and evaluation report.

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Generic professional competencies:      

Advanced University Degree (Master’s/ MPhil) in Civil/Structural/Architectural Engineering or other relevant discipline. Minimum 5 years of experience in project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context. Working knowledge of implementing projects through FIDIC contracts; you must possess experience implementing projects through FIDIC contract. Previous experience in running KfW projects is an asset. Good working knowledge of MS Office application (Word, Excel), email and internet navigation Experience in Project Management software (e.g. Primavera, MS project etc.) is a plus. Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

Context / Specific skills & knowledge

Knowledge of Ali Sabieh and Ali Addeh contexts Fluency in written and spoken English language is mandatory; French language is a plus.

What We Offer

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility: At NRC, we think outside the box. We encourage ideas and give responsibility to all employees at all levels, to help solve the complex issues that we face. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative

12 months fixed term contract Senior grade 8 in NRC's grade structure An opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause A chance to meet and work with people who are the best in their fields

Internal candidates are encouraged to apply but we are also open to external applicants who can show a commitment to NRC and being part of a challenging, but important mission to make a difference.  

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Click this email to contact the recruitment team; quote the full name of the advert on your subject line. Applications sent via email will not be accepted. Please check your application status on your NRC application profile. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country. Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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