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What we are looking for

Project management and technical experience in Shelter and WASH, preferably in a humanitarian/recovery context, with a background in Engineering or Urban planning.

Team leadership experience with strong financial and project cycle management as well as experience and knowledge in urban displacement.

What you will do

The Shelter and WASH Project Manager main tasks is to implement both the delegated Shelter and WASH portfolios and ensure high quality and cost effective programme implementation within the designated geographical area. The role encompasses team direct line management and donor grants including proposals and reporting in addition to budgets management.

In this position you will:

- Contribute to the development of Country, Area and programme strategies; and initiate and participate in the development of relevant Shelter and WASH projects.

- Develop, coordinate, and manage the Shelter and WASH projects in line with proposals, strategies, and donor requirements; including management and monitoring of budget(s) according to the NRC Financial Handbook and donor requirements. 

- Provide technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects 

- Provide regular progress reports to management and concerned parties and contribute to preparation of donor reports as needed.

- Manage NRC Shelter and WASH project staff in Beirut and Mount Lebanon and provide capacity building to project staff on key skills.

- Represent Shelter and WASH in internal and external forums in the area as required and liaise with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders as needed.

- Promote the rights of refugees and explore and asses new and better ways to assist.

- Oversee and be responsible for the mainstreaming of protection guidelines in the NRC’s related activities as per NRC’s protection mainstreaming guidelines and ensure that all breaches/concerns are reported.

What you will bring

- University Master’s degree in Engineering or Urban Planning and/or Social Sciences

- Minimum 4 years of managerial and/or senior technical experience in a humanitarian/recovery context

- Experience in team management, financial management and project cycle management 

- Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

- Fluency in English and Arabic, both written and spoken

- Experience in humanitarian and developmental responses in urban displacement with knowledge of urban context.

- Strong data management and Monitoring and Evaluation skills

- Strong capacity building skills

- Proficiency in AutoCAD and Microsoft Access is an added advantage.

Understanding of and commitment to:

- Organisational learning, quality management and development.

- Working collaboratively with technical and operational colleagues within a matrix structure, including capacity strengthening.

What we offer

- Duty station: Beirut and Mount Lebanon.

- Contract: 9 months, renewable based on funding, performance, and need for the position.

- Travel: Approximately 20%. 

- Salary/benefits: Grade 8 on NRC Lebanon’s salary scales, with accompanying terms and conditions.

- NRC is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to diversity without distinction to age, gender, religion, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.

- We think outside the box, encourage ideas, and give responsibility to all employees at all levels. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative.

Important information about the application process

- This position is open to candidates who have the legal right to work in Lebanon. Please note that we are unable to provide work permits or visa sponsorships for this position. We invite applications from all candidates who meet this criteria. Please ensure you attach copies of your academic and professional certificates.

- Internal candidates only: To apply as an internal candidate, log in with your official email address or click on Opportunity Marketplace.

- When creating your profile, include your full name as given on your passport. Complete all the system-required fields for experience, employment history and education.

- Submit your application and CV in English, taking care to attach your latest CV.

- Applications that do not meet the minimum standards in terms of experience or qualifications will generally not be considered. Unsolicited applications not related to this specific job advertisement will not be considered.

- Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We receive many applicants for each vacant position.

- If you have any questions about this role, please email [email protected] with the job title as the subject line.

Why NRC?

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. Our 15,000 staff work in crises across 40 countries, providing life-saving and long-term assistance to millions of people every year.

We are looking for people who are passionate about helping refugees and people forced to flee. Are you one of those people? If you are, NRC offers you the opportunity to:

- do demanding and professional work, often in challenging contexts

- join a work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility

- be part of a welcoming and supportive community committed to human dignity



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Last modified: 
08 Apr, 2024
Intervention Sector(s):
Application Deadline:
Friday, 26 April 2024
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
9 months, renewable based on funding, performance and need for the position.
Salary Range:
> 3000 (USD)
Education Degree:
Masters Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
3 to 5 years
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  • Lebanon