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Urban Displacement Outside of the Camp Coordinator (National Position)

Mosul (Iraq)

  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Mosul (Iraq)
  • Grade: Mid level - Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Infrastructure and Urban-Rural development
    • Urban Development, planning and design
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Managerial positions
    • Human Settlements (Shelter, Housing, Land, Property)
  • Closing Date: 2019-12-19

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                                                                                                             Rights Respected, People Protected
NRC in Iraq
Iraq, with a long history of displacement, has seen an unprecedented rise in recent years. Of the more than 5.8 million Iraqis who fled their homes since 2014, two million remain displaced. Over four million Iraqis have returned to their area of origin. Many Iraqis have returned to areas that lack basic infrastructure, utility services and livelihood opportunities, or where explosive devices have not been cleared. Other challenges include: lack of security, community rejection, housing, property and civil documentation issues and lack of educational opportunities.
The UN estimates that more than 8 million Iraqis will need assistance in 2019, and 3.2 million children attend schools irregularly or not at all. Humanitarian agencies are asking for 569 million USD to deliver basic assistance to Iraqis  (HRP 2018). With military operations against IS group having ended, the Iraqi government faces new challenges to ensure an inclusive reconstruction and reconciliation that will sustain peace.
Since 2010,NRC Iraq has been assisting internally displaced Iraqis, Syrian refugees, and host communities in Ninewa, Dohuk, Erbil, Kirkuk, Basra and Anbar. We focus on assisting the newly displaced, those in lengthy displacement in camps and those in hard-to-reach places. In 2018, NRC scaled-up programmes across Iraq to respond to the large-scale displacements and returns, especially in Anbar governorate, around Kirkuk and in Ninewa using our water and sanitation, education, camp management, legal assistance, livelihoods, camp management, and cash activities.

Urban Displacement Outside of the Camp Coordinator

The purpose of UDOC Project Coordinator position is to is to implement delegated Urban Displacement in Camps (UDOC) project portfolio.The following is a brief description of the role

Duties and responsibilities

  • Line manage UDOC project field staff (UDOC Officers and Assistants).
  • Work with project field staff and PDM or PM to ensure effective implementation of activities.
  • Proactively support PDM to ensure on-site capacity building of project staff.
  • Provide support to project staff on administrative processes and technical support on UDOC issues.
  • Support PDM in produce spending and procurement plans and actively engage in project reporting.
  • Provide inputs on developing UDOC IM structures and processes.
  • Lead the development of the UDOC referral process and related systems.
  • Support PDM in ensure proper project documentation in line with M&E plans and donor requirements.
  • Monitor and enhance technical quality of project implementation through regular field visits.
  • Support the PDM in the development of a Community Centre handover strategy specific to center.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, and explore and assess new and better ways to assist them; promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with NRC strategy.
  • Cooperate closely with counterparts from other NRC core competencies to ensure integration of NRC services in the community center, and ensure the same of project staff.
  • Adhere to NRC policies, guidance, and procedures
Our Ideal Candidate
  • Experience from working in a managerial position relevant to project implementation in a humanitarian/recovery context, preferably in community services or community engagement.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Documented results related to the position's responsibilities.
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Fluency in Arabic, both written and verbal.
  • Fair command of spoken Kurmanji as asset. 
  • Willingness to travel regularly to field locations across Ninawa.
  • Experience with NRC financial and logistics systems is considered an advantage.
Additional Information
  • Contract period: 8 months 
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions.
  • Duty station: Nineveh- Mosul
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

NRC is an equal opportunity employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

 For full position details please click on Job Description


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.

We work in crises across more than 30 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 is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities

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.


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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
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