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Shelter Sub-National Cluster Coordinator - ( National Position ) - Sana'a

Sanaa (Yemen)

  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Sanaa (Yemen)
  • Grade: Mid level - Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Humanitarian Aid and Coordination
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Human Settlements (Shelter, Housing, Land, Property)
    • Managerial positions
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
  • Closing Date: 2020-01-20

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Under the guidance of the Senior National Shelter / NFI / CCCM Cluster Coordinator, the subnational Cluster Coordinator will take up the subnational coordination role in Sana’a Hub to strengthen the sub cluster by performing the various tasks listed below.
Duties and responsibilities
  • Coordinate adequate service delivery among partners engendering complementarity and harmonization of approaches in line with the Shelter / NFI / CCCM Cluster’s strategy, standards and guidelines.
  • Lead and coordinate the sub national cluster to advocate for and facilitate service delivery to affected populations and ensure gaps/issues are resolved with a solutions oriented approach. 
  • Organize and lead monthly Sub-National Shelter Cluster meetings for Sana’a Hub.
  • Consolidate information from subnational Cluster members on activities and best practices and share with national Shelter Cluster
  • Support in identifying solutions for any difficulty in implementing Shelter activities for all subnational shelter cluster members
  • Regularly liaise with local Authorities, other Subnational Clusters and relevant stakeholders to advocate for and facilitate the work of the Shelter/NFI/CCCM Cluster and its Partners; 
  • Provide inputs to the Shelter/NFI/CCCM Cluster strategy SitReps, advocacy notes and products when requested by the National Cluster Coordinator and seek support to develop products locally.
  • Validate Shelter/NFI/CCCM reports and activities when requested by the National Cluster’s information manager and provide feedback accordingly. Information management is centralized at national level as long as there is inadequate capacity at subnational level to decentralize gathering and analysis of data. 
  • Ensure particular attention and support is provided to vulnerable groups in line with Protection standards, respecting their rights and obligations and ensuring that their voices are heard, Support the Shelter/NFI/CCCM Cluster to realize its commitments on protection, gender and accountability to affected populations.  
  • University Degree in administration, management or related field.
  • Good understanding of Shelter interventions.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience from working in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Fluent in English and Arabic, both verbal and written
  • Experience in coordination with government authorities, national NGOs, international NGOs and UN
  • Knowledge of Cluster system.
  • Knowledge of humanitarian context and appropriate shelter responses.
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
Personal qualities
  • Handling insecure environments.
  • Empowering and building trust.
We can offer
12 Months with possibility of extension.

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.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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