Regional Thematic Adviser (Protection of Civilians) AELA
Under the technical oversight of the Global Protection Lead and in close collaboration with the Regional Protection Advisor:
- Serve as lead technical focal point on protection of civilians program development and support within NRC.
- Lead on project implementation and management of global and regional protection of civilians projects and grants.
- Development of global technical standards, guidance notes, and programming resources for protection of civilians programming.
- In close collaboration with relevant Country Offices, support the rollout of protection of civilians projects (both existing and new start-ups).
- Contribute to the adaptation of NRC’s global thematic programme approaches and development of guidelines, tools and innovative approaches based on research of trends and learning from the country offices.
- Act as a technical focal point for the monitoring and evaluation of protection of civilians, including the development of industry-leading protection of civilians M&E approaches.
- Act as a focal point on organisational learning in relation to own thematic area, both within own region and with other regions, working collaboratively with colleagues at HO Programme Policy and Development Unit.
- Representation in relevant external fora.
- In collaboration with Country, Regional, and Head Office colleagues support the development of protection concept notes, proposals, and funding acquisition materials.
- Deploy to provide short term cover, when technical leadership gaps exist at country level.
- In-depth knowledge and expertise of protection of civilians
- At least 5 years of documented experience working with protection of civilians approaches
- Extensive experience in programming in complex and volatile contexts
- Experience of strategic approaches to programme development
- Experience of developing practical tools and resources
- Experience of programme quality assessments, programme development and delivery
- Understanding of and commitment to organisational learning, and the role and contribution of M&E to quality management and development
- Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts, with preference for previous experience in the multiple humanitarian contexts
- Understanding of, and commitment to working collaboratively with technical and operational colleagues within a matrix structure, including capacity building
- Experience of delivering learning and development as part of quality improvement and capacity building
- Fluency in English and Spanish, both written and verbal
- Strategic Thinking
- Handling insecure environments
- Communicating with impact and respect
- Initiating action and change
- Managing performance and development
Context Related Skills, Knowledge and Experience
- In depth knowledge of the humanitarian architecture, key actors and ongoing policy discussions related to protection.
- Understanding of and commitment to integrated programming approaches.
- Excellent communication skills, including written and verbal and including external.
What we offer
- Duty station: Oslo, Norway, with possibility of other NRC locations within the AELA Region
- Contract Duration: 12 months
- Travel: approximately 50%
- Salary/benefits: Grade 9 in NRC’s Salary Scale. NRC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package
- This position is only open to Internal Candidates
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