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Shelter and NFI Cluster Co-coordinator South Sudan Juba


  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Juba
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
    • Humanitarian Aid and Coordination
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Food Security, Livestock and Livelihoods
    • Human Settlements (Shelter, Housing, Land, Property)
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2022-08-21

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.


NRC has been working in South Sudan since 2004. Our core activities include Education, Shelter & Non Food Items (NFI), WASH, Livelihoods and Food security (LFS), and Information, Counselling & Legal Assistance (ICLA). Protection is a cross cutting thematic area which is promoted by all NRC sectors.

The overall purpose of the role is to work together with the cluster co-ordinator and lead agency to coordinate the shelter and NFI cluster and ensure a coherent and effective emergency response by mobilizing groups of agencies, organizations and NGOs to respond in a strategic manner to humanitarian crises

As Co-Coordinator, you will:

  1. Work alongside the Cluster Coordinator on the day to day facilitation and coordination of the work of the cluster
  2. Actively supporting the achievement of the Coordinator’s task
  3. Work impartially on behalf of the cluster and all cluster members equally
  4. Maintaining good relationships with all relevant stakeholder counterparts
  5. Setting agendas, chairing and preparing minutes of meetings
  6. In the absence of the cluster Coordinator to convene to convene and chair cluster meetings
  7. Presenting ideas effectively and clearly while listening and acknowledging others’ perspectives and views
  8. Applying humanitarian principles and enabling links between emergency response, recovery, and the transition to development

You will have:

  • Relevant degree or high tertiary qualification
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in similar or relevant role
  • Technical competence in cluster and/or sector
  • Ability to contribute actively and meaningfully to complex analysis, strategy and planning
  • Understanding of international humanitarian response and coordination mechanisms, humanitarian program cycle (HPC), Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), Country Based Pool Fund (CBPF) and Appeal processes
  • Experience in working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Good working experience in South Sudan
  • Understand the links between emergency response, recovery, and the transition to development.
  • Experience in advocacy works

Please review the full Job Description to for more details about the role

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility!

What we Offer

Type of Contract: 12 months contract

Grade: 8 according to NRC’s grading and salary scale, terms and conditions

Duty Station: Juba (Please note that Juba is non-accompanied duty station)

Travel: 20 % travel to the field

Start Date: As soon as possible

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