Project Manager NORCAP

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    negotiable / YEAR
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  • Posted:
    1 month ago
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    Management and Strategy, Project Management
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This is an exciting opportunity to provide expertise in delivering NORCAP projects and/or programme in a timely, cost-efficient, and quality focused manner. The Project Manager we are currently looking for will be responsible for one of NORCAP’s larger frame agreements. Previous experience from management of a frame agreement is therefore a prerequisite.

What we are looking for:

NRC is seeking a highly-qualified Project Manager with documented experience in grants management and donor compliance including financial and narrative reporting to donors and demonstrated professional experience in maintaining and developing partner and donor relations.

What you will do:

Some of your specific responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the administration of grant agreements and for timely, high-quality narrative and financial reporting including audits to donors as per their requirements.
  • Compliance and adherence to NORCAP and NRC policies, procedures, strategy, and branding
  • Proactively contribute to effective and well-functioning team(s) that delivers collectively and according to approved project application and plans.
  • Budget holder responsibility.
  • Represent the project and/ or programme according to needs in relevant fora and vis-à-vis international, regional, and national donors, partners, and stakeholders.
  • Maintain and develop donor relations and ensure close communication.
  • Perform other duties in the department as appropriate.

Please download the detailed job description to learn more about the position.

What you will bring:

  • Master’s degree in relevant field.
  • Minimum 5- 8 years relevant working experience, including experience in the field.
  • Proven experience in grants management and donor compliance including financial and narrative reporting to donors.
  • Demonstrated professional experience in maintaining and developing partner and donor relations.
  • Demonstrated professional knowledge of the humanitarian sector and/or development settings at both policy and operational level.
  • Demonstrated professional knowledge with Project Management, preferably project management certification (Prince2, PMP or other project management certifications).
  • Professional experience from working with Results Based Project Cycle Management.
  • Demonstrated experience with initiating, planning, and executing projects in the humanitarian and development relevant sector.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Fluency and proficient writing skills in English, and professional level in Norwegian. Professional level in French, Spanish and/or Arabic is an added value.

What we offer:

  • Duty station: NRC Oslo.
  • Contract: National permanent contract.
  • Salary/benefits: Grade 9 on NRC’s regional salary scale, 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.

Find out more about the benefits of working for NRC

Important information about the application process:

  • Internal candidates only: please click on the suitcase icon labelled “I am an employee” to be redirected to NRC’s internal careers site.
  • 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 Marianna Miettinen Fosser, Lead Project Manager, NORCAP, NRC/ OR with the job title as the subject line.


As part of the Norwegian Refugee Council, NORCAP solves challenges in the humanitarian, development, and peacebuilding sectors in order to better protect lives and rights of people affected by crises and climate change. We build partnerships, promote more effective ways of working and provide skilled experts to develop capacity. Since 1991 NORCAP has provided expertise to approximately 10,000 missions across the globe.

We work with and through our partners to address challenges via three core activities:

  • We develop partnerships with regional and global organisations and national stakeholders. We believe working together in a coordinated and sustainable manner is the best way to reduce needs, risks and vulnerability over time.
  • We seek and promote more effective ways of working at the global level and in the field. Our aim is not only to reduce needs, but also to create choice and opportunity for vulnerable people.
  • We deploy skilled experts to develop our partner’s capacity. Given their independence from agendas and interests of the organisations they are deployed to, our experts are well placed to identify and address challenges, improve collaboration, and encourage new and innovative approaches.

In NORCAP, we have a wide range of ongoing projects within various areas in the humanitarian, development, and peacebuilding sectors.

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.

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Learn more about NRC

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 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, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. 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.
Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.
NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.
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