Localisation & Organisational Development Expert, Expert en localisation et développement organisationnel, Maroua, The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Localisation & Organisational Development Expert, Expert en localisation et développement organisationnel, Maroua, The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Job Description

Localisation experts are responsible for the achievement of NORCAP’s localisation strategy in their countries of deployment. This includes organisational capacity strengthening of NORCAP Local and National Actor partners in governance and other areas; supporting the participation of Local and National in coordination and decision making structures; encouraging country structures to adopt a more systematic and coordinated approach to localisation and ensuring NORCAP plays a relevant and leading role within this area

As a Localisation (and organisational development) expert, you will work as part of a small country team with the Lake Chad countries, also including a Gender (and organisational development) Expert, and the regional project team including experts in other countries. You will also be part of the wider NORCAP Localisation Community of Practice, within the Humanitarian Response and Resilience department.


Specific areas of responsibility:

Enabling Participation and Coordination by Local and National Actor partners

Development and delivery of a capacity strengthening programme

Leadership, Governance and Advocacy

Accountability, Learning and Compliance

Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (PMER)

Financial management


Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience within the humanitarian, development, or peacebuilding sectors within national/international NGOs, UN bodies or Government institutions.

Master’s degree and/or equivalent work experience and skills, particularly in the engaging and working with civil society groups in different countries and contexts.

Documented results within organisational development within a humanitarian or development organisation.

Experience from strategy work, fundraising, project management or advocacy.

Demonstrable professional knowledge of the humanitarian / development / peacebuilding sectors at both policy and operational level and results related to the post’s responsibilities.

Demonstrable experience with planning, initiating, implementing, and managing projects in the relevant sector.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Fluency and proficient writing skills in English for all countries and  French is required for Francophone countries.

Note: All applications should be in written in English

About Us

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.

About the Team

NORCAP solves key challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors, in order to better protect vulnerable people’s lives and rights. We build partnerships and projects with national and international organisations and stakeholders. Skilled NORCAP experts contribute to developing partners’ capacity – to identify and address challenges, improve collaboration and encourage new and innovative approaches. NORCAP is part of the Norwegian Refugee Council.

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