NRC recruits 01 Livelihoods and Food Security Programme Development Manager

NRC recruits 01 Livelihoods and Food Security Programme Development Manager

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.

The humanitarian situation in Cameroon is compounded by three main crises. While the country has been relatively stable for many years, ongoing attacks by armed groups in the Far North, Lake Chad region; the Central African Republic (CAR) crisis affecting the East, Adamawa and North regions; and the crisis in the South West and North West regions have all drastically altered the country’s stability since 2013.

It is in this challenging context that the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) started operating in the Far North region in 2017 and in the North West and South West regions since August 2018 to provide life-saving assistance to vulnerable populations. In July 2019, NRC started operating in the East region with an ICLA project.
In the Far North, NRC is implementing the following core competencies: Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA);  WASH; Shelter; Livelihoods and Food security (LFS) and Education
In the South West and North West regions, our programs cover the following sectors: Shelter, Wash and Livelihood and Food Security interventions.

The purpose of the Livelihood and Food Security Programme Development Manager (PDM) is to be responsible for the design, development and implementation of the livelihood and Food Security programme in Cameroon. The PDM contributes to expansion of the NRC Country Operations in Cameroon.


Personal Qualities

Managing resources to optimize results
Managing performance and development
Empowering and building trust
Handling insecure environments
Working with People
Initiating action and change

Expériences / Formation

Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior Program Management level position in a humanitarian/recovery context
Relevant University degree
Hands on experience of projects’ implementation in complex and volatile contexts
Technical Livelihood and Food Security expertise
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
Fluency in English and French, both written and verbal
Good knowledge and understanding of the mainstream donors’ regulations
Knowledge of the context in Cameroon is an advantage
Detail oriented
Valid driver’s license


Commencement: ASAP
Duration: 12 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions and free housing of moderate standard.
Grade: 9 in NRC’s grade structure.
Duty station: Buea, with frequent travels in the field. Buea is a non-family posting. . International staff members are required to live in joint accommodation.
Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

Personne contact

Please apply via the link below

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