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24 Apr 2023

Business Development Manager (Programme Support) at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

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Job Description

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.


General Responsibilities:

  • Support in the development of a multi-year funding strategy, programme forecasts and identify funding opportunities, taking particular account of changing donor priorities
  • Accountable for compliance in relation to grant management and project cycle management processes, for all pre-awarding stages
  • Manages the development of submissions to donors, including project proposals
  • Responsible for quality control of donor applications
  • Responsible for the development of any consortia applications
  • Ensure a robust M&E system is in place, to be analysed and factored into future programme design and development
  • Ensure all programme staff are trained in NRC’s project cycle management ‘Formulation’ and ‘Identification’ stages

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Lead donor engagement meetings in collaboration with the Country
  • Director, Head of Programmes, Area Managers and relevant CC Specialists/Managers.
  • Be updated on donor, government and cluster priorities and track and share relevant calls for proposals
  • Lead engagement within NRC regional and HO infrastructure for program development (IPAs, Regional Advisors, etc)
  • Responsible for drafting fundraising strategy and gap analysis
  • Responsible for developing grants proposals in collaboration with
  • Core Competency (CC) Specialists Advisers.
  • Lead non-technical writing of concept notes and donor proposal sections
  • Coordinate and seek input on generic concept notes, briefing notes,
  • SITREPS and programme factsheets to be used in donor meetings and visits.

Job Requirements

Professional Competencies:

  • Higher education certificate in a useful subject relating to the role or the sector
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience from a senior grant management position, with responsibility for programme, in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience of working on, coordinating or leading consortia or other forms of partnership implementation
  • Experience in M&E systems and approaches, and accountability mechanisms and frameworks
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 8 May. 2023


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