Ended RRM Officer

The Job

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors. 

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs 

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

The purpose of the officer position is day to day implementation of the RRM Project in Hodeida Area particularly with the new IDPs. The post holder will ensure all activities implemented in timely manner and with high quality.

Job description

  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Supervise and Implement delegated RRM project portfolio according to a plan of action.
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management.
  • Ensure proper filing of documents.
  • Promote and share ideas for technical improvement.
  • Provide regular activity progress reports to Emergency Response coordinator.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist and to have a creative modality to track the new IDPs and their settlements.
  • Ensure capacity building of project assistants & field monitors and transfer key skills.
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders at the field level.
  • Supervise the implementation of all RRM activities with the technical support of the RRM coordinator.
  • Develop timely and detailed monthly implementation plan of RRM activities in close coordination with the RRM teams and support departments.
  • Review achievements and constraints in a weekly basis; and ‎provide feedback accordingly.
  • In charge of the day to day guidance of the RRM field staff making sure that the project implementations are in line with NRC technical guideline and donor regulations and are done on time with quality.
  • Follow up on a daily basis with the support department (finance, logistics, HR and administration) to guarantee the smooth running of RRM activities that include movement planning, internal request, payments, HR, etc.
  • Ensure that the security plan and procedure is adhered to in all operations, including staff ‎movements, etc.
  • Consolidate weekly and monthly activity progress reports.
  • Follow up all NRC RRM activities implemented in all the targeted districts in Hodeida area.
  • Identify training needs of RRM teams, community committees and all the service providers and casual enumerators, volunteers and organize/facilitate training events as needed.
  • Assist with the training of the RRM field teams to ensure they have a solid understanding of the project technical design, implementation approaches, NRC & donor’s policies and tools, including M&E tools.
  • Lead on stakeholder sensitization and maintain good working relationship with all stakeholders in the respective geographic areas.
  • In close coordination with M&E team, ensure all monitoring and evaluating activities are carried out on time, and lessons learnt are shared and capitalized on.
  • In collaboration with M&E, ensure that all RRM projects are monitored regularly, and data are collected on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Regularly visit the project sites to ensure that the implementation of activities is closely monitored and filed teams are appropriately supported.


  • Bachelor degree preferably in agriculture, agro-economy, economy, social sciences, development studies or other relevant discipline.
  • Proven experience from working as a Project Officer in a humanitarian/emergency context.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of the context in Tihama region of Yemen.
  • Experience with start-up, exit or similar.
  • Some knowledge of English.

Education level

  • College / University, Bachelor's degree
  • Academy college / University

Personal qualities

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. ‎
  • Ability to work independently and creatively. ‎
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Planning and delivering results.
  • Empowering and building trust.
  • Communicating with impact and respect.
  • Handling insecure environment.


  • English
  • Arabic

We offer

  • 4 months (Renewable based on the budget availability and performance
  • Females Candidates are encouraged to Apply.
  • Hajjah resident are encouraged to Apply.

Miscellaneous info

  • Travel: More than 150 days travel
How to Apply

Please interested candidates are kindly requested to visit our website below for more details about post and apply through post application:



  • Employer: NRC
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Al Hodaida, Hajjah
  • Posted on: 8 August 2019
  • Deadline: 17 August 2019