Humanitarian Coordinator (Advisor)


Do you want to be a key actor in Norwegian Church Aid’s humanitarian projects worldwide? As Humanitarian Coordinator, you will embark on an exciting position within the humanitarian sector in Norway, in one of its most dynamic humanitarian organizations. You, as a successful candidate for this position, have an overall understanding of the humanitarian system, including coordination, funding, and core standards. You are familiar with all phases of managing a humanitarian response project, with experience in M&E and the corresponding digital tools. You are a strong motivator and comprehend how to be a good team player. You adapt to work in sometimes chaotic environments, identify priorities and targets, and can rapidly advise and assist NCA’s teams throughout a project’s implementation. As Humanitarian Coordinator, you will either manage emergency response projects directly from the head office, or remotely coordinate and support responses implemented by one of our country offices. You will be expected to travel the locations of the humanitarian responses and/or NCA Country Offices.

The position is situated in the Humanitarian Division of the Department for International Programmes at NCA Headquarters in Oslo.

Job description Plan, lead and remotely manage humanitarian responses, depending on where the response is conducted from (NCA’s head office or country offices), including responsibility for budget, planning and exit strategies Support and advise NCA’s country offices in humanitarian operations and in emergency preparedness planning Serve as digitalisation and M&E focal point in Humanitarian Division Develop/update and promote standard operational procedures for NCA’s global emergency activities, with focus on M&E and digital tools Develop, revise and promote relevant humanitarian operations tools/guidelines Build strategic alliances in the humanitarian sector (UN, ACT Alliance and other global humanitarian actors and donors) Qualifications Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Political and Social Sciences, Economy or any other relevant field More than four years’ work experience in the humanitarian sector, specifically humanitarian programming and project management experience Relevant M&E experience in a professional environment, preferably in emergency or post-conflict settings Experience with digital tools in humanitarian work (KOBO, ODK, Power BI and others) Other technical qualifications connected to humanitarian field work, familiarity with cash-based programming, nexus, environmental programming, GBV, WASH, ASRH, are an asset Fluency in English, both oral and written. Fluency other languages, especially French and/or Arabic, is an advantage Personal qualities Ability to plan, prioritize tasks, find solutions and make decisions – delivering results Ability to work independently, but also be cooperative, motivational and empowering Flexibility and ability to juggle diverse tasks Experience in insecure environments, and with handling stress and unpredictability We can offer Participation in exciting and meaningful projects with one of Norway’s largest humanitarian organizations Flexible working hours, with a good insurance/pension insurance program Working with friendly, supportive and highly qualified professionals in a division with a good sense of belonging We encourage all qualified persons to apply for a job with us, regardless of gender, age, disability or cultural background. NCA uses an electronic gateway for all recruitment where you can register and submit your CV, write an application / cover letter and attach relevant certificates. Only applicants using this electronic gateway will be considered for the position.


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