Shelter/Camp Project Managers/Specialists

Multiple Locations, MENA
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Shelter/Camp Project Managers/Specialists

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For a family forced to flee, having a safe roof overhead is an urgent need. In an emergency, NRC provides them with physical safety, protecting their belongings, their privacy and their dignity. NRC’s teams work on housing, schools and community spaces. We build and repair buildings, so that homes, schools and recreation centres are accessible and durable. We provide residents with shelter materials or cash grants to purchase them, and give training sessions in maintenance to promote self-reliance and strengthen local capacity. In urban areas, we work with landlords to ensure that apartments rented to refugees meet basic living standards.


Last year, our shelter projects supported more than 800,000 people.


Our Ideal Candidate: 

We are looking for someone with strong diplomatic skills and ability to work with local and international counterparts. Candidates who can work under stressful situations and sudden onset emergencies and be on top of everything while having many staff to manage in the pipeline. While managing day to day duties of shelter and NFI service deliveries. We are looking for a strong managers, able to manage and lead large teams of highly qualified national staff. We are looking for highly organized people with attention to details and interest in travelling to or working in the field. Experience following procedures and making sure they are implemented and documented is essential. Fluency in Arabic is a plus.


Many of these positions are ideally suited for someone who has successfully navigated the intricacies and unique circumstances associated with implementing programs in conflict-affected countries. In this position you can join highly motivated and expert staff who are making a difference to the region’s most vulnerable people. In addition to strong technical abilities, we are looking for individuals with a positive attitude and strong communication skills, who can foster trust and collaboration within NRC and with our partners and donors.


Job Tasks and Responsibilities include:

  • Line management for project staff
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Contribute to the development of Country, Area and Camp Shelter strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant CC projects
  • Coordinate and manage Camp Shelter project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  • Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Area Manager and the Shelter Specialist
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Develop and manage project budget (in cooperation with Coordinators) and coordinate across CCs
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy


Contract Period: Short term/12 month and 24 month assignments Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale Please take note: 

NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that they have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

These posts are often located in non-family duty stations. Application Notes: 

Please quote reference: ‘Shelter/Camp Managers’ and attach a current CV to

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