The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, with a network of 192-member National Societies. The overall aim of the IFRC is “to inspire, encourage, facilitate, and promote at all times all forms of humanitarian activities by National Societies with a view to preventing and alleviating human suffering and thereby contributing to the maintenance and promotion of human dignity and peace in the world.” The IFRC works to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people before, during and after disasters, health emergencies and other crises. The IFRC is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (Movement), together with its member National Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The work of the IFRC is guided by the following fundamental principles: humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality. The IFRC is led by its Secretary General, and has its Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The Headquarters are organized into three main Divisions: (i) National Society Development and Operations Coordination; (ii) Global Relations, Humanitarian Diplomacy and Digitalization; and (iii) Management Policy, Strategy and Corporate Services. The IFRC has five regional offices in Africa, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Europe, and the Americas. The IFRC also has country cluster delegation and country delegations throughout the world. Together, the Geneva Headquarters and the field structure (regional, cluster and country) comprise the IFRC Secretariat.
Detailed Job description / requirements:
|Job Title||Programme Manager|
|Classification Level||Grade 8|
Organizational Unit / Duty Station (Department / Zone Office / Delegation..... etc)
|British Red Cross Delegation Nepal working under IFRC delegation in Nepal, Kathmandu|
|Immediate Supervisor’s Title||Country Manager|
|Technical Manager’s Title (if applicable)||n/a|
|Number of Direct Reports (if applicable)||04|
|Number of Indirect Reports (if applicable)|
Organizational context (where the job is located in the Organization)
British Red Cross (BRC) a member of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement (RCM) is committed to increasing impact of the RCM by supporting communities and individuals to better prepare for, withstand and recover from disasters, conflicts and other crises. Under the 2019-24 Corporate Strategy BRC has been increasing its support to the RCM’s disaster response operations around the world in the areas of disaster preparedness, health and social care, water, sanitation and hygiene, disaster risk reduction, and organisational development.
In Nepal BRC is supporting Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) in implementation of various donor and internal supported funding project/ program aligned with its regional action plan to strengthen disaster preparedness, DRR/M, Cash Preparedness, population and migration, Humanitarian response and recovery, National Society Development, to improve the disaster resilience of local governments, the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) and citizens, including specific vulnerable groups.
This role is based in country with regular field visits to programme areas and will work in coordination with other programme team members, as well as PMEAL, Finance and Administration & Logistics. The Programme Manager will report to the Country Manager.
The overall purpose of the position is to support Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) in their quality and timely delivery of donor and internal funded projects in country. This position will act as a direct counterpart to the Nepal Red Cross Programme Manager / focal providing technical guidance on DRR, project management and documentation. The PM is also responsible to support the development of project concepts, documents, management and budget control, including monitoring and evaluation, timely reporting, and review in line with programme objectives, indicators, work plans. S/he is required to produce guiding documents / communication materials for donors as requested/ delegated by his/her line manager. The position is also required to support in fundraising for the country programme working with the Country Manager and fund-raising team of BRC and NRCS through development of innovative concepts, proposals, with safe and inclusive approaches and having evidence-based documentation that are in line with the BRC international, regional and NRCS strategies. In addition, the PM will support ad-hoc disaster operations (if any) as requested by NRCS and Country Manager.
Monitoring, Evaluations and Reporting
Documentation, Learning and Knowledge Management
People Management and coaching
Financial Management and Compliance
Duties applicable to all staff