Country Programme Coordinator (Health)

The purpose of the Country Programme Coordinator (Health) is to optimize humanitarian outcomes through coordinating the design and implementation of country programs in line with Operational Framework and technical standards. In specific, Libya Health Delegate will support the achievement of humanitarian objectives through coordinating the design and implementation of the NorCross Primary health care and community outreach project in line with technical standards and best practices and any other health related issues.

Strategic Objectives:

  • Ensure the alignment of projects and adherence to the Operational Framework, including technical standards and project management methodologies.
  • Oversee program development and ensure humanitarian results in line with predefined operational outcomes.
  • Coordinate with HNS departments and CO team to ensure effective collaboration and smooth execution of country program portfolio.

Operational Objectives:

  • Oversee the day-to-day implementation of Norwegian Red Cross programmes in the country, ensuring activities are carried out in accordance with the country operational strategy and project documentation.
  • Promote, lead, and support technical assessments and scoping missions as requested.
  • Contribute technically to project development including project packages and proposals as needed.
  • Supervise implementation monitoring and evaluation frameworks to assess program effectiveness, provide recommendations and assistance on project improvements.
  • Lead and quality assure technical mid-term and endline reviews upon request and contributes to terms of reference and inception reports to final evaluations.
  • Contribute technically and support the preparation of tertiary and yearly Norwegian Red Cross reports as well as other relevant reports.
  • Contributes to the preparation of yearly budgets and support country manager in management of programme budgets in accordance with the agreed-upon programme documents.
  • Support in providing trainings and coaching Host National Society project staff on the operationalization of established technical standards and when challenges arise.
  • Acquires fluency in the understanding of Norwegian Red Cross work processes and digital tools.
  • If health specialist, to be overall responsible for the management of medical and non-medical supply and stock management in collaboration and with the close support of the Norwegian Red Cross, HNS teams and other movement partners (where appropriate).
  • Quality assures data collection, verification and consolidation process from all projects and ensure the accuracy of programme information to be shared via various channels (updates, reports, advocacy messages etc.).
  • Support to HNS for the development of documents, framework and institutional strategies related to operations in the technical field in line with international norms and standards.
  • Facilitate lessons learned exercises and workshops for completed projects and ensure proper documentation and dissemination of learnings within Norwegian Red Cross, HNS and other movement partners.
  • Represent Norwegian Red Cross in relevant technical forums to ensure proper coordination and synergy with movement partners and external actors at country level.
  • Contribute to emergency preparedness and response initiatives at country level Deputize for CM when required.

Formal Competence:

  • Higher University Degree in relevant technical discipline.
  • Working experience relevant for focus.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated ability to manage programmes in challenging contexts.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Successful track-record of donor applications and reporting on projects with measurable results.
  • In-depth understanding and practical application of relevant technical standards in humanitarian projects.
  • Proven experience from project management, including needs assessments project design, MEAL planning and reporting.
  • Proficiency in building technical capacities of partner organizations.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Arabic speaker is preferred.

Personal Qualifications:

  • Ability to work towards achieving objectives and results.
  • Ability to convince and gain acceptance.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to be solution oriented.
  • Collaborates well with others and supports others in the pursuit of team goals.
  • Willingness to travel to security tense areas in the country.

Reporting to:

  • Country Manager, Libya

Position is based in:

  • Tripoli or Benghazi

Contract length:

  • 12 Months

Why should you apply?

  • Meaningful: You`ll be a part of the world’s largest humanitarian organization, reaching the most vulnerable people in their local community.
  • Impact: You will help National Societies in the region to become strong, self-sustained and accountable humanitarian actors.
  • Career: You will be connected to an international organization with staff based all over the world
  • A great place to work: You will work in a multicultural environment with hard-working, dedicated and fun colleagues with a strong culture of collaboration, continual improvement, and celebration of wins.

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How to apply

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