Consortium Coordinator at Norwegian Refugee Council

Role and responsibilities

The Consortium Coordinator will report to the NRC’s Emergency Response Manager for administrative and human resource matters, while the Coordinator will report to and be accountable to the ERRM Steering Committee, which will consist of NRC, Medair and DRC Country Directors (or designated representative). The Steering Committee will develop and agree on a set of clear guidelines for the ERRM Consortium Coordinator to follow. The ERRM Consortium Coordinator will operate independently from partner’s operations.

General responsibilities:

  • Ensure high technical quality and transparent processes
  • Manage, train and develop the capacity of the Multi- sector emergency response teams
  • Strengthening current multi sectoral Rapid Response in SS and implement in line with desired strategic direction, quality measurements and donor requirements
  • Responsible for the Consortium documentation
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual, donor and other reports as required
  • Monitor/follow up on the Consortium partners for their budget(s)/spending etc.
  • Contribute to the development of synergies among the ERRM Consortium Partners
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees and explore and asses new and better ways to assist

Specific responsibilities:

  • To lead ECHO’s ERRM consortium, enabling the consortium members to provide rapid lifesaving relief
  • Working closely with NRC finance focal point, compile, prepare and submit all reports to the donor based on individual reports from the Other Members and promptly provide copies to the Other Members.
  • Inform the Other Members about any significant variations of Project Activities, project expenditure or reporting deadlines.
  • Mapping of existing shocks/alerts networks (DTM, REACH, etc.) across the country while developing, as proposed, their own complementary field monitoring network, including clear and common ToR for the related ERRM Field Monitors
  • Share relevant duly reviewed information products on OCHA’s humanitarian response website
  • When need arises, coordinate with ERRM bodies active in South Sudan (I.e.: UNICEF, WFP, etc.).
  • To chair bi-weekly coordination meetings of the operational committee with ECHO ERRM partners to update and coordinate responses.
  • To share alerts and gaps with ECHO ERRM partners and provide support to the coordination mechanism as a whole, and supporting sector integration.
  • Review existing ERRM response strategies and packages across the sectors, if gaps are identified, then advocate with the specific clusters for clear response modalities
  • In collaboration with the ERRM partners, led the harmonizing the assessment, intervention and Post Distribution Monitoring (PDM) tools among the ECHO partners.
  • In collaboration with the ERRM partners, revise and update the triggers, definitions and terminologies used in ERRM.
  • He/she is not a voting member of the CSC (Consortium Steering Committee), nor should the Head of the Consortium Coordination Unit nor be the chair of the CSC.


Value driven competencies

  • Motivated and dedicated to NRC values and ways of working
  • High degree of creativity and initiating new ideas
  • Transparent and accountable

Behavioral competencies

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Handling insecure environments

Professional competencies

  • Relevant university degree or higher education preferable in natural sciences/disaster risk reduction or humanitarian response or in any other relevant field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience from working in a humanitarian/recovery context and specifically experience in the Emergency Rapid Response Mechanism (ERRM)
  • Experience in protection mainstreaming
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical expertise in Food Security and livelihood will advantageous
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Experience in ERRM South Sudan context will be an asset
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Good to have:

  • Knowledge of the context in South Sudan
  • Experience with start-up, exit or similar
  • Solid understanding and experience of crisis contexts and working in complex emergencies.

For more Information, here is the detailed job description.

The position will be based in Juba and leading an ERRM ECHO Funded Consortium comprised of NRC, DRC and MEDAIR. The persons will be coordinating with partners ensuring the donor compliance, doing advocacy with the UN Clusters and harmonizing tools and implementation methodologies across the partners

Additional Information

Duty Station: Juba, South Sudan with frequent travel to the field

Type of Contract: 12 months’ renewable based on funding, performance, and the need for position

Salary: Based upon the NRC grading Scale

Travel: 40%

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