Role and responsibilities
The purpose of a Team Leader is to manage a CC project team at field office level.
The following is a brief description of the role.
Generic responsibilities (max 10)
These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall
be short and essential. Details belong in the Work- and Professional Development Plan.
1. Management of project staff
2. Implement plan of action for delegated portfolio of Shelter, WASH and Emergency response
projects (activities, budget and project documentation)
3. Day to day follow of progress in project implementation
4. Ensure compliance with NRC policies CC tools, handbooks and guidelines
5. Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better
ways to assist
6. Promote and share ideas for technical improvement
7. Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents
8. Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
9. Liaison and collaborate with relevant local authorities and stakeholders
10. Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of
operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention. This section shall be revised whenever
a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly.
Manage the Shelter field teams (4-6 staff) in the NRC offices of Loikaw (where you will be
based) and Taungoo. Teams will be composed of Officers and Technical assistants.
Work with NRC SE Project Coordinator and field teams in design and planning of activities
to ensure cost-effective and appropriate durable shelter solutions for the South East Myanmar
Maintain regular contact with senior field shelter staff regarding progress, plans, and
constraints. Seek to identify problems in advance and work towards solving them.
Generic professional competencies for this position:
Academic background in Development, Humanitarian Aid and/or Engineering
At least 2 years of experience from working a Shelter project implementation position in a
At least 3 years of experience managing a team.
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Context related skills, knowledge and experience (shall be adapted to the specific position):
Knowledge of the context in S.E
Experience with working with CBOs, CSOs and local government stakeholders
2. Behavioral competencies (max 6)
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency
Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, and the following are essential for this position:
Handling insecure environments
Managing resources to optimize results
Empowering and building trust
Managing performance and development
Planning and delivering results