Do you want to make a difference? Are you a committed advocate, excited by the opportunity to lead global advocacy and media work for an outspoken and influential humanitarian organisation?
Together with field-based programmes and expert deployments, advocacy is one of the Norwegian Refugee Council's (NRC) three pillars of work.
We promote and defend the rights and dignity of people affected by displacement, amplify their voices and ensure that responses are appropriate to needs and rights.
We use all the tools in the toolbox, including both private and public advocacy.
As Director of Advocacy and Media you will lead the Advocacy and Media Section in Oslo, a team of experienced advocacy and media professionals, and guide and support NRC’s advocacy and media work across the more than 30 countries where we operate.
The Advocacy and Media Section is part of the Partnerships and Policy Department (PnP), which is responsible for NRC’s :
Duties and responsibilities
In collaboration with the External Relations Department on tools related to media and communications).
You possess a positive attitude, sound judgement and natural authority. You have the ability to mobilise resources around you through your communication, representation and interpersonal skills.
You are a politically and diplomatically savvy professional with an inclination to analyse and perceive decision making processes, and you take pride in your ability to find the entry points.
Furthermore you take a genuine interest of developing your employees. And a sense of humour always helps!
We can offer
For more details, see JD
Challenging and meaningful work in a highly recognised humanitarian organisation!
A permanent full-time contract with competitive salary and benefits according to NRC Geneva’s salary scale and local terms and conditions, including contributions to pension fund.
Flexible working environment in a dynamic office at Head Office, Oslo.
Only CV and application submitted in Webcruiter will be considered. The NRC reserves the right to conduct a full background check on all candidates.
Deadline July 30th.
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation's values;To be dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable are attitudes and beliefs that shall guide our actions and relationships.
TheNorwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisationhelping people forced to flee.
Wework in crises across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-termassistance to millions of people every year.
We stand up for people forced toflee, advocating their rights.
NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors.
Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities
NRC also runs theInternal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reportingon and advocating for people displaced within their own country.