Global Corporate Relations Specialist Adviser – Internal Applicants Only.

  • Contract
  • Norway
  • TBD USD / Year

Norwegian Refugee Council

This is an exciting opportunity to provide global leadership, capacity building and guidance to ensure diverse funding and multiyear partnerships that bring in resources are created at all levels of the organisation in line with NRCs overall mandate and strategy to bring value to the people we work with. The role will have a focus on a new two-year partner contract within global corporate relations.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for an innovative candidate with experience within business development, complex contractual cases. The ideal candidate should have experience working with stakeholders across the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

What you will do:

Some of your specific responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and implement the portfolio of private organisations complex contractual partnerships.
  • Contributing to the development of risk and compliance with the NRCs Capital Fund.
  • Support technical lead on implementation of unit’s strategy.
  • Support on development of contracts, compliance, and governance documentation, especially on complex cases.
  • Conduct vetting of potential corporate partners, especially focusing on complex cases.
  • Support with the development of the section’s procedures, especially within compliance and governance.
  • Support on development on NRC capital fund, including tracking of funding opportunities, risk management and compliance, check lists, vetting of prospects, create terms & conditions for funders, draft agreements for grants and loans for the fund etc.
  • Support on blended finance models.

Please download the detailed job description to learn more about the position.

What you will bring:

  • Minimum 7 years of documented relevant experience within business development, complex contractual cases, or other relevant professional qualifications
  • Documented professional knowledge of the private sector marked.
  • Documented results related to strategic relationship building, partnerships and networking.
  • Documented abilities to simultaneously manage numerous tasks, project schedules and documents.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication and analytical skills.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Communication skills to build bridges between the corporate industry and the humanitarian sector.
  • Experience working with stakeholders across the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Interest in humanitarian and displacement issues an advantage.
  • Professional knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, particularly MS Excel and data analysis tools.
  • Be structured, diligent and have good organisational skills.

What we offer:

  • Duty station: The ideal candidate must be eligible to live and work in Oslo, Norway.
  • Contract: National 2-year contract.
  • Salary/benefits: Grade 9 on NRC’s regional salary scale, with accompanying terms and conditions.
  • NRC is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to diversity without distinction to age, gender, religion, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.
  • We think outside the box, encourage ideas, and give responsibility to all employees at all levels. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative.

Find out more about the benefits of working for NRC

Important information about the application process:

  • Internal candidates only: please click on the suitcase icon labelled “I am an employee” to be redirected to NRC’s internal careers site.
  • When creating your profile, include your full name as given on your passport. Complete all the system-required fields for experience, employment history and education.
  • Submit your application and CV in English, taking care to attach your latest CV.
  • Applications that do not meet the minimum standards in terms of experience or qualifications will generally not be considered. Unsolicited applications not related to this specific job advertisement will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We receive many applicants for each vacant position.

If you have any questions about this role, [email protected] with the job title as the subject line.

Why NRC?

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. Our 15,000 staff work in crises across 40 countries, providing life-saving and long-term assistance to millions of people every year.

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Learn more about NRC


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

How to apply

Click HERE to complete your application.

Deadline: 22 Mar 2024