Norwegian Refugee Council

Job Title: ICLA Assistant – Dadaab

Webcruiter ID: 4241238312

Location: Dadaab

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.

We work in crises across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year.

We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adherence to NRC Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and guidelines in relation to provision of information, counseling, legal assistance and referral activities.
  • Provision of direct information services through Group information sessions by ICLA in Dadaab camp and coordination with partners on complementary services.
  • Completing relevant M&E procedures for the documentation of ICLA beneficiaries
  • Supporting the regular updating of IEC materials for dissemination
  • Supporting the provision of internal referrals from other ICLA/NRC core competencies for refugees in need of counselling and legal assistance services.
  • Preparation of client intake and case management forms for counseling and legal assistance services and ensure confidentiality of client data.
  • Regular liaison with legal partners/legal aid providers on case management for ICLA beneficiaries.
  • Preparation of referral forms for referrals to external partners and ICLA Somalia.
  • Support the conducting of awareness raising, capacity building and training activities for communities, government officials and NGOs on ICLA thematic areas.
  • Prepare and compile weekly, monthly and mid and end term reports.
  • Supervise relevant NRC community staff supporting project activities.
  • Participate in ICLA continuous assessments, mapping and investigation and supervise data collection during ICLA surveys and assessments
  • Any other tasks as assigned by line manager.

Qualifications

  • University degree in law, political science, social science or other relevant discipline. Diploma with experience will be considered.
  • Minimum 3 years humanitarian experience with refugees/internally displaced persons (IDPs) at field level with an NGO or other international organization.
  • Good understanding of the Dadaab context.
  • Experience in reporting, client management, case studies and research.
  • Knowledge on SSPS and other data management systems

Personal Qualities

  • Experience from working as a Project Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Strong communication, analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Proven skills in report writing
  • Advanced computer skills; Word, Excel, Power point,
  • Knowledge of English and knowledge of Somali is an asset

We can offer

Duty station: Dadaab

Contract period is for one year with possibility of extension.

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s Code of Conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Dadaab.

CLICK HERE to apply online.

Application deadline: 08/06/2020

*Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this position*


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