ICLA Project Assistant Non-profit Jobs – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)




Job Title:       ICLA
Project Assistant
Organisation:
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About NRC:
The Norwegian Refugee
Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of
experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees
and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced
populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food
security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.
Job Summary: The
ICLA Project Assistant will take charge of the implementation of the project
activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
·        
The
jobholder will support the design of ICLA information campaigns including in
the context of the current refugee influx.
·        
Render
support in the development of information, education and communication (IEC)
materials/brochures on HLP, legal identity and HLP and their translation into
local languages.
·        
Organize
and ensure the timely implementation of information campaigns under projects
for use in the local media including radio stations and TV talk shows and in
group information sessions conducted by ICLA to raise awareness of refugees
rights, entitlements and responsibilities.
·        
Offer
timely support in the development of targeted HLP training materials for
humanitarian actors and local actors including UN agencies, INGOs,
national/local NGOs and refugee leadership.
·        
Support
the preparation and compilation of weekly, monthly and mid-term report.
·        
Support
HLP training sessions and ensure lessons learned are documented for future
training.
·        
Support
relevant M&E process for designated project activities under approved
project work plan.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The
applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) ICLA Project Assistant job
placement should hold a University degree in law, political science, social
science or other relevant discipline. Possession of a Diploma with experience
will be considered.
·        
At
least three years of humanitarian experience with refugees/internally displaced
persons (IDPs) at field level with an NGO or other international organization.
·        
Previous
experience 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
·        
Knowledge
of English and knowledge of Somali is an asset
·        
Ability
to identify vulnerable groups e.g. women at risk, elderly etc…
·        
Ability
to work under pressure, establish priorities and plan, coordinate own work
plan, use time efficiently and apply judgement in the context of competing
deadlines.
·        
Excellent
interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working
relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and
respect for diversity
·        
Excellent
oral/communication skills and ability to articulate ideas in a clear and
accurate manner including the ability to prepare and edit a variety of written
documents, reports and briefs.
·        
Impartiality.
·        
Experience
of legal assistance activities and awareness raising campaigns.
·        
Knowledge
of the political and security situation in Uganda
·        
All
employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our
Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative,
inclusive and accountable
How to Apply:
All interested and qualified
Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief
organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should apply by visiting the web
link below.
Deadline: 16th December 2016
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