2 Entry Level ICLA Assistant NGO Job Placements – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:            ICLA
Assistants (2 Job Vacancies)
Organization:  Norwegian Refugee Council
Duty Station:   Isingiro and
Kyangwali, Uganda
About NRC:
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. 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 the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global
leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own
Job Summary:    The purpose of the ICLA assistant positions
is to assist in the day to day implementation of the ICLA projects in Isingiro
and in Kyangwali. These are two positions for each locality
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Ensure that ICLA project activities are
implemented in accordance with approved proposals, donor requirements, NRC
policies, international standards and local customs
Act as a focal point for needs assessments and
beneficiary selection
Ensure smooth project cycle from implementation,
project monitoring, verification of completion and evaluation, and reporting
Lead ICLA project activities under thematic
areas giving advice and information to clients on the processes involved,
awareness sessions and managing local authorities’ capacity building programmes
Apply participatory and inclusive processes in
project implementation and in promoting local capacities to help themselves
wherever possible
Assist in implementing case management systems
and databases of cases
Support preparation and updating case management
systems and database of cases
Support in the preparation and update of and
mapping service providers in the area of responsibility
Conduct group information sessions for ICLA
beneficiaries through outreach, awareness campaigns and advocacy initiatives
Provide legal counseling for ICLA beneficiaries
seeking legal assistance
Take part in mobilization and conducting of
needs assessments, studies and researches using focus group discussions,
interviews and questionnaires
Conduct trainings and training needs assessments
for ICLA target groups
Collate information on government and NGO
policies pertaining to IDPs and monitors the general context through regular
filed access to identify issues affecting refugees which relate to ICLA
thematic areas
Contribute to the development of NRC’s country
strategy, action plan and activities plan and priorities in the ICLA sector
Prepare and distribute materials on ICLA
thematic areas to target communities
Establish excellent relations with beneficiaries
including understanding the needs of beneficiaries through regular visits and
frequent contact
Bring to the immediate attention of the
Programme Office, emergency support issues requiring immediate action and
Provide analysis on the Protection issues facing
Displaced People, highlighting key concerns and durable solutions regarding
Engage in supporting the NRC team in awareness
raising campaigns and community mobilization efforts
Participate in the protection cluster and
working group meetings

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council
(NRC) ICLA Assistant job must hold a University degree in law or similar
relevant field
Minimum of 1-year work experience in the area of
protection or human rights from an NGO, legal or international organization
Experience from working as a Project Assistant
in a humanitarian/recovery context is an advantage
Must be fluent in English, both written and
Personal Qualities
Knowledge of the context and local language in
South West Uganda 
Handling insecure environment
Planning and delivering results
Empowering and building trust
Communicating with impact and respect
NB: Shortlisting
will be done on a rolling basis, candidates are advised to apply ASAP.
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. 
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in
the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 10thJanuary
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