ICLA Officer NGO Job Placements – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:            ICLA Officers (2 Job Placements)
Organization:  Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:   Kampala 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
country.
Job Summary:   The purpose of the officer position is day to
day implementation of the ICLA (Information Counselling & Legal Assistance)
Projects in Kampala and Kyangwali.
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 person for needs assessment and
beneficiary selection.
·      
Has oversight responsibility in ensuring smooth
project cycle from implementation, project monitoring, verification of
completion and evaluation.
·      
Lead ICLA project activities, giving advice and
information to clients on the processes involved, awareness sessions and
managing local authorities’ capacity building programmes.
·      
Apply participative and inclusive process in
project implementation and in promoting local capacities to help them wherever
possible.
·      
Assist in developing and implementing case
management system and database of cases.
·      
Support preparing and updating of mapping of all
service providers in the area of responsibility.
·      
Conduct information and counseling sessions on
ICLA thematic areas for beneficiaries.
·      
Assist in conducting needs assessments for the
selected target groups; including focus groups; questionnaires; surveys; and
stakeholder interviews
·      
Assist in strategic review; monitoring and
evaluation activities and identification of other relevant ICLA activities
·      
Prepare documents containing legal and related
information for target communities.
·      
Document findings of needs assessments;
including preparation of reports and other relevant documents.
·      
Identify awareness-raising and outreach
opportunities for ICLA work and assist in conducting sessions.
·      
Identify training needs for beneficiaries and
stakeholders and, as relevant, prepare and conduct training
·      
Collation of information on government and NGO
policies pertaining to refugees and monitor the general context through regular
field access to identify issues affecting refugees which relate to ICLA themes
·      
Contribute to the development of NRC’s Country
strategy, action plan and activities plan and priorities in the ICLA sector
·      
Supervise, evaluate and appraise ICLA Project
Assistant (s) where applicable



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council
(NRC) ICLA Officer job must hold a University degree in law, social studies,
development studies / other relevant field/ the equivalent
·      
At least three years of work experience with
NGO, legal or international organization in the area of protection or human
rights
·      
Experience from working as a Protection Officer
in a humanitarian/recovery context
·      
Experience working with and implementing
projects through local partners
·      
Training skills
·      
Reporting skills
·      
Experience in research and data analysis
·      
Previous experience from working in complex and
volatile contexts
·      
Documented results related to the position’s
responsibilities
Personal Qualities
·      
Knowledge of the context in Kampala Urban
Refugees and of Refugees in Hoima
·      
Knowledge of the English and local languages.
·      
Experience working with government, local
authorities, humanitarian actors, host community and displaced populations (IDPs,
returnees and Refugees).
·      
Planning and delivering results
·      
Empowering and building trust
·      
Communicating with impact and respect
·      
Handling insecure environment
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
2020
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