ICLA Specialist NGO Job Careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:    ICLA Specialist

Organisation: Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organisation with over 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for people affected by displacement. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance through its core competencies (CCs): Camp Management, Education, Livelihoods and Food Security, Information Counselling and Legal Assistance, Shelter, and Water, Sanitation & Hygiene.


Job Summary:  It is with this backdrop that we are seeking an ICLA Specialist for our Uganda Programme. The ICLA Specialist will be responsible for the technical development of ICLA, for setting the strategic direction of our programmes from an ICLA stand point and for quality control. The ICLA Specialist will further be responsible for mentoring, trainning and building the technical capacity of programme staff.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensuring overall quality of the programme, including through community based approach and continuous learning, in collaboration with M&E Unit;
  • Continuing to seek new and innovate project interventions to ensure program diversification and expansion within context limitations;
  • Ensuring compliance with donor commitments and requirements including through PCM;
  • Supporting ICLA program teams in the implementation of ICLA strategy action plan;
  • Ensuring the drafting and roll-out of the relevant guidance and tools for the provision of legal aid and protection services in consultation with the protection specialist;
  • Producing regular evidenced-based policy briefing papers and analysis that contribute to the protection trends analysis and other advocacy initiatives;
  • Carrying out regular analysis to ensure programme relevance, efficiency and impact;
  • Provide capacity development initiatives to local partners on legal aid, case management and on refugees’ laws, rights and obligations, in collaboration with NRC Partnership unit.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council ICLA Specialist must have four years of experience within technical expertise area in a humanitarian/ recovery/development context
  • Experience in human rights/access to justice programming
  • Previous experience from working in complex contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Experience working in coordination and liaising with external actors
  • Ability to multi-task and work with short deadlines


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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