Norwegian Refugee Council Information, Counselling & Legal Assistance Specialist Jobs in Ethiopia

Norwegian Refugee Council Information, Counselling & Legal Assistance Specialist Jobs in Ethiopia

Closing date: 12 Aug 2019

The Norwegian Refugee Council in Ethiopia is looking for an Information, Counselling & Legal Assistance (ICLA) Specialist to drive NRC's ICLA strategy and programme development across Ethiopia.

The ICLA Specialist is an advisory role which will develop strategy, provide quality assurance, contribute to fundraising, and provide technical support and capacity building to ICLA/programmes staff.

Job description

  • Develop ICLA strategy, technical guidance and Macro LFAs that are aligned with regional and global strategies and priorities
  • Contribute to fundraising, develop and revise funding proposal, budgets and donor reports
  • Provide technical direction and project implementation support
  • Provide systematic training and build capacity of technical staff, in approaches including cash-based interventions and market based programme
  • Represent NRC in relevant forums/clusters, including with national authorities and donors
  • Lead the HLP Working Group in Addis Ababa
  • Study ICLA-specific contextual aspects and issues in Ethiopia and produce strategic and programing analysis to initiate ICLA programme for NRC Ethiopia

    *A full Job Description can be found on our website*


  • Minimum first level university degree/bachelors degree in Law, or relevant studies. Masters degree is preferred.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience within technical expertise area
    in a humanitarian/ recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • ICLA core competency expertise
  • Knowledge and skills in market analysis, cash-based interventions and market based programmes
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Experience with project development, especially from an emergency and post-emergency phases
  • Experience in working with key donors such as: ECHO, DFID, NMFA, SIDA and UN agencies UNHCR, UNICEF etc;
  • Knowledge of the contexts in Somalia, Eritrea, and South Sudan
  • Experience in capacity building and community mobilization
  • Experience in advocacy work
  • Experience with coordination mechanisms (cluster and sectorial)

    Personal qualities

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Strategic thinking
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Influencing
  • Initiate action and change
  • Analysing

    We offer

  • Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Travel: 40%
  • Contract Duration: 12 months with possibility of extension
  • Salary/Benefits: Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • An approved health clearance will be required before commencement of the contract.
  • NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and employees to check they have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

    How to Apply:
    To apply, please visit Norwegian Refugee Council Information, Counselling & Legal Assistance Specialist Jobs in Ethiopia

    *Females are highly encouraged to apply*

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