NRC ICLA Assistant Jobs in Uganda

NRC ICLA Assistant Jobs in Uganda

The ICLA Project Assistant (PA) will be based within NRC Office in Oruchinga Refugee Settlement taking regular field trips to the informal settlements and communities.

Job description

  • 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
  • Undertake regular field visits (as and when security allows) to conduct ICLA activities.
  • Apply participatory and inclusive processes in project implementation and in promoting local capacities to help themselves wherever possible
  • Understand situation including legal situations (according to national and international laws and principles) for refugees, returnees and Internally Displaced Persons in Uganda
  • Assist in developing and implementing case management systems and databases of cases
  • Support preparing 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
  • 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
  • Document findings on HLP assessments and studies
  • Bring to the immediate attention of the PO emergency support issues requiring immediate action and support.
  • Provide analysis on the Protection issues facing Displaced People, highlighting key concerns and durable solutions regarding land/property/Programs
  • Engage in supporting the NRC team in awareness raising campaigns and community mobilization efforts.
  • Participate in the protection cluster and working group meetings

    Qualifications
  • University degree in law, social studies, development studies / other relevant field/ the equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience preferably with NGO, legal or international organisation in the area of protection or human rights
  • Experience from working with education projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own skills/profile
  • Knowledge of English

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 28th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; NRC ICLA Assistant Jobs in Uganda

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