NRC NGO ICLA Project Assistant Jobs in Dadaab
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people.
NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.
The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 4000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early 2004 and has since expanded its Horn of Africa Programme to Kenya in 2006 and to Ethiopia in 2011. Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced populations.
The Regional Office is based in Nairobi, Kenya with offices and operations in Somalia (Puntland, Somaliland and Mogadishu), Kenya (Dadaab and Kakuma ), Ethiopia (Addis Ababa, Dolo Ado, Shire,Gambella and Asosa), South Sudan (Juba, Awil, Alek and Aweril) and Yemen (Sa’naa and Aden). Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
Ensure that project activities are implemented in accordance with project agreements.
Prepare and develop weekly, monthly and other status reports as required by management.
Ensure proper filing of documents and keeping of records.
Assess, promote and document ideas for technical improvement and further program development options.
Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need are identified, and explore and assess new and better ways to assist.
Promote the rights of refugees/returnees in line with advocacy strategy.
Adherence to NRC Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and guidelines in relation to provision of information, counseling, legal assistance and referral activities.
Provision of information, counselling and legal assistance services in Dadaab camp and surrounding host community.
Completing relevant M&E procedures for the documentation of ICLA beneficiaries
Supporting the regular updating of IEC materials for dissemination
Conducting group information sessions and other outreach activities.
Preparation of client intake and case management forms for counseling and legal assistance services and ensure confidentiality of client data.
Supporting the provision of internal referrals from other ICLA/NRC core competencies and conducting external referrals to other service providers.
Support the conducting of capacity building and training activities for communities, government officials and NGOs on ICLA thematic areas.
Prepare and compile weekly, monthly and mid and end term reports.
Supervise relevant NRC community staff supporting project activities.
Participate in ICLA continuous assessments, mapping and investigation and supervise data collection during ICLA surveys and assessments
Any other tasks as assigned by line manager.
Diploma in law, political science, social science or other relevant discipline.
Minimum 2 years’ humanitarian experience with refugees/internally displaced persons (IDPs) at field level with an NGO or other international organization.
Good understanding of the Dadaab/refugee/IDP context.
Experience in reporting, client management, case studies and research.
Knowledge on SSPS and other data management systems.
College / University, Bachelor's degree
Experience from working as a Project Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Strong communication, analytical and negotiation skills.
Interpersonal skills and ability to work with minimal supervision
Proven skills in report writing
Advanced computer skills; Word, Excel, Power point,
Knowledge of English and knowledge of Somali is an asset
Duty station: Dadaab
Contract period is up to December 2018 with possibility of extension. Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Dadaab.
How to apply
Interested candidates should apply online by 9th July, 2018
For more information and job application details, see; NRC NGO ICLA Project Assistant Jobs in Dadaab
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