NRC NGO ICLA Project Officer Jobs in Kakuma - Kenya

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, Information counselling & legal assistance (ICLA), and water,sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 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.

Project Officer reports to Project Coordinator


Job description


  • Responsible for implementation of relevant technical activities in the ICLA project in Kakuma
  • Responsible for tracking of financial expenditures of the project
  • Provide technical support and capacity building towards project staff
  • Ensure relevant data collection and produce reports and analysis as required
  • Assess, promote and document ideas for technical improvement and further program development options
  • Represent NRC in relevant coordination forums and build relationships with key stakeholders
  • Responsible for updating of Somali country of origin information to ensure it is relevant and accurate.
  • Responsible for the quality assurance of the translation of the information in Somali language and production of high quality pamphlets.
  • Ensure regular information sharing, mine risk awareness and HLP awareness for returnees.
  • Ensure all returnees have received return assistance package at departure from Kakuma.
  • Develop ICLA proposals, ensure effective implementation and documentation of lessons learnt.
  • Ensure proper project budget monitoring and efficient utilization of the funds.
  • Supervise, evaluate and appraise the Project Assistant(s), providing technical guidance when needed.
  • Perform any other relevant tasks as assigned by the supervisor.


    Qualifications


  • University degree in law.
  • Minimum 3 years humanitarian experience with refugees/internally displaced persons (IDPs) at field level with an NGO or other international organization.
  • Knowledge of international refugee law and national law applicable to refugees
  • Knowledge of SPHERE standards and durable solutions


    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 8th August, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; NRC NGO ICLA Project Officer Jobs in Kakuma - Kenya


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