NRC (Norwegian Refugee Council) ICLA Officer Jobs in Ethiopia
NRC (Norwegian Refugee Council) ICLA Officer Jobs in EthiopiaJob DescriptionAll NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability.
These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.
Roles & Responsibilities
The purpose of the Officer position is to assist with day-to-day implementation of the Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) Programme in Liban & Dawa zones of the Somali region
Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
Develop annual activity and work plans
Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in activities
Cooperate with relevant partners and local authorities
Implement delegated ICLA programme activities according to plan of action
Ensure proper filing of all project documents
Prepare and develop progress reports as required by management
Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
Demonstrate commitment to NRC’s mission, vision and value
Lead mobile group information sessions, designed to raise awareness and provide information to displaced persons and host community, on access to civil documentation, legal identity documents, and HLP related issues.
Provide beneficiaries who require more detailed information on civil documentation, legal identity documents, and related issues with mobile counselling services and technical assistance.
Input and update beneficiary data into ICLA’s case management tools.
Compile up-to-date information on relevant law, procedures and policies in Ethiopia.
Undertake regular monitoring and evaluation of ICLA activities, and contribute to monthly progress reports on activities, highlighting any technical or operational successes.
Work with relevant line bureaus, local administration and other humanitarian organizations operating in the region to ensure effective targeting is done to select the most vulnerable beneficiaries.
Adhere to ICLA policies, donor agreements, work plans, budgets and procurement plans.
Adhere to NRC’s Human Resource, Financial, Logistics & Security policies and procedures, and coordinate with these support departments to ensure timely implementation of ICLA activities.
Any other task relevant to the position as requested by the line manager.
Qualifications and Competences
Generic professional competencies for this position
Experience from working in a humanitarian/recovery context
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and negotiation skills
Ability to prioritise responsibilities, carry out multiple tasks simultaneously, and meet deadlines
Context/specific skills, knowledge and experience
A social sciences degree preferably paralegal qualification or university degree in law is a very strong asset, as is a background in protection related work
Minimum 3 years related work experience
Some familiarity with civil documentation and legal identity laws, procedures and practices operative in Ethiopia and the Somali region
Some experience in working with government authorities and vulnerable beneficiaries
Protection work experience in INGO in Somali Region is an asset
Proven skills and experience in case management and conflict resolution
Advanced computer skills, especially in Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
Fluency in written and spoken Somali and English
Planning and delivering results
Empowering and building trust
Communicating with impact and respect
How to Apply
All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to send in their application letters including updated curriculum vitae with day-time telephone number and contact details of three work-related referees only through www.ethiojobs.net OR www.webcruiter.no (If it is possible, attach photocopies of the most relevant educational certificates/testimonials). Applications should reach NRC latest by July 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm.
only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
“Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply and on-the-job training will be provided!”
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