Fresher Information, Counseling and Legal Assistant NGO Jobs – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Organisation: Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station: 
About NRC:
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
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure that ICLA project activities are implemented in accordance
    with approved proposals, donor requirements, NRC policies, international
    standards and local customs.
  • Ensure smooth project cycle from implementation, project monitoring,
    verification of completion and evaluation
  • Assist ICLA project activities under thematic areas giving advice
    and information to clients on the processes involved, awareness sessions
    and managing local authorities’ capacity building programmes
  • 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
  • Take part in mobilization and conducting of needs assessments, studies
    and researches using focus group discussions, interviews and
  • Assist in strategic review and monitoring and evaluation of ICLA
  • Contribute to the development of NRC’s country strategy, action plan
    and activities plan and priorities in the ICLA sector
  • Prepare and distribute materials on ICLA thematic areas to target
  • 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
  • Engage in supporting the NRC team in awareness raising campaigns and
    community mobilization efforts.
  • Participate in the protection cluster and working group meetings

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Information,
    Counseling and Legal Assistant job placement should hold a University
    degree in law, social studies, development studies / other relevant field/
    the equivalent
  • At least two years of work experience with NGO, legal or
    international organisation in the area of protection or human rights
  • Knowledge of the context in West Nile
  • Knowledge of English and the local language
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office
How to Apply:
All interested and
qualified Ugandan candidates who wish to join one of the world’s leading relief
organisations, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) should apply by visiting the web
link below.
Deadline: 7th February 2019
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