Information Counselling and Legal Assistance Coordinator NGO Careers – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

 

Job Title:    Information Counselling and
Legal Assistance Coordinator

Organization:  Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)

Duty Station:   Uganda

 

About NRC:

The Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping
people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 30 countries,
providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every
year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP is
a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the
humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to
strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of
vulnerable people and communities. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement
Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for
people displaced within their own country.

 

Job Summary:  The Information Counselling and Legal
Assistance Coordinator is responsible to oversee implementation and
strengthening ICLA (Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance) activities
in Kampala, Kyangwali and Isingiro.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Undertake
regular visits to settlements, local authorities, partners and government
officials to identify needs and provide support through legal assistance,
capacity building and advocacy.

·       
Identify
knowledge gaps and needs of target beneficiaries, partners and other key
stakeholders relevant to ICLA thematic areas.

·       
In
consultation with the ICLA Area Programme Manager, develop and implement a
training schedule and organize all logistical needs and support.

·       
Conduct
trainings and induction to new staff joining NRC and local partners on ICLA

·       
Compile
ICLA activity reports.

·       
Develop
best practice documentation on methodologies and techniques.

·       
Facilitate
training and awareness sessions on ICLA thematic areas.

·       
Budget
and administrative responsibility for geographic and/or thematic areas as
within the ICLA project identified.

·       
Implementation
of the ICLA project in accordance with agreement applicable to the grant from
the donor(s) and NRC principles and ways of work.

·       
Ensure
that activities are in line with budget lines and limitations.

·       
Monitor,
evaluate and suggest changes and improvements in the project and materials
based on observations and discussions with the ICLA staff and other stake
holders.

·       
Communicate
with and obtain necessary agreements and understanding from local authorities
and partners in the areas of responsibility in line with the NRC protocol for
communication.

·       
Communicate,
exchange information and co-operate with relevant external actors in the areas.

·       
Contribute
to the development of NRC’s country strategy, action plan and activities plan
and priorities in the ICLA core competency

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Information Counselling and
Legal Assistance Coordinator job must hold a University degree in law, social
studies, development studies / other relevant field/ the equivalent

·       
At least
three years of work experience with NGO, legal or international organization in
the area of protection or human rights

·       
Experience
from working as a project coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context

·       
Experience
working with and implementing projects through local partners

·       
Experience
in conducting assessments

·       
Community
mobilization skills

·       
Previous
experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

·       
Documented
results related to the position’s responsibilities

·       
Ability
to handle insecure environments

·       
Demonstrated
Planning and delivering results

·       
Reporting
and analytical skills

·       
Good
analytical skills  

·       
Empowering
and building trust

·       
Dedicated

·       
Innovative

·       
Inclusive
and Accountable.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in the aforementioned capacity should
apply online at the link below.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 29th 
October 2020

 

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