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5 Jun 2019

ICLA Officer (3 National Positions)

Job Description

ICLA Officer (3 National Positions)
Job by NRC (Norwegian Refugee Council)
Category: Legal
Location: Dollo Ado or Filtu, Somali
Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ – 5 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Deadline: Jun 12, 2019
Job Description
Job Title:             ICLA Officer (3 National Positions)
Reporting to:       ICLA Project Coordinator
Job Based at:          Filtu or Dolo Ado
Travel: Travel to and within all Camps and Woredas of Liban and Dawa Zones, Somali Region, and Addis Ababa
Duration:  6 months with possible extension of contracts
All 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) Program in Liban & Dawa zones of the Somali region.
Generic responsibilities
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
5.      Implement delegated ICLA program activities according to plan of action
6.      Ensure proper filing of all project documents
7.      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
9.      Demonstrate commitment to NRC’s mission, vision and value
Specific responsibilities
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 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.
Job Requirements
Qualifications and Competences:
Generic professional competencies:
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
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
Personal Qualities:
·         Diplomatic
·         Ability to work under pressure and with limited supervision in a challenging environment
·         Pro-active, goal-oriented and results driven
·         Flexible and creative
·         Excellent communication skills
·         A sense of humor
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.webcruiter.no (If it is possible, attach photocopies of the most relevant educational certificates/testimonials). Applications should reach NRC latest by June 12, 2019 at 5:00 pm.  
NB: only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
“Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as NRC offers attractive salary and benefit with on-the-job training opportunities!”


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