ICLA Coordinator (Gadarif) – NRC
The Norwegian Refugee Council has an interesting and rewarding opportunity to be part of our newest country of operation – Sudan.
The NRC has recently re-registered to operate in Sudan, and is currently in country start-up phase, conducting assessments and designing the first steps of the programme. Focus will be given to people displaced by conflict, refugees, and vulnerable migrants, and potential geographical areas of work will be Khartoum state, South Kordofan and Blue Nile on a first phase, with the idea to expand to other States.
As a priority, NRC is therefore hiring a Logistics Officer to be part of establishing NRC’s programme in Sudan.
|Organization||The Norwegian Refugee Council|
|Job Category||Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance|
|Apply Before||24/05/2021, 14:23|
|Degree Level||Bachelor’s Degree|
|Job Schedule||Full time|
Information Counceling Legal Assistance Coordinator (National Position)
P.S: Please ensure that you fill in all details before submitting your application on NRC people (Oracle HR). Empty and incomplete applications will not be considered.
NRC resumed operations in Sudan in 2020, providing humanitarian assistance, protection, and durable solutions. Our country programme integrates all of NRC’s six core competencies (camp management, education, ICLA, livelihoods, shelter, and WASH), and provides a rapid response capacity (including for the recent refugee emergency in eastern Sudan), and thematic capacities for cash and markets-based approaches, advocacy, digital modes of assistance, and co-leading various technical and strategic coordination platforms.
Role Specific Information
The purpose of the ICLA Coordinator position is to implement the delegated Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) project portfolio
The following is a brief description of the role.
- Line management of ICLA Team leader and ICLA Project Assistants operating in the Gedaref region.
- Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures.
- Contribute to ICLA strategy development, project proposals and provide input on needs and gaps at field level.
- Manage and implement delegated portfolio of ICLA projects (activities, budget and project documentation in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality of implementation).
- Provide regular progress reports to the Area Manager and/or ICLA Programme Development Manager.
- Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and assess new and better ways to assist beneficiaries.
- Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the program activities.
- Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.
- Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders including participation in relevant coordination meetings.
- In consultation with the ICLA Programme Development Manager, coordinate and facilitate capacity building trainings for humanitarian partners, local authorities and displaced community leaders on ICLA thematic areas.
- Ensure compliance with ICLA policies, and implementation of ICLA case management and M&E tools by the ICLA team.
- Implement HR related processes (recruitment, orientation, training, performance appraisal) with respect to the ICLA team.
- Ensure compliance by the ICLA team with NRC’s Human Resource, Financial, Logistics & Security policies and procedures, and amicably resolve any challenges that arise between the ICLA Officers and NRC’s support departments.
- Regularly attend relevant Protection Cluster/Sector meetings in area of operation to represent ICLA, gather and share information with partners, advocate on behalf of vulnerable displaced persons facing HLP, civil documentation, legal identity, and related challenges, and contribute to the provision of effective and timely humanitarian assistance to displaced persons.
- Work with the team to implement ICLA activities relating to Housing, Land, and Property, collaborative dispute resolution and access to Legal Identity including civil documentation in Gedaref.
- Prior experience of representing an I/NGO, and advocating on behalf of beneficiaries, in public forums (e.g. Protection Cluster/Sector)
- Foster productive relationships between ICLA and local authorities / humanitarian partners.
- Promote synergies between ICLA and other departments within NRC.
- Be an active member of the Gedaref Area Office Management Team (AMT)
- Any other task relevant to the position as requested by the line manager.
Our Ideal Candidate:
We are looking for a university graduate, with a minimum of 4 years’ previous experience in the field of Protection and Legal Assistant implementation.
Experience working in complex and volatile contexts, in particular in Sudan. Technical expertise relevant to the role. Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities. Fluency in English and Arabic both written and verbal.
We are particularly looking for a positive individual with strong communication skills, who can build trust and confidently navigate both internally and externally at different levels.
In this position you will join highly motivated and expert staff who are making a difference to the most vulnerable people.
Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline
Email and paper applications will not be considered.
QUALIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE PARTICULARLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!!!
Contract period: 12 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions
Duty station: Gedarif
NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and to check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.
NB: All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across 31 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, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. 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.
Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.