Norwegian Refugee Council Job Vacancy 2018 for Project Assistant, Application Details

Norwegian Refugee Council Job Vacancy 2018 for Project Assistant, Application Details

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Responsibilities

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Ensure that project activities are implemented in accordance with project agreements.
  • Prepare and develop weekly, monthly and other status reports as required by management.
  • Ensure proper filing of documents and keeping of records.
  • Assess, promote and document ideas for technical improvement and further program development options.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need are identified, and explore and assess new and better ways to assist.
  • Promote the rights of refugees/returnees in line with advocacy strategy.
  • Adherence to NRC Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and guidelines in relation to provision of information, counseling, legal assistance and referral activities.
  • Provision of information, counselling and legal assistance services in Dadaab camp and surrounding host community.
  • Completing relevant M&E procedures for the documentation of ICLA beneficiaries
  • Supporting the regular updating of IEC materials for dissemination
  • Conducting group information sessions and other outreach activities.
  • Preparation of client intake and case management forms for counseling and legal assistance services and ensure confidentiality of client data.
  • Supporting the provision of internal referrals from other ICLA/NRC core competencies and conducting external referrals to other service providers.
  • Support the conducting of capacity building and training activities for communities, government officials and NGOs on ICLA thematic areas.
  • Prepare and compile weekly, monthly and mid and end term reports.
  • Supervise relevant NRC community staff supporting project activities.
  • Participate in ICLA continuous assessments, mapping and investigation and supervise data collection during ICLA surveys and assessments
  • Any other tasks as assigned by line manager.

Qualifications

  • Diploma in law, political science, social science or other relevant discipline.
  • Minimum 2 years’ humanitarian experience with refugees/internally displaced persons (IDPs) at field level with an NGO or other international organization.
  • Good understanding of the Dadaab/refugee/IDP context.
  • Experience in reporting, client management, case studies and research.
  • Knowledge on SSPS and other data management systems.

Education field

  • Law
  • Political science
  • Social science

Education level

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualities

  • Experience from working as a Project Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Strong communication, analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Proven skills in report writing
  • Advanced computer skills; Word, Excel, Power point,
  • Knowledge of English and knowledge of Somali is an asset

We offer

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  • Duty station: Dadaab
  • Contract period is up to December 2018 with possibility of extension. Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Dadaab.

How to Apply

Apply here for the Project Assistant Job

 

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