Norwegian Refugee Council ICLA Project Assistant Vacancy in Kakuma

Norwegian Refugee Council

ICLA Project Assistant (Kenyan Nationals only)

Location: Kakuma, Kenya

Ref. nr.: 3317491981

Full time

Number of positions: 1

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early 2004 and has since expanded its Horn of Africa Programme to Kenya in 2006 and to Ethiopia in 2011.

Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced populations.

NRC has mainly focused on Somalis who are displaced by the ongoing conflict and more recently by the drought and famine.

NRC offers a comprehensive response for Refugees, returnees and IDPs of high need, addressing their food security, livelihood, shelter, education, ICLA, and water, hygiene and sanitation needs and also responding to emergencies through NRC’s five core competences; Shelter, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, WASH and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA).

NRC’s Horn of Africa operation comprises of large-scale multi-country humanitarian and early recovery interventions spread across eight countries (Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Yemen), and most recently Eritrea, Uganda and South Sudan.

NRC’s overall strategy in the region is to ensure a greater number of vulnerable people in hard to reach areas get access to humanitarian assistance, become resilient to future disasters and find durable solution.

The regional office is based in Nairobi and works with country programmes to ensure standardisation of programmatic and operational approaches, promote multi country programming and ensuring quality and coordination.

The purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day to day implementation of the ICLA project.

The position will be based in Kakuma.

ICLA Assistants Reports to the Project Officer – ICLA

Personal qualities

  • Experience from working within technical expertise area in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Proven skills in report writing
  • Advanced computer skills; Word, Excel, Power point,

We offer

Commencement as soon as possible

Duty station: Kakuma

Duration of contract 1 year with possibility of Extension

Salary / benefits according to NRC general directions. The candidate will observe NRC’s Code of Conduct and working hours for the NRC Kakuma office.

 Search Criteria:

  • Location: Kenya
  • Industry: Emergency Relief
  • Special field: Information, Counselling & Legal Assistance
  • Role: Assistant

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Deadline for application: 30/01/2017

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