ICLA Technical Assistant (Community Liaison) at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with over 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when crisis occurs.NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja. NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and subsequently Education in the coming months in order to address identified humanitarian needs.ICLA Technical Assistant (Community Liaison)Job Type: Full Time  Qualification: BA/BSc/HND  Location: AdamawaJob Field: NGO/Non-Profit   Tasks and ResponsibilitiesEnsure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines and donor requirementsAssist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of actionPrepare and develop status reports as required by supervisorEnsure proper filing of documentsPromote and share ideas for improvement of the support functionPromote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategyInvolve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities to ensure accountability.Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plansPerform any other duties as requested by the ICLA Community Liaison AssistantSpecific responsibilitiesWork closely with ICLA Project assistants for implementation of the shelter rehabilitation activitiesAssist in the implementation of all ICLA activities involving community engagementTo establish and strengthen and maintain relations with community stakeholders, local leaders and beneficiariesSupport in collection of M & E information to inform program designEngage with community to identify protection issues and report same for immediate and necessary action: thereby strengthening the referral pathwayAssist in organising and grouping of beneficiaries for information sessionsWorking closely with community leaders and beneficiaries under the supervision of the ICLA Community Liaison Assistant to ensure accountabilityPerforms any other duties as reasonably requested by the ICLA Technical Liaison Assistant.

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