Access Information Officer at The 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 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.In light of the displacement in the north eastern part of Nigeria, NRC is about to start up an emergency response programme in Nigeria to respond to the humanitarian needs.In the coming months, the main focus for NRC would be conflict affected populations including IDPs, returnees and the local communities in Borno State. NRC will initially be starting activities in the area of food security, water and sanitation, shelter/NFI sectors and Access Coordination.Job Title: Access Information OfficerLocation: MaiduguriTasks and ResponsibilitiesAdhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelinesImplement delegated Access strategy functions according to plan of actionPrepare and develop status reports as required by managementEnsure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assistPromote and share ideas for technical improvementProvide information management support through data/information triangulation, data storage and dissemination as delegated.Support the verification and analysis of field level information collected/generated on humanitarian and contextual shifts.Support in the development of access information products e.g. maps, graphs etc.Ensure data/information securityLiaise with field based networks in information gathering and analysis.Implement a filing system/archives according to procedures

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