ICLA Project 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: ICLA Project OfficerLocation: Maiduguri, BornoReports to: The ICLA Programme Development Manager based in Maiduguri.Tasks and ResponsibilitiesEnsure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelinesImplement delegated CC projects according to plan of actionEnsure that project targets beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assistPromote and share ideas for technical improvementActively facilitate and maintain Liaison and collaboration with relevant local and national authorities and stakeholders and represent NRC in relevant forums/cluster/working groups.Promote 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 plansPrepare periodic progress reports and other documents as requiredPerform any other duties as requested by the ICLA Program Development ManagerImplement the legal assistance programs including HLP , CDR and identity documentation activities innovatively to adapt to location and context, in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements and optimise opportunities for synergiesContribute to the Development and planning procedures and tools for implementation of ICLA projects in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirementsDocument project achievements and deliverablesMonitor technical quality of ICLA projects and maintain transparency of implementation progress

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