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Job Vacancies at the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), 10th September, 2018

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, emergency food security, 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: ICLA Officer
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Reports to: ICLA Coordinator
Supervision of: ICLA Technical Assistant
Duty station: Maiduguri
Travel: 25%
Project number: NGFM 1801 and NGFM 1802
Duration and type of contract: 6 Months (With possibility of extension)

Background

NRC is looking for an ICLA Officer for our area office in Maiduguri in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the ICLA Officer is to ensure the Implementation and impact of ICLA programme activities in Maiduguri and in the field offices
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); Livelihoods and Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

Job Description

Implement the legal assistance programs including Housing, Land and Property, Conflict Dispute Resolution and identity documentation activities innovatively to adapt to location and context, in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements and optimise opportunities for synergies
Contribute to the Development and planning procedures and tools for implementation of ICLA projects in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
Document project achievements and deliverables
Monitor technical quality of ICLA projects and maintain transparency of implementation progress
Contribute to an effective M&E system in the country
Support and integrate gender, protection and advocacy priorities into ICLA programme design
Contribute to the development of funding proposal, project budgets and donor reports
Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities to ensure accountability.
Qualifications

Minimum: Bachelor of Law Degree and must have been called to the Nigerian BAR (be able to practice as a lawyer in Nigeria) and be conversant with international humanitarian and Human Rights law
Minimum 3 years’ experience as a practicing lawyer.
Knowledge of the laws and policies governing Housing Land and Property issues and Identity documentation is mandatory
Experience from working as a Project Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Fluency in written and oral English
Computer literacy in word processing and spreadsheets is required
Knowledge of the context in Nigeria
Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages (Hausa and Kanuri preferred)
Experience with humanitarian activities
Education field:

Law
Education level:

College / University, Master / Phd grade
Personal Qualities:

Planning and delivering results
Empowering and building trust
Handling insecure environment
Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
Highest standards of ethics and integrity
Communicating with impact and respect: All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.
Language:

Hausa
English
We Offer

Commencement: October 2018
Duration: 6 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions – Grade Level 5 Step1(Officer).
Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start.
Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Application procedures and CV Registration

Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV
There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the “Company name” field for both company and location.
Job Title: Coordinator – Education
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Reports to: Education Programme Development Manager
Supervision of: Education Officers
Travel: 50%
Project number: NGFM1802, & NGFM1801
Duration and type of contract: 12 Months (Till 31st December 2019)

Background

NRC is looking for an Education Coordinator for our area office in Maiduguri in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Education Coordinator is to support programme activities in Maidugur and in the sub-field offices of Borno State.
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); Livelihoods and Food Security; Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
The Education Coordinator reports to the Education Programme Development Manager.
Job Description

Adherence to NRC policies, guidelines and procedures
Contribute to Education strategy development, project proposals and provide input on needs and gaps
Manage and implement delegated portfolio of Education projects (activities, budget and project documentation) as delegated from Programme Development Manager in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality
Provide regular progress reports to Programme Development Manager
Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
Works to establish temporary learning spaces and rehabilitate learning spaces, ensuring child friendly environments
Works to identify, mobilise, and train teachers or paraprofessionals
Works to re-establish quality Alternative Learning Programme (ALP), Youth Education Programme and primary / formal education
Lead the Education emergency team in ensuring that all objectives are achieved in a timely manner and according to emergency response plan.
In absence of the Programme Development Manager Liaise and maintain excellent working relationships with the Education Cluster members, representing NRC at meetings and Education forums, particularly in the Education Cluster

Qualifications

Minimum of University Degree in related field and must be currently engaged in the Education sector and be conversant with Nigerian Education curricular
Experience from working in an Education project implementation position in a humanitarian/ recovery context
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Knowledge of the Education context in N.E Nigeria and the specific programme area
Knowledge of Hausa / Kanuri (local language) is an advantage
Experience with ongoing programme implementation.
Education field:

Education
Education level:

College / University, Bachelor’s Degree
Personal Qualities:

Handling insecure environment
Planning and delivering results
Empowering and building trust
Communicating with impact and respect
A good sense of humour is an asset
All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.
Language:

English
Hausa
We Offer

Commencement: October 2018
Duration: 12 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions – Grade Level 7 Step1.
Duty station: Borno State, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start.
Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Application procedures and CV Registration

Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV
There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the “Company name” field for both company and location.
Application Deadline 22nd August, 2018.

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