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The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation. We provide assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.

WHAT IS NRC?
NRC promotes and protects the rights of refugees and people who have been displaced within their own country. We take action during situtations of armed conflict, and engage in other contextes where our competences will add value.

The majority of our 5000 staff members are national employees in NRCís projects in around 25 countries worldwide. All our projects are supervised by the NRC Head Office in Oslo.

HLP SWG COORDINATOR

DETAILS:

HLP SWG Coordinator - Maiduguri
HLP SWG Coordinator - Maiduguri (NRC Nigerian Nationals Only) - Norwegian Refugee Council
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 worldís largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

NRC is looking for an HLP SWG Coordinator for our area office in Maiduguri in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the HLP SWG Co-lead position is to provide support to the lead agency of the HLP SWG in accordance with the TORs of the sub working group which operates under the close guidance and support of the Protection Sector working group.

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.

The HLP SWG Coordinator report to ICLA Program Development Manager (PDM)

JOB DESCRIPTION
Facilitate meetings for the SWG and co-chairing the meetings in accordance with SWG TORs
Support action by members to meet the HLP needs of affected populations;
Support the establishment/maintenance of coordination mechanisms and tools, making sure that information and data management systems are established and maintained;
Secure commitments from humanitarian partners in responding to needs and filling gaps, ensuring an appropriate distribution of responsibilities within the HLP SWG and adequate follow up;
Co-represent the interests of the HLP SWG with different stakeholders;
Develop/update agreed response strategies and action plans for the HLP SWG and ensuring that these are adequately reflected in the overall country strategy.
Ensure integration of HLP and gender issues in sectorial needs assessment, analysis, planning, monitoring and response.
Participate in relevant sectorial meetings
Provide support for reporting on the HLP SWG meetings and activities as well as functioning of information management system for the HLP SWG;
Ensure sectorial needs assessment and analysis, involving all relevant partners;
Streamline methods to share information including providing input into and sharing reports, updates, sitreps, bulletin, etc.
Support the Lead Agency in identifying advocacy concerns and contribute key messages to broader advocacy initiatives of the SWG and PSWG and other actors.
Ensure participants are aware of policy guidelines, standards and commitments that the Government has undertaken under international humanitarian and human rights law.
Undertake and lead adequate contingency planning and preparedness for new emergencies.
Promote/support training of humanitarian partners, national NGOs, and local authorities as requested and recommended for members of the working group

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum 5 years of experience from working as a senior protection manager in a humanitarian/recovery context.
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the positionís responsibilities
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
Education field

Law
Education level

College / University, Bachelor's degree

PERSONAL QUALITIES
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Knowledge of the context of NE Nigeria is desirable
Proven capacity in HLP
Experience with previous HLP/protection co-lead position is an advantage
Language

Hausa
English

WE OFFER
Commencement: January 2018
Duration: 12 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRCís general directions - Grade Level 7 Step1(Coordinator).
Duty station: Maiduguri with frequent travels. Travel outside location is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

ICLA COORDINATOR

NRC is looking for an ICLA Coordinator for our area office in Maiduguri,and sub filed office in Mubi in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the ICLA Coordinator is to ensure the Implementation and impact of ICLA programme activities in Maiduguri or Mubi sub field office

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.

The ICLA Coordinator report to ICLA Program Development Manager (PDM)
Interested persons should indicate position as subject of cover letter for example "ICLA Coordinator - Mubi"

JOB DESCRIPTION
Coordinate and Supervise the ICLA project team and program activities
Coordinate Preparation of work plans and progress reports for ICLA teams
Supervise the ICLA team leaders and project officers
Expand and maintain NRCís network of relevant stakeholders in all operational areas
In consultation and coordination with the Program Development Manager, represent NRC in protection and coordination forums
Coordinate establishment of client outreach, screening and identification procedures
Support development and strengthening of synergies between all NRC programs
Document obstacles to secure land tenure and identity documentation for IDPs to inform advocacy
Document case studies and best practice for facilitating secure land tenure and identity documents for IDPs
Prepare presentations and papers demonstrating lessons learned
Support the preparation of funding proposals
Coordinate Preparation of donor reports. GORs and monthly reports on activities and progress
Any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor
Ensure that NRCís programmes are guided by and effectively abide by the humanitarian principles

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
Technical specific knowledge from the humanitarian sector
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Experience in working independently in a results-oriented multi-tasking and multi-cultural environment
Experience in managing staff
Excellent command in Microsoft Applications
Documented technical competences related to the positionís responsibilities
Documented results related to the positionís responsibilities
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Education field
Law
Education level
College / University, Bachelor's degree
Personal qualities
Knowledge of the context in Nigeria
Experience with start-up activities
Experience in coordination of Housing Land and Property and Civil Documentation activities
Political and cultural awareness and experience of working where insecurity is a major issue
Proven skills in report writing
Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge to diverse audiences through training, mentoring and other formal and non-formal methods
Handling insecure environments
Political and cultural awareness
Language
Hausa
English
We offer
Commencement: January 2018
Duration: 12 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRCís general directions - Grade Level 7 Step1(Coordinator).
Duty stations: Maiduguri and Mubi with frequent travels. Travel outside location is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

ICLA TEAM LEADER

NRC is looking for an ICLA Team Leader for our area office in Maiduguri,and sub filed offices in Monguno, Mubi, and Dikwa/Damasak in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the ICLA Team Leader is to ensure the Implementation and impact of ICLA programme activities in our sub field office

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.

The ICLA Team Leader report to ICLA Coordinator
Interested persons should indicate position as subject of cover letter for example "ICLA Team Leader - Mongonu"

JOB DESCRIPTION
Provide oversight for the ICLA response in Borno and Adamawa States where ICLA operates.
Manage, supervise and support ICLA teams through capacity building activities and on-the-job training for frontline workers and key actors
Develop, implement and oversee the activities implementation work plan in line with ICLA objectives
Ensure standardization of activities according to the ICLA policy and handbook
Ensure the implementation of the safe identification reporting and referral system
Monitor and follow-up on the quality of the services provided
Conduct regular field visits and spot checks to ICLA field activities
Operationalize and mainstream technical inputs from the ICLA PDM, ICLA Coordinators and Officers
Contribute to the oversight of officers
Assess new locations for ICLA outreach activities
Provide oversight for the ICLA response in Borno and Adamawa States where ICLA operates.
Manage, supervise and support ICLA teams through capacity building activities and on-the-job training for frontline workers and key actors
Develop, implement and oversee the activities implementation work plan in line with ICLA objectives
Ensure standardization of activities according to the ICLA policy and handbook
Ensure the implementation of the safe identification reporting and referral system
Monitor and follow-up on the quality of the services provided
Conduct regular field visits and spot checks to ICLA field activities
Operationalize and mainstream technical inputs from the ICLA PDM, ICLA Coordinators and Officers
Contribute to the oversight of officers
Assess new locations for ICLA outreach activities

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 yearsí 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 positionís 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, Bachelor's degree
Personal qualities
Bachelorís degree level education in Law.
Minimum 3 years of relevant experience within field of expertise
Technical specific knowledge from the humanitarian sector
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Experience in working independently in a results-oriented multi-tasking and multi-cultural environment
Experience in managing staff
Excellent command in Microsoft Applications
Documented technical competences related to the positionís responsibilities
Documented results related to the positionís responsibilities
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Fluency in Hausa and/or Kanuri
Language
Hausa
English
We offer
Commencement: January 2018
Duration: 12 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRCís general directions - Grade Level 6 Step1(Officer).
Duty stations: Maiduguri, Monguno, Mubi, and Dikwa/Damasak, with frequent travels. Travel outside location is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

ICLA OFFICER

NRC is looking for an ICLA Officer for our area office in Pulka in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the Information Counselling and Legal Assistance Officer is to provide support to the ICLA Team Leaders and contribute to the implementation of the ICLA programme in Nigeria, 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; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) and Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

THE ICLA OFFICER REPORT TO ICLA TEAM LEADER

JOB DESCRIPTION

Implement 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 synergies
Contribute to the 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 the ICLA strategy, technical SOPs / guidelines and Macro LFAs for Nigeria
Contribute to the development of funding proposal, project budgets and donor reports
Contribute to coordination and management of the ICLA project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirement
Supervise Project Assistants, ensure transfer of relevant skills for quality program implementation

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 yearsí 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 positionís 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, Bachelor's degree
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: January 2018
Duration: 12 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRCís general directions - Grade Level 5 Step1(Officer).
Duty station: Pulka, with frequent travels. Travel outside Pulka is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.


ICLA TECHNICAL ASSISTANT
 

NRC is looking for an ICLA Technical Assistant for our sub-field office in Pulka in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the ICLA Technical Assistant is the day to day implementation of ICLA programme activities in Pulka sub-field office.

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) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

The ICLA Technical Assistant reports to the ICLA Officer.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Assist in the direct Implementation of legal and civil identity activities; HLP activities and CDR activities in particular the information and counselling sessions, legal assistance and capacity building trainings
Assist In the documentation of project achievements and deliverables including compiling periodic reports
Contribute in the development of training materials and information dissemination materials adapted to the location and context
Engage in community mobilization and beneficiary engagement
Provide updates and contribute to an updated M& E system in the country
Integrate gender, protection and advocacy priorities during ICLA project implementation
Qualifications
University Degree in law or social sciences from a recognized Nigerian university, a thorough knowledge of the application of Nigerian law in displacement context
Work experience in the field of law (e.g. courts, attorney or legal aid agencies) and humanitarian protection. Preferably experience in working with displaced populations.
Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
Documented results related to the positionís responsibilities
Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
Managing resources to optimize results
High-level competency in computer skills (Microsoft Office applications)
Fluency in English, both written and verbal
Fluency in Hausa and/or Kanuri in one or more of the national/regional languages. Kanuri speaking candidates are strongly encouraged.
Education field
Law
Education title: University Degree in Law from a recognized Nigerian University
Education level
College / University, Bachelor's degree
Personal qualities
Planning and delivering results
Handling insecure environment
Empowering and building trust
Communicating with impact and respect:
Highest standards of ethnics and integrity
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.

WE OFFER
Commencement: January 2018
Duration:12 months
Salary/benefits: According to NRCís general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)
Duty station: Pulka, Brono State with frequent travels. Travel outside Pulka is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

TO APPLY
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HLP SWG COORDINATOR
ICLA COORDINATOR
ICLA TEAM LEADER

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