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  • Posted on: 8 August, 2016 Deadline: 15 August, 2016
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  • 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.

    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.

    ICLA Coordinator

     

    Location: Maiduguri Borno State
    Commencement: As soon as possible
    Contract period: 5 Months (with possibility of extension)
    Reports to the ICLA Programme Development Manager based in Maiduguri:

    Tasks and Responsibilities

    • Adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines and procedure
    • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
    • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
    • Coordinate implementation of ICLA program activities
    • Provide strategic and operational advice and guidance contributing to programme implementation, development, adjustment or review
    • Contribute to the development of an effective assessment, monitoring and evaluation system and document findings and recommendations
    • Provide HLP and Identity and Civil documentation technical input to coordination mechanisms (e.g. cluster coordination) and working groups
    • Contribute to organisational learning through the provision specific technical analysis, lessons learned and reports
    • Coordinate and Supervise the ICLA project team and program activities
    • Supervise the ICLA Project Officers and support recruitment of ICLA project staff
    • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
    • Expand and maintain NRC’s 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(beneficiary) outreach, screening and identification procedures
    • Support in the establishment and use of case documentation management systems
    • Support development and strengthening of synergies between all NRC programs
    • Document obstacles to secure land tenure and identity documentation for IDPs to inform advocacy initiatives
    • As delegated by the line manager, liaise and collaborate with relevant local and national authorities and stakeholders and represent NRC in relevant forums and working groups.
    • Document case studies and best practice for facilitating secure land tenure and identity documents for IDPs
    • Identify and communicate programmatic areas for advocacy initiatives
    • Support the preparation of funding proposals
    • Coordinate Preparation of donor reports. GORs and monthly reports on activities and progress
    • Carry out any other duties as delegated by the Program Development Manager

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree level education, preferably 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 position’s responsibilities
    • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
    • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

    Personal Qualification

    • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
    • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
    • Ability to work in insecure environments
    • Communicating with impact and respect
    • Panning and delivering results
    • Empowering and building trust
    • Proven skills in report writing
    • Political and cultural awareness
    • 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

    Remuneration

    • According to NRC’s directions

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    Team Leader - Centre for Monitoring and Communications

     

    Location: Maiduguri Borno State
    Commencement: As soon as possible
    Contract period: 5 Months (with possibility of extension)

    Tasks and Responsibilities

    • Ensure adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks, guidelines and procedures
    • Overall supervision of the CMC.
    • Direct supervision and training of CMC operators.
    • Cover Communications Operator duties whenever required.
    • Ensure proper use of CMC equipment.
    • Ensure that correct communications / radio protocols and procedures are followed.
    • Ensure that all Standard Operating Procedures for the CMC are followed.
    • Monitor compliance by CMC users of related SOPs, including Travel Instructions and Maiduguri Field Security Procedures -provide feedback on same to Security Coordinator
    • Provide technical support to Communications Operators as required.
    • Assist with preparation of guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the CMC.
    • Assess status of the CMC and recommend upgrades as needed
    • Facilitate the clear and timely flow of appropriate communication within the CMC and to the Security Coordinator and interface departments (eg. Logistics Department)
    • Conduct daily checks of CMC equipment including communications equipment checks with Field staff – immediate reporting of equipment defects to Security Coordinator
    • Continuous monitoring of the CMC email address
    • Carry out any other duties as delegated by the Security Coordinator and Management

    Qualifications

    • Relevant university degree, or other relevant educational background combined with relevant professional experience.
    • Experience of working in a Communications Centre / Radio Room in a humanitarian context
    • Knowledge of VHF / HF Radio Protocols and Procedures
    • Previous experience of working in complex and volatile contexts
    • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
    • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
    • Knowledge of Hausa and Kanuri languages (minimum)
    • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
    • Empowering and building trust
    • Managing performance and development
    • Experience with start-up Monitoring and Communications projects

    Personal Qualifications

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

    Remuneration

    • According to NRC’s directions

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidate should submit their Application letter, copy of a valid means of national identification (Passport, Driver’s license, National Identity card or voter’s card) and updated CV to the following e-mail address: ng.vacancies@nrc.no The title of the position ( ICLA Coordinator - Maiduguri) must be indicated in the subject line of your e-mail.

    Note

    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    • Please note that to apply at NRC is FREE!!!
    • NRC does not ask for money or any form of favour for submission of application or employment.
    • Women are particularly encouraged to apply to this position.

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