Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is present in five regions in Ethiopia, providing refugees and internally displaced people with emergency relief and help them to rebuild their lives. NRC works within the sectors of Education, Shelter, WASH, Livelihood and Food Security, ICLA (Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance), and Child Protection.
Duties and responsibilities
The purpose of the officer position is to assist with day-to-day implementation of the Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) Programme in the Shire region.
Lead mobile group information sessions, designed to raise awareness
and provide information to displaced persons and host community, on access to civil documentation, identity documents, and child protection related issues.
Provide beneficiaries who require more detailed information on
civil documentation, legal identity documents, and related issues with mobile counselling services and technical assistance.
Input and update beneficiary data into ICLA’s case management tools.
Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
Compile up-to-date information on relevant law, procedures and policies in Ethiopia.
Undertake regular monitoring and evaluation of ICLA activities, and contribute to monthly progress reports on activities, highlighting any technical or operational successes.
Work with relevant line bureaus, local administration and other humanitarian organizations operating in the region to ensure effective targeting is done to select the most vulnerable beneficiaries.
Adhere to ICLA policies, donor agreements, work plans, budgets and procurement plans.
Adhere to NRC’s Human Resource, Financial, Logistics & Security policies and procedures, and coordinate with these support departments to ensure timely implementation of ICLA activities.
Any other task relevant to the position as requested by the line manager.
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