Job Description


Position:                                          ICLA Technical Assistant

Reports to:                                      ICLA Officer

Supervision of:                               N/A

Duty station:                                  Myitkyina          

Travel:                                             80%

Project number:                             MMFM2301

Duration and type of contract:   Until 31 December 2023

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  • Always adhere to NRC policies and donor requirements.
  • Implement ICLA activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans/ targets.
  • Involve target communities and community leaders in the planning of activities.
  • Coordinate with relevant partners/ other humanitarian actors and other NRC core competencies and support departments.
  • Ensure the timely procurement and distribution of materials needed for field activities according to NRC procedures.
  • Contribute to periodic progress reports and other documents as required.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of Legal Identity Documentation (LID) and Housing, Land and Property (HLP) rights in order to be effective in his/her work.
  • Use initiative in day-to-day Problem Solving in line with agreed ICLA procedures, priorities and standards.
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
    • Provide information, counselling, legal assistance and training activities to target communities in line with NRC policies, strategies and work plan agreed with line manager.
    • Accurately record all ICLA activities in line with NRC policy and using templates and guidance provided by NRC.
    • Provide accurate information on Legal Identity Documentation (LID) and Housing, Land and Property (HLP) rights and entitlements to target beneficiaries in accordance with agreed information scripts.
    • Provide accurate legal counselling on LID and HLP topics within his/her competency and in a manner that enables ICLA counselling beneficiaries to effectively resolve their LID and HLP issues independently.
    • Provide appropriate and effective LID and HLP legal assistance to resolve LID and HLP cases, including through the provision of financial and follow-up support to beneficiaries in line with NRC procedures and policies.  
    • Provide LID and HLP training using NRC approved materials and templates.
    • Identify and document violations of LID and HLP rights observed/ reported during field visits to your line manager.
    • Participate in assessments, monitoring and profiling exercises as agreed with line managers.  
    • Compile narrative and statistical reports on activities and cases of interest on agreed templates as requested by line manager.
    • Ensure that ICLA activities are carried out in line with appropriate standards and report on any incident of malpractice by any ICLA staff member to the ICLA Project Coordinator and ICLA Project Manager.
    • Perform any other tasks as requested by ICLA line managers. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country. Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and Security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.
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