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Jordan INGO Forum Consultant

Amman (Jordan)

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 world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

Rights Respected, People Protected


NRC in Jordan 

Established in 2012 NRC Jordan’s long-term outlook addresses the problems affecting life as a refugee. We work to build the resilience of Syrians, and to relieve the impact on the Jordanian communities that host them.  Syrian refugees in Jordan are struggling. As they contend with difficult living conditions across the country, the obstacles are complex. They struggle to remain registered as refugees, to provide for their families, and to access essential services – including education for their children. The Jordanian communities that host them, meanwhile, feel the impact of hosting high numbers of refugees – with each year that passes, local infrastructure becomes more strained.


The main objectives for the consultancy include:


  • The study will help the Jordan INGO Forum (JIF) understand whether the Refugee Response Plan (JRP) actors are satisfied with the current planning framework and response, and what adjustments could be made for INGOs to have the greatest impact.
  • the study will help in the context of the humanitarian-development nexus conversation, it will assess whether Jordan has a plan/framework that comprehensively responds to the situation the country faces and the needs of vulnerable people, with a particular focus on the ‘one-refugee approach’ (addressing the needs of all refugees, no matter their origin).
  • The study will also suggest how to improve the current Refugee Response Plan (JRP) vulnerability analysis, and consider whether the traditional Humanitarian Need Overview framework could be used as a methodology. By providing a template for analysis for 2 sectors identified with Jordan INGO Forum (JIF), it will also include perspectives from refugees and host communities.
  • The consultant will produce a final report based on the abovementioned, including conclusions, recommendations and present it to Jordan INGO Forum (JIF) at the end of the consultancy.



  • University degree in Public Policy/Administration, Development, International Relations, Humanitarian Affairs, or a related field
  • 6-10 years of experience working with humanitarian and/or refugee programs, with expertise in livelihoods and education
  • Familiarity with both qualitative and quantitative research methods, and the ability to combine data collection methods to produce scientific based recommendations
  • Experience in research
  • Familiar with Jordan labor market and regulatory and legal aspects an advantage
  • Previous experience undertaking literature reviews an asset
  • Fluent in written and spoken English; and good knowledge of spoken Arabic (speaking) is an advantage
  • In-depth knowledge of the socio-political context in mid-income countries of middle east (in particular Jordan) an asset
  • Strong documentation skills and able to provide sound analysis of complex situations
  • Strong combination of academic studies and relevant research/work experience in the field of Livelihood/Education



Expressions of interest should be submitted by 4th of August 2018, strictly via email to Bids submitted through Webcruiter will be immediately disqualified.

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*Please review enclosed Full Terms of Reference and the Request for Proposal.

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  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Amman (Jordan)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Emergency Aid and Response
  • Closing Date: 2018-08-04

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