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ICLA Assistant Somalia Baidoa


  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Baidoa
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Legal - International Law
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
  • Closing Date: 2022-08-17

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships. 

Generic responsibilities 

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function
  • Ensure that ICLA HLP project activities are implemented in accordance with approved proposals, donor requirements, NRC policies, international standards and local customs.
  • Work with the implementing partners and monitors to verify and triangulate PRMN reports

Specific responsibilities

  • Act as a focal point for needs assessments and beneficiary selection
  • Undertake regular field visits (as and when security allows) to conduct ICLA activities
  • Ensure smooth project cycle from implementation, project monitoring, verification of completion and evaluation
  • Lead HLP activities giving advice and information to clients on the processes involved, awareness sessions and managing local authorities’ capacity building programmes
  • Apply participatory and inclusive processes in project implementation and in promoting local capacities to help themselves wherever possible
  • Understand situation including legal situations (according to national and international laws and principles) for refugees, returnees and Internally Displaced Persons in Somalia
  • Assist in developing and implementing case management systems and databases of cases
  • Support preparing and updating case management systems and database of cases
  • Support in the preparation and update of and mapping service providers in the area of responsibility
  • Conduct group information sessions for ICLA beneficiaries through outreach, awareness campaigns and advocacy initiatives
  • Undertake verification of all PRMN reports submitted online by PRMN partners and approving them for uploading in the NRC Database.   
  • Undertake regular field visits (as and when security allows) to verify information with monitors and other concerned parties.
  • Maintain regular communication with monitors to answer any queries they have with regards to PRMN issues.
  • Analyse and produce bi-monthly quantitative and qualitative PRMN summary reports.
  • Bring to the immediate attention of the PO emergency support issues requiring immediate action and support.


Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff

Professional competencies

These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

Generic professional competencies:

  • Bachelor degree in Social studies/law
  • Experience from working  in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

Behavioral competencies 

These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. 

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of the context in Somalia
  • Knowledge of the English and Somali language
  • Experience working with government, local authorities, humanitarian actors, host community and displaced populations (IDPs and Refugees)
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel and Power point) 
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience

We Offer:

Contract period: Until December 2022, with possibility of extension 

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

Duty station: Baidoa

Travel: some travel to project areas

Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline.

Qualified Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Incomplete, email and paper application will not be considered.


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Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.