• Ensure that ICLA project activities are implemented in accordance with approved proposals, donor requirements, NRC policies, international standards and local customs.
• Act as a focal point for needs assessments and beneficiary selection
• Undertake regular field visits (as and when security allows) to conduct ICLA activities.
• 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 Uganda
• 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
• Provide legal counseling for ICLA beneficiaries seeking legal assistance
• Take part in mobilization and conducting of needs assessments, studies and researches using focus group discussions, interviews and questionnaires.
• Conduct trainings and training needs assessments for ICLA target groups
• Collate information on government and NGO policies pertaining to IDPs and monitors the general context through regular filed access to identify issues affecting refugees which relate to ICLA thematic areas
• Contribute to the development of NRC’s country strategy, action plan and
• Prepare and distribute materials on ICLA thematic areas to target communities
• Establish excellent relations with beneficiaries including understanding the needs of beneficiaries through regular visits and frequent contact
• Document findings on HLP assessments and studies
• Bring to the immediate attention of the PO emergency support issues requiring immediate action and support.
• Provide analysis on the Protection issues facing Displaced People, highlighting key concerns and durable solutions regarding land/property/Programs
• Engage in supporting the NRC team in awareness raising campaigns and community mobilization efforts.
• Participate in the protection cluster and working group meetings
• University degree in law, social studies, development studies / other relevant field/ the equivalent
• Minimum of 2 years work experience preferably with NGO, legal or international organisation in the area of protection or human rights
• Experience from working with education projects in a humanitarian/recovery context
• Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
• Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
• Knowledge about own skills/profile
• Knowledge of English
Contract period: up to December 2019 with possibility of extension
Duty Station: Oruchinga
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: According to NRC scale.