Ended ICLA Officer (Re-Advertised)

The Job


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

Duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Implement delegated CC project portfolio according to plan of action.
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management.
  • Ensure proper filing of documents.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist.
  • Promote and share ideas for technical improvement.
  • 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 person for needs assessment and beneficiary selection. 
  • Has oversight responsibility in ensuring smooth project cycle from implementation, project monitoring, verification of completion and evaluation. 
  • Lead project activities, giving advice and information to beneficiaries on the processes involved, awareness sessions and managing local authorities' capacity building programmes. 
  • Apply participative and inclusive process in project implementation and in promoting local capacities to help them wherever possible. 
  • Understand the situation, including the legal situation (according to national and international laws and principles), for displacement affected persons and migrants in Yemen. 
  • Assist in developing and implementing case management system and database of cases. 
  • Support preparing and updating of mapping of all service providers in the area of responsibility. 
  • Conduct information and counselling sessions on ICLA thematic areas for beneficiaries. 
  • Assist in conducting needs assessments for the selected target groups; including focus groups; questionnaires; surveys; and stakeholder interviews. 
  • Prepare documents containing legal and related information for target communities. 
  • Establish excellent relations with beneficiaries, including understanding the needs of beneficiaries through regular visits and frequent contact. 
  • Document findings of ICLA needs assessments; including preparation of reports and other relevant documents. 
  • Regularly meet with other relevant actors and stakeholders and coordinate work, including attending meetings in the field. 
  • Identify awareness-raising and outreach opportunities for ICLA work and assist in conducting sessions. 
  • Identify training needs for beneficiaries and stakeholders and, as relevant, prepare and conduct training.
  • Assist in conducting research as required. 
  • Assist in strategic review; monitoring and evaluation activities and identification of other relevant ICLA activities. 
  • Collation of information on government and NGO policies pertaining to IDP's and monitors the general context through regular field access to identify issues affecting IDPs which relate to ICLA themes. 
  • Contribute to the development of NRC's Country strategy, action plan and activities plan and priorities in the ICLA sector. 
  • Supervise, evaluate and appraise ICLA Project Assistant (s) in Yemen. 

Perform other relevant tasks as assigned by the Project Coordinator.


  • University degree in law, social studies, development studies / other relevant field/the equivalent.

  • Minimum of 3 years work experience with NGO, legal or international organization in the area of protection or human rights.
  • Experience from working as a Protection Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Experience working with and implementing projects through local partners.
  • Training skills.
  • Reporting skills. 
  • Budget monitoring.
  • Experience in research and data analysis.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Documented results related to the position's responsibilities.
  • Knowledge about own skills/profile.
  • lawyers with proficiency in English" will be prioritized.

Personal qualities

  • Knowledge of the context in Yemen o Knowledge of the English and Local language.

  • Experience working with government, local authorities, humanitarian actors, migrants host community and displaced populations (IDPs and Refugees).

We can offer

  • Till the end of Dec 2020 with possibility of extension subject to funding availability.

  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
  • Employer: NRC
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Al Hodaida
  • Posted on: 13 February 2020
  • Deadline: 19 February 2020