Yemen: Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance Specialist - Yemen
|Closing Date : 2017-01-20|
Duty Station : Aden, Yemen
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Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Closing date: 20 Jan 2017
Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance Specialist - Yemen
Norwegian Refugee Council
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
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NRC s Horn of Africa & Yemen operation comprises of large-scale multi-country humanitarian and early recovery interventions spread across nine countries (Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti, South Sudan and Yemen), and most recently Eritrea, Uganda and Tanzania. NRC s overall strategy in the region is to ensure a greater number of vulnerable people in hard to reach areas get access to humanitarian assistance, become resilient to future disasters and find durable solution. The regional office is based in Nairobi and works with country programmes to ensure standardization of programmatic and operational approaches, promote multi country programming and ensuring quality and coordination.
In Yemen, NRC commenced operations in June 2012, with a focus on the timely response to the needs of communities affected by displacement and conflict. As a result of the current conflict an estimated 21.1 million people are in need of assistance of which 2.3 million are displaced. NRC s strategy in Yemen is to ensure that vulnerable populations in hard to reach areas are included in NRC s humanitarian and durable solutions programming. NRC is currently operating in 7 Governorates in Yemen from bases in Sana a, Aden and Hodeida delivering life-saving interventions in WASH, Shelter and Food Security. Based on its programming NRC is focusing its advocacy efforts in Yemen on improved humanitarian access, the protection of IDPs, refugees and conflict-affected populations and the right to education. In 2016 NRC will also respond in the sector of Education.
Reporting to the Head of Programme the ICLA Specialist is responsible for technical development of the ICLA core competence, strategic direction and quality assurance, the ICLA strategy and quality controll. The ICLA Specialist is responsible for mentoring, training and capacity building staff on the specific core competence technical capacity.
Applicants for this position may be considered for similar positions in other countries within the region.
How to apply:
Please, apply through www.nrc.no, then vacancies