ICLA Project Manager at NRC, Kirkuk, Iraq


Deadline: 26 May 2019

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of ICLA Project Manager in Kirkuk, Iraq. The duration of this post is 12 months.

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The ICLA Project Manager will be responsible to contribute to the development of Country, Area and ICLA strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant ICLA projects.

NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The ICLA Project Manager will perform the following functions:

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  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures.
  • Contribute to the development of Country, Area and ICLA strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant ICLA projects.
  • Contribute to the development of project proposals.
  • Coordinate and manage ICLA project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements.
  • Provide technical direction to ICLA team, and ensure high technical quality of projects.
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Area Manager and the ICLA Specialist, highlighting operational successes and challenges.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and assess new and better ways to assist.
  • Develop and manage project budget, in cooperation with Area Manager & ICLA Coordinator.
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.
  • Promote the rights of displaced persons in line with the advocacy strategy.
  • Participate in relevant project start-up, progress review, and closing meetings.
  • Ensure accurate and consistent implementation of ICLA case management and M&E tools.
  • Actively participate in relevant humanitarian coordination meetings in Kirkuk.
  • Actively promote and operationalize synergies between ICLA and other NRC programmes.
  • Facilitate research, assessments and learning on new technical areas relevant to projects, with support of Specialist.
  • Any other task relevant to the position as requested by the Area Manager or ICLA Specialist.
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • University graduate with relevant preferably in law or social studies/political science.
  • Minimum 3 years work experience from a senior level legal assistance project implementation position in a humanitarian/ recovery context.
  • Ideally the candidate should have ICLA technical expertise, including knowledge of Housing, Land & Property and legal identity, including civil documentation issues.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal is a must.
  • Nationality of Iraq.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.