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Norwegian Refugee Council

Monitoring and Evaluation Intern, Kenya

Kenya Nationals only

Ref. No: 3023693045

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 4000 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.

The Monitoring and Evaluation Intern will ensure the implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) systems and procedures in the NRC Horn of Africa Mission through technical support and analysis.

The Advocacy and Protection Officer reports to the Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners/employees and to check that its partners / employees have not been involved in illegal activities. 

NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

Job description
  • Data collection/verification, reporting on indicators and response info (Biweekly, GORS)
  • Data analysis and reports/info-graphs generation
  • Basic data storage and retrieval (shared drive & online storage)
  • Best practises in terms of information management and data manipulation
  • Coordination and Team interaction, on-site and remote
Qualifications
  • University degree preferably in information technology, management information systems, information management, web development, database, GIS or any other relevant discipline.
  • Experience in Data Management (analysis, graphical presentation and reporting)
  • Experience working with statistical soft-wares (SPSS, Excel, DHIS2)
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite especially Adobe Illustrator
Education field
  • Engineering sciences & technology
  • Computing / IT
Education level
  • Academy college / University
Personal qualities
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analysis skills (qualitative and quantitative)
  • Excellent one to one and group communication /information presentation skills
  • Basic understanding of various donors’ requirements
  • Experience in designing and participating in development projects
  • Experience working with statistical and graphical software packages
  • Project design and management understanding
  • Goal oriented and committed with ability to work under pressure within a dynamic Team, both on-site and remotely.
Language: English

We offer

Duty station: Nairobi
 
Contract period is up six months
 
According to NRC’s general directions, The candidate will observe NRC’s code of conduct and working hours for the NRC Office in Nairobi.

Miscellaneous info

Travel: Some travelling must be expected

Project Assistant - Information Counselling and Legal Assistance, Kenya
Kenyan Nationals Only

 Ref. No: 3023665260

Commencement: As soon as possible
 
Duty Station: Mandera
 
Duration of Contract: 1 year contract with possible extension

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early 2004 and has since expanded its Horn of Africa Programme to Kenya in 2006 and to Ethiopia in 2011. 


Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced populations. 

NRC has mainly focused on Somalis who are displaced by the ongoing conflict and more recently by the drought and famine. 

NRC offers a comprehensive response for Refugees, returnees and IDPs of high need, addressing their food security, livelihood, shelter, education, ICLA, and water, hygiene and sanitation needs and also responding to emergencies through NRC’s five core competences; Shelter, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, WASH and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA).

NRC’s Horn of Africa operation comprises of large-scale multi-country humanitarian and early recovery interventions spread across eight countries (Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Yemen), and most recently Eritrea, Uganda and South Sudan. 

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 standardisation of programmatic and operational approaches, promote multi country programming and ensuring quality and coordination. 

In Kenya the head office is based in Nairobi and we have field offices in Dadaab, Kakuma and Mandera.

The Project Assistant is responsible for follow up of ICLA activities in Mandera County under the supervision of the Project Officer.

The position holder reports to the Project Officer- Information Counseling and Legal Assistance.

Job description
  • Monitor and report on the project activities and ensure compliance with plans and NRC standards
  • Work with the community committees in the planning and enrollment of the activities
  • Suggest new methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities
  • Report all protection related concerns
  • Carry out data collection as required
  • Prepare field reports
  • Prepare and file relevant documents
  • Participate in the regular meetings at the field level for common feedback of ICLA activities to ensure information is shared across all actors
  • Help in creating awareness about the project activities, scope and mandates.
  • Regularly up-date and maintain the database.
Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Political Science, Social Sciences
  • Experience from working with rights based projects (ICLA)
  • Experience in humanitarian/recovery contexts
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Demonstrable results relating to position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
Education field
  • Political science
Education level
  • College / University, Bachelor's degree
Personal qualities
  • Knowledge of the political and security situation in Mandera
  • Knowledge and ability to fluently speak Somali language
  • Experience working in remote hardship areas.
We offer
Salary / Benefits: According to NRC's general directions. The candidate will observe NRC's code of conduct and working hours for the NRC office in Mandera.

Project Officer - Information Counselling and Legal Assistance, Kenya

Kenyan Nationals Only 

Ref. No:
 3023675109
Commencement: As soon as possible
 
Duty Station: Mandera, Kenya
 
Duration of Contract: 1 year contract with possible extension

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been present in Somalia since early 2004 and has since expanded its Horn of Africa Programme to Kenya in 2006 and to Ethiopia in 2011.


Since 2004, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has demonstrated a regional competence and expertise in working with displaced populations. 

NRC has mainly focused on Somalis who are displaced by the ongoing conflict and more recently by the drought and famine. 

NRC offers a comprehensive response for Refugees, returnees and IDPs of high need, addressing their food security, livelihood, shelter, education, ICLA, and water, hygiene and sanitation needs and also responding to emergencies through NRC’s five core competences; Shelter, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, WASH and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA).

NRC’s Horn of Africa operation comprises of large-scale multi-country humanitarian and early recovery interventions spread across eight countries (Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Yemen), and most recently Eritrea, Uganda and South Sudan. 

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 standardisation of programmatic and operational approaches, promote multi country programming and ensuring quality and coordination. 

In Kenya the head office is based in Nairobi and we have field offices in Dadaab, Kakuma and Mandera.

The Project Officer is responsible for follow up of ICLA activities in Mandera County

The position holder reports to the Head of Office Mandera .

Job Description
  • Implementation of the ICLA project in accordance with donor agreements; project objectives and goals; work plans; and NRC principles and methods. In close collaboration with the NRC Kenya ICLA Specialist, prepare and regularly up-date the mapping of services available to IDPs.
  • Assist in design of surveys/questionnaires to assess the needs requirement of the target group.
  • Assist to design and develop the HLP rights training materials and civil documentation awareness.
  • Assist the Project in developing weekly and monthly plans with the team and ensure plans are followed.
  • Research on IDPs situation in Mandera and develop a holistic programme to address the root causes of internal displacement in the county.
  • Ensure activities are in-line with the NRC and ECHO strategy and NGO best practices.
  • Make recommendations on the way project activities can be amended or improved to best meet the set objectives.
  • Design, develop and implement monitoring and evaluation systems, analyse results and recommend changes to the project/activities in consultation with ICLA Specialist.
  • Monitor and prepare regular reports on progress and impact of activities.
  • Design and develop a database to systematically store lessons learnt from the project planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Ensure effective and efficient project coordination with beneficiaries and other stakeholders.
  • In collaboration with partners, plan an effective and mutually beneficial capacity building project, with the aim of developing and sharing knowledge, skills and attitudes in line with best practices in ICLA.
  • Participate in the regular meetings at the field level for common feedback of ICLA activities to ensure information is shared across all actors.
  • Regular meetings with representatives of the IDP community to inform and clarify NRC ICLA activities and establish a relation of trust and transparency at the field level.
  • Supervise project assistants and identify training needs.
Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Political Science, Social Sciences
  • Experience from working with rights-based projects (ICLA) – particularly HLP, LCD, and CDR
  • Experience in humanitarian/recovery contexts
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Ability to understand and work in areas of conflict between communities
  • Demonstrable results relating to position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own skills/profile
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
Education field
  • Political science
Education level
  • College / University, Bachelor's degree
Personal qualities
  • Knowledge of the political and security situation in Mandera
  • Knowledge and ability to fluently speak Somali language
  • Experience working in remote hardship areas.
We offer
Salary / Benefits: According to NRC's general directions. The candidate will observe NRC's code of conduct and working hours for the NRC office in Mandera.

Consultancy: Community Engagement Learning Workshop Facilitation Services - Kenya

Ref. No: 3021713369
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Commencement: As soon as possible
 
Duty Station: Nairobi
 
Duration of Contract: 10 days

BRCiS has been implementing Resilience projects across seven regions of SC Somalia since November 2013. 


Through PRA methodologies, BRCiS members identified drought, floods, conflict and diseases as the most rampant shocks in the 7 regions and created community plans adapted to the context of each location. 

However, BRCiS has been designed as an adaptive programme and the plans have been reviewed with the communities during the last quarter of 2015 and the first quarter of 2016.

The initial four years programme is now reaching its midpoint. 

Another grant, started in December 2015, and for which the inception phase is currently ongoing, has allowed to expand the programme to new locations.

Job description
  • The consultant will need to become acquainted with the BRCiS programme and its approach of community engagement and participatory planning
  • Preparation of the agenda and the material of the workshop (in cooperation with the BRCiS CMU and TWG)
  • Preparation of the workshop with the participants (through email)
  • Workshop facilitation in Mogadishu, Hargeisa or Nairobi (Mogadishu best option) depending on the conditions of access at the time of the workshop (3 days)
  • Redaction of the report, including action points and recommendations.
  • Sharing of tools (if relevant)
Qualifications
  • Advanced university degree in social sciences
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Expertise with resilience programmes and PRA, particularly in Somalia
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience with the BRCiS consortium is a plus
  • Relevant working experience in Somalia
  • Willing to travel to potentially insecure environments and the ability to negotiate with different communities.
  • Preferable, knowledge of Somali language
Education field: Social Science

Education level: College / University, Bachelor's degree

We offer

Salary / Benefits: According to NRC's general directions. The candidate will observe NRC's code of conduct and working hours for the NRC office in Nairobi.

How to Apply

Go to www.nrc.no to apply online

Deadline for application: 18/04/2016 

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