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ICLA Technical Assistant Kenya Kakuma

Posting Date10/18/2021, 11:34 AM

Job Description

The purpose of the Project Assistant is to support to the day-to-day implementation of Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) projects in and out of camps. ICLA assistant is responsible for supporting the provision of legal counselling and legal assistance services to refugees and host community.  Assistant will also support the provision of information and outreach services and the roll out of identified technical training opportunities in line with ICLA’s thematic focus areas. In addition, the assistant will also facilitate in the creation and training of representative groups to better allow NRC to engage with the affected populations.


  • Adherence to NRC Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and guidelines in relation to provision of information, counseling, legal assistance and referral activities.
  • Provision of direct counseling and legal assistance services by ICLA in Kakuma camp complex and coordination with legal aid partners on complementary services.
  • Supporting the provision of internal referrals from other ICLA/NRC core competencies for refugees in need of counselling and legal assistance services.
  • Preparation of client intake and case management forms for counseling and legal assistance services and ensure confidentiality of client data.  
  • Regular liaison with legal partners/legal aid providers on case management for ICLA beneficiaries.
  • Preparation of referral forms for referrals to external partners and ICLA Somalia.
  • Support the conducting of awareness raising, capacity building and training activities for communities, government officials and NGOs on ICLA thematic areas including housing, land and property rights, Legal & Civil Documentation & Employment Laws
  • Prepare and compile weekly, monthly and mid and end term reports.
  • Supervise relevant NRC community staff supporting project activities.
  • Participate in ICLA continuous assessments, mapping and investigation and supervise data collection during ICLA surveys and assessments
  • Assist in the mapping and training of representative groups
  • Assist in the identification, development, verification, and dissemination of information via digital means
  • Assist in Translation of information to different mediums including leaflets/brochure, bulk messaging/SMS, WhatsApp, short videos/Film
  • Assist in facilitating feedback mechanism between refugees/host-community and humanitarian organizations in Kakuma
  • Assist in contact verification exercises and beneficiary database managementAny other tasks as assigned by line manager.  


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Professional competencies:

  • Experience from working as a Project Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Basic understanding of web based application
  • Ability to assist in the development of key content and information
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Strong communication, analytical and negotiation skills.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Proven skills in report writing
  • Advanced computer skills; Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of English and knowledge or other UN language is an asset

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • University degree in law (LLB)
  • Minimum 3 years’ humanitarian experience with refugees/internally displaced persons (IDPs) at field level with an NGO or other international organization.
  • Good understanding of the Kakuma context.
  • Experience in reporting, client management, case studies and research. 
  • Knowledge on SSPS and other data management systems

Behavioural competencies

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect

Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply

AEP Teacher Kenya Kakuma

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Apply Before11/07/2021, 12:08 PM

Job Description

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • To take the lead in implementation of the NRCs alternative education programmes.
  • To conduct on-the-job teacher training and mentoring of inexperienced teachers. The teacher should be able to efficiently identify training gaps and complement and assist the teacher during lesson.
  • Adhere to and promote NRC’s Child Safeguarding policy in your interaction with children under your care
  • Conduct teaching in manner that promotes the social and emotional wellbeing of learners
  • Teach all subjects to primary learners (normally slightly over-age) on alternative education programmes (accelerated, catch-up) at primary level with the aim of them returning to normal school to take the KCPE.
  • To serve as a model and mentor for inexperienced teacher colleagues.
  • To provide on-the-job training, mentor and supervise inexperienced teachers.
  • Take the lead in guiding the teaching team on the lesson content while referring to the curricular provided.
  • Document the day to day progress which is to be used for the improvement of the program.
  • Deliver lessons and organize learning activity sessions in the subject of specialization.
  • Together with the Education Officer, prepare the learning scheme of work and required lesson plans
  • Keep records of student’ attendance, progress and assessment.
  • Prepare and administer continuous assessment tests and internal examinations to assess learners’ progress and knowledge assimilation
  • Together the senior ALP teachers submit evaluations, attendance sheets and monthly reports to the Head Teacher and Education Officer.
  • Ensure availability of all the necessary teaching aids and materials in liaison with the senior ALP teachers
  • Remain up to date on pedagogical methods and ensure a child-friendly environment where each child’s need are identified and addressed.
  • Monitor and support each learner and inform students of their progress.
  • Maintain good communications with parents concerning the progress of their children.
  • Any other duties that may be given by supervisor.



  • Hold P1 Certificate/Education or recognized two-year Diploma.
  • Must be registered with TSC
  • Have five years of teaching experience in Primary School
  • High level of personal integrity, cultural awareness & sensitivity and empathy for children.
  • High standard of English methodology including oral skills and teaching English to speakers of other languages.

Personal qualities

  • Experience in Mentoring.
  • Having simple individual counseling and conflict resolution skills
  • Keen in ensuring accuracy and precision in all his/her works with attention to detail.
  • Goal-oriented, with the ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Ability to work and live in a generally insecure and harsh environment
  • Excellent communication skills, flexible, readily adaptable to new challenges and approaches.
  • Knowledge and experience of special needs education and practice are a plus factor.
  • Clear vision and creativity
  • Flexibility, reliability, and a team spirit
  • Ability to work long hours and in challenging situations

Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply

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