The purpose of the Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) Project Coordinator position is to implement delegated ICLA project portfolio in Turkana West sub-county including Kakuma camp, Kalobeyei settlement and the surrounding host community. This includes overall responsibility for the implementation of programming in the following key areas: (1) supporting the voluntary repatriation of predominately Somali refugees in coordination with the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) with a focus on provision of information and facilitating safe and dignified return; (2) programming related to improving refugees and vulnerable host communities access to timely legal and civil documentation including birth, marriage and death certificates and supporting the mainstreaming of housing, land and property rights in camp contexts including through supporting collaborative dispute resolution; and (3) supporting NRC’s integrated livelihoods approach through provision of information, counselling and legal assistance related to employment laws and procedures and conducting assessments, research and local advocacy to remove barriers to refugee self-reliance. The ICLA Project Coordinator will provide support on technical programme competences related to programme development and implementation and supervise two ICLA Project Officers and oversee the line management for all staff in ICLA department including refugee community staff. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for developing strong working relationships to ensure integration with other NRC core competencies (Education, WASH and Livelihoods and Food Security) and with a wide range of external stakeholders to ensure that ICLA projects are being delivered within wider coordination in Turkana-West. NRC’s ICLA programming has a strong focus on quality and ensuring that programming is delivered in a safe and inclusive manner with a particular focus on supporting referrals of protection cases to specialized partners and adherence to NRC’s Child Safeguarding Policy.
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