The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.
We protect displaced people and support them as they build a new future. We started our relief efforts after World War Two. Today, we work in both new and protracted crises across 31 countries. We specialise in six areas: food security, education, shelter, legal assistance, camp management, and water, sanitation and hygiene.
We stand up for people forced to flee. NRC is a determined advocate for displaced people. We promote and defend displaced people's rights and dignity in local communities, with national governments and in the international arena. NRC’s Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva is a global leader in monitoring, reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.
We respond quickly to emergencies. Our expert deployment capacity, NORCAP, boasts around 1,000 experts from all over the world who can be deployed within 72 hours. Our experts help improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises.
Around 6,000 men and women work for the Norwegian Refugee Council. Most of us are hired locally to work in the field, and a small number are based at our head office in Oslo. Many of our colleagues were once themselves fleeing their homes.
Access to people in need remains one of the greatest challenges for humanitarian organisations working to reach vulnerable communities. Shrinking humanitarian space and deteriorating security have left many of those most in need with limited or no assistance. Given the operational conditions of highly dynamic security, political and conflict situations, humanitarians are preparing for increasing complexity in reaching the most vulnerable populations in hard to reach areas.NRC aims to expand its access into new areas in the East Africa and Yemen Region to address unmet needs and respond to new emergencies. The goal is to ensure that NRC is present and able to provide assistance in areas with the highest needs.
NRC’s East Africa & Yemen Regional Office is therefore looking for a Regional Access Advisor (RAA) to play a key role in implementing a project on Access and Negotiations across the region. The RAA will drive forward this project which aims to support both field workers and critical decision-makers to improve presence and programming in complex operating environments. The RAA is part of a global project team and is well-suited to individuals who can work independently and take initiative. This is an interesting role and and excellent opportunity to work in one of NRC’s areas of strategic importance.
*Please see the full Job Description attached below*
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya (possibility to be located in one of NRC’s Country Offices in the EA&Y Region)
Contract Duration: 2 years
Salary/Benefits: Competitive compensation and benefits package
An approved health clearance will be required before commencement of the contract.
NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and employees to check they have not been involved in illegal activities. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose
Interested and qualified? Go to Norwegian Refugee Council career website on www.webcruiter.no to apply