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ICLA Technical Assistant – Database

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Activation Date: 23 May, 2021   Announced Date: 23 May, 2021   Expire Date: 06 Jun, 2021

Job Location: Khost
Nationality: National
Category: Legal
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: Based on NRC salary scale
Vacancy Number: VA-2021-078
No. Of Jobs: 1
Organization: Norwegian Refugee Council
Years of Experience: Minimum of three years’ professional work experien
Contract Duration: up to end of Dec 2021 (Extendable)
Gender: Male/Female
Education: University degree from faculty of law or Sharia, and a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office
Close date: 06 Jun, 2021

About Norwegian Refugee Council:

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organization 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 specialize 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.

NRC Afghanistan established operations in 2003, and currently maintains five area offices in Balkh, Hirat, Kabul, Kandahar, and Nangarhar, as well as field offices in hard-to-reach, displacement-affected provinces: Badghis, Faryab, Khost, Kunar, Kunduz, Nimroz, Sar-e Pul, and Uruzgan. NRC employs over 1,400 staff in Afghanistan, and works through direct implementation of programmes, to provide both emergency response and durable solutions for internally displaced Afghans, as well as returning Afghan refugees, and Waziristan refugees in southeastern Afghanistan.

Job Description:

Generic responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the implementation of ICLA projects in Khost.
  • Contribute to establishment a responsive database with accurate data.
  • Support ICLA staff in collecting proper data.
  • Provide regular progress reports to the ICLA Team Leader and ICLA Coordinator.
  • Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities.
  • Promote the rights of refugees in line with NRC’s advocacy strategy.
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures.
  • Development of holistic and needs based programs, including cash-based interventions and market based programs.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Collect and consolidate data and filling out all ICLA M&E Matrixes on monthly bases.
  • Generate gender and age disaggregated monthly and quarterly progress reports of the ICLA Khost level achievements.
  • Conduct regular meetings with the ICLA Technical Assistants and ICLA Officers to ensure on time, quality and accurate data collection, entry and reporting  
  • Perform daily data entry of the collected documents to the ICLA database
  • Prepare, maintain, and update files (electronic and hard copy)
  • Regularly monitor and administer received data collected by the ICLA program staff
  • Ensure data quality through implementing data management controls and procedures
  • Highly respect the anonymity of beneficiaries approaching NRC and the confidentiality of information received from the beneficiaries.
  • Communicate and coordinate data validation with a variety of information providers.
  • Prepare quantitative reports and printouts on a regular basis and as required
  • Contribute to preparation of monthly reports, thematic reports, and correspondence with government officials and international organizations;
  • Provide regular advice on modifying databases to meet the information needs of project managers and improve the data processing and reporting capacity
  • Provide basic training in database use and update for other staff
  • Perform field visits to ensure the quality of data collected by Programs and to verify the accuracy of reported data
  • Dissemination of monitoring and evaluation data and reports internally and externally
  • Oversight of implementation of M&E systems and tools
  • Ensure monitoring and evaluation data is analyzed to an appropriate standard and that results of analysis inform project decision making
  • Coordinate implementation of surveys, evaluations and researches as requested by management
  • Ensure the inclusion of cash-based interventions and marked based programmes in country and area-based strategies and their implementation across and within NRC’s core competencies
  • Provide an enabling environment for the implementation of cash-based interventions, including multi-purpose cash assistance, emergency cash responses.

Job Requirements:

Generic professional competencies:

  • University degree from faculty of law or Sharia, or a related field and a thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office and Information Systems.
  • Considerable work experience with international and national NGOs in the database system will also be considered in lieu of university degree.
  •  Legal knowledge and legal experience will be an advantage.   
  • Relevant work experience in data entry and data management
  • Good knowledge of MS Excel and MS Access
  • Good knowledge of database design, maintenance and administration
  • Good command of English and national languages both written and spoken
  • Experience in translation from English to Dari, Pashto and vice versa is preferred.
  • Understanding and respect for humanitarian work, particularly relating to refugee and displacement issues.
  • Minimum of three years’ professional work experience in relevant field.
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • Ability to meet deadlines in multiple-tasking environments
  • Collaborative nature, ability to work well in a team environment
  • Flexibility, creativity, and it helps to if you have a good sense of humor
  • Flexibility to work outside standard working hours.

We Offer:

  • Monthly Salary based on NRC Afghanistan Salary Scale.
  • NRC has medical coverage for staff plus 4 dependents. 
  • Eid Bonus once per year.
  • Leave and Holidays accordingly Afghanistan Labour Law.
  • Top up Credit card on monthly basis. 

Submission Guideline:

How to apply:

1st Option: For applying online, and more information, please click on below link:

https://ekum.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1001/job/1876

2nd Option: Based on the policy, only for this position hardcopies of the CVs can be submitted on below address:

House# 94, Street#1, Azadi Mina, 1200 Families, near Taniwal Park, Khost, Afghanistan.

Submission Email:

NIL

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