1. Role and responsibilities
The following is a brief description of the role.
These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be
short and essential. Details belong in the Work- and Professional Development Plan.
1. Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements.
2. Implement ICLA activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans.
3. Effectively supervise all of the ICLA work of ICLA Technical Assistants under his/her supervision
and ensure that they and s/he always act in accordance with NRC policy, strategy and procedures.
4. Ensure the involvement of target communities and community leaders in the planning of activities.
5. Work with ICLA Project Coordinator to develop monthly and quarterly implementation plans.
6. Coordinate effectively with relevant partners/ other humanitarian actors and other NRC core
competencies and support departments.
7. Ensure the timely procurement and distribution of materials needed for field activities according to
8. Develop and maintain knowledge of Legal and Civil Documentation (LCD) and Housing, Land
and Property (HLP) rights in order to be effective in his/her work.
9. Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents as required.
Ensure the provision of information, counselling, legal assistance and training activities to target
communities in line with NRC policies, strategies and work plan.
Ensure that all ICLA activities are recorded accurately in line with NRC policy and using templates
and guidance provided by NRC.
Ensure the provision of accurate information on legal and civil documentation (LCD) and housing,
land and property (HLP) rights and entitlements to target beneficiaries in accordance with agreed
Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They
are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:
1. Professional competencies
These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.
Generic professional competencies for this position:
Experience of working as a Project Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context with IDPs/ returnees
and preferably on LCD and/ or HLP issues.
Previous experience of working in complex and volatile contexts.
Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
Fluency in Burmese, both written and oral essential.
Fluency in English, both written and oral essential.
Context related skills, knowledge and experience (shall be adapted to the specific position):
Bachelor Degree from a recognized University, preferably in law or related subject.
2. Behavioral competencies (max 6)
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency
Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, and the following are essential for this position:
Managing resources and achieving results
Handling insecure environments
Working with people
Coping with change
Planning and delivering results
3. Performance Management
The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the
NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:
The Job Description
The Work- and Professional Development Plan
The Mid-term/ End- of – trial Period Performance Review Template
The End-term Performance Template
The NRC Competency Framework