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About Norwegian Refugee Council:

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

Job Description:

Job Overview:

The ICLA Assistant implements ICLA activities in the field. The Assistant is responsible for ensuring that all ICLA activities comply with the NRC Code of Conduct, national law, donor requirements, and ICLA’s overall objective to ensure that people affected by displacement can access their right to a durable solution.

Generic responsibilities:

  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures.
  • Ensure that ICLA projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection and contribute to new approaches for assisting target populations.


Specific responsibilities:

  • Provide legal information, counseling and assistance to displaced affected people in accordance with the ICLA strategy, project documents, and applicable laws and procedures.
  • Identify and select beneficiaries, collecting relevant documents (copies of claim files, customary or title deeds, client request from NRC, NRC contract with client, VRF or village leader certification or any other relevant documents).
  • Enter all activity information into the ICLA electronic database and maintain hard copies of all means of verification documents.
  • Conduct legal awareness sessions for beneficiaries in communities, in hard-to-reach areas and/or at border areas.
  • Legal assistance: Assist officers in legal cases including in the preparation of petitions and lawsuits, defense letters or any other legal letter if requested by clients in accordance with laws. Where appropriate, and under the supervision of the Officer and Coordinator, represent clients in their legal case.
  • Assist officers in the preparation and execution of capacity building trainings per project documents.
  • Provide individual counselling services to beneficiaries per ICLA standards and report outcomes, challenges, and progress to the supervising officer.
  • Collaborating with ICLA Officer in uploading the Methods of Verifications to the M&E tracker on a regular basis.
  • Preparing and presenting the weekly and monthly progress report to the ICLA Officer on a timely manner.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis as assigned by the Officer, Coordinator or Project Manager.

Job Requirements:

Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience within field of expertise
  • Holding a Legal Defense License from Afghanistan Independent Bar Association is an asset
  • Technical specific knowledge from the humanitarian sector and work experience with refugees
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented technical competences related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Familiarity with NRC work in the region
  • Knowledge of English and computer literate (MS Office)
  • At least 1-2 years’ experience from working in a Protection or legal assistance implementation position
  • Experience in monitoring, evaluation and reporting on project activities
  • Prior experience of representing an I/NGO, and advocating on behalf of beneficiaries, in public forums (e.g. Protection Sector)
  • Willing to travel to the “hard to reach areas” covered under ICLA projects in Herat and when needed to Nimroz and Badghis Provinces.
  • Working knowledge of context-relevant languages
  • Advanced computer skills, especially in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook



  • University degree from faculty of law or Sharia, or a related field and a thorough knowledge of Afghan law. Holding Legal Defense License from Afghanistan Independent Bar Association is an asset


Personal Qualities:

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



  • Dari
  • English
  • Pashto


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:

Interested qualified candidates can apply by clicking on below link:

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Note: All applicants are supposed to create and properly fill online CV profile in the Oracle site, example (personal, education, experience background etc..) and only attaching CV will not be enough.

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