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NRC in Iraq
Since the Government of Iraq declared that combat operations against the Islamic State Group (IS) had ended in 2017, Iraq has been recovering from the significant damage and destruction caused by the armed conflict. Of the more than six million Iraqis who fled their homes since 2014, 4.5 million Iraqis have returned to their area of origin and 1.4 million remain internally displaced. Many Iraqis have returned to areas that lack basic infrastructure, services and livelihood opportunities, or where explosive devices have not been cleared. Other challenges returnees and secondarily displaced people face include the lack of security, community acceptance, housing, property, and civil documentation issues as well as critical educational and health service gaps. Throughout this, Iraq continues to host over a quarter of a million Syrian refugees.

The UN estimates that more than 4.1 million Iraqis will need assistance in 2020, 1.77 million of them in acute need. With military operations against IS group having ended, the Iraqi government faces new challenges to ensure an inclusive reconstruction and reconciliation that will sustain peace.
Since 2010, NRC Iraq has been assisting internally displaced Iraqis, Syrian refugees, returnees, and host communities in Ninewa, Dohuk, Erbil, Kirkuk, Basra, Salahdeen and Anbar Governorates.  

We focus on assisting the newly displaced, those experiencing protracted displacement in camps, and people returning to and living in hard-to-reach places by improving their chance of obtaining a durable solution.  NRC runs integrated programmes across Iraq to respond to people in need using our shelter and settlements, education, camp management, legal assistance, livelihoods, and cash activities. 

Application deadline:20.10.2020
Employer:Norwegian Refugee Council
Title:Camp Management – Community Safety Assistant (National Position)
Employment type:Contract
Percentage of full-time:100
Webcruiter ID:4297335562
Start date:15.10.2020
End date:31.12.2020

Duties and responsibilities
  • Maintain a safe and secure environment in camp by monitoring and patrolling camp premises
  • Mainstream protection in all activities and refer cases to partners
  • Promote the Camp Access SOP while liaising with other organizations if required
  • Build relation with camp community, including groups with special needs and representatives
  • Work with the CM Technical Officer to guide the Community Support Worker incentive team
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents in both hard and soft copies.
  • Contribute to the development, preparation, maintenance and implementation of Community Safety Strategies and Action Plans.
  • Report on Community Safety activities as required and assist with monitoring team targets
  • Respond to enquiries from CCCM PC and PM on matters requiring a community safety output.
  • Assist with manual tasks around the compound as instructed by the CM Technical Officer
  • Report any suspicious activity or security incidents to the person in charge. 
Our Ideal Candidate
  • Very strong interpersonal skills, including communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Situational awareness, attention to detail, anticipation of events, and follow-up
  • Previous experience in community work, preferably with a non-governmental organization (NGO)                                                                
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving ability
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing schedules and requirements
  • Able to work in field environment (including periods outside in extreme temperatures, rain & dust)
  • Willingness to stay in the IDP camp overnight
Additional Information

Contract Duration: 3 months 
Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions.
Duty station: Ninawa

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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

For full position details please click on   Job Description


 LocationMosul, 42002 MosulIraq

Ansam Isam JasimHR Officer

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.

We work in crises across more than 30 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 is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities

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.

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