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Information Counselling and Legal Assistance Specialist (Syria) Vacancy Announcement

For this exciting role our ideal candidate is:

A university post-graduate (preferably in law) with a focus on international human rights, international humanitarian or refugee law.  A minimum of 3 years of relevant project management and/or technical advisory experience in a humanitarian/recovery context, and particularly in the protection / legal assistance field. A strategic thinker, who can identify, plan and oversee the implementation of key ICLA activities needed. Technical experience with Housing, Land & Property (HLP) rights or civil documentation issues desirable. 

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organization’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

Role and responsibilities

Generic responsibilities

  • Line management for project staff
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Contribute to the development of Country, Area and ICLA strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant ICLA projects
  • Coordinate and manage ICLA project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  • Provide technical direction to ICLA team, and ensure high technical quality of projects
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Area Manager and the ICLA Specialist, highlighting operational successes and challenges                            
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and assess new and better ways to assist
  • Develop and manage project budget, in cooperation with Area Manager
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and partners and transfer key skills
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders in coordination with Area Manager
  • Promote the rights of displaced persons in line with the advocacy strategy

Specific responsibilities

  • Participate in relevant project start-up, progress review, and closing meetings
  • Ensure accurate and consistent development and implementation of ICLA case management and M&E tools
  • Ensure the development and implementation of a capacity building plan for the ICLA team including a learning by doing component
  • Actively participate in relevant humanitarian coordination meetings particularly those related to housing, land and property and the protection and shelter sectors  
  • Actively promote and operationalize synergies between ICLA and other NRC programmes and relevant humanitarian organizations
  • Any other task relevant to the position as requested by the Area Manager or ICLA Specialist

Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s salary scale and terms and conditions

Duty station: Syria

 

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Contact Info:

Location: Gigiri, UN Complex
Office: NOF South Wing Block 3
Telephone: +254 207623858
Email: gltn[at]unhabitat.org

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