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ICLA Officer - Beirut (Lebanese National)

Lebanon (Lebanon)

  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Lebanon (Lebanon)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
    • Legal - International Law
  • Closing Date: 2020-09-30

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The position is open on a rolling basis and applications will be reviewed as first come first serve, and interviews will be assigned instantly until a suitable candidate is selected. 
Duties and responsibilities
The ICLA Information Field Officer will be responsible for the implementation of ICLA activities and provision of legal services in the emergency response. He/she will also act as ICLA Referral Focal Point within the response. He / she will supervise the ICLA Information Field Assistants, ensure their capacity building and transfer of key skills, support outreach activities, provide legal services; conduct collaborative dispute resolution activities; conduct assessments in areas of interest; manage  ICLA database and reporting. The main responsibilities include:
1. Oversee the ICLA Field Assistants team.
2. Plan and supervise the implementation of ICLA activities in the affected areas.
3. Involve and inform communities and community leaders about ICLA activities.
4. Conduct individual and group information sessions on civil documentation, legal residency and housing, land and property and employment rights.
5. Provide counselling by staff.
6. Oversee Information Focal Points activities.
7.Work closely with ICLA legal consultants and ensure the proper identification and  follow up of cases requiring counseling and/or legal representation.
8. Conduct and support implementation of collaborative dispute resolution activities.
9. Follow NRC referral system and refer identified cases to the designated focal points.
10. Maintain archiving system up to date (hardcopies and files) with special attention to legal cases filing.
11. Supervise data entry and ensure data cleaning in ICLA database.
12. Report on a regular basis on activities and results to the relevant NRC staff.
13. Ensure coordination at internal and external level.
14. Conduct administrative tasks (ex. IFPs and lawyers payments and other tasks, when required).
  • 2-3 years of relevant work experience in a similar role, preferably in the humanitarian sector.                                                                                                                  
    Previous experience in provision of legal services, including collaborative dispute resolution.
    Previous experience in community sensitization
    Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    Fluency in English and Arabic, both written and spoken
Personal qualities
We can offer

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.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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