Job Information Lawyer-Ninawa-Roving NGO Information
NGO Name INTERSOS
Contact Name HR
Contact Email
Job Information
Contract Duration 6 Months
Governorate Nineveh
Job Shift
Nationality National
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2021-05-11
Requirements
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 3 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2021-05-11
Deadline Date 2021-05-22
Location
[Mosul,Iraq ]
Description

Generic Duties:

  • Conduct basic intake interviews with beneficiaries to assess legal needs and provide legal counselling on main issues encountered;
  • When applicable provide legal assistance to beneficiaries with legal or urgent protection needs; 
  • Provide timely feedback to INTERSOS Case Management staff or to other agencies for cases who were referred for legal assistance;
  • Participate in case meetings for complex cases with a legal issue, if requested by the Protection Officer;
  • Ensure the proper filing and archiving of individual legal files to maintain data confidentiality;
  • Undertake home visits to clients in very specific cases, where the client’s mobility is reduced;
  • Develop quality material for dissemination of legal information through outreach activities;
  • Conduct legal awareness sessions in the area of operation according to identified needs;
  • Design and facilitate trainings on legal issues to other staff members;
  • Build the capacity of local actors and key community members on main legal protection issues, concerns and trends;
  • Carry out all tasks respecting key protection principles including but not limited to: PSEA, do no harm, non-discrimination, confidentiality and accountability and need-to-know principles;
  • Update the legal and referral databases for each case;
  • Contribute to the drafting of internal/external reports according to INTERSOS and donor requirements ensuring quality and timely submission;
  • Participate in legal coordination meetings or workshops/trainings as requested by the Project Manager and Protection Officer.
  • Provide legal representation for cases that need to possess necessary civil documentation/lawsuits;
  • Deliver all required invoices that relate to legal fees to Legal Team Leader;
  • Other duties as assigned by the Legal Team Leader and Legal Officer.

 

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Person Specification:

Education and professional experience:

 

  • Bachelor degree in Law and member of Iraq or KRI Lawyers Syndicate;
  • Hold a valid bar association ID B or C; 
  • Minimum three years of relevant professional experience as a lawyer;
  • Previous working experience with IDPs, refugees and returnees;
  • Excellent knowledge of the Iraqi legal system and legal procedures;
  • Strong knowledge of international protection and human rights legal standards;

 

 

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):

  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel) 
  • Respect and a non-discriminatory attitude 
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good reporting skills
  • Ability to show empathy
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Fluency in Arabic (written and spoken)
  • Working knowledge of English (written and spoken)
How To Apply
For Application, PLEASE VISIT THIS GOOGLE FORM LINK (YOU WILL NEED A GOOGLE ACCOUNT TO ACCESS IT)
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

  • Your resume must be uploaded in PDF format.

  • INTERSOS is reviewing applications on a rolling basis, the vacancy might be filled before the closing date.

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