Legal Officer مسؤول قانوني (تمديد مهلة التقديم للوظيفة)

Legal Officer مسؤول قانوني (تمديد مهلة التقديم للوظيفة)

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 4518

Job Title: Legal Officer مسؤول قانوني 

Application deadline: 18.02.2021

Job Requirements:

Professional Skills:

  • University degree in law / legal studies.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the humanitarian field preferred, Previous experience managing teams preferred.
  • Registered with the legal / lawyers` syndicate.
  • Experience working for an international organization, especially in the humanitarian field, preferred.
  • Experience producing written analytical reports for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: ability to effectively liaise with colleagues on all levels in a distributed, multicultural, detail-oriented environment.
  • Strong computer literacy, including proficiency in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is required
  • Excellent organizational skills, and great attention to detail
  • Fluency in Arabic and/or Kurdish, good command of English is required.

Personal Skills:

  • Demonstrated interest in humanitarian work and supporting people affected by conflict.
  • Positive and professional attitude, flexible, and able work under pressure
  • Eager to collaborate with and support people from different ethnic groups and different religions.
  • Team-oriented and collaborative

 The organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer which considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.

 The organization encourages women to work with us to reach the neediest people in need of humanitarian assistance, such as women, widows and children. We are committed to providing a decent work environment that takes into account the needs of women in the workplace, such as maternity leave and safety protocols that take into account the special needs of women in the field.


Job Description:

  • Oversee the legal teams work in Arraqa; field / supervision visits.
  • Will conduct awareness sessions of protection and rights in the community and to staff.
  • Create information products on rights, protection and legal status and provide counselling sessions for individual cases.
  • Conduct sessions related to protection risks, including housing, land and property, civil status documentation and other services.
  • Conduct mobile field visits to meet with the community and local authorities including camp managements to deliver the importance of some legal issues and the purpose of protection activities.
  • Receive and respond to referrals from the organization’s staff.
  • Develop strong relationships with community leaders and other stakeholders.
  • The legal officer serves as an advisor to the protection team.
  • Train the protection staff to be within the law.
  • To monitor all the legal affairs within PRoL in Arraqa Governorate.
  • Provide legal advice: s/he needs to brief the team on legal issues and possible actions.
  • Set recommendations which would be in complete compliance with the law and must also strive to minimize risk for the team.
  • Perform research: since laws and regulations are changing, the legal officer should research legal sources and SOPs.
  • Identify risks: Legal Officer should regularly analyze the actions and decisions of the team in order to identify problem areas, suggest alternative actions and mitigate risk as much as possible.
  • Advocate for the organization sectors or other humanitarian actors on legal issues.
  • Provide technical support to the legal team; trainings, support with difficult cases, and maintaining legal related data/documents.
  • Capacity building of the legal team in Arraqa
  • Data management and reporting;

1) Manage, file and store data, ensuring the confidentiality of the information collected and the services provided.

2) Prepare and submit weekly and monthly work plans in a timely manner

3) Support the implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools and report on problems in the implementation of the program.

Added Responsibilities

  • Know how to train and manage legal issue.
  • Be conscious of the legal needs of the protection team.
  • Stay informed about what’s going on with the protection team.
  • Stay proactive. Reacting before and after the team has broken the law which can ruin the organization reputation.


  • High communication skills are required.
  • It is also important to have a good judgment and decision.
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Other relevant duties as assigned by the supervisor to support the implementation of the program.
  • All the organization staff are required to adhere to The organization Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the country employment policies.

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to:  Senior Legal Officer

Position directly supervises: 1 Legal Assistant & 4 Legal Community Mobilizers

Other Internal and/or external contacts:

Internal: Integrated Protection Team – ERD – Health teams.

External: Camp Administration/ Management – local authorities – INGOs in Arraqa

1x legal assistant and 4x CML

Oversee the work of legal team in Arraqa.

Job Overview: this position will be based in Ar-Raqqa/ Governorate (Roving) and focus on supporting the implementation of protection rule of law in Northern-East Syria. Thus, the organization will add a legal assistance activities. The Legal Officer will be expected to directly support vulnerable IDPs, refugees and local community members to access their legal rights through awareness sessions, individual counselling and. legal assistance. The Legal Officer will report directly to the PRoL Manager.

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Other Information’s:

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Duty Station: Raqqa

How to Apply:
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