Information Counseling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) HLP Technical Officer

Information Counseling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) HLP Technical Officer

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 5560

Job Title: Information Counseling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) HLP Technical Officer

Application deadline: 31.08.2021

Duty Station: NES – Al Hassakeh or Raqqa

Job Requirements:

Personal qualities:

  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, carry out multiple tasks simultaneously, and meet deadlines
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to effectively plan to deliver results
  • Ability to work under pressure, excellent stress management skills

Job Description:

Generic responsibilities:

  • Adherence to ORG policies, guidance and procedures
  • Contribute with ICLA specific technical competence to the development of ICLA strategy, Macro LogFrame, and Plan of Action
  • Conduct ICLA specific DD work to support ORG Shelter\WASH and support humanitarian actors intervention in NES
  • Conduct ICLA specific technical research and document findings and recommendations
  • Develop/update ICLA specific technical guidance, tools and mechanism related to HLP matters in NES.
  • Contribute to HLP TWG and ICLA Program through the provision specific technical analysis, lessons learned and reports
  • Develop training modules and provide specific technical learning or/and training for project staff
  • Conduct trainings on HLP rights and Collaborative Dispute Resolution (CDR) to ORG staff and actors
  • Contribute to the legal analysis of HLP issues to inform ORG advocacy efforts, evidence-based HLP policy papers and guide technical advice with relevant stakeholders
  • Cooperate with relevant ORG core competencies and support units to develop integrated responses to the beneficiaries needs

Specific responsibilities:

  • Oversight of the content and quality of legal information, counselling and assistance services provided by ORG and HLP TWG;
  • Ensure regular coordination and dialogue between ICLA teams in NES;
  • Coordination with protection working group and other NES working groups and following the HLP TWG online system referral pathway and provide required technical support for NES actors
  • Support and undertake legal research and production of briefs and reports on HLP legal matters affecting IDPs and HLP right holders in NES;
  • Maintain archiving system for ICLA and HLP TWG’s DD database, research and technical tools.
  • Support capacity building effort of staff and partners.


Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • A University degree, preferably in law and practicing lawyer with Bar Association license;
  • Minimum 3 years of legal practice on HLP rights with strong knowledge on housing and land laws, procedures and practices in Syria;


  • Minimum 3 years of extensive experience working in the field with displaced and/or vulnerable groups and communities and in a humanitarian/recovery context essential;
  • Native fluency in Arabic both written and verbal with proven proficiency in English;
  • Work proficiency and excellent drafting skills in Arabic English;
  • Previous experience of working in complex and volatile contexts;
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;

Context related skills, knowledge and experience:

  • knowledge of Syrian legal framework and practice;
  • Background in housing, land and property law and procedures;
  • Knowledge and experience in international human rights law;
  • Experience in legal research and proven experience with qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis
  • Experience in legal case management;
  • Excellent report writing skills;
  • Excellent training and facilitation skills;
  • Ability to provide high quality briefs, both written and verbal, to a range of stakeholders;
  • Advanced computer skills, especially in Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook;
  • Proven skills and experience in report writing, and representing an organization in public forums preferred; and
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and negotiation skills.

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