ICLA Technical Officer Palestine Jerusalem - temporary position (Nationals only)
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1-Role and responsibilities
The purpose of the temporary ICLA Technical Officer Position is to conduct ICLA field activities in WB including East Jerusalem and focal point for implementing partners’ and/or/consultants.
The following is a brief description of the role.
1-Ensure compliance with NRC policies, guidelines and standards
2-Ensure compliance with ICLA strategy, tools, handbooks, guidelines and standards
3-ICLA specific technical responsibility for implementation of technical activities of ICLA project(s)
4-ICLA specific technical responsibility for tracking of financial expenditures for technical activities of ICLA project(s)
5-ICLA specific technical responsibility for the quality control and monitoring of project activities
6-ICLA specific technical responsibility for project documentation of technical activities of ICLA project(s)
7-Provide specific technical support and capacity building towards project staff
8-Provide specific technical analysis and feedback to NRC representatives in coordination forums
9-Assess, promote and document ideas for technical improvement and further program development options
10-Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
11-Promote the rights of beneficiaries in line with the advocacy strategy
1-Maintain relevant legal knowledge and keep up to date with legal developments in Area C and East Jerusalem
2-Provide sound written and oral legal policy advice on domestic laws and procedures and Israeli authorities’ practices and policies in relation to HLP, and other relevant legal topics.
3-Provide sound legal counselling and advice to ICLA beneficiaries on the Israeli/Palestinian on HLP legal issues and other relevant legal topics.
4-Organize, facilitate and conduct ICLA field activities including beneficiary outreach, information sessions and field visits.
5-Deliver legal trainings to legal practitioners, fieldworkers, NGOs and other stakeholders on relevant legal issues.
6-Identify, coordinate and foster relations with other protection actors active in ICLA beneficiary communities to ensure that ICLA activities are adding value to current protection responses.
7-Regularly engage with the governmental institutions and UN OCHA / OHCHR field staff to assist beneficiaries in acquiring other humanitarian services beyond the scope of ICLA’s mandate.
8-Contribute and/or draft legal documents, factsheets, case studies, legal updates and analysis on relevant legal issues.
9-Act as a focal point and coordinate ICLA implementing partners and consultants’ activities, follow up on progress against targets and monthly reports content including quality assurance of services provided and deliverables.
10-Manage the administrative part of the consultants agreements including drafting the agreements, conduct Public Interest cases risk assessments, follow up on consultants’ payments, draft completion of services, etc.
11-Any other related tasks as assigned by the supervisor.
By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:
-Project implementation: ICLA Coordinator (Direct Line-manager) and ICLA Palestine Programme Development Manager, Partnership and compliance unit, Finance unit and Logistics.
Scale and scope of position
Key external stakeholders the post has relationships with (e.g. UN agencies,
INGOs, local NGOs, civil society, governmental bodies, partners, consultants)
Consultants and partners agreements and assigned projects data.
Legal or compliance:
Ensure compliance with the NRC terms of employment, code of conduct, due diligence policy
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Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following three categories:
These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.
Generic professional competencies for this position:
-Experience from working within technical expertise area in a humanitarian/ recovery context
-Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
-Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
-Strong communications, interpersonal, networking and presentation skills.
Context/specific skills, knowledge and experience:
-University degree in law, Masters in Law is an advantage
-Israeli Bar Registration or Palestinian Bar Registration with proven knowledge of Israeli domestic law
-3 years’ of relevant legal work experience
-Knowledge of housing land and property law, freedom of movement and settlers violence law
-Experience in delivering training sessions
-Proven ability to understand the legal, political and socio-economic context in Area C and East Jerusalem
-Fluency in Arabic and very good command of English and Hebrew both written and oral.
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, the following are essential for this position:
-Planning and delivering results
-Working with people
-Communicating with impact and respect
-Handling insecure environments
The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:
-The Job Description
-The Work and Development Plan
-The End-term Performance Review Template
-The NRC Competency Framework
-Working hours: 40 hours a week
-Salary and Benefits: according to NRC's salary scale and terms and conditions
-Duty station: Jerusalem
-Duration and type of contract: Temporary contract (6 months) in accordance with applicable Labor law
-NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 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, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. 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.
Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.
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NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.