ICLA Technical Officer-Housing, Land, and Property Lawyer
The following is a brief description of the role.
- Ensure compliance with NRC policies, guidelines and standards
- Ensure compliance with ICLA strategy, tools, handbooks, guidelines and standards
- ICLA specific technical responsibility for implementation of technical activities of ICLA project(s)
- ICLA specific technical responsibility for tracking of financial expenditures for technical activities of ICLA project(s)
- ICLA specific technical responsibility for the quality control and monitoring of project activities
- ICLA specific technical responsibility for project documentation of technical activities of ICLA project(s)
- Provide specific technical support and capacity building towards project staff
- Provide specific technical analysis and feedback to NRC representatives in coordination forums
- Assess, promote and document ideas for technical improvement and further program development options
- Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
- Promote the rights of beneficiaries in line with the advocacy strategy
- Provide sound written and oral legal policy advice on domestic laws and procedures and Israeli authorities’ practices and policies in relation to HLP, freedom of movement and settlers violence.
- Provide legal technical support on housing, land and property (HLP) as well as freedom of movement and settlers violence legal issues to different stakeholders working in the WB on the implementation of humanitarian aid projects in Area C.
- Provide sound legal counselling and advice to ICLA beneficiaries on the Israeli/Palestinian legal system and in particular, provide advice on HLP, freedom of movement and settlers violence legal matters.
- Conduct ICLA field activities including beneficiary outreach and field visits.
- Deliver legal information sessions to ICLA beneficiaries on relevant legal HLP, freedom of movement and settlers violence issues
- Deliver legal trainings to legal practitioners, fieldworkers, NGOs and other stakeholders on relevant legal issues.
- Draft legal documents, factsheets, case studies, legal updates and analysis on relevant legal issues.
- 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.
- 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.
- Data entry into ICLA database
- 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 area C Coordinator 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
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:
1. Professional competencies
These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.
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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
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
- Expertise in policy advice and analysis
- Experience in delivering training sessions
- Strong legal drafting skills
- Strong communication skills
- Knowledge of the context in Palestine
- Fluency in Arabic and very good command of English and Hebrew both written and oral.
2. Behavioural competencies
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
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: 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.
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