ICLA Project Manager-North Area Office (Mosul)-Open to Iraq Nationals Only

  • Contract
  • Iraq
  • Posted 1 month ago

Norwegian Refugee Council


NRC is looking for an ICLA PM to join the North Area Office. The legal assistance programme entails information, counselling, and legal assistance to individuals and households on legal civil documentation as well as housing, land, and property rights issues.

**This role is open to Iraqi nationals only**

What You Will Do

  • Develop and ensure implementation of ICLA case management and Monitoring and Evaluation tools,
  • Develop and deliver capacity building trainings to key stakeholders on civil documentation, Housing, Land and Property (HLP) issues, and Collaborative Dispute Resolution (CDR),
  • Regularly participate in relevant coordination meetings to represent NRC,
  • Mobilize and coordinate humanitarian response by Protection actors to risk or threats of eviction and forced evictions,
  • Contribute to the development and dissemination of technical assistance materials on Registration Civil Documents/Housing Land Property rights topics for Protection & other actors,
  • Contribute to strategy documents, work and contingency plans, and advocacy messages on key issues,
  • Promote synergies between ICLA and other sectoral projects via provision of HLP technical support,
  • Support cross-cutting interventions incl. protection, gender and accountability to affected populations. Collaborate with other area programme teams to develop NRC community engagement approaches,
  • Regularly review the quality of ICLA interventions and propose ways to improve implementation,
  • Regularly gather information on relevant laws, policies, and practices operative in Mosul and Salah al-Din, and ensure ICLA teams and humanitarian partners have access to such information,
  • Any other tasks relevant to the position as requested by the Area Manager or Specialist

What You Will Bring

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in senior project positions in humanitarian or recovery contexts
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical ICLA expertise
  • Fluency in English-both verbal and written
  • Academic degree in law or another relevant field
  • Legal expertise on civil documentation, HLP, and/or human rights related issues
  • Thorough technical knowledge of the Iraqi judicial system
  • Broad experience with managing humanitarian and development projects
  • Experience with community engagement approaches and principles
  • Experience with protection, gender, and coordination in humanitarian work
  • Experience with community engagement and development of civil society capacity
  • Experience with exploring and developing partnerships with local organizations
  • Experience working with vulnerable groups; conflict-sensitivity, compassion, discretion,
  • Commitment to an evidence- and needs-based approach to project management,
  • Demonstrated experience integrating legal assistance with other sectoral programmes/assessments

What Makes This Position Attractive?

  • The humanitarian crisis in Iraq remains one of the largest and most volatile in the world. Four years since the end of active armed conflict, displacement in Iraq remains complex with protracted and secondary displacement.
  • This is an opportunity to contribute to protection and assistance internally displaced Iraqis, Syrian refugees, returnees, and host communities, focusing on those in protracted displacement in camps, informal settlements, and areas of return, with a particular emphasis on hard-to-reach populations.
  • Meaningful work that responds to the diverse needs, priorities, and concerns raised by beneficiary communities. We are continuing to shift towards early recovery programming, aiming for sustainable development, providing integrated and localised services to assist the displacement-affected populations while maintaining our capacity to respond to immediate humanitarian needs.
  • NRC is currently supported through multiple institutional, bilateral, and multilateral donors. These include the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, KfW Development Bank (KfW), United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ),European Union Regional Trust Fund (EUTF),International Trade Centre (ITC)United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR)Department for International Development (DFID)Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), U.S. State Department Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance (BHA)etc
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility.

What We Offer

  • Mosul, Iraq duty station.
  • This role is open to Iraq Nationals Only
  • Fixed-term – Until Dec 31, 2023 (renewable based on funding, performance, and the need for the position) – National position
  • 40% travel, approximately within the area of operation (Nineveh)
  • Grade 8 in NRC’s Salary Scale. NRC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.
  • We think outside the box, encourage ideas, and give responsibility to all employees at all levels. You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative.

Key Information – Please Take Note When Applying

  • We highly encourage you to learn more about the role: please review the full Job Description here.
  • Learn more about NRC’s operation in Iraq here.
  • To apply as an internal candidate, click on the suitcase icon “I am an employee on the top right of the page to be redirected to NRC’s internal career site.
  • Apply by completing all the system-required fields of your employment history, experience, responsibilities, and education in your application.
  • Ensure to attach your latest CV.
  • Submit your application and CV in English.
  • When creating your profile, include your full name as per your passport.
  • Unsolicited applications not related to this specific job advertisement will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We receive many applicants for each vacant position. Unfortunately, we do not have the resources to give detailed feedback to applicants who have not been shortlisted.
  • For any queries, please email us at mero.r[email protected] with “ICLA PM Mosul-Iraq” as the subject line.

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