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Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Experience, Qualifications and Skills:

  • Educational Qualifications:
    • A university degree in law, persons with alternative but clearly related degrees in combination with strong relevant work experience can be considered.
  • Professional Experience:
    • Member of Bar Association. Authority “B” and above are strongly preferred.
    • Able and or flexible in visiting various locations within Duhok and Nineveh governorates.
    • Preferably a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in the legal field, including protection, delivering awareness sessions, information and counselling for displaced persons on civil documentation, women rights, etc.
    • Proven skills and experience in case mechanisms and referral mechanisms.
  • Skills:
    • Knowledge of English is mandatory; it is strongly recommended the applicant can speak and write English language very well.
    • Very good understanding “written and oral” in Arabic and Kurdish language skills.
    • Advanced computer skills, particular Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
    • Very good communication and interpersonal skills. Candidate needs to be flexible and creative, respectful and diplomatic. Results-driven and highly motivated to assist the most vulnerable amongst IDPs and IDPs returnees.

Reporting and Supervision

Reports to: Legal Coordinator

Supervises: None


Expected Conduct:

  • Ensure that confidentiality is always maintained when sharing data and information about persons of concern;
  • Work with the Harikar/UNHCR protection team in a cooperative and collaborative manner;
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with partners;
  • Maintain high professional and ethical standard when both on and off duty, including upholding the principles and practices set out in the Code of Conduct and adhering to international standards;
  • Seek guidance and technical support when needed with “Do no harm” principle being the priority at all times.


  • All Harikar staff must be committed to the Core Humanitarian Principles as well as the Core Humanitarian Standards in Accountability and Quality Management
  • All Harikar policies and guidelines are an integral part of this Job Description and must be implemented, e.g.:
    1. Harikar operational guidelines and Policies.
    2. Guideline prevention of corruption.
  • Guideline on PSEA.
  1. Harikar Code of Conduct
  2. Child Safeguarding

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