Legal Officer

Heartland Alliance International - Iraq

Description
Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Essential

 

  • A bachelor degree in law
  • Minimum three years’ experience in providing legal aid services in humanitarian settings (minimum Level C)
  • Active member of the Iraqi Lawyers’ Syndicate.
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • A broad network of contacts and ability to navigate within the legislative and judicial fields in Baghdad and the IKR and across various ministries;
  • A strong commitment to human rights and to implementation of international law.
  • Demonstrated understanding of protection and ethical principles in humanitarian programming.
  • Experience with Windows platform, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.
  • Excellent oral communication skills.
  • Excellent negotiation and relationship management skills, with the ability to proactively problem solve and find solutions
  • Proven ability to calmly, professionally, and successfully manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to reside in Kirkuk and travel within Kirkuk governorate and to the other governorate and to IKRs governorates.

 

Languages

  • Required – Arabic (read, write and communicate)
  • Preferred (English – Kurdish) language.

 

 

Personal Competencies: Collaborative spirit and ability to work independently as well as in a team; commitment to knowledge sharing and teamwork; positive attitude and ability to see through challenges to find solutions; and strong interpersonal skills and an ability to clearly communicate, including complex concepts into layperson language.

 

Resilience: This project will address sensitive issues. Interested applicants should have a strong commitment to addressing the issues with cultural sensitivity, respect, and confidentiality. Candidates should be flexible, have a sense of humor and patience.

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter (1 page maximum) explaining your interest and how your experience meets the qualifications required and a CV, to

https://heartlandalliance.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=580

 

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

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