• Legal Counselor

  • Legal Counselor The Job Job Title: Legal Counsel (Legal Specialist) ( Employer: Rawabi Al-Nahda Developmental Foundation (RADF) – Yemen. Location: Hajja – Abbs Work Hours: Full time contract Reporting/Responsible to: protection officer. Number of vacancies: 1 Starting Date: ASAP. Post date: 13 Feb , 2020. Deadline Date:19Feb, 2020 Purpose: The legal counselor position is critical to RADF humanitarian response to internal displacement in Yemen. It is a key IDPs Community Center position, with RADF expecting that the post holder with be qualified and possess protection skills, knowledge and attitude to be immediately effective in the field. These include the active involvement and the full participation by all community members, paying special attention to IDPs and most vulnerable host communities. Key responsibilities •Provide legal support to the target population through legal counseling and providing legal awareness sessions inside the IDPs Community Center and in the field. •Assure the protection monitoring of human rights violations, IDPs and refugees’ rights. •Providing legal needs periodically with IDs and family cards and birth certificate according to the criteria and SOPs of the legal assistance in coordination with CRA at Abs district •Working closely with the IDPs community, to identify particularly vulnerable individuals and providing them with a suitable legal assistance. •Ensure that there is a wide dissemination of the risks faced by IDPs in the targeted districts and together with members of the community, define possible solutions to these problems. •Conduct field visits to assess the protection needs and concerns of the target population, with particular attention to especially IDPs and most vulnerable host communities; •Regularly send reports on protection trends and incidents faced by IDPs and host communities; •Detecting GBV cases and referring them to the GBV case management officer •Maintain an excel database to ensure that statistics and other reports are produced on a timely basis; •Compile weekly, monthly narratives and data reports on the risks faced by IDPs in the targeted districts. •Perform any other tasks as assigned by the project manager, IDPs CC coordinator, and protection officer Personal Specifications •University Degree in Law, Human Rights, International Law or related field. •2 years working experience in this field. •Ability to work effectively as part of a team; supporting a team in coordinating complex projects. •Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with diverse members and groups including IDPs, members of the host communities, local council members etc. •Strong writing and editing skills. •Ability to collect and monitor data and generate relevant and accurate reports for a range of audiences •Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint), web based communication systems. •Excellent written and spoken English is an asset. How to Apply •Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements are required to send a detailed CV and a Cover Letter in English, clearly specifying the position in the email subject, and send them on the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf2IKHbNgyvvfHsZEEUn6mlHjWfIbv7IIZYATt3lOH1DE3sUA/viewform by midnight Feb 19, 2020. •Any emails come through other channels will be cancelled and will not be dealt with •RECRUITMENT IS URGENT: Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible and not to wait until the closing date, as CVs will be reviewed as they are submitted and INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONDUCTED ON A ROLLING BASIS. •Any emails without a clear subject; indicates the Position that he/she is applying for; will be discarded. •Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

  • 1/12/2021


Rawabi Al-Nahda Developmental Foundation (RADF) is a non-governmental, voluntary, independent organization established on 27th November 2011, officially registered at the Ministry of Social Affairs as per license (579). RADF is a partner with many UN Agencies such as UNHCR, UNICEF, FAO, IOM, and UNDP and other international NGOs such as DRC, unified organization, Partner Aid international and partners Yemen and many other local NGOs.

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