ICLA Officer - Sinjar - Tenders Global

ICLA Officer – Sinjar

NRC (Norwegian Refugee Council)


NRC IRAQ is committed to:

  • Equal employment opportunities
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Localization of workforce


What you will do

  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, tools, handbooks, and guidelines.
  • Implement delegated ICLA program portfolio according to the plan of action.
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management.
  • Ensure proper filing of documents.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need and explore and assess new and better ways to assist.
  • Promote and share ideas for technical improvement.
  • Adhere to NRC’s Human Resources, Financial, Logistics and Security policies and procedures, and coordinate with these support departments to ensure timely implementation of ICLA activities.


Specifically, you will:

  • Provide mobile legal assistance to beneficiaries who are unable to claim or realize their RCD or HLP rights on their own (i.e. irregular cases or those with vulnerabilities). 
  • Assess the need for the provision of financial assistance to vulnerable IDPs to cover administrative or legal fees, or transportation allowance to attend administrative or court proceedings.
  • Input and update beneficiary data into ICLA’s case management tools, and periodically disaggregate and analyze data gathered during legal assistance activities to identify trends.
  • Compile up-to-date information on relevant Registration Civil Documentation (RCD) and housing, Land and property (HLP) laws, procedures, and practices. 
  • Advocate for recognition of the RCD & HLP rights of displaced persons when engaging with stakeholders, including building owners, local authorities, and humanitarian partners.
  • Undertake regular monitoring & evaluation of ICLA activities, and contribute to monthly progress reports on activities, highlighting any technical or operational successes.
  • Adhere to ICLA policies, donor agreements, work plans, budgets, and procurement plans.
  • Adhere to NRC’s Human Resources, Financial, Logistics and Security policies and procedures, and coordinate with these support departments to ensure timely implementation of ICLA activities.
  • Any other tasks assigned by the line manager.

 Professional competencies

  • A University degree in law and a license to practice law in Iraq.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with legal representation in civil law matters in Iraqi courts, including familiarity with RCD, HLP and ER laws, procedures, and practices operative in Iraq.
  • Proven skills and experience in case management and conflict resolution
  • Advanced computer skills, especially in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Good experience in internal and external referrals.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Arabic and good knowledge of English is required.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and negotiation skills
  • Proven skills and experience in report writing and representing an organization in public forums.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, carry out multiple tasks simultaneously, and meet deadlines.

Behavioral competencies

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Working with people
  • Analysing
  • Communication with impact and respect
  • Coping with change


What We Offer

We offer an opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause and a chance to meet and work with people who are the best in their fields.

  •          Contract Duration: 11 months 
  •          Duty Station: Nineveh – Sinjar – Iraq 
  •          Health Insurance is provided.
  •          Salary: G5 /S1, according to NRC’s Iraq salary scale and terms and conditions.

We are also looking for people who share our values:

  • To be dedicated to what we do.
  • To be innovative with our solutions.
  • To act as one unified and inclusive team.
  • To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the people we exist to serve, and to each other… the members of our NRC family.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply, for more information please read Job Description



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