ICLA Technical Assistant at NRC, Kabul, Afghanistan


Deadline: 21 January 2019

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of ICLA Technical Assistant in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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The purpose of the ICLA Technical Assistant position is day to day implementation of NRC’s information, counselling and legal assistance (ICLA) program, support refugee and IDP men and women to claim their rights.

NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

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The ICLA Technical Assistant will perform the following functions:

  • Provide legal information, counseling and assistance to displaced affected people in accordance with the Relevant laws and procedures, including timely and appropriate follow-up, referring loading appeals etc.
  • Remain updated on current legislation and legal developments in Afghanistan.
  • Identify and select beneficiaries, collecting relevant documents (copies of claim files, customary or title deeds, client request from NRC, NRC contract with client, VRF or village leader certification or any other relevant documents)
  • Bring legal problems of clients to the attention of relevant departments and/or represent clients before Justice and Judicial offices;
  • Follow up of legal cases on a bi-weekly basis, writing case history, daily actions, and legal problem forms.
  • Accurately register cases in the electronic database within the month. Registered new cases with relevant documents and data should be recorded in database.
  • Solved, referred, closed unsolved cases should be report to database accordingly and accurately.
  • Arrange and conduct community sensitization on HLP, LCD and essential documents.
  • Relevant documents should be collected within the same months of registration as well as case histories, actions should be written on a daily basis, and case closing sheets maximum by middle of next month.
  • Maintain and update hard and soft copy files of documents and pleadings in individual cases in accordance of NRC soft and hard filling system.
  • Prepare weekly plan, weekly report, monthly report, tentative mission plan or any other report if required.
  • At all-time respect the anonymity of clients approaching NRC and the confidentiality of information received from any clients.
  • Report any issue/concern to immediate superior if required. (report will remain confidential).
  • Work closely with the Information section in referral of information cases.
  • Any other reasonable task as instructed by immediate superior.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

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  • University degree from faculty of law or Sharia, or at less Legal knowledge.
  • 2-3 year’s Work experience in the field of law.
  • Preferably experience in working with clients.
  • Work experience from national or international organizations (Experience with returnees/IDPs issues is an asset).
  • Fluency Dari and Pashto Language.
  • Good English.
  • Familiarity with NRC’s work in the region is an asset.
  • Nationality of Afghanistan.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.

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