ICLA Technical Officer Palestine Jerusalem (Nationals Only) , NRC , East Jerusalem

negotiable / YEAR Expired 2 weeks ago
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the Program:

NRC Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) programme in Palestine works on protecting people and communities who have been, or are at risk of being, forced to leave their homes. ICLA provides legal information, training, counselling and assistance for those affected by discriminatory policies and practices.

Job Summary:

The purpose of the ICLA Technical Officer Position is to conduct ICLA field activities in West Bank including East Jerusalem and focal point for implementing partners’ and/or consultants.


  1. Maintain relevant legal knowledge and keep up to date with legal developments in Area C and East Jerusalem;
  2. Provide sound written and oral legal policy advice on domestic laws and procedures and Israeli authorities’ practices and policies in relation to Housing land and property, and other relevant legal topics;
  3. Provide sound legal counselling and advice to ICLA beneficiaries on Hosing land and property   and legal issues and other relevant legal topics;
  4. Organize, facilitate and conduct ICLA field activities including beneficiary outreach, information sessions and field visits;
  5. Deliver legal trainings to legal practitioners, fieldworkers, NGOs and other stakeholders on relevant legal issues;
  6. Identify, coordinate and foster relations with other protection actors active in ICLA beneficiary communities to ensure that ICLA activities are adding value to current protection responses.
  7. Regularly engage with the PA governmental institutions and UN agencies and consortium organisations  field staff to assist beneficiaries in acquiring other humanitarian services beyond the scope of ICLA’s mandate.
  8. Contribute and/or draft legal documents, factsheets, case studies, legal updates and analysis on relevant legal issues.
  9. Maintain partner’s cases UpToDate in MIS and review their reports on monthly basic.
  10. Act as a focal point and coordinate ICLA implementing partners and consultants’ activities, follow up on progress against targets and monthly reports content including quality assurance of services provided and deliverables.
  11. Manage the administrative part of the consultants’ agreements including drafting TORs, conduct Public Interest cases risk assessments, follow up on consultants’ payments, draft completion of services, etc.


  • University degree in law, Masters in Law is an advantage
  • Israeli Bar Registration or Palestinian Bar Registration with proven knowledge of Israeli domestic law
  • 3 years’ of relevant legal work experience
  • Knowledge of housing land and property law, freedom of movement and settlers violence law
  • Experience in delivering training sessions
  • Proven ability to understand the legal, political and socio-economic context in Area C and East Jerusalem
  • Fluency in Arabic and very good command of English and Hebrew both written and oral.

What we Offer? 

You will be working in an international and diverse organization with a dynamic atmosphere.

You will receive support and opportunities to expand your skills and enhance your expertise.

You will be working in our Office in Jerusalem,

This position is Grade (06) Step (01). Salary & Benefits are based on Jerusalem Duty Station.

Reports to: ICLA Coordinator.

Recruiter: Judeh Hussein

Contract Duration: Open-ended.

E-mail: PS.Recruitment@nrc.no

If you are interested to apply for this position, please check the full Job Description: JD ICLA Technical Officer -.docx

Applications are only accepted if submitted through NRC website.

Applications won’t be considered without a Resume and a Cover Letter in English. 

For more information about NRC’s work in Palestine, please check: factsheet_palestine_may2023.pdf (nrc.no)

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.
Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.
NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.
WORK HOURS: 8 Hours a Day
East Jerusalem, Palestinian Territory
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