ICLA Technical Officer Palestine Gaza

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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.

The purpose of the ICLA Technical Officer position is to conduct Information Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) project portfolio activities in Gaza and coordinate the implementation of delegated projects.


  • A university degree in the field of law, international law, or other relevant field, a master’s degree in law, human rights, or any relevant field, is an advantage.
  • Palestinian Bar Association is required.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in civil law matters including housing, land and property, civil documentation and employment issues, laws, procedures, and practices operative in Palestinian Law AND significant protection experience, preferably in a humanitarian/ recovery context.
  • Demonstrable experience in negotiating with authorities and/or others and in advancing the interests of vulnerable beneficiaries before such stakeholders.

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 Gaza,

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

Reports to: Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) Project Manager.

Recruiter: Judeh Hussein

If you are interested in applying for this position, please check the full Job Description: JD ICLA Technical Officer Gaza_May.docx

Contract Duration: 6 months with the possibility of extension based on funding and performance.

Recruitment is being done on a rolling basis so please send in your application at the soonest opportunity, the recruitment will be closed once filled.

Internal candidates: to apply as an internal candidate, log in with your official email or click on Opportunity Marketplace.

We receive many applications for each vacant position, so only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

applications are only accepted if submitted through NRC website or the following email address: recruitment.gaza@nrc.no if you are unable to submit your application through NRC website due to internet connectivity, you can send your CV and Cover letter to the mentioned email.

Unsolicited applications not related to this job advertisement will not be considered (indicate the title of the position in the email subject and cover letter).

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.


  • Provision of legal information, counselling and assistance, technical and legal support and policy advice on Housing Land Property (HLP), Legal Identity and Civil Documentation, Residency and Access to Services, and other legal protection issues as pertinent to ICLA response, to project participants and other stakeholders.
  • Supervision of delegated project implementation plans, activity work plans and drafting of related progress reports, including providing direction, guidance and support to ICLA project officers and oversight of the content and quality of legal information, counselling and assistance services provided by NRC and its implementing partners.
  • Any other task assigned by management.
  • Contribute to the management of ICLA’s partners and consultants by drafting project and procurement documentation, monitoring, and assessing performance and ensuring proper reporting, including data entry into MIS and filing of documents.
  • Contribute to ICLA programme development by identifying, analysing, and documenting violations of the rights, proposing and advocating remedies; contributing to the monitoring and profiling exercises, legal research and outreach activities organized and/or attended by NRC and cooperating, as relevant with other NRC Core Competencies and units to develop an integrated response to the project participants’ needs.
  • Compile narrative and statistical reports in the respective formats including collection and processing of ICLA data and ensuring regular monitoring and check-up of the entered data with actual reports.
  • Ensuring proper documentation and filing of documents (preparation of PRs, movements, payments, invoices, monthly reports).
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