Housing Land and Property Technical Officer (Bangladeshi National)

Job Description

Title: Housing Land and Property Technical Officer (Bangladeshi National)

Company Name: Norwegian Refugee Council, Bangladesh

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Ukhia)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ LL.B from a University recognized by the Bar Standards Board

Job Context:
∎ Housing Land and Property Technical Officer (Bangladeshi National)
∎ Our Ideal Candidate: Our ideal candidate is a legal professional in Bangladesh who is motivated to use their skills to assist people in need. This person has a sense of adventure and is not afraid to work in a challenging context.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Facilitate provision of information about the HLP rights and entitlements of beneficiaries
∎ Facilitate individual and group legal counselling relating to the HLP rights during mobiles visits and through the hotline
∎ Support and mobilize beneficiaries for enabling them to address their legal issues relating to the HLP rights independently
∎ Conduct trainings on HLP rights and Collaborative Dispute Resolution (CDR) to NRC staff and beneficiaries
∎ Contribute to the legal analysis of HLP issues to inform NRC advocacy efforts, evidence-based HLP policy papers and guide counselling sessions with beneficiaries
∎ Cooperate with relevant NRC core competences and support units to develop integrated response to the beneficiaries needs

Additional Requirements:
∎ Proven expertise on HLP rights with strong knowledge on housing and land laws, procedures and practices in Bangladesh
∎ Extensive experience working in the field with displaced and/or vulnerable groups and communities and government authorities
∎ Previous experience in the Rohingya response
∎ Fluency in English, both written and verbal. Oral proficiency in Chittagonian
∎ Excellent computer proficiency

Application Deadline: 17 Mar 2021

Company Information:
∎ 3 Mar 2021
∎ Norwegian Refugee Council, Bangladesh

Category: NGO/Development