Legal Officer, Legal Protection, HCMP(Project base)

Job Description

Title: Legal Officer, Legal Protection, HCMP(Project base)

Company Name: BRAC

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Master of Law (LLM)
∎ Enrolled in Bar Council

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Advise beneficiary about their problems
∎ Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for individuals
∎ Analyze the probable outcomes of cases, using knowledge of legal precedents
∎ Present and summarize cases
∎ Evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases
∎ Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions, by such means as interviewing clients and witnesses to ascertain the facts of a case
∎ Represent clients in court or before government agencies
∎ Examine legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuit
∎ Prepare and draft legal documents
∎ Negotiate settlements of civil disputes and conduct mediation
∎ Search for and examine public and other legal records to write opinions or establish ownership
∎ Supervise junior legal officers
∎ Prepare monthly/quarterly work plan and progress report
∎ Perform administrative and management functions
∎ Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme's goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
∎ Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
∎ Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Familiar with GBV case management and experience working with refugee
∎ Must adhere to GBV/CP Core Guiding Principles and international humanitarian principles and standards for GBViE/ CPiE
∎ Cultural awareness and sensitivity, prior experience in Rohingya camps is preferable
∎ Strong background and skills in facilitating trainings, coaching and mentoring others
∎ Experience in program/project management;
∎ IT literate with knowledge of MS word, Excel and internet programs.
∎ Able to travel frequently at different project location
∎ Flexible, friendly, interested to learn continuously
∎ Have effective communication and presentation skills.
∎ Ability to work in team
∎ ability to work under pressure

Salary: Negotiable

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance
∎ Festival Bonus: 2

Application Deadline: 18 Oct 2020

Company Information:
∎ 13 Oct 2020
∎ Address : BRAC Centre, 75 Mohakhali, Dhaka:1212
∎ Web :
∎ Business : BRAC’s vision is a world free from all forms of exploitation and discrimination where everyone has the opportunity to realise their potential. The organisation was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 and acts as a catalyst, creating opportunities for people to transform their lives. BRAC believes in integrity, inclusiveness, effectiveness, and innovation in all areas of work. BRAC uses an integrated model to change systems of inequity, through social development programmes, humanitarian response, social enterprises, socially responsible investments and a university. It operates in conflict-prone and post-disaster settings in 12 countries across Asia and Africa.

BRAC is a global leader in developing cost-effective, evidence-based programmes, and has been ranked the #1 NGO in the world for the last five years consecutively by NGO Advisor.

Category: NGO/Development