Protection Officer-Legal

Danish Refugee Council, East Amman, Jordan

Skill Required:, Project Management
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
3rd February, 2020

Job Description

About the job

The individual will report directly to the Team Leader-Protection. The main duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Deliver updated information sessions and individual counselling to Syrian and Jordanian beneficiaries
  • Provide accurate and timely counselling to beneficiaries on a variety of legal topics for all Community Centre Walk-ins and home visits
  • Responsible for conducting follow-ups and identifying referrals to services providers using applicable tools and in coordination with referral staff and intensive monitoring of legal cases
  • Support the teams in identifying protection and legal programming needs in the area of operation
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding beneficiaries concerns in coordination with Protection Teams and Legal Specialist
  • Support the Protection Legal Specialist in drafting frequent reports – (technical reporting line to Legal Specialist)
  • Support the Protection Legal Specialist in providing capacity building on legal topics to non-technical staff
  • Collaboration and coordination with partners and legal aid providers
  • Work with the MEAL team and Protection Technical Unit to ensure legal activities are of high quality
  • Any other activities, as requested by line manager and Protection Legal Specialist

About you

  • Bachelor/ Degree in Law or other related field.
  • Jordanian Bar Association license

Moreover, we also expect the following:

Required / Desirable

  • At least 3-4 years of experience in protection work in international organizations and humanitarian settings, specifically including the provision of legal assistance and counseling;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, respect, non-discrimination and safety of client at all times;
  • Computer Literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility.
  • Comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Flexibility in working overtime when needed;
  • Previous experience in working with Syrian refugees in Jordan
  • Fluency in written and spoken Arabic & English


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