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Please click on the below URL "Lawyer Application" in order to apply. Any application received via email will be disregarded.

Please upload your CV in Pdf Format.

Due to the large number of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Role Profile

Core Job Information

Job Title: Lawyer

Team: Casework Team

Reporting to: Casework Team Manager

Number of direct reports:0

Location: ARM

Number of working hours/ week: 15-25 hours per week - 3 days/ week

Contract Type: Consultancy Contract - 1 year

About ARM

Anti-Racism Movement (ARM) is a non-governmental organization working to dismantle systemic racism and achieve social, economic, and gender justice for migrant workers and racialized groups in Lebanon since 2011. ARM envisions a just society where all migrants enjoy decent living and working conditions with a mission to achieve social, economic and gender justice for all migrant workers and racialized groups in Lebanon. The Migrant Community Center (MCC) is a safer space for migrants living under Kafala. MCC works with migrant domestic workers to improve their living and working conditions and build their capacities to self-advocate for their rights as agents and leaders of change. Its programs include community-building, capacity-building, psychosocial wellbeing, community-led initiatives, and advocacy.

Job Purpose

The Lawyer is responsible for providing legal assistance, including but not limited to: legal counseling and advice, support in dealing with legal procedures, mediation between parties, and legal representation in court, in coordination with the ARM Casework team.

 

Job details

The jobholder’s responsibilities include:

● Provide legal guidance to migrants and refugees (case-leaders) who are in need of legal assistance, protection or other legal support, which includes: legal advice, legal representation in court, mediation between parties involved

● Develop a legal action plan for each case in collaboration with ARM Caseworkers and legal officer

● Submit complaints to the General Security (GSO) and Ministry of Labor, and follow up on cases regularly, train and supervise caseworkers in writing said complaints

● Attend meetings and workshops/training when needed

● Conduct interviews with case-leaders when needed, in order to assess their legal and urgent protection needs and guide them through the available and most suitable procedures for each case

● With the support of the legal officer, train and support caseworkers and ensure accuracy, quality, and efficiency of the legal assistance provided

● Carry out visits to police stations and the palace of justice when needed

● Report to the Casework Team Manager and request their approval for all legal complaints to be submitted

● Weekly reporting to the casework team on progress of cases handled through weekly meetings with the team.

Communication & Work Relationships

Internal Communication

● Regular contact with case management team

● Regular contact with casework team manager

● Occasional contact with other ARM teams as needed

External Communication

● GSO, MOL, other government bodies as needed

● Other organizations

● Case-leaders

● Employers

Framework, Boundaries, and Decision Making Authority

●The jobholder has the authority to make informed decisions on possible solutions and take necessary actions, in consultation with the case management team. All legal complaints to be filed should be approved by the Casework team manager

●In decisions regarding specific cases, the jobholder suggests possible solutions to the case-leader and the caseworker following up on their case for final decision-making, and takes necessary actions

Qualifications

Education

Bachelor's degree in Law

Experience required

● Relevant professional experience, registered at Lebanese bar association for more than three (3) years

● Prior experience in working with or coordinating with other international humanitarian organizations or governmental authorities

● Experience working with GBV survivors is a plus

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

● Ability to represent ARM externally at high level meetings

●Good working knowledge and understanding of advocacy, public policy, and local, regional and international politics

●Ability to represent ARM externally at high level meeting

●Good working knowledge and understanding of advocacy, public policy, and local, regional and international politics

●Ability to represent ARM externally at high level meeting

●Good working knowledge and understanding of advocacy, public policy, and local, regional and international politics

●Familiarity with international protection and human rights legal standards

● Familiarity and experience with labor law and the Kafala system

 

Technical Skills:

● Excellent command of (written and spoken) Arabic and English

● Excellent analysis and reporting

● Computer/IT literacy

Soft Skills:

● Full commitment and adherence to ARM's mission and vision and a feminist leadership framework

● Punctuality and respect for applicable rules and procedures

● Ethical and transparent decision-making

● Independence, i.e. conducting tasks with minimal supervision, and stress resilience

● Self-motivation, results-orientation and teamwork

● Flexibility, tolerance and maturity

● Excellent communication and organization skills

 

How to apply

Please click on the below URL "Lawyer Application" in order to apply. Any application received via email will be disregarded.

Please upload your CV in Pdf Format.

Due to the large number of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

منتهية الصلاحية
آخر تاريخ التحديث: 
13 نوفمبر, 2023
قطاع(ات) التدخل:
المناصرة والتوعية, لعاملات المهاجرات/ العمال المهاجرين
آخر مهلة للتقديم:
الجمعة, 17 نوفمبر 2023
نوع العقد:
‫استثاري‬
مدة الوظيفة:
1 year renewable
الراتب
as per ARM's salary scale
نطاق الراتب:
بين 1500 و 2000 (دولار أمريكي)
درجة التعليم:
بكالوريوس
تفاصيل درجة التعليم:
متطلبات الخبرة:
بين 3 سنوات و5 سنوات
اللغة العربية:
ممتاز
اللغة الانكليزية:
ممتاز
اللغة الفرنسية:
غير مطلوب
البلد/المدينة: 
  • Lebanon
  • بيروت
randomness