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Application Submissions Guideline: 

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three referencesto this FORM. If you are unable to complete the form, submit a cover letter, CV and contact information of three references to [email protected] with the job title “PROGRAM OFFICER, SYRIA” in the subject line of the email. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until position is filled. Interviews will take place online or in person. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


ICTJ is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer strongly committed to hiring and retaining diverse and internationally representative staff. Qualified women and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply

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Under the supervision of the Head of Office, the Program Officer, Syria will:

- Research and write on myriad Syria-related issues.

- Support the Head of Syria Program with all logistical matters related to workshops, meetings, and events whether online or in person, including the preparation of post-meeting minutes, notes, and transcriptions.

- Contribute to the program’s substantial portfolio of work (including reports, public statements, op-eds, and web pieces) which seeks to advance the rights of Syrians affected by conflict and contribute to achieving truth, justice, acknowledgment, reform, and sustainable peace.

- Assist the Syria team by updating project documents in English and Arabic.

- Produce reports in English and in Arabic.

- Prepare and administer monitoring and evaluation surveys to track and assess Syria team activities.



• Must be familiar with the Syrian conflict and its evolution and will also have a solid understanding of transitional justice concepts.

• The candidate is open and willing to support other ICTJ Middle East offices and programs, (in particular, Lebanon)

• Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.

• Excellent written and oral language skills in Arabic and English.

• Excellent research, writing, proofreading, footnoting, and citations skills.

• Experience with Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E).

• Demonstrated experience working with local civil society organizations.

• Detail-oriented and able to work in a meticulous, thorough, and precise manner.

• Ability to assume non-routine tasks and to take initiative where appropriate.

• Must possess a strong follow-through on all projects; ability to meet deadlines.

• Ability to handle highly sensitive information and maintain strict confidentiality.

• Effectively communicate and coordinate well while working remotely.

• Willingness and ability to travel is a must.



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Last modified: 
04 May, 2023
Intervention Sector(s):
Human Rights & Protection
Application Deadline:
Thursday, 15 June 2023
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
One year renewable
Salary Range:
2000 to 2500 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
A university degree of higher education in human rights, law, international relations, or related fields.
Experience Requirements:
5 to 10 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon