NRC Senior Legal Adviser Jobs 2022 Ethiopia

NRC VacancyNRC Senior Legal Adviser Jobs 2022 Ethiopia: Currently the NRC is hiring employees for their upcoming projects Vacancy for the Senior Legal Adviser position. Now for all Ethiopian’s NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with NRC.

NRC Senior Legal Adviser Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on 06 May 2022. Candidates can apply via online by 18 May 2022.

Organization Name Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted 06 May 2022
Closing Date 18 May 2022
Position Senior Legal Adviser
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process Online
Country Ethiopia

NRC Senior Legal Adviser Jobs 2022

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Education: University degree.
  • Experience: At least 7 years
  • Language: AU working languages (English, French, Arabic Portuguese and Spanish) is a must.
  • Duty Station: Addis Ababa
  • Contract Duration: N/A
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • An advanced University degree (Master’s Degree or equivalent) in International Humanitarian Law or
  • International Human Rights law, political science or public administration, or other related fields. At least 7 years of progressive working experience with at least 5 years of work experience in a similar position.
  • Previous experience with African Union peace operations environment is highly desirable. Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (English, French, Arabic Portuguese and Spanish) is a must.
  • Knowledge of a second or all of the other working languages would be an added advantage.


  • Provide legal advice on compliance-related matters, specifically on IHRL and IHL to AUC and AU PSOs and provide specific support to the AU Compliance and Accountability Framework on issues of International and Humanitarian law as it relates to AU PSOs;
  • Provide support to AU mandated and authorized missions in the integration of IHL and IHRL standards into Mission start up documents and mission specific documents and supports the adherence including revising/aligning with IHRL and IHL existing frameworks on the use of force; arrest and detention and searches and seizures in AU PSOs;
  • Periodically review the MOUs between AU and T/PCCs to reflect elements of the enhanced AUCF to ensure continued compliance with IHL/IHRL obligations and accountability, including providing the modalities for holding offenders accountable, including through prosecution where appropriate, for violations of IHRL/IHL and misconduct by T/PCCs;
  • Finalize a Third-Party Claims Policy for compensations to victims and other third parties, including for ex gratia payments for lawful civilian casualties;
  • Revise the draft AU Protection of Civilians (POC) Guidelines to support the implementation of PoC mandates of AU PSOs;

How to Apply?

  • Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
  • Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting official website. Candidates have to visit at….. to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: 18 May 2022
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