Experts Roster - Legal Services

Multiple locations

 

UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY

FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST

UNRWA

 

UNRWA is a United Nations agency established by the General Assembly in 1949 and is mandated to provide assistance and protection to a population of some 5 million registered Palestine refugees. Its mission is to help Palestine refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank and the Gaza Strip to achieve their full potential in human development, pending a just solution to their plight. UNRWA’s services encompass education, health care, relief and social services, camp infrastructure and improvement, microfinance and emergency assistance. UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions. UNRWA is the largest UN operation in the Middle East with more than 30,000 staff. For its international team, UNRWA is seeking to employ a qualified:

 

 

Experts Roster - Legal Services

 

Vacancy Announcement Number

16-HQ-RO-05

Duty Station

various

 

UNRWA regularly requires technical experts and managers with international experience to perform specific professional level assignments related to projects and emergencies. For this purpose UNRWA invites interested persons to register for inclusion in its Legal Services Expert Roster. The Agency is particularly interested in experts in Administrative law, contracts and commercial law, employment law, humanitarian and/or human rights law, international law, and the rule of law.

 

Successful Roster applicants should have several years of broad international experience in their field of work, as well as solid academic qualifications from accredited universities and academic bodies and very good credentials from past employers. Assignments can be at UNRWA Headquarters locations (Amman, Jerusalem, Gaza) or one of five Field Offices (Amman, Damascus, Beirut, Jerusalem, Gaza).

 

Remuneration

Remuneration and other contractual modalities will depend upon the needs of the assignment and the candidate's qualifications, experience and the level of expertise.

 

How to Apply

To start the application process, applicants are required to register at http://jobs.unrwa.org by creating a personal profile and completing UNRWA Personal History Form. Please note that UNRWA only accepts degrees from accredited educational institutions. Only applications received through http://jobs.unrwa.org will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted.

 

General Information

UNRWA encourages applications from qualified women.

 

UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.

 

UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity, and for non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. UNRWA staff are expected to uphold these values at all times, both at work and outside. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.

 

The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.

 

On appointment, all individuals will be asked to sign a self attestation, confirming that they have not committed, been convicted of, or prosecuted for, any criminal offence and that they have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of international human rights law or international humanitarian law.

 

Date of issue: 6 December 2015 / SW

 

 

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: UNRWA - United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees
  • Location: Multiple locations
  • Grade: International Consultant
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Legal - Broad
    • Legal - Broad
    • Legal - Broad
    • Legal - Broad
    • Legal - Broad
    • Legal - Broad
  • Closing Date: 2016-12-31

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