Deputy Legal Services Coordinator

Technical Assistance Inc. (TAI)

স্থানঃ Cox's Bazar (Ukhia) আবেদনের শেষ তারিখঃ Jul 23rd 20

পোস্ট করা হয়েছেঃ 2020-07-15T00:00:00+06:00

আবেদনের শেষ তারিখঃ 2020-07-23T00:00:00+06:00

বেতনঃ Negotiable

কাজের ধরনঃ Full-time

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.Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the position of "Deputy Legal Services Coordinator" for TAI Legal Services Program for the Refugees. The positions will be based at Field Office of Technical Assistance Inc (TAI) in the Refugee camp, Ukhiya Upazillas of Cox`s Bazar district..Duration:.Five (05) months, with possibility of extension based on performance.


  • Graduation in Law (LL.B. Honors) from a recognized educational institution.


  • Scope of work: The incumbent will work at the camp and will engage with a wide range of stakeholders, including the victims/survivors and their families, camp authority, Medical Team Leader (MTL), Government Hospital, community leaders (Camp leader and Block leader), law enforcement agencies in the camp, local police stations, relevant courts, shelter homes, and UNHCR as may be required to ensure strengthened response mechanism for incidents.
  • In order to achieve the objectives of the assignment, the day to day responsibilities of the incumbent include, but are not limited to:
  • Working in coordination with relevant stake holder and UNHCR to ensure proper intervention/support required from the respective organizations;
  • Assist the coordinator in monitoring the cases, GD, complain, FIR filed with police station and coordination with relevant authorities i.e. police and other law enforcers.
  • Responding to cases of SGBV, trafficking, abduction, and major cases of human rights violation, particularly focusing on emergency response to grave offences like rape, physical abuse, child abuse, etc. at camp level in accordance with UNHCR?s Standard Operating Procedure on respective issues;
  • Assist to monitor the work of Legal officer/ Junior legal officers
  • Interventions with authorities to rescue victims of trafficking, abduction, illegal detention and illegal confinement
  • Conduct monitoring visits to detention centres and Interventions made to release individuals from detention, including legal support, where appropriate
  • Organize prison visits by family members of detainees and report to UNHCR periodically
  • Making the primary assessment on required legal action and share a legal opinion with the survivor and UNHCR;
  • Updating UNHCR protection focal person on legal services provided in the camp;
  • Maintaining confidentiality with regard to information of survivors;
  • Following UNHCR Code of Conduct;
  • Undertaking fact findings in coordination with the police and camp authority if necessary;
  • Undertake any other responsibilities as required by UNHCR;
  • Prepare case studies and lesson learnt reports based on his/her experience of working with the refugee survivors;
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly work plan for legal component;
  • Assist in producing timely reporting in coordination with legal services coordinator and relevant legal staff.
  • The other additional job responsibilities are to be assigned as and when required as per the direct instruction by the supervisor and also required by the organization.


  • Graduation in Law (LL.B. Honors) from a recognized educational institution.
  • At least 5 year(s)
  • Minimum five years' experience as an Advocate.
  • Past experience of working with Legal Aid organization shall be considered as added qualification.
  • The applicants should have experience in the following area(s):
  • Legal Aid & Services
  • Professional affiliation: Membership of the Bangladesh Bar Council and membership of the Cox?s Bazar District Bar Association is desirable
  • The candidate must be fluent in Bangla & English (case drafting, reporting, computer literacy and e-mail correspondence)
  • Capacity to communicate and understand local Chittagonian dialect will be considered as additional qualification
  • Strong humanitarian orientation and will to work closely with refugees survivors.

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