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Job Title: Legal Officer (Appeals and Backlog) - Vacancy Notice - LO/05_GR/11_01
Duty Station and Position Type: Athens
The person selected for this post will be appointed for a four (4) month fixed duration ICMC contract renewable
Start Date 1 September 2011
Closing date for receipt of applications: 26 July 2011 (12.00 pm EET)
The International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) has been designated to recruit Legal Officers for the UNHCR-lead activities designed to support the Greek authorities in efforts to enhance capacity and quality of asylum procedures in the context of the implementation of the Greek Action Plan on Migration Management and Asylum Reform.
The incumbent will participate, on behalf of UNHCR, in the examination of asylum claims at 2nd instance level. She/he will be responsible for case preparation, interviewing and assessment of individual asylum claims and will participate in the decision-making process. She/he will stay abreast of developments in human rights, refugee protection and refugee status determination issues and will keep UNHCR abreast on all developments relating to the asylum procedures in Greece and generate accurate and timely internal protection or legal reports.
University degree (BA) in Law, Political Science, International Relations or other relevant discipline; Minimum of three (3) years of relevant working experience, in particular, in the human rights and/or refugee field; Excellent oral and written Greek and English language skills; Excellent research, writing and analytical skills; Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a multicultural team; Knowledge and understanding of the asylum situation in Greece an asset.
Interested candidates should submit a detailed cv of maximum four pages, a covering letter and two professional references with full and up to date contact details via email, to:
Mrs. Tanja Zwack, ICMC Liaison Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Vacancy Notice number LO/05_GR/11_01and the applicant’s full name shall be quoted in the email subject line. Candidates shortlisted for the post will be invited to undergo written tests and an interview, which will be held in Athens.
Only citizens of one of the Member States of the European Union or the Schengen Associated Countries are eligible to apply - Applications from qualified local candidates residing in Greece are particularly encouraged
A full description of the open position can be found at: