Liaison Officer

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Organization: Kurdistan Center for International Law

Location: Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) – Sulaymaniyah

No. of Position: 1


About KCIL

Kurdistan Center for International Law (KCIL) is a non-governmental, non-partisan, non-profit, and independent center with a primary focus on research and analysis of the international law pertaining to Kurdistan’s communities. The KCIL combines advocacy with legal analysis to protect, promote and fulfill the fundamental principles of international human rights law, international humanitarian law, and international criminal law in Kurdistan. The KCIL focuses on the study of law, conflict, peace strategies, survey and policy brief, KCIL aims to combine the theoretical and practical expertise of leading academics and policymakers to deliver strategic projects. For more, visit www.kc-interlaw.org

About the Project

The project (Justice Resilience Initiative – JRI) aims to restore and safeguard people’s trust in the justice system and avert potential crises in the KRI by addressing gaps that have hindered the effectiveness of the legal system and courts in delivering justice and preventing crises, this by establishing a legal framework that aligns with international human rights standards, international criminal justice, and international humanitarian norms with a focus on preventing crises, reducing injustice, and improving the performance of the judiciary, legislative, executive system. The project tries to contribute towards improving the decision-making process in the Kurdistan parliament by incorporating diverse viewpoints and ensuring that laws are drafted with a strong emphasis on respecting international standards and best practices as outlined in international human rights instruments, which is an aspect of fulfilment of the state obligation for promoting the rule of law and crisis prevention among different components in the KRI. The overarching objectives of the project are to strengthen the fundamental principles of fair trial, end of impunity, accountability, standardizing legislation process, and crisis prevention.


Key Responsibilities

  • Acting as contact points for all agency or organizational personnel which might be involved with the designed project.
  • Coordinating and supporting meetings, events, and workshops and development of awareness materials and activities of the designed project.
  • Facilitating meetings and cooperation among targeted groups of the designed project.
  • Develops and implements cooperative partnerships between the designed project and KRI authorities, and local governments.
  • Raising awareness of project objectives and outputs.
  • Liaise with technical experts and collect information contribute to the project goal.
  • Builds and maintains mutually beneficial relationships with stakeholders.
  • Support the project manager and project team to provide periodic presentations and information to key stakeholders on program implementation, results achieved, lessons-learned and other relevant information required.
  • Conduct stakeholder and context analysis.
  • Contribute to risk management, stakeholder mapping, and outcome harvesting.


Qualification & Preferred skills:

  • University degree, preferably law studies, social sciences, or the other relevant professions.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a coordinating and management position.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of human rights standards and standards of ethics.
  • Strong organizational, analytical skills, and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Able to take initiative and work independently.
  • Willing to travel regularly within KRI.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Kurdish required, Arabic is an extra asset.


How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit your CV and a cover letter (together) until 18th May 2024 to [email protected]. In the subject line, indicate that (Liaison Officer).


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