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International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) is looking for applications from suitable candidates for the position of Legal Adviser.

Application Deadline – May 5, 2018

Job Context
  • Department: Communication/Prevention
  • Starting date: As soon as possible
Job Description / Responsibility
  • Provides legal advice and technical assistance to national authorities;
  • Monitors developments in the national implementation of IHL and relevant international human rights law (IHRL) norms;
  • Actively promotes the cooperation between ICRC and governments;
  • Performs independent research on and analysis of specific legal issues, as well as broader sectors of the national legal systems.
  • Advises on socio-political and legal aspects of delegation strategy and operations in Asia;
  • Keeps up to date on ICRC institutional themes of priority and promotes those themes in presentations to staff members, and to governments and think tanks;
  • Provides professional and technical support to the various communication programs;
  • Undertakes any other duties, professional and administrative, that are consistent with the overall responsibility for the post or as may be requested by the supervisor;
Educational Requirements
    Masters university degree in law, international relations or other relevant field;
Experience Requirements
  • At least 3 year(s)
Job Requirements
  • At least 3 years’ professional experience;
  • Sound knowledge of international humanitarian law and human rights law;
  • Experience working with government or the judicial sector;
  • Good knowledge of the government’s structures;
  • Effective communication and pedagogical skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of written and oral English and Bengali, French would be an asset;
  • Good computer skills (particularly Power point, MS Word, Excel);
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team;
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel.
Job Location


Other Benefits
  • A resident contract with an interesting compensation and social package.
  • In-house and/or external training.
  • A stimulating and rewarding job in a multicultural organisation with development opportunities.
  • The opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience in an international setting of humanitarian endeavour.
To Apply

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