Centrul de Drept al Avocatilor - Recruitment for legal counsellor position

The Public Association “Law Centre of Advocates” is looking for qualified person for Legal Counselor position to support the “Legal assistance to refugees, asylum-seekers and stateless persons in Moldova” projects.

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Job title:

Legal Counselor to support the “Legal assistance to refugees, asylum-seekers and stateless persons” projects.

Duty station:

Chisinau, Moldova

Contract type:

Employment, full-time

Location:

Chisinau

Date of publication:

4 August 2022

Application Deadline:

18 August 2022

Key areas of accountability

- Assist all persons of concern ensuring timely high-quality protection information, counseling, assistance, and representation at administrative stages of asylum/statelessness procedure. 

- Provide counseling on documentation with identity documents and civil acts for undocumented persons, persons who recently received citizenship of the Republic of Moldova and stateless persons.

- Refer persons of concern to relevant state authorities for any type of available assistance and monitor the access to the national social, legal, educational and medical assistance.

- Provide expertise to relevant state stakeholders

Qualifications and skills required:

Academic Qualifications:

  • University degree, preferably in international law or human rights law.
  • Lawyer license would be considered an advantage

Experience and knowledge:

  • Previous work experience in the area would be considered as advantage
  • Good organizational and time-management abilities.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Power Point, use of databases

Competencies:

  • Good analytical skills and good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under stress and in crisis situations.
  • Cultural and gender awareness.
  • Fluency in Romanian, Russian and English languages.
  • Driver license.

The LCA is committed to workforce diversity. Women and men, persons with disabilities, Roma and other ethnic or religious minorities, persons living with HIV, LGBTQI+ as well as refugees and other non-citizens legally entitled to work in the Republic of Moldova, are encouraged to apply.

 

Please submit a cover letter and your resume to law-center@cda.md . Applicants selected will be contacted via email.