Background & Description

The incumbent will act as Lawyer under the direct supervision of Field Manager:

To deal with refugees / asylum seekers and respect and dignity.
To listen to refugees/asylum seekers to talk about issues they feel they cannot normally share with others; Actively listen to client concerns and empathizing with their position;
Accepting without bias the issues raised by refugees/asylum seekers;
To help refugees/asylum seekers towards a deeper understanding of their concerns;
Help refugees/asylum seekers to make decisions and choices regarding possible ways forward;
Refer refugees/asylum seekers to other sources of help, as appropriate;
To liaise,  as necessary, with other agencies and individuals to help effect change based on the issues raised by refugees/asylum seekers;
To maintain individual records.
To correspond with Donor with copy to SHARP regarding refugee related matters, as assigned by the Supervisor;
Perform any ad-hoc duty assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements and Skills

Holder of valid Lawyer license from KPK bar
At least 3-5 years of professional experience as a Lawyer with license to appear at high court.
Good knowledge of substantial and procedural civil law.
Specific knowledge of 14 F.A would be an asset.
Proficiency in English and Pashto.
Computer literacy is essential.

Education

Law graduate (B.A L.L.B).

How to Apply

Please send your CVs with copies of credentials on the following address latest by 03–June-2018 at therecruitment4@gmail.com.

About Organization

Society for Human Rights and Prisoners’ Aid SHARP-Pakistan is a non-governmental organization, which is striving for a human rights friendly Pakistan since 1999 by working for the well being of vulnerable segments of the society through various means, be it advocacy, community services, capacity building, emergency response and etc. SHARP has had experience of working with various population groups (refugees, IDPs, women, juvenile delinquents, street children, prisoners and etc.) in different thematic areas including Protection, Child Protection, Emergency Response, Advocacy, Education, Infrastructure development, health, and other rights based approaches throughout the country. With its head office situated in Islamabad, SHARP has offices in Lahore, Karachi, Mianwali, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat, Haripur, Chitral and Batkhela.