Legal Officer –

Legal Officer

YPSA (Young Power in Social Action

Job Description

  • YPSA (Young Power in Social Action) is an organization for sustainable development working in the greater Chattogram division including Chattogram Hill Tracts (CHT) since 1985 (International Youth Year). YPSA is implementing a project at Ramu and Chakaria Upazila under Cox’s Bazar titled “Sustainable and comprehensive protection program for host communities impacted by the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh”. The project is supported by International Rescue Committee (IRC) and funded by Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance (BHA)
  • Job Title: Legal Officer
  • Duration: September to January 2023 (High possibility subject to fund availability)
  • Job location: Ramu, Chakaria under Cox`s Bazar.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide legal counseling regarding all legal matters/issues to the Beneficiaries and follow up.
  • Conduct mediation sessions for dispute resolution among the host community people and follow-up.
  • Organize and conduct awareness sessions within the host community.
  • Draft FIR, GD, Complaint, etc. and file the same with the relevant police station and court and follow up.
  • Organize and provide training to members of law enforcement agencies and local govt. officials including village court representatives.
  • Responding to cases of SGBV, trafficking, abduction, violence, and other major cases of human rights violation, particularly focusing on emergency response to grave offenses.
  • Organize and participate in the observance of different important days.
  • Maintain all necessary books and records provided by the office regularly and accurately.
  • Prepare an activity report in a timely manner about protection issues and be submitted to the supervisor and other relevant persons.
  • Keep a record of cases in a systematic way and prepare a report on each case.
  • Monthly reports and other reports shall be prepared in a timely manner, and she will closely coordinate his or her work with the Line Manager.

Job Qualification

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)/Masters of Laws (LLM).
  • Only females are allowed to apply
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