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Vacancy Announcement and Call for Applications
Vacancy Announcement and Call for Applications

BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights

 

Vacancy Announcement and Call for Applications

 

Position: Researcher                                     Position: Legal Researcher                                    Position: Grant-writing Assistant        

 


 

Background:

 

BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights is a Palestinian human rights organization established in 1998 and based in Bethlehem. BADIL is dedicated to defending and promoting the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people in general and the rights of the displaced in particular. BADIL utilizes a rigorous rights and evidence based legal analysis established within the frameworks of international humanitarian, human rights and refugee law to further advance Palestinian rights.

 

Position: Researcher

Location: Bethlehem, Palestine

Scope: Full-time

Availability: Immediately

 

Main Responsibilities, qualifications, experience and requirements are available at www.badil.org  

Deadline for applications: 23 December 2021, by 16:00 pm and sent via email to [email protected]  

Application must include: CV/Resume, Letter of interest/personal statement in English, a sample of applicant’s research and 2 references. Only complete applications will be considered by the selection committee. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the interview phase by BADIL.

Role Purpose:

The Researcher contributes to implementation of BADIL's research and advocacy action plan, including compilation and analysis of field data, legal and political resources, as well as assisting in the drafting and compiling of articles, briefs, studies and UN submissions (UNHRC, treaty bodies and special procedures) that support BADIL's evidence–based legal analysis and advocacy initiatives.

Key responsibilities:

 

  • Support the production of research for BADIL legal studies, fact sheets and briefs, position and policy papers;
  • Support the production of legal submissions, statements and reports for the various mechanisms of the UN;
  • Analyze new violation incidents within their legal and political context and with reference to previously recorded incidents in order to identify trends;
  • Represent BADIL at conferences, workshops relevant to research and advocacy initiatives;
  • Participate in the overall review and editing of research and advocacy products;
  • Serve as resource person for BADIL, in particular being responsible for responding to written information requests and legal solicitations made to BADIL;
  • Contribute to developing BADIL’s overall research and international advocacy strategies.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum human rights or international law, or other appropriate Bachelor’s degree; additional work experience as a researcher preferred
  • A minimum of two years of relevant work experience in human rights monitoring, research and/or advocacy;
  • Excellent research and analytical skills;
  • Excellent English speaking, writing and editing skills: ability to write clear, concise and well-structured reports and other publications on human rights issues in English;
  • Strong interest and sound understanding of current international affairs; good understanding of international policies towards Israel/Palestine and the Arab Region in general;
  • Knowledge of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including the refugee question, and an understanding of local and regional politics;
  • Working knowledge of Arabic preferred but not required;
  • Strong commitment to human rights and social justice principles;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and as part of a team; willingness to work long hours if required; and,
  • Ability to work in an intercultural environment.

 

For international applicants: BADIL does not facilitate visa applications. Interested candidates either must have a valid visa or are able to obtain one.

Preference shall be given to candidates that: have international degrees in human rights and international law; are residents of the Bethlehem governorate; are female candidates with equal or higher qualifications.


 

 

Position: Legal Researcher

Location: Bethlehem, Palestine

Scope: Full-time

Availability: Immediately

 

Main Responsibilities, qualifications, experience and requirements are available at www.badil.org  

Deadline for applications: 23 December 2021, by 16:00 pm and sent via email to [email protected]  

Application must include: CV/Resume, Letter of interest/personal statement in English, a sample of applicant’s research and 2 references. Only complete applications will be considered by the selection committee. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the interview phase by BADIL.

Role Purpose:

The Legal Researcher contributes to implementation of BADIL's research and advocacy action plan, including compilation and analysis of field data, legal and political resources, as well as initiating, drafting, compiling of articles, briefs, studies and UN submissions (UNHRC, treaty bodies and special procedures) that support BADIL's evidence–based legal analysis and advocacy initiatives.

Key responsibilities:

 

  • Initiate, conduct and produce research for BADIL legal studies, fact sheets and briefs, position and policy papers;
  • Initiate, conduct and produce legal submissions, statements and reports for the various mechanisms of the UN;
  • Analyze new violation incidents within their legal and political context and with reference to previously recorded incidents in order to identify trends;
  • Represent BADIL at conferences, workshops relevant to research and advocacy initiatives;
  • Participate in the overall review and editing of research and advocacy products;
  • Serve as resource person for BADIL, in particular being responsible for responding to written information requests and legal solicitations made to BADIL;
  • Contribute to developing BADIL’s overall research and international advocacy strategies.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum LLM (academic coursework in international human rights and humanitarian law); additional work experience as a researcher preferred
  • A minimum of two years of relevant work experience in human rights monitoring, research and/or advocacy;
  • Excellent research and analytical skills;
  • Excellent English speaking, writing and editing skills: ability to write clear, concise and well-structured reports and other publications on human rights issues in English;
  • Strong interest and sound understanding of current international affairs; good understanding of international policies towards Israel/Palestine and the Arab Region in general;
  • Knowledge of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including the refugee question, and an understanding of local and regional politics;
  • Working knowledge of Arabic preferred but not required;
  • Strong commitment to human rights and social justice principles;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure and as part of a team; willingness to work long hours if required; and,
  • Ability to work in an intercultural environment.

 

For international applicants: BADIL does not facilitate visa applications. Interested candidates either must have a valid visa or are able to obtain one.

Preference shall be given to candidates that: have international degrees in human rights and international law; are residents of the Bethlehem governorate; are female candidates with equal or higher qualifications.

 


 

Position: Grant-writing Assistant

Location: Bethlehem, Palestine

Scope: Full-time

Availability: Immediately

 

Main Responsibilities, qualifications, experience and requirements are available at www.badil.org  

Deadline for applications: 23 December 2021, by 16:00 pm and sent via email to [email protected]  

Application must include: CV/Resume, Letter of interest/personal statement in English, a sample of applicant’s capacity in fundraising/reporting (either a successfully submitted proposal and budget or a project report) and 2 references. Only complete applications will be considered by the selection committee. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by BADIL to participate in the interview phase of the selection process.

Role Purpose:

The Grant-writing assistant contributes to financial and organizational stability of BADIL by assisting the Administrative and Financial unit in their duties. This includes the preparation of BADIL’s grant proposals and reports to donors, monitor and document BADIL’s activities, projects and programs, and search for new sources and modalities of funding.

Key responsibilities:

 

  • Develop high quality funding proposals and budgets for specific projects by working in collaboration with BADIL’s staff; 
  • Deliver proposals and budgets on time and in accordance with donor requirements;
  • Write/produce organizational, project and grant reports that are delivered on time and according to our donors’ guidelines.
  • Maintain communications with BADIL staff to obtain data and materials for reports;
  • Monitor and document BADIL’s activities, projects and programs and maintain organized files and templates for reporting;
  • Search for new relevant funding sources and develop and implement alternative methods of funding.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree or equivalent qualification or work experience in project cycle management, fundraising, grant writing, monitoring and evaluation, etc.
  • A minimum of two years of relevant work experience in fundraising/grant writing;
  • Excellent English speaking, writing and editing skills: ability to write clear, concise and well-structured reports adhering to donor templates and requirements in English;
  • Excellent observation, documentation and analytical skills;
  • Sound understanding of project cycle management, and different methodologies such logical framework, theory of change, outcome mapping, results-based reporting, etc.
  • Interest and understanding of BADIL’s programs and methodologies;
  • Working knowledge of Arabic (reading and speaking);
  • Strong commitment to human rights and social justice principles;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Attention to detail, organizational skills and ability to place themselves in the donor’s shoes;
  • Ability to work under pressure and as part of a team; willingness to work long hours if required; and,
  • Ability to work in an intercultural environment.

 

For international applicants: BADIL does not facilitate visa applications. Interested candidates either must have a valid visa or are able to obtain one.

Preference shall be given to candidates that: are residents of the Bethlehem governorate; and female candidates with equal or higher qualifications.