Executive Director

Executive Director

TERMS OF REFERENCE

INTRODUCTION

The Legal Clinic Network (LCN) is an Iraqi NGO supporting legal aid service delivery, awareness raising, and advocacy on behalf of vulnerable People in Iraq. LCN is an umbrella organization of 31 registered Iraqi civil society organizations (CSOs) that provide direct legal aid services nationwide through static legal clinics and mobile legal teams. LCN members also provide awareness workshops on legal protection issues, specifically focusing on civil documentation and family law, as well as housing, land and property and administrative law.

SCOPE OF WORK

The Executive Director is the key management leader of LCN Projects. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.

Responsibilities

  • Planning and operation of annual budget
  • Establishing employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operations of the Legal Clinics Network
  • Serving as LCN’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public
  • Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations throughout the state and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance LCN’s Mission
  • Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of the Foundation throughout the country
  • Supervise, collaborate with LCN’s staff
  • Strategic planning and implementation
  • Oversee organization’s Board and committee meetings
  • Oversee marketing and other communications efforts
  • Review and approve contracts for services
  • Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Transparent and high integrity leadership
  • Five or more years senior nonprofit management experience
  • Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting
  • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
  • Ability to convey a vision of LCN’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers and donors
  • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector
  • Skills to collaborate with and motivate board members and other volunteers
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to interface and engage diverse voluntary and donor groups
  • Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff
  • Strong public speaking skills

 

To Apply:

Interested candidates should send a copy of their CV and a cover letter to h.mansour@lcniq.org

The LCN will receive applications no later than February 8, 2018