MINELRES: Interights vacancy: Legal Officer for Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union

MINELRES moderator minelres@lists.microlink.lv
Tue Aug 17 20:57:56 2004

Original sender: Beth Fernandez <bfernandez@INTERIGHTS.org>

LEGAL OFFICER for Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union

For over two decades INTERIGHTS has pursued the legal protection of
international human rights through strategic litigation, training,
publications and outreach work.  We have built a world wide reputation
for leadership in this work and are looking for a Legal Officer to
continue and develop our CEE/fSU programme 

As part of an experienced team you will implement INTERIGHTS' current
programme of work in the region, assess new opportunities for the legal
protection of human rights, both within  and outside the region, and
identify potential partner organisations for collaborative work and
funding support.  You will provide legal advice to partners, draft legal
briefs in cases in which INTERIGHTS intervenes, and design and implement
regional projects on key human rights themes.   

This is a rewarding and challenging role and you will have a sound
knowledge of and professional experience in the application of
international human rights and comparative law within the region. You
will have a minimum of two years' directly related experience in
litigation. Fluency in English is essential, and a good understanding of
at least one language of the region is desirable. 

Salary is in accordance with skills and experience, and ranges from ?25
- ?30,000 p.a. (under review).  We will assist you with relocation and
provide a 5% contribution towards a pension. 

The closing date for applications is 5pm on 20th September 2004 with
interviews to follow between 9th & 16th of October 2004. You will find
further information and application forms at
www.interights.org/vacancies/default.asp or by contacting  Alison Jones,
Interights, 33 Islington High Street, London N1 9LH.  Fax. +44 (0) 20
7278 4334 or ajones@interights.org <mailto:ajones@interights.org. No CVs
or agencies.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo an occupational
health assessment.

Interights is committed to equal opportunities

Beth Fernandez, Programme Assistant <<FULL JOB PARTICULARS.doc>
Equality and Central and East European Programmes
33 Islington High Street, London N1 9LH, UK
Direct tel: + 44-20-78430486/office fax: + 44-20-72784334