Careers

You can become involved with LAW in a number of different ways. With your help, LAW can expand its work to new regions and obtain redress for more people who have suffered from human rights violations.

To find out about other ways you can get involved please visit our Get Involved page.

Current opportunities

Communications Coordinator (Consultant)

LAW seeks a talented communications consultant to share LAW’s vision and to build a professional portfolio across a range of communication products and multimedia platforms. Working directly with the Executive Director and Programmes Teams the Communications Manager will be innovative, developing and implementing annual communication and advocacy strategies to showcase LAW’s work.  The consultant will have in-depth experience of being creative, understanding the international human rights to engage and work collaboratively with a team of expert consultants producing high visibility campaigns globally and in country.

Legal Advisor (Sri Lanka)

In Sri Lanka, LAW focuses on providing training for legal professionals in cases of sexual violence and child abuse, providing technical assistance to justice institutions, victim and survivor lawyers and university law faculties.

Programme Manager (Sri Lanka)

The Programme Manager will work closely with the senior management team to develop and deliver LAW projects in Sri Lanka, including coordination with government stakeholders, research, operations, advocacy, and partnerships.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an exceptional individual to work collaboratively with partners, institutions and stakeholders. The post holder will take the lead in implementation of activities to ensure the achievement of project objectives and the delivery of project outputs.

Senior Media Advisor (Consultant)

LAW is currently looking for a Senior Media Advisor to work on an ad hoc basis, and to be reimbursed by projects and deliverables. The Senior Media Advisor will lead and manage the development and implementation of LAWs media strategy, opportunities, approaches, and initiatives to enhance awareness and understanding of LAW’s work.

Communications Coordinator (Bangladesh)

LAW is looking for an experienced, and enthusiastic Communications Coordinator to help expand our communications reach and impact, in particular through social media engagement and traditional media activities that will showcase and amplify our work, as well as to reach our clients, their communities and the broader public to advocate on behalf of individuals and communities who have suffered human rights violations and abuses.

Project Officer Rohingya Crisis

LAW’s Rohingya Crisis programme seeks to ensure meaningful Rohingya participation in the ongoing international justice processes pertaining to their treatment in Myanmar, including engagement with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (The Gambia v. Myanmar); the ongoing investigation by the Officer of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the work of the Independent Investigative Mechanism on Myanmar (IIMM). Additionally, LAW undertakes innovative strategic litigation on behalf of more than 500 Rohingya clients, ensuring that Rohingya voices are prioritised throughout its advocacy.

LAW is currently seeking a dedicated and passionate person to support our Bangladesh team as the Project Officer.

MEAL Consultant

LAW is seeking monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL) consultants to join us. The consultants will work closely with the field and partner staff. We are offering a fixed-fee framework agreement for a minimum of one year (renewable with mutual agreement and subject to funding). Individual assignments with clear deliverables, timescales and costs will be commissioned under the framework agreement based on the requirements of our country programmes. Our programme counties include the Middle East, Africa and South Asia and whilst some work can be done remotely, some travel will be necessary. This is subject to budgets and Covid restrictions and precautions. The consultant will have in-depth experience of conducting various MEAL tasks, and experience working at management level in conflict and post conflict countries, with local civil society organisations, in one or several of LAW’s focus areas.

Accounting Officer (Geneva)

LAW is seeking a dedicated finance professional with excellent organizational skills to join our Finance head office.  The ideal candidate will be a team player, reporting directly to the Head of Finance ensuring an efficient accounting system for the Geneva head office and for other LAW entities based overseas. The Accounting Officer will also be providing support on financial operations i.e. the regular transactional finance activity and ad ’hoc support on the yearly statutory audit and consolidation processes.

Legal Fellowships

LAW offers 6 month legal fellowships. Legal fellowships, along with all other job vacancies, will be advertised above.

Research

We encourage law firms, think tanks and universities to partner with LAW on our projects. If you are interested in establishing a research partnership with LAW, please contact

info@legalactionworldwide.org.

Join our Network of Lawyers

LAW works closely with a wide network of public interest lawyers from around the globe. This network advises LAW on the development of innovative legal procedures and strategies aimed at effecting legal change. Please contact us if you are interested in becoming a member:

info@legalactionworldwide.org

Women Lawyers Network: Working in Conflict

In June 2014, LAW launched ‘The Women Lawyers Network: Working in Conflict’ to establish and facilitate connections between women lawyers from the Americas, the Middle East, Europe, Asia and Africa. If you are interested in learning more or joining the Women Lawyers Network: Working in Conflict, please contact us at:

info@legalactionworldwide.org

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