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

HR and Logistics Officer (Kenya)

Legal Action Worldwide (LAW) is searching for an experienced professional with a background in administration to support the HR and Logistics and some Finance functions. His/hers/theirs will be the focal person for LAW’s Nairobi office, ensuring project teams are supported in their queries also    build staff capacity. His/hers/theirs will report directly to the Programme Manager and matrix reporting to the Head of HR and Compliance, in addition working closely with the Finance Manager.

Monitoring & Evaluation Consultant

LAW is looking for a consultant to carry out a rapid final evaluation of one of its projects funded by Norad in South Sudan. The project focused on raising awareness of the role of women in transitional justice processes, empowering women to engage with transitional justice mechanisms when created, and more generally supporting the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in South Sudan.

HR & Logistics Coordinator (Bangladesh)

Legal Action is looking for a dynamic HR professional to join its dedicated team to deliver day-to-day HR activities and ensure teams are fully supported. The ideal candidate will have a track record of leading on recruitment, drafting quality HR documentation as well as implementing staff training and capacity building. He/she will work collaboratively and build excellent relationships internally and externally to ensure smooth front line delivery. He /she will be responsible for delivering effective and generalist HR support in a timely manner.

Legal Advisor (Beirut)

Legal Action Worldwide (LAW) is taking the lead to strengthen the international response to all survivors of sexual violence through targeted and impactful legal support responding to survivors’ stated needs and priorities. LAW’s inclusive approach will deliver high-quality services to some of the most marginalised victims of sexual violence, by focusing on children, and particularly boys and LGBTQI+.  

Programme Manager,Sri Lanka

Legal Action is looking for a dynamic and experienced Programme Manager in Srilanka.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.

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.

Interpreter (Turkey)

LAW is seeking an English-Turkish interpreter to assist with the implementation of programme work. The interpreter will work closely with LAW’s team as needed in order to execute programmatic outputs. The successful candidate will combine professionalism, integrity and flexibility to support LAW’s team. The candidate will have past experience interpreting for NGOs and/or international organizations, and will report to a LAW Programme Manager.

Support and Administration Officer (Geneva)

LAW is currently looking for a dynamic individual with excellent organizational skills, who relishes the opportunity to advance respect for victim and survivor’s rights in a challenging and ever-changing context.  You will work closely with the Executive Director and Senior Management to ensure the smooth running of LAW’s head office in Switzerland.  You must be able to work independently, to coordinate and communicate effectively with all stakeholders both internally and externally.

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