Junior Programmes Lawyer

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Junior Programmes Lawyer

  • Post Date:March 23, 2022
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  • Career Level Junior
    Qualification Master’s Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

Location: Bulawayo

About

Brief about the organization: An opportunity has arisen within an organization focusing on access to justice and human rights that seeks the services of Junior Programmes Lawyer.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Provides legal assistance to clients and handles strategic litigation;
  • Conducts research and advocacy initiatives;
  • Conducts training of justice sector actors such as police, prisons and traditional leaders;
  • Compiles programme reports and any other reports required by supervisor;
  • Represents the organization at provincial meetings with the various stakeholders;
  • Manages performance of immediate subordinates including coaching and mentoring.

Skills and competencies

  • Knowledge of human rights and access to justice issues;
  • Excellent litigation skills and knowledge of the law in general;
  • Excellent research and writing skills;
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills and must be proficient in both oral and written English;
  • Knowledge and fluency in Ndebele;
  • Sharp analytical and verbal reasoning skills;
  • Ability to work and interact with marginalized and vulnerable communities and individuals;
  • Ability to lead and motivate teams;
  • Ability to use the Microsoft suite of packages;
  • Clean Class 4 Drivers license.

Qualifications

  • LLBS;
  • Masters in Law / Development Studies / Business Administration;
  • 3 years practicing law in Zimbabwe;
  • Registered with the LSZ.

To apply

Interested applicants to direct their applications and CVs to [email protected] by Friday 25 March 2022.