Monday , May 20 2024

NGO Pulse Vacancies – Research Assistant

Website SANGONeT

Job Description:

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) is looking for a Research Assistant in the International Justice cluster to work in our offices in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Research Assistant will work at the SALC offices under the supervision of the International Justice cluster lead. The Research Assistant should be a self-driven individual who is passionate about protecting and advancing human rights in Southern Africa.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Research in the field of international criminal law and business & human rights;
  • Fact-checking legal filings;
  • Legal research and writing;
  • Support advocacy on matters of international justice
  • Factual evidence-based research on matters of international justice;
  • Drafting legal memoranda;

Job Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge of implementation of international and regional human rights laws and instruments in Southern Africa;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; Portuguese or French is highly desirable;
  • Interest in human rights issues;
  • Strong work ethic, a focus on detail, exemplary integrity and a commitment to international justice.
  • Advanced understanding of international law, including international criminal law and business & human rights law;
  • Excellent research skills including online sources;

Qualification & Experience:

  • A degree in law;
  • Experience working in or focusing on Southern Africa is preferred;

Job Details:

Company: SANGONeT

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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