Law Officer – Counter Wildlife Trafficking
Open Positions: 2
Work Experience: 0-4 years
Reports to: Legal Advisor
Duration: 1 year
Remuneration: Will be commensurate with experience.
About the Organization: Wildlife Conservation Society-India is an organization that works towards conservation backed by science. We engage with governments and partner with several other NGOs to achieve the best results. We have undertaken a project called Counter Wildlife Trafficking which aims at addressing illegal wildlife trade in India.
About the Project: Wildlife Conservation Society-India has initiated a project called Counter Wildlife Trafficking, which seeks to build capacity amongst law enforcement agencies and the judiciary to combat wildlife trafficking in India. The project aims to improve India’s detection and enforcement agencies’ capacity to investigate, arrest, prosecute, convict and sentence criminal organizations that perpetrate wildlife trafficking. To this end, WCS-India will conduct capacity building workshops for various stakeholders involved in investigation, enforcement and prosecution including the Forest Department, Police, Customs officials, Directorate of Enforcement, public prosecutors, judiciary etc.
Job Description: The primary responsibilities of the Law Officer are:
- Assist with creation of curriculum and conducting capacity building workshops for various agencies.
- Assist enforcement agencies with legal advice and help with cases on an ongoing basis.
- Conduct research on other aspects of environmental and wildlife law.
Educational Qualification: B.A/B.B.A, L.L.B.
Excellent communication skills and fluency in English required. Knowledge of Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Tamil or Telugu is desirable. Interest and passion for wildlife conservation is a must. Preferred if the candidate has done an internship on environmental law.
Kindly get in touch with us at email@example.com with the subject line “Application: Law Officer”, your CV and a letter of intent by 30.03.2020, if interested. Please note that applications without a letter of intent will not be entertained.
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