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MRG Job Opening: Legal Programmes Assistant
Minority Rights Group International
MRG Job Opening
Legal Programmes Assistant
Salary: Grade E (£23,895- £27,378 per annum pro rata).
This is a part time permanent post, 0.4/2 days per week. This post is based in London. (There is some possibility of additional days being added to this role as funding becomes available but this is not guaranteed and will be discussed with the successful candidate.)
Do you have strong communication and organisational skills? Do you have at least two years’ experience of making logistical arrangements for meetings and events (preferably international)? Do you have experience of working with partners including contracts and checking financial reports? Do you have experience of setting up and maintaining filing systems? Can you speak, read and write very well in French?
MRG is looking to recruit a Legal Programmes Assistant is to help MRG achieve its mission to realise the rights of minorities and indigenous peoples around the world, through the use of litigation, legal empowerment and other advocacy.
We are seeking an individual with the ability to manage several tasks simultaneously, organise and prioritise his or her own work and meet deadlines. The post holder should also have excellent written and spoken English and French as the role requires liaison with partners and lawyers in Francophone countries.
Download the full Job Description and Person Specification.
Closing date: Thursday, 1st December 2016 17.00 BST.
CVs submitted will not be considered
Should you have any queries about the post, please contact Human Resources: email@example.com.
MRG values diversity. Applicants from ethnic, religious or linguistic minority communities are particularly encouraged to apply as they are currently under-represented in this Department of our organisation.
MRG is not able to obtain a work permit for this post as it does not meet the minimum salary required under the UK Home Office system so applicants must have or be able to easily obtain permission to work in the UK.
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