Job Details

Counsel

Company name

The Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG)

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Oct 11,2019

Valid Through

Jan 24,2020

Posted on

Dec 21,2018

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 45000 to 55000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
International Law >> International Law
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Counsel
Responsibilities: Serve as the Program Manager on 2+ distinct programs. Providing responsive and innovative legal and policy support to clients in conflict and post-conflict environments, and implements a portfolio of global programs in furtherance of its mission. Will work closely with the Project Director to manage the implementation of assigned programs, including providing substantive advice to clients and beneficiaries, participating in trainings and workshops, managing project team engagement and workload, and overseeing the research, drafting, editing, and delivery of policy proposal, training materials, and legal analyses. Will also support field staff and senior members of program teams with program management tasks, including tracking monitoring and evaluation indicators, establishing and reviewing work plans, and preparing periodic reports on program progress for submission to funders. Will also play a crucial role in supporting new business development by assisting with proposal drafting and sourcing new opportunities. Support in this area allows to stay on the cutting edge of public international law programming. Will be an active member of professional network within and outside of the office. Will participate in in events, presentations, and meetings with alumni and staff in office; and collaborate with the team to provide support to large projects and initiatives. Will additionally assist Senior Counsel and senior management in managing relationships with pro bono law firm partners.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree; a current Bar membership; 3+ years of previous professional experience, preferably in international law or a relevant field; fluency in English and strong legal drafting, editing, and research skills. An outstanding candidate will be an effective communicator and demonstrate the ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple clients and projects. Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience working at or with a non-profit organization; previous experience managing programs in accordance with USG or other donors’ requirements; experience with human rights documentation; experience or interest in strategic communications; experience managing people and human resource processes; familiarity with documentation databases; and fluency in another language, particularly French or Arabic, would be an asset.

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Hiring Coordinator
The Public International Law & Policy Group (PILPG)
888 16th Street NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005

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