Job Details

Senior Counsel

Company name

Public International Law & Policy Group

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Dec 18,2019

Valid Through

Apr 01,2020

Posted on

Dec 21,2018

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 65000 to 75000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
International Law >> International Law
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Senior Counsel
Duties: 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 be responsible for managing the implementation of assigned programs, including providing substantive advice to clients and beneficiaries, facilitating trainings and workshops, managing relevant overseas and DC-based program staff, and overseeing the production of comparative and legal analyses. Will also be responsible for measuring program progress against stated goals, ensuring compliance with all funder requirements, and serving as the point person for all funder communication. 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 work to support employees’ needs and effectively manage talent pool. Play an integral role in responding to employee questions and requests, ensuring smooth on -boarding of employees, and managing employee professional development. 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 DC office; and collaborate with the team to provide support to large projects and initiatives.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A law degree; a current Bar membership; 7+ years’ of previous professional experience, preferably in international law, fluency in English and strong legal drafting, editing, and research skills. 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 or interest in strategic communications; experience managing people and human resource processes; and fluency in another language, particularly French or Arabic, would be an asset.

Additional info

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Company info

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

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