NGO / Non-Profit Associations

Legal Adviser in a Human Rights Non-Governmental Organization

A human rights non-governmental organization based in Lagos but with an office in Abuja is seeking highly qualified lawyers in its Litigation and Legal Advice Unit to fill the position below:

Job Title: Legal Adviser

Location: Abuja
Slot: 2 Openings

Education, Related Skills and Knowledge

  • Applicants must have at least 7 years post-call litigation experience and knowledge of the anti-corruption and human rights fields;
  • A strong commitment to human rights, transparency and accountability;
  • Demonstrated ability to think legally, analytically, strategically and effectively; excellent written and oral communication skills in English;
  • Capacity to appropriately plan and prioritize and to manage multiple demands efficiently;
  • Ability to defend and explain complex issues and positions to staff and to advocate on these positions externally; and strong interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within and outside the organization.

Salaries and Benefits
Competitive but subject to experience.

Deadline: 31st July, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should please submit a Letter of Interest, Resume, and a Short Writing sample to “NGO Vacancy” via: with “Job title” as the subject of the email.

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