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JOB POST: Legal Protection Officers @ Migration and Asylum Project, Delhi: Apply by Nov 23

By: Upasana Chauhan | November 19, 2018

M.A.P is looking for Legal Protection Officers! If you are a lawyer, and interested in refugee law and protection in India, do apply to be part of their team.

Responsibilities
  • Assisting with client intake sessions, which involve registering new refugees, and providing general information regarding UNHCR’s refugee status determination process etc.;
  • Conducting research on issues of refugee law, on clients’ countries of origin, as well as relevant case law and legal provisions;
  • Drafting client testimonies and legal submissions;
  • Accompanying clients for their registration/refugee status determination interviews at UNHCR;
  • Conducting research for reports/projects on issues related to refugee protection;
  • Assisting in M.A.P’s advocacy and training activities;
  • Maintaining office databases and drafting office correspondence;
  • Assisting in running the internship/volunteer program; and
  • Other related tasks.
Eligibility
  • Indian citizen;
  • Graduate of Law only;
  • Willingness to travel within New Delhi; and
  • Preference will be given to those with prior experience working with refugees/migrants/IDPs or other marginalized groups and/or vulnerable clients.
Important Dates
  • The deadline for receiving applications is 23rd November, 2018
  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by 30th November, 2018
  • Candidates will be expected to appear for a written examination on 7th December 2018
  • Candidates shortlisted following the examination will be invited for a personal interview on 14th December, 2018; and
  • The selected candidate will be expected to begin on 2nd January, 2019.

All applications (CV along with cover letter) must be sent to [email protected]

Further details can be found on the official website.

 

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