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Date of publication – DeadlineDate of publication – Deadline

21/12/2019 – 13/01/2020

Work placeWork place

Kyiv

General informationGeneral information

The project will be implemented by the Right to Protection (R2P). R2P, an all-Ukrainian charitable foundation, assists refugees, asylum seekers, stateless, internally displaced persons and conflict affected population in Ukraine.

Duties and tasksDuties and tasks

Work autonomously within the scope of advocacy efforts identified by the Project Manager and the R2P Advocacy Coordinator.
Lead the advocacy directions assigned, and identify and implement most appropriate advocacy activities in close consultations with the Project Manager and the R2P Advocacy Coordinator.
Produce high quality and timely reports in line with donors’ guidelines within agreed deadlines.
Identify the legal gaps in Ukrainian legislation concerning stateless and suggest improvements need to be made.
Draft new legislation, including amendments, regulations and instructions, to address the concerns identified.
Liaise with the government authorities, the R2P partners to follow-up on the situation for stateless in Ukraine.
Organize and conduct trainings, meetings and other events with main actors at local, national and international levels.
Represent R2P at all relevant coordination fora with partner organizations as well as duty bearers.
Establish and maintain cooperation with key duty bearers.
Comply with all relevant R2P policies and procedures, particularly with respect to the code of conduct.

Professional requirementsProfessional requirements

Higher education in law, international relations, refugee or migration studies, conflict studies.
Proven capacity to conduct lobbying and advocacy activities, design, and produce quality knowledge products, including policy and legal papers, etc.
Minimum 3 years of work experience in the field of law, advocacy and/or legal practice.
Experience of working with the State Migration Service and knowledge of human rights is a strong asset.
Excellent ability to communicate effectively in English and Ukrainian, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to work independently and to meet deadlines.
Good analytical skills and attention to detail.

Process filing an applicationProcess filing an application

Send cover letter and resume with the name of the vacancy “Legal Analyst” to resume@r2p.org.ua.

Internal applications from the current R2P staff are appreciated. Responses will be sent only to those individuals who were selected for interview. No phone calls, please.

Applications close date
13 January 2020. If an appropriate candidate is identified, R2P reserves the right to recruit ahead of this deadline.