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Programme Officer and Researcher

ClientEarth
274 Richmond Road E8 3QW

Posted: 21/12/2018

Deadline: 31/01/2019

Compensation: £27,000 - £31,000 per annum

Paid Full-time Permanent


Job description

We have an excellent opportunity for a Programme Officer/Researcher to join our team working on Brexit and International Trade at a very exciting time in this area of work. The successful candidate will work closely with our small but growing team, supporting our legal work in this area in a variety of ways, including conducting both law and policy research and administrative activities. As the UK's departure from the EU approaches, our programme of work in this fast-paced area is increasing with a range of important topics for us to cover. 

This is a newly created role and will involve working very closely with our lawyers and political experts already engaged on the legal reforms taking place as a result of leaving the EU. This includes the Environment Bill, the Fisheries Bill and the establishment of a new environmental watchdog, as well as our broader work on international trade taking place at both our London and Brussels offices. 

Role requirements

We are looking for an organised and driven person who has an understanding of environmental policy, law and/or politics. They must be able to think and work rigorously and effectively to support the team in a variety of ways. The post involves a range of skills, including administration, research, writing and media work and will operate in a highly dynamic political environment. The ability to prioritise amongst a range of tasks is therefore a must. Strong communication skills for both internal and external purposes will be necessary as well as commitment to contributing positively to our team environment. 

Further Information

ClientEarth is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Please note that ClientEarth will only be able to employ those who have the legal right to work in the country where this post is based.

Application information

For more information about this vacancy and for instructions on how to apply please visit our website.

Deadline for applications is on Thursday, 31 January 2019 at 23:59pm.

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About ClientEarth

ClientEarth is Europe’s first and leading environmental law charity. We find real, practical solutions to the Earth’s most pressing challenges. Our programmes cover democracy, wildlife, oceans, forests, energy, climate change, business and health. We currently employ over 100 staff including legal experts qualified in more than ten jurisdictions, based in London, Brussels, Warsaw and Beijing. This is an exciting time to join ClientEarth. In 2017, we were voted Charity of the Year and were named as one of the top 50 innovative law firms in Europe. We have recently established a fund-raising office in New York and we are using our expertise to support implementation of China’s new environmental laws. Join a growing organisation which uses the power of the law to protect people and the planet. Visit our website to find out more about what we do!