Fiji: Legal Adviser

27 January 2020

The ICRC Regional Delegation in Suva seeks to fill the following position:

Legal Adviser (Full time)

The ICRC Regional Delegation in the Pacific is seeking a full-time Legal Adviser to be based in its Regional Delegation in Suva. The Legal Adviser will assist the Regional Legal Adviser to promote and support ratification and implementation of international humanitarian law treaties in Pacific Island countries, including by researching, analysing and summarising developments in national laws and practices.

The successful applicant will have a detailed knowledge of international humanitarian law, hold a Bachelor of Laws or a bachelor's degree in a related field, have experience in finding, analysing, interpreting and summarising written materials, and have strong communication, organisational and computer skills (MS Office). Knowledge and understanding of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and familiarity with the Pacific region would be an advantage.

The detailed Job Description, including selection criteria and remuneration details, will be sent on request via email address below.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications, including a motivation letter, detailed CV, contact details of three professional references, and copies of relevant certificates.

Closing date for applications: 14th February 2020.
Applications are to be emailed to: SUV_HR_Services@icrc.org

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.