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Reference: 74348

Date Added: 28 January 2020
Closing Date: 23 February 2020

Job Title: Senior Researcher - Legal Tools

Working For: IIED, a client of Webrecruit

Location: London

Salary: Up to £57,420

Job Details

The International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is a policy and action research organisation promoting sustainable development and linking local priorities to global challenges.

The Natural Resources Group at IIED is looking for a highly skilled individual to develop and manage action research programmes to strengthen the governance of land and land-based investment.

The Legal Tools Team in IIED’s Natural Resources Group works to strengthen rights in the context of land-based investments. Working with partners in Africa, Asia and Latin America, the team employs a mix of action-research approaches to inform national and international policy and support socio-legal empowerment at the grassroots.

To succeed in this role, you will be experienced at building and maintaining collaborative partnerships and communicating confidently with a diverse range of partners from different backgrounds and cultures. You will have substantial practical experience working on law in a sustainable development context. You will be fluent in English with excellent oral and written skills and must have a postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline as per the job description.

For more information please see the job description.

Applications are welcome from all applicants who meet the experience, knowledge and skills requirements as outlined in the job description. This post is open to sponsorship.

This role can also be based in our Edinburgh office.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.


Closing Date: 23 February 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews: Tuesday 10th March 2020

Application Details


Website: https://www.iied.org/

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