Senior Researcher – Legal Tools

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Natural Resources Group
up to £57,420p.a. for exceptional candidates, depending on experience plus benefits.
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Senior Researcher - Legal Tools
Central London or Edinburgh
Salary of up to £57,420 per annum DOE

Closing date: midnight GMT on 23rd February 2020
Interviews: Tuesday 10th March 2020

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 via the link at the top of this page.

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.

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