Promoting Sustainable Resource Management and the Protection of Fiji's Environment Through Law

Fiji Environmental Law Association

Vacancies

Vacancy for legal officer

FELA seeks applications from suitably qualified and dynamic lawyers with a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience for the position of Legal Officer.


Specific Responsibilites

  • Provide support to the Coordinator and contribute to the development and implementation of FELA’s strategic plan and program of works in collaboration with FELA members, government agencies, NGO partners and relevant stakeholders.
  • Investigate research and draft legal opinions on legal environmental issues and breaches.
  • Provide support to the delivery of FELA’s educational awareness program to the community.
  • Contribute to policy development and legislative review.
  • As required, represent FELA at national and international meetings; and contribute to the development and maintenance of local, national, and regional working relationships with key partners.
  • Report on project activities as required by FELA or donors.
  • Draft and publish project reports, articles and legal summaries using appropriate language for the FELA website, newsletter and other communication activities.
  • Assist in the implementation of FELA’s communications strategy and provide input into various communication initiatives.
  • Carry out other duties as required by the Coordinator and the FELA Board.


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