Senior Legal Officer - Transitional Justice

Public Interest Advocacy Centre

Applications Closing: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 17:00

Join our Transitional Justice team
The Senior Legal Officer will be responsible for managing the implementation of an open source investigation for a Sri Lanka mapping project.

The Senior Legal Officer makes decisions about research priorities, relevant information, and contributes to methodological design. Within these parameters, the Senior Legal Officer exercises initiative and judgment and manages their own workload.

The applicant will have demonstrated capacity to conduct open source investigations, research and analytical skills, and understanding of international humanitarian, criminal and human rights law, and good interpersonal skills.  
Applications close: 16th October 2019

Category: Policy & Research
Field: Policy and Research
Employment basis: Full-time, Part-time, Contract
Salary Range: $90,001+
Job Location: Sydney CBD
About us

Join a leader in social justice and make a real difference to people’s lives. 

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) uses litigation, public policy development, communication and training to promote social justice in a practical and strategic way. We are a respected independent, non-profit organisation. 

We have a transitional justice program that addresses relevant issues in Australia and overseas. Our conflict mapping work focuses on the Sri Lankan civil war. Our work aims at assisting transitional justice mechanisms, and other research and vetting processes to operate with greater efficiency and transparency, and to rely on meaningful data.

Contact details
Contact Name: Deirdre Moor
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 02 8898 6500
How to apply

Applications should be no longer than 5 pages in total and comprise a cover letter, resume, and a statement addressing the selection criteria. A position description including selection criteria can be downloaded at

Date posted: 27 September 2019

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