Legal & Technical Assistant

at Avocats Sans Frontières France
Published January 25, 2023
Location Samos, Greece
Category Legal  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

For its project of Legal Centre on the island of Samos in Greece, ASF France is looking for a Legal and Technical Assistant in Greece. The Legal and Technical Assistant will be responsible to contribute to the proper implementation of the Samos Legal Centre project set up by ASF France.The technical assistant will be under the supervision of the Project Manager.

Main Responsibilities:

Coordination and technical support
- Support and coordinate the field team on the different proceedings undertaken, in cooperation with the project manager.
- Support the Project Manager in the training and management of the field team (composed mainly of volunteers and lawyers)
- Update technical training tools and databases, and assist the project team in updating the project monitoring tools (i.e. database and analysis tools).
- Support with ensuring a legal and geopolitical monitoring on the context.
- Provide analysis and legal support on project activities to the project team
- Support with strategic litigation and advocacy activities and reporting.
- Facilitate awareness-raising workshops on the rights of asylum seekers

Communication
- Participate in the follow-up of the Facebook page of the Samos Legal Centre by making proposals, gathering feedback and drafting posts.
- Provide legal expertise when necessary

Other
- Analyse the context and provide information to the Project Manager

Required profile and qualifications:
- Master’s degree in law, specialty in human rights and/or refugee rights and migration
- Experience in providing direct legal support to asylum seekers
- Knowledge and field experience of the legal procedures and means available for asylum seekers in Greece
- Knowledge and experience of applications before the European Court of Human Rights
- Solid knowledge of the European and Greek legal and geopolitical context
- Knowledge of project management
- Excellent writing and analysis skills
- Excellent communication and team training capacities
- Written and spoken proficiency in English and French
- IT skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, Internet Explorer)

Work conditions :
– Fixed-term contract under French law
– Remuneration according to profile and experience
– Duration of contract: Up to 31 December 2023 (depending on project renewal)
– Starting date: As soon as possible
– On-site accommodation
– ASF France covers two return trips between home and work, at the beginning and end of the mission, and for one mid-mission leave, according to the criteria of the association.

How to apply
Send your CV and cover letter and references in English by email.

Kindly indicate “Application – LTA Samos Legal Centre” in the subject of the email, applications not so stated will not be reviewed.

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