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Legal Officer - Eastern Africa

Salary: KES. From 2,160,000 per annum

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

We are looking for a Legal Officer who will be responsible for ensuring that ARTICLE 19 plays a crucial role in promoting an enabling legal and policy environment for freedom of expression and freedom of information in Eastern Africa. Based in the region, s/he will be developing policy documents of freedom of expression and freedom of information related issue, analyzing laws related to freedom of expression and freedom of information and their conformity with the international and regional standards; researching and monitoring new freedom of expression developments and trends; undertaking national, regional and international advocacy; assisting with national, regional and international litigation; representing ARTICLE 19 at conferences and meetings; and developing and delivering trainings on freedom of expression and freedom of information standards to local and regional stakeholders.

Download detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

Interested candidates should send a CV and covering letter highlighting how they meet the Person Specifications to

Closing date for receipt of applications: 23 January, 2015

Interviews: expected to be held during week commencing: 2 February, 2015

Only short listed applicants will be contacted.