PCSDS is seeking a highly qualified applicant for the position of Legal Defense Fund Coordinator. Working closely with an Advisory Committee, the Coordinator will lead and manage the Fund's operations, including outreach, research, evaluation, and reporting. The applicant must be based in one of the metro cities in India, have access to high speed internet, and be able to work remotely in a responsible and collaborative manner to complete tasks and meet deadlines.
The selected candidate will be hired as a consultant for a period of twelve months, including a three-month probation period. The consultancy is renewable based on performance. We encourage candidates of all ethnic and religious backgrounds to apply. Positions are filled on the basis of ability without regard to caste, ethnicity, religion, sex, disability, marital status or sexual orientation. Remuneration will be commensurate with industry standards.
The Legal Defense Fund is an initiative of the People's Commission on Shrinking Democratic Space in India (PCSDS), a national-level membership-based collective of human rights organisations, democratic rights activists, social movements and concerned individuals. The Commission came together with the objective of responding to violations of the freedoms of opinion, expression, association, assembly, dissent, protest and all other rights, with a focus on ending the harassment and criminalization of human rights defenders.
Name of the Post: Legal Defense Fund Coordinator
Essential Qualifications and Experience
How to Apply?
Application deadline by June 14th, 2020