Job title: Legal Project Manager
Term: Fixed Term (3 years)
Contract: 3 days per week
Purpose: To develop, monitor and evaluate a 3 year funded project on EU migrants, homelessness and destitution in London
Responsible to: Director
Working with: Director, some interaction with Finance team
Location: 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR
Start Date: End of January 2017
Salary: £ 25,000 p.a. ( pro rata 3 days per week)
To provide written advice to clients and legal representation in cases that may come before the UK domestic immigration and social security tribunals. This includes identifying and developing the use of strategic litigation in this area and taking third party interventions where appropriate
Prepare and deliver capacity building activities on EU free movement law and European human rights throughout London.
Organise conferences as part of the project.
Prepare training materials, bespoke toolkits and other legal empowerment tools.
Maintain and develop strong partnership with frontline homelessness organisations, migrants’ rights and human rights NGOs, statutory agencies, lawyers, academics and other relevant stakeholders.
Respond to government consultations as and when necessary.
Drafts reports and updates for the website on the project activities and outcomes.
Experience of project management in the not-for-profit sector.
Experience of project reporting against outputs, outcomes and indicators.
Experience in organising events ( trainings and conferences ) from start to finish.
An understanding of EU and/or housing law.
A law degree.
Experience working in not-for-profit homelessness sector in London.
Please send a cover letter of no more than two pages, along with your CV and the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 9th of January 2017.