Salary: £73,171 p.a + benefits
Closing date: 12 May 2021, 1700hrs GMT
We have an outstanding opportunity in our Trade, Oceans and Natural Resources Directorate for a Legal Adviser - Oceans and Natural Resources (ONR), with expertise in Law of the Sea.
The successful candidate will provide legal and policy advice, either individually or as a member of a multi-disciplinary Advisory team, to Commonwealth member country governments either bi-laterally or through multi-lateral projects.
Other responsibilities entailed in this role include (but are not limited to):
To be considered you must have a first degree and/or a relevant post-graduate degree related to Law of the Sea, with a specialisation in aspects of ocean governance or boundary delimitation. Candidates must also have a minimum of ten years of experience at a senior level in the practice of Law of the Sea and in the implementation of projects related to ocean governance or maritime boundary delimitation.
The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 54 member governments and provides guidance on policy making, technical assistance and advisory services to Commonwealth member countries. We support governments to help achieve sustainable, inclusive and equitable development.
To join us, you must be a citizen of a Commonwealth country.
Please apply by submitting a CV and cover letter. Covering letters should be structured to address the key criteria required in the person specification, giving clear examples.