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TIPNG is seeking a Legal Advisor - Advocacy & Legal Advice Program

Date Posted: 24.01.2017

TIPNG seeks a Legal Advisor for our Advocacy & Legal Advice Centre

The Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre deals with corruption related complaints by providing legal advice and assistance to victims and witnesses of corruption. Two of the essential services offered by the ALAC are legal assistance and access to information to the disadvantaged communities to allow them an opportunity to speak out and act against corruption.

Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, the individual will:

  • • Screen and respond to incoming complaints and respond accordingly
  • • Prepare and file legal documents to confirm to statutory and regulatory requirements
  • • Maintain a database of incoming corruption complaints
  • • Interview clients to ascertain eligibility to service, accurately interpret needs to offer the best solutions
  • • Provide clear and accessible information to clients seeking advice
  • • Perform other duties as required

Qualification, Experience and Skills

  • • Bachelor of Law with a practicing certificate
  • • Minimum 3 years experience as a legal officer
  • • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • • A keen team player with multitasking ability
  • • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and other related issues
  • • Skilled in handling clients with professionalism, sensitivity and confidentiality
  • • Excellent written, verbal and listening skills
  • • Intuitive problem solver with excellent organization skills to achieve results.

 

Applications must include 3 referees with reliable telephone number and/or email address.

Send applications to:

The Executive Director

Transparency International PNG Inc.

P O Box 591, Port Moresby, NCD

Applications can be dropped off at the TIPNG office: 2nd Floor, IPA House, fax: 320 2189 or emailed to: transparencypng@outlook,com

For more information, call Tel: 320 2182 or 320 2182 or 71924250

Applications close on Monday 6th February 2017

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