Legal Case Manager

Posted By: World vision India

Kolkata

Not Specified

Legal & Compliance

Diversity

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES: The position requires that the Consultant be able to fulfil the following responsibilities:

  • Manage the online Reporting & Referral System of thee project and ensure appropriate and adequate response to all reported incidents of sex trafficking and other SGBV from Assam and West Bengal
  • Operate an online Case Management process to channelize legal, MHPSS and reintegration services to victims/ survivors of sex trafficking and other SGBV
  • Develop and implement legal strategies to enable victims/ survivors of sex trafficking and other SGBV to access justice, including their entitlements this includes preparing their for witnessing, trial and obtain victim compensation;
  • Manage legal case work to ensure successful prosecution of  human trafficking and other human rights violations
  • Conduct legal research, formulate training framework and conduct legal training for  adolescent girls, boys, men and other stakeholders
  • Liaison with key government ministries and departments and support state coordinators in advocacy work;
  • Network with other Civil Society Organizations for advocacy
  • Provide periodical monitoring data, impact stories to M&E team to engage with donors and other stakeholders


Eligibility Criteria

Role Requirement

 

Skills

(the leadership skills to do the job)

·         Human rights work, preferably having represented cases under the ITPA, BLA, POCSO Act, JJ Act and D.V. Act.

·         Analyzing criminal cases and identifying gaps in the implementation of criminal procedure.

·         Building and managing partnerships.

·         Understanding and implementing rights – based development strategies and projects.

·         Navigating relationships in professional settings.

·         Demonstrating initiative, self-motivation and problem-solving skills; and

·         Demonstrated ability to successfully set tasks and accomplish project goals with minimal supervision.

 

Knowledge & Qualifications

(the specific qualifications and  knowledge required)

·         A Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Law.

·         Valid Bar Council of India (BCI) registration with AIBE qualification

·         Minimum litigation experience of 2 years with experience in criminal side

·         Legal knowledge and experience on ITPA Act, POCSO Act, D.V. Act, JJ Act, BL Act and other criminal law and procedure.

·         Comfortable working with teams and civil society organizations.

·         Ability to work with MS office that includes word, excel, power point, etc

 Experience

(the experience gained - including environment, timeframe and context)

·         Minimum 1-3 years in litigation / legal casework experience related to criminal side especially crime against women and children;

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Language Pre-requisites

 

 

Fluency in English, Hindi and Bengali/ Assamese (Speaking, Reading, and Writing).


Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - LLB


Organization Details

  • Organization Name:World vision India
  • About Organization:World Vision India is one of the country’s largest child-focused humanitarian organisations. With over seven decades of experience at the grassroots, we employ proven, effective development, public engagement and relief practices empowering vulnerable children and communities living in contexts of poverty and injustice to become self-sufficient and bring lasting change. We serve all children regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender as a demonstration of Christ’s unconditional love for all people.