ILPA Strategic Legal Fund - Project Manager

ILPA Strategic Legal Fund – Project Manager

Organisation: Immigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA)

Location: Farringdon, London EC1M 6JN

Start date: July/August 2017 – two year fixed term contract finishing May 2019

Working Hours:Part time post – 2 to 3 days per week.   Applications for flexible working will be considered.

Salary: £28,000 to £33,000 (FTE) depending on skills and experience.  Pension 5% of salary.

Deadline for applications - 9am on Tuesday 27th June 2017 

Application Pack

Please submit your CV and a supporting personal statement.  The personal statement should be no more than 3,000 words long and should tell us why you want this position and how you qualify for it with specific reference to each of the elements of the Person Specification detailed on the Job Description.  The CV and personal statement should be sent to claire.laizans@ilpa.org.uk no later than 9am on Tuesday 27th June 2017

Strategic Legal Fund

ILPA is delighted to be the new host organisation for the Strategic Legal Fund for vulnerable young migrants.  We are responsible for administering the fund, which awards grants to support pre litigation research and interventions in areas that could benefit young migrants. 

We have identified strategic legal work as a key means of achieving change and promoting a just and equitable immigration, asylum and nationality law practice. Hosting the Strategic Legal Fund provides ILPA with the opportunity to become aware of innovative strategies for promoting the rights of young migrants at the earliest possible stage, to support and shape this work and to explain, and disseminate information about, victories won. The fund reaches beyond immigration to all areas of law touched by immigration status, often components of the ‘hostile environment’ with which young migrants must contend.

More information on the Strategic Legal Fund can be found here.

Purpose of role

The post-holder will have responsibility to oversee and coordinate the delivery of the Strategic Legal Fund for vulnerable young migrants.   

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