Asia’s oldest institute of social work, the TISS was established in 1936 in British India. It was declared a deemed university by the UGC in 1956.
TISS is looking to hire Law graduates for the position of Senior Legal Consultant.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA• Master’s Degree in Law/ Women Rights/ Human Rights• Work experience of 5 years on legal issues with an emphasis on women’s rights and gender –based violence.• Prior work experience with Government/ NGOs/ International Organisations or on policy issues at the national and international level is preferred. • Sound understanding and knowledge of gender rights and gender-based violence issues as well as policies and programs of the Government at the national level.• Should be prepared to travel for consultations with stakeholders carrying out an impact assessment, training and other studies.• Age limit 35-55 years
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES• Providing technical inputs/opinions on the issues related to domain area as referred by teh Commissioner, WD&CW, and other related works of Sakhi Centres.• Providing support to Legal Counselors in all 33 districts of the State.• Attending legal issues/ RTI Act cases with regard to Women/Children on GBV and to represent the Department in various platforms as suggested by the Commissioner, WD&WC Department.• Liaising with and strengthening the interface on gender-based violence and legal issues with Ministers/Departments, State Govt/ UTs, other relevant institutions and the civil society.
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION
Interested candidates must submit the following documents:• Udpated CV/resume containing- Contact details, Educational qualifications, Employment, Skills and Three References.• Original certificates for verification and copies to be submitted.• The above-mentioned documents must be sent via speed post to the following address:
Project Leader & Chairperson, School of Gender Studies
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad off-campus
K.B. Campus, Turkayamjal, Nagarjuna Sagar Road, Hyderabad 501510
Tel- 7995007701/ 7995007702• The candidates must sent the soft copy of their application and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org