Legal Counsel: International Programmes
Salary: c. £40,000 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits
Contract: Permanent –36.5 hours per week
Based: Milton Keynes and or hybrid/ remote working (UK based only) options will be considered
World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.
Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.
Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.
Sitting within the Policy & Programmes team, Legal Counsel will work alongside a group of multi-disciplinary professionals to deliver and strengthen risk management across the portfolio, support on complex grant agreements and contracts and provide advice on a range of other legal issues as we ensure WVUK funded programmes overseas deliver their intended impact in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children. It will play a key role in the continuous improvement of operational effectiveness and efficiency and provide coaching and training as appropriate across the group.
All applicants must be willing to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.
In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).
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Closing Date for applications: 9thJune 2021
Interview Dates: w/c 21stJune 2021
Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the advertised closing date.
Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family. As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.
As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.
By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice(click here).
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