New vacancy: Associate Coordinator – Department of International Refugee Law and Migration Law

The Department of International Refugee Law and Migration Law of the International Institute of Humanitarian Law of Sanremo, Italy, calls for applications for the position of Associate Coordinator.

The Institute, through the Department, aims at enhancing the knowledge and skills of government and civil society
officials engaged in work with people in need of protection, namely refugees, internally displaced person (IDPs),
stateless people and migrants. Through its training, capacity building and horizontal sharing of experiences, the
Department advocates for the safeguarding of human rights in a way that complements and adds to the efforts of
relevant stakeholders in this field of protection. The Institute has a consolidated reputation worldwide and a long-lasting
cooperation with international organizations, such as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees – UNHCR,
the International Organization for Migration – IOM, and the International Committee of the Red Cross – ICRC.

The ideal candidate shares our values in promoting the respect of international law and the safeguarding of human
rights through compelling contents in multiple formats. S/he is a proactive team player with solid interpersonal skills.
S/he can provide thorough insights on how our Courses can be more impactful and identify new projects that the
Department can engage into the benefit of its objectives and the mandate of the Institute.


  • Application deadline: 19 May 2022
  • Starting date: ASAP
  • Location: The incumbent can perform daily work remotely and may be expected to travel to Sanremo and Geneva upon request of the supervisor.
  • Duration of roster-based consultancy: The incumbent will be offered a consultancy contract with the International Institute of Humanitarian Law until 31 December 2022, with a provisional period of three months. Subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance, the contract can be extended.

All those interested are kindly invited to review the PDF version of the offer and apply by submitting an updated CV, a letter of interest and a sample of work to with the subject: VACANCY: ASSOCIATE COORDINATOR.

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