Sunday, March 23, 2014

Programme Director - Centre For Social Justice (Apply by: 20 April 2014)

Post: Programme Director

Location: Ahmedabad (Gujarat)

Apply by: 20 April 2014

Qualification & Experience:
A degree in Law from reputed Law University, 10 years of experience of using law for social change. Experience in the field of access to justice

Salary: Negotiable 


• Strong managerial skills
• Ability to conceptualize legal issues
• Ability to work in team – work with team of 5 to 6 program managers each having their own team

• Travel extensively
• Ability to Convert social issues into legal intervention
• Ability to Design and Conduct legal Research
• Ability to Design and Conduct Training Programs
• Ability to Document, write reports, project proposal
• Ability to Manage program (Skill of planning, executing and reviewing programs)
• Knowledge of law and procedure
• Ability to delegate responsibilities and guide team
• A basic understanding of how to work with CBO, Networks and Funders

Job Description:

• Designing legal interventions for the organization
• Designing and anchoring legal researches/studies
• Networking with Stakeholders (judiciary, government, funders and other civil society) for advocacy
• Representing organization at Advocacy forums
• Spearheading the program of the organization
• Designing and facilitating training programs within organization, with networks and partners
• Mentoring and Facilitation
• Donor management
• You will report to Executive director
• 5-6 program managers will be reporting to you

Persons applying should be able to work in challenging situations, demonstrate high risk taking ability, travel extensively and live in rural, semi urban places.

Interested people may apply with their CV along with expected salary to with a copy to


Centre For Social Justice, established in 1993, CSJ is a human rights organisation fighting for the rights of the marginalised and vulnerable. Inspired by Frieran thought, CSJ has been active in more than ten States across India creating human rights interventions using law as a key strategy through an intimate engagement with grassroot realities. CSJ fulfills its mandate by training and strengthening community lawyers and paralegals by building their capacities to deliver change-inducing leadership in their communities through a network of law centres. A pioneer in the field of access to justice, CSJ has also made path-breaking institutional interventions in the form of research, legal reforms and initiatives bringing together grassroots activism, law and policy-making on a wide array of issues affecting women, dalits, adivasis, minorities and other socially vulnerable groups. CSJ works in 11 states of India. For more details log on to

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