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Programmes Officer (Women, Peace and Security)

Lawyers for Justice in Libya


Posted over 30 days ago...

Join LFJL as a Programmes Officer to champion gender equality and peace in Libya through a pivotal Women, Peace, and Security project.


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£27500 - £30000

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In-person- London United Kingdom

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Expires at anytime

Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) is a dynamic and independent NGO dedicated to promoting human rights and justice in Libya. With a focus on advocacy, accountability, transitional justice, and capacity building, LFJL is at the forefront of shaping a future where the rule of law and human rights principles are respected.

Role Summary:

  • Collaborate with the Strategic Gender Advisor on the Women, Peace, and Security project.
  • Facilitate the project's implementation and drive gender equality initiatives.
  • Ensure WPS issues are emphasized at various levels, from local to international.
  • Coordinate technical support and manage grants for partner organizations.

Role Requirements:

  • Advanced university degree in Gender, Management, International Relations, Law, Politics, or related fields.
  • Demonstrated interest in gender issues, and women, peace, and security.
  • Excellent research, analytical, and drafting skills.
  • Legal research and analysis capabilities are preferred.
  • Experience with Libyan organizations and deep understanding of the Libyan context is highly beneficial.


  • Competitive salary range: £27,500 - £30,000 per annum.

Application Process:

  • Email your CV and cover letter to [email removed - click apply for more details].
  • Include names and contact details of two referees familiar with your similar past roles.

We are Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL), a Libyan and international independent nongovernmental organisation, committed to achieving justice and respect for human rights in Libya. Our vision is of a Libya which embodies the values and principles of human rights and the rule of law and is a society committed to justice. We seek justice in Libya through advocacy and outreach, accountability, transitional justice initiatives and capacity building, underpinned by our own independent research.

The role we are offering is a Programmes Officer. This position will work closely with the Strategic Gender Advisor on a Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) project, supporting its implementation and playing a crucial role in promoting gender equality and sustainable peace in Libya. The Programmes Officer will be a key part of our team, ensuring that WPS concerns are prioritised at domestic, regional, and international levels. You will also help us support other organisations through helping to coordinate our technical support and oversee our grants to partner organisations.

Job requirements include an advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent) in Gender, management, International Relations, Law, Politics or a related subject. Demonstrable interest in gender, women, peace and security and international human rights, is required. Excellent research, analytical and drafting abilities. Ability to conduct legal research and analysis is preferred. Proven experience working with Libyan organisations and demonstrated knowledge of the Libyan context, including political, social, and cultural dynamics is a strong advantage.

Benefits include a competitive salary range of £27,500 - £30,000 p.a. To apply, please email a copy of your CV and a brief cover letter stating why you are suitable for this position to [email removed - click apply for more details]. Please also include the names and contact details of two referees who can speak to your experience in a similar role.


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