Justice & Empowerment Initiatives (JEI) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Lagos and Port Harcourt, Nigeria, and Cotonou, Benin. We empower poor and marginalized individuals and communities to lead the changes that they would like to see in their own communities whether greater access to justice for the poor, pro-poor urban governance and policy, or community-led insitu upgrading and development. Our work is community driven, community owned, and community sustained. Partner communities identify their needs and set priorities e.g. addressing violence, strengthening land tenure, or building drainages. These priorities feed into all aspects of our work.
We work hand-in-hand with urban poor social movements and grassroots networks, bringing technical expertise in a variety of professions to inform, strengthen and support community-led efforts to solve justice and development problems. Our ultimate goal is to build the capacity of poor and marginalized individuals to set up sustainable community-level and inter-community structures to support and leverage their efforts and resources to bring about lasting change.
We are seeking dynamic, creative, passionate, smart professionals to fill the position below:
Location: Lagos (with occasional travel)
Employment Type: Full Time
Start Date: Immediate
A competitive salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, Cover Letter and two Writing samples from relevant work to:
using "Lagos Staff Attorney" as the subject of the email. Note: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Until Oct 10, 2021
Victoria Island, Lagos
Banking/Financial Services - Legal
Until Aug 8, 2021
Ogoja, Cross River
NGO/Social Services - Legal
Until Oct 10, 2020
Plot 10 Otunba Adedoyin Ogungbe Crescent, Providence Street,
Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Oil/Gas/Petroleum - Legal
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