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Job: Vacancy position for a legal researcher in Terre des hommes, Romania‏

Terre des hommes Foundation Lausanne (Tdh), Romanian delegation, is hiring a researcher for a short-term project related to legal procedures pertaining to exit and re-entry procedures for Romanian minors. The research will take place in Romania within the period1st July to 31st December 2012.

The successful candidate will be a legal professional with an advanced university degree (degree in law preferred but not required), and at least two years of professional experience. An advantage would be the knowledge on topics related to Public Notaries and exit procedures for minors.

The researcher will report to a Steering Committee composed of Tdh, ANITP and UNNPR. The Researcher will be responsible for designing research tools, conducting field interviews, drafting and finalising the research report.

The report will highlight potential flaws in the system, which might allow trafficking of Romanian minors, and will propose improvements and relevant changes for bettering the legal framework and application thereof. Results of this report will be used for programming purposes.

Fluency in Romanian and an ability to communicate fluently orally in English is required. Ability to write the study in English is a strong asset but not required. The research will take place in Bucharest, and in 2 -3 more districts in the South of the country.

Please send your CV and Letter of Intent to, no later than May 31st, 2012.

Terre des hommes Foundation is a significant force among children’s aid organisations in Switzerland and throughout the world. It is the largest non-governmental organisation (NGO) for children’s aid in Switzerland. Tdh has development projects and emergency relief programmes in more than 30 countries (including Romania from 1992 onwards). This engagement is financed by individual and institutional donations, of which 85% flows directly into the Tdh programmes. More information may be obtained here