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Lawyer with Expertise in Environmental Law

Job
Application deadline
Location
Berlin
Starting date
as soon as possible
Contract
indeterminate
Working time
full or part time

To support our team in Berlin, we are looking – as soon as possible – in full or part-time for a

Lawyer with Expertise in Environmental Law

Ecologic Legal links environmental analysis and policymaking to legal frameworks and the law-making process. Our aim is to enhance the design and implementation of environmental policy and governance with our research. We share our knowledge and experiences through capacity-building and education. Drawing on the expertise of a team of specialized lawyers, we advise decision-makers on all aspects of international, EU, and domestic environmental law and governance.

As a lawyer ("Jurist:in") with a focus on environmental law, you are a young professional with first work experience who wants to support our legal team in the area of policy advice and research.

Your tasks:

  • You will work on policy-relevant legal opinions, statements and legislative proposals in environmental law at all regulatory levels.
  • You support the acquisition of new projects as well as the implementation.
  • You cooperate with project partners and clients in Germany and abroad in an interdisciplinary manner.

Your profile:

  • You are a lawyer ("Volljurist:in") or have completed at least the first state examination or an equivalent law examination with above-average results ("satisfactory" or higher).
  • You have good knowledge of environmental law.
  • Initial professional experience in environmental law as well as in international and interdisciplinary cooperation in a think tank, public administration or at a university is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of European law, international law, international trade law and/or energy law is an advantage.
  • You are fluent in written and spoken German and English.
  • You are able to work independently on tasks, and you can support our team with your strategic and conceptual way of thinking.
  • You have interest in and a good understanding of political processes.

This profile was drafted with colleagues in mind who have successfully worked in this position in the past. If you think that other experiences and skills would equally qualify you for the position, please let us know in greater detail. We are looking forward to receiving your application, too!

What we offer:

  • You will work in a leading international environmental policy think tank that develops solutions for the most urgent environmental challenges of our time. Your work is scientifically sound and politically independent and takes place in constant exchange with experts and decision-makers from politics, research, business and civil society. Good to know: The non-profit Ecologic Institute has been ranked the best environmental policy think tank worldwide. Click here to find out more!
  • You will experience a pleasant working atmosphere in an international team, a flexible and family-friendly environment with flat hierarchies and the possibility to work on a mobile basis.
  • As part of the team, you will work on projects with a high policy relevance, with increasing independence and will be able to develop your professional profile. In doing so, you can build on the Institute's excellent references and networks.
  • We will provide you with support and open up scope for creativity and further training opportunities to deepen your expertise and develop your professional skills.
  • You will receive a permanent employment contract with appropriate remuneration.

Are you interested?

Please apply online with the following documents:

✓ Letter of motivation
✓ CV
✓ Work samples (German and English, 5-10 pages each)
✓ University Certificates
✓ References

Deadline for applications is 4 September 2022.

We look forward to your application!

Questions? Call Verena Stange 030 86880-122 or email verena.stange@ecologic.eu

Diversity of disciplines, backgrounds and experiences strengthens research and society. We therefore welcome all applications. Selection criteria are solely the job requirements and the qualifications of the applicants. We therefore also ask you to refrain from sending photos and providing personal data in your CV like birthday and nationality as part of the application.

Application deadline
Location
Berlin
Starting date
as soon as possible
Contract
indeterminate
Working time
full or part time
Prospective Team
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