iProbono India is looking to hire Program Officer in Bengaluru

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iProbono India
iProbono India

iProbono India is looking to hire a Program Officer in Bengaluru.

Position: Program Officer

Term: Full-time

Location: Bengaluru

Deadline: Monday, 17 June 2024

Job Description

  • We are looking for a Program Officer in Bengaluru, who will be responsible for managing litigation support and enhancing outreach to our partner lawyers and organisations.

  • The team members will also work closely with our Delhi Programs Team on our advocacy and capacity enhancement projects.

  • This position would suit dynamic individuals who not only possess legal skills but also a passion for social justice.

  • We are looking for an individual who wants to build their career with us and be part of iProbono India for the long term.

  • The candidate must possess a sound knowledge of the Indian legal system and must have good communication skills.

  • They should be highly organised, results-driven team players. They need to be able to work independently where required while providing essential support to the program team.


  1. Assisting the Public Prosecutor in Court, coordinating with iProbono panel lawyers and keeping notes of follow-up action required for our casework.

  2. Documentation (updating the iProbono in-house database, updating and creating case notes, updating litigation management notes and dates of hearings).

  3. Legal research, drafting and writing.

  4. Reaching out to NGOs to initiate new partnerships.

  5. Developing and working on advocacy projects and strategic litigation, based on an assessment of needs on the ground.

  6. Organising and executing workshops and training for our partner organisations and their beneficiaries.

Skills and Experience

  1. A bachelor’s degree in law;

  2. 1-2 years work experience with an NGO or litigation chamber is preferable;

  3. Effective legal research skills;

  4. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English;

  5. Proficiency in Kannada is preferable;

  6. Comfortable working independently and as part of a small team.

Remuneration: As per competitive standards.

To apply, please email to recruitment@i-probono.com with your CV and a short cover letter on why you are suitable for the role.

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