Job opportunity: Wildlife Criminal Justice Program | Legal Assistant

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Wildlife Crime Prevention is a Zambian based not for profit organisation that works nationally across Zambia, providing support to the Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW)’s Investigation and Intelligence Units. The main goal of WCP is to coordinate closely with key DNPW personnel and NGOs working within National Parks in Zambia to secure areas of elephant strongholds and key transit routes of illegal wildlife trade.

We are looking for a new legal assistant to join the WCP Wildlife Criminal Justice team. The WCJ team has been following and supporting the prosecutions of wildlife crime prosecutions in Zambia for over a year and wish to expand our team to include a legal assistant based in Mpika, Northern Province, one of the most important areas for our work. This expansion is implemented in partnership with Frankfurt Zoological Society – North Luangwa Conservation Project and with the U.S. Government. This exciting new role will involve working with both DNPW and the National Prosecution authority (NPA) as well as others to better understand the current application of wildlife legislation in Zambia and improve justice in the wildlife sector in Zambia.

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Job description Wildlife Criminal Justice Program | Legal Assistant