Environmental Law Experts, Amazon Biome

Environmental Law Experts, Amazon Biome

Chemonics

Multiple Locations

Chemonics seeks experts in environmental law with demonstrated experience in the prevention and prosecution of environmental crimes in the Amazon biome, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Law experts will support anticipated USAID programs in countries in the Amazon biome (Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Guyana, and Suriname) seeking to curb deforestation through improved environmental crime prevention, prosecution, and improved conservation and management. We are looking for individuals with a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in law such as a J.D., preferably with a concentration in international environmental law or a related field (candidates with a master’s degree in environmental and natural resources management, biological sciences or other relevant fields with experience in the policy and practice of environmental law will also be considered);
  • Minimum 10 years of work experience in environmental law, environmental policy, or other relevant technical areas, preferably in countries within the Amazon biome or Latin America;
  • Demonstrated experience in environmental crime enforcement, prosecution and/or sanctioning within the justice systems of governments in the Amazon biome or Latin America;
  • Hands-on experience working with domestic and international stakeholders along the environmental crime “chain,” from monitoring and detection to investigation, prosecution, and sanctioning;
  • Deep understanding of the opportunities and barriers to investigating, preparing judicial cases, and adequately sanctioning environmental crimes in the Amazon biome;
  • Recent experience working in Latin America, preferably in Colombia, Peru, and/or Brazil;
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity;
  • Fluency in Spanish required; proficiency in English preferred. Portuguese fluency desirable for transboundary programs.

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