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 Programme Officer - Police Reforms Programme (India)
 Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI)

 Location: New Delhi
 Last Date: June 25, 2010
 Email: (Reference:



Programme Officer - Police Reforms Programme (India)

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is currently recruiting researchers/programme officers to join its police reforms team. The programme works across India, South Asia and East Africa to develop policy and public dialogue to improve policing.

Job Description

Successful candidates will be part of a Delhi based team and be required to: collect, compile, and maintain data on policing: write legal briefs and research papers on aspects of policing based on comparative law and practice drawn from across the world.; document the working of the program; design and develop workshops, build networks and contribute to the strategic planning of the program. The successful candidate will represent CHRI locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.


Minimum of 2-3 years experience, with strong academic qualifications in law, social sciences, or any other related field; experience in criminal procedure, policing or justice sector reform preferred; excellent English and Hindi communications (speaking, writing and editing) skills are essential along with demonstrably high quality research abilities; word processing, database management, email and internet skills are essential.

The ideal candidate will be self motivated, energetic, and able to work independently toward given deadlines; dedicated to working in the long term toward the reform of the policing system and at ease in a busy multicultural environment.

Type of Employment: CONTRACTUAL

Salary: INR 18,000 - 23,000 Per Month

All applications must include: most recent CV, a short sample of original writing (not more than 4-5 pages); two contactable references and true copies of educational certificates. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications may be sent to latest by 25th June 2010. All applicants are urged to visit CHRI's website ( ) before applying.


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