The Siracusa International Institute is recruiting up to two Legal and Policy Officers



The Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights is recruiting up to two Legal and Policy Officers for an innovative new research and policy development project, the Mechanism for Combating Illicit Trade (M.CIT).

Interested candidates are requested to send their application in one Word document or PDF to  Mr Filippo Musca, Deputy Director General at and Tobias Freeman, Senior Legal Officer, at Please include the position title in the subject line of your email.

The application will comprise:

  • A cover letter of no more than two pages, explaining your suitability for the position in light of the primary responsibilities and selection criteria outlined in this position description;

  • A curriculum vitae of no more than three pages;

  • Details of two referees.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis in order to fill the position as soon as possible. The deadline for applications is 5pm CET on Sunday 16 September 2018.

Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Legal and Policy Officer – Job Description