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Team Lead Criminal Law Reform Working Group Advisor

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About Afghanistan Holding Group

Afghanistan Holding Group (AHG) has been providing an outstanding and satisfactory turn-key business services to over 220 international companies in Afghanistan since 2009. AHG employs over 200 full-time and highly qualified Afghans to produce tailor-made professional services to its clients across the country.

Job Summary

Project Background:

The Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP) utilizes international and Afghan advisors to train and build capacity for Afghan officials within the Ministry of Justice, Attorney General’s Office, Supreme Court, Ministry of Women’s Affairs, and other justice sector organizations. The project has over 341 local national positions, many of which are advisor positions located in Kabul and throughout the 34 provinces of Afghanistan. Afghanistan Holding Group (AHG), has extensive experience working with justice sector institutions. AHG can call on a pool of 800 short-term consultants across all 34 provinces, which is critical to quickly filling vacancies and meeting technical and training needs that arise in JSSP.

Nationality: Local National (LN)
Base of Operations: Kabul, Afghanistan
Required Clearance: RSO Vetting
Directly Reports To: Section Lead

Team Lead Criminal law Reform Working Group Advisor is responsible to manage advisors and Afghan National Legal Advisors and ensure that their work is consistent. He/She is also responsible to represent JSSP in Criminal Law Reform Working Group (CLRWG) meetings and provide legal advise.

Job Details

Date Posted: 26 Feb 2018 Reference: 0287
Closing Date: 31 Mar 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Law Open Ended: Yes
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per NTA Salary Scale Policy
Contract Type: Long-term Years of Experience: 5 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 1 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist the Section Lead (SL) in the evaluation of performance of assigned personnel (e.g., Afghan National Legal Advisors (NLAs)
Help to manage advisors and Afghan National Legal Advisors and ensure that their work is consistent
Represent JSSP in Criminal Law Reform Working Group (CLRWG) meetings and providing legal advice
Help the team to organize special projects
Assist key departments in developing plans and projects to perform their functions and strengthen communications between internal relevant offices
Liaise with other offices and coordinate activities to achieve established objectives
File reports for activities and accomplishments on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis, or as otherwise assigned
Establish and maintain relationship with key stakeholders including, but not limited to, local government officials; police and prosecutors; international organizations involved in the justice sector; Afghan organizations involved in the justice sector; and customary and traditional law actors
Represent JSSP in the conferences, seminars and workshops and prepare reports
Prepare budgets, work plans, and statements of work; submit deliverables, conduct trainings, and insure timely submission of Section timesheets, leave, and travel requests.
Rapidly respond to requests for information from INL/K and INL/AP
Provide advisory services such as legal drafting, legal research and coordination of activities for MOJ Taqnin Professional Members
Translate documents from English to Dari/Pashto or vice versa using proper legal terminology, paying attention to details, and ensuring complete translation of entire documents
Draft minutes of meeting, workshops and conferences
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Legislative Capacity Building (LCB) Section Lead, Technical Director, Deputy Chief of Team-Advisors and Chief of Team

Travels to Provinces

Require Travels to Provinces

Qualifications

Minimum five years of professional experience, including providing support to international donor projects
Must have a bachelor’s degree in law, social science, international development, or related field, master’s degree preferred
Experience collaborating with Afghan government ministries and institutions
Ability to develop and maintain relationships with cross-sectoral key stakeholders to ensure collaboration to meet project goals
Demonstrated understanding of Afghan legal system
Past experience developing and implementing relevant training courses preferred
Ability to travel to provinces
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Fluent in Dari/Pashto, and English

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul

Education:

Bachelors Degree, Law

Submission Guideline

To apply for this position please click here and follow the instructions accordingly.
If you faced any problems opening the link, please copy/paste https://goo.gl/Yt4wtV in your browser and apply through AHG application system.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. AHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Submission Email

No email provided, please refer to Submission Guideline above

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