Section Lead

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1545
Date Posted:Oct 23, 2018
Reference:VA 18-047
Closing Date:Nov 9, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Management
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:7 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Contractor
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Tetra Tech - JSSP:

Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development. With 16,000 associates worldwide, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project life cycle.Tetra Tech provides technical, management, and advisory services to help developing and transitioning societies navigate the challenges they face. We work around the world to help establish and strengthen productive relationships between state and society and develop sustainable government and justice systems that are responsive, transparent, accountable, fair, and efficient. In this way we increase stability, foster investment, and improve the rule of law, which benefits our partner countries as well as our economy back home. The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and law Enforcement Affairs (INL), funded Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP) is a nationwide criminal justice sector development program focused on institutional capacity building as well as training and mentoring in Kabul and key provinces, and utilizes international and Afghan Advisors to train and build capacity for Afghan officials within the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), Attorney General’s Office (AGO), Supreme Court (SCT), Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MOWA), and other justice sector institutions.The program has the following four sections: *Case Management System Development *Legislative Capacity Building *Organizational Capacity Building *Monitoring and Evaluation

Job Summary:

Nationality: Local National (LN)
Base of Operations: Kabul, Afghanistan
Required Clearance: INL- Vetting
Salary: NTA Salary Scale - Grade B

Tetra Tech, Afghanistan Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP), is seeking applications for LCB Section Lead position for Legislative Capacity Building (LCB) section under the supervision of Deputy Chief of Team - Advisors (DCOT-A).

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

At least one year in a management role, and demonstrated abilities that include strategic planning, and program management

The candidate should demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the formal Afghan Justice system, with a particular emphasis on the coordination and interaction of the Afghan justice ministries

Superior interpersonal skills

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

Ability to work in a fast-paced, stressful environment

Duties & Responsibilities:

Supervise the assigned personnel (e.g., National advisors, translators, and administrative assistants)

Advise and assist counterparts in performing their functions, including developing policies, plans and projects

Manage advisors and ensure that their work is consistent

Identify needs within the GIROA ministries in conjunction with international advisors and the Afghan Consultants

Organize special projects

Coordinate donor efforts

Assist key departments in developing plans and projects to perform their functions and strengthen communications between central and provincial offices

Liaise with other offices and coordinate activities to achieve established objectives

Report to and perform related duties as DCOT-A, COT

File reports for activities and accomplishments on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis, or as otherwise assigned

Establish and maintain relationships 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

Prepare budgets, work plans, and statements of work; submit deliverables, conduct trainings, and insure timely submission of team timesheets, leave, and travel requests

Rapidly respond to requests for information from INL/K and INL/AP

Other duties as directed by COT/DCOT-A.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Minimum of 5 years of professional experience and a Masters, or 7 years of experience and a Bachelor’s degree

Must have a bachelor’s degree in law, international development, public policy and administration, or related field, with a Masters' degree preferred.

Experience collaborating with Afghan government ministries and institutions on organizational capacity building initiatives

Ability to develop and maintain relationships with cross-sectoral key stakeholders to ensure collaboration to meet project goals

A Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred

Job Keywords:

Deputy, Civil, Team Lead, Supervisor, Lead, Manager
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