Editor of Judicial Advisory Opinions (STTA)

  Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc.
Master's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 965
Date Posted:Jul 8, 2017
Closing Date:Jul 13, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Programme
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc.:

Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc. (Checchi) was established in 1973 by Vincent V. Checchi to promote social and economic development in developing and transitional countries around the world. Since its inception, the company has completed more than 300 long-term contracts in a wide range of program areas in Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe, including projects in many fragile and post-conflict states. Today the company specializes in rule of law, anti-corruption, and monitoring, evaluation and learning. The company’s principal client is the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). While the company’s practice areas have changed over the years, Vincent Checchi’s original vision continues to inspire and inform our work. We utilize a practical, results-oriented approach that emphasizes sustainable development, guided by our core values of integrity and commitment to excellence. Checchi staff members combine the technical expertise, depth of experience, cultural sensitivity and dedication needed to work effectively in some of the world’s most challenging development environments. Ultimately, we strive to improve people’s lives through outcomes that result in more just, stable and democratic societies.

Job Summary:

Under the short-term technical assistance, the Editor of Judicial Advisory Opinions will proof read and edit (Dari language) the Judicial Advisory Opinions drafted by the Supreme Court (SC). The total length of the assignment is thirty (30) working days.

Duties & Responsibilities:

In coordination with the General Administrative of the Judiciary Power and the Publication Directorate, professionally proof-read and edit (as necessary) the Judicial Advisory Opinions created at the Kabul Judicial Conference (KJC) in march 2017.

Ensure proper legal terminology is used.

Mentor designated Supreme Court personnel on how to improve editing skills/function.

Job Requirement:

5+ years editing legal materials

Master’s degree in law, sharia law, literature, or related field

Prior experience working as judge, prosecutor and defense lawyer is preferred

Experience with Afghanistan judicial system, education and training programs desirable

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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