Ethics Advisor

  Afghanistan Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP)
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1652
Date Posted:Apr 9, 2017
Closing Date:Apr 15, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Adviser
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Contractor
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Afghanistan Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP):


The Afghanistan Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP) is a multi-pronged effort to develop and strengthen the capacity of the Afghan criminal justice sector institutions and justice professionals. JSSP is funded by the United States Department of State/Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL). PAE is INL’s prime contractor responsible for implementing JSSP. Through capacity building, technical advice and direct assistance, JSSP helps the justice institutions and the justice professionals perform their respective roles in delivering fair and effective justice services to the citizens of Afghanistan. In addition to working with justice institutions, JSSP participates in a variety of projects designed to promote access to a fair and effective justice system.

Job Summary:


Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Assist in developing and managing an in-house ethics training program within the Attorney General’s Office, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Women’s Affairs, and the Supreme Court
2. Coordinate with the JSSP Subject Matter Expert and other embedded staff in assessing current practices and procedures within the justice institutions. Develop an improvement plan in coordination with the justice institutions
3. Help the justice institution conceptualize the elements of professional ethics practices and procedures in accordance with international best practices
4. Develop training materials on professional ethics based on international best practices with relevancy to Afghanistan and any applicable Afghan laws
5. Conduct training in the justice institutions with an emphasis on public service and patriotism. Build capacity by providing day-to-day mentoring in the justice institutions on improving professional ethics and supporting the justice institutions in developing a cadre of professionals who perform their duties with objectivity, due diligence and professional care, in accordance with professional standards
6. Develop capacity of the Afghan colleagues to help in transition
7. Provide regular reporting on work activities or other reports required by the project management
8. Perform any other duties as assigned by the SME and chain of command

Job Requirement:

1. Bachelor’s degree required in any field.
2. Degree or diploma in Business Administration or Law will be an asset.
3. Five years of work experience with at least three years of relevant experience is required.
4. Experience in conducting training for government officials is preferred.
5. Experience working in cross-cultural environments.
1. Excellent communication skills. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively verbally and in writing with staff at all levels of the organization.
2. Excellent written and oral English.
3. Excellent computer skills in using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
4. Ability to build effective working relationships remotely and quickly.
5. Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and identify an appropriate response to them.
6. Deadline oriented.
7. Ability to work independently, and as part of a team, to build relationships with partners and clients.
8. Development and management of an effective and motivated team.
9. Ability to manage conflicting priorities and balance a heavy workload.


1. Knowledge of current professional ethics trends and best practices.
2. Demonstrable knowledge of professional ethics in an international setting.
3. Good understanding of capacity building within the Afghan justice institutions.
4. Knowledge and understanding of the development sector.
5. Knowledge of Afghan justice institutions’ Codes of Conduct.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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