|Date Posted:||Feb 24, 2011|
|Closing Date:||Mar 30, 2011|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||2 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Open Ended|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
Requires travel to provinces:
Duties & Responsibilities:
To provide expert advice, guidance on procedures and quality assurance in respect of the
Officeâ€™s work using its competition-based legislative tools with the aim of ensuring
consistency and excellence in the application of those tools across the Castle and its project
We are recruiting a small number of legal advisors to provide competition and public law
advice on a wide variety of high-profile and innovative cases and projects. This will include
some or all of the following: work on civil competition cases, civil and criminal cartels,
mergers and market investigations.
The main responsibilities of the job are to:
â€¢ Provide clear, high quality and timely advice and guidance to Castle case and project teams
legislation and public law, ensuring that legislative tools are consistently applied, while
maintaining a holistic approach
â€¢ Carry out in-depth legal analysis of the issues raised by cases
â€¢ Participate in internal case reviews to test the project teamâ€™s substantive assessment of
a case and the evidence relied upon
â€¢ Provide thought leadership in competition matters with the aim of enhancing the Afghanistan
â€¢ Ensure that experience from Castle projects is used to develop policy and guidance
â€¢ Contribute to the development of an Castle competition know-how strategy
â€¢ Work collaboratively with case teams and Castle management to deliver Castleâ€™s cases and
projects to meet Castleâ€™s objectives
â€¢ Ensure that the values of the Castle are demonstrated in your work
â€¢ Represent the Castle externally in respect of your portfolio
â€¢ Contribute to the development of the General Counselâ€™s Office
â€¢ Work collaboratively to ensure a collective, flexible and responsive organisation
â€¢ Master or University degree relevant to the position.
â€¢ Overall 3-15 yearsâ€™ experience.
â€¢ Technical and Designing skills.
â€¢ Dari, Pashto and English
â€¢ Strong organizational and analytical skills.
â€¢ Excellent written and oral communications skills.
â€¢ Excellent communication in English required.
â€¢ Experience in designing, implementing and advising on large corporate networks;
â€¢ The ability to communicate, negotiate, analyze, elaborate and present reports and statements
The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:
â€¢ ï€ team building
â€¢ ï€ accounting and bookkeeping skills
â€¢ ï€ analytical and problem solving skills
â€¢ ï€ decision making skills
â€¢ ï€ effective verbal and listening communications skills
â€¢ ï€ effective written communications skills
â€¢ ï€ ability to communicate effectively in English
â€¢ Computer skills including the ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet and word processing programs at a highly proficient level
â€¢ stress management skills
â€¢ ï€ time management skills
The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties. The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:
â€¢ be honest and trustworthy
â€¢ be respectful
â€¢ possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
â€¢ be flexible
â€¢ ï€ demonstrate sound work ethics
â€¢ Able to travel other locations when/as needed.
â€¢ Internal - CASTLE teams and staff and every department head
â€¢ External - Staff in donor organizations and clients
Duration of the assignment.
Subject to the technical capabilities with 3 months probationary period.