Legal Advisor

  Castle Company
  Afghanistan Unspecified 948
Date Posted:Feb 24, 2011
Closing Date:Mar 30, 2011
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Legal
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Castle Company:


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Job Summary:

Legal advisor

Duties & Responsibilities:

To provide expert advice, guidance on procedures and quality assurance in respect of the
Office’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:
• 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
• Carry out in-depth legal analysis of the issues raised by cases
• Participate in internal case reviews to test the project team’s substantive assessment of
a case and the evidence relied upon
• Provide thought leadership in competition matters with the aim of enhancing the Afghanistan
competition regime
• Ensure that experience from Castle projects is used to develop policy and guidance
• Contribute to the development of an Castle competition know-how strategy
• Work collaboratively with case teams and Castle management to deliver Castle’s cases and
projects to meet Castle’s objectives
• Ensure that the values of the Castle are demonstrated in your work
• Represent the Castle externally in respect of your portfolio
• Contribute to the development of the General Counsel’s Office
• Work collaboratively to ensure a collective, flexible and responsive organisation

Job Requirement:

• Master or University degree relevant to the position.
• Overall 3-15 years’ experience.
• Technical and Designing skills.
• Dari, Pashto and English

Desirable Qualifications
• Strong organizational and analytical skills.
• Excellent written and oral communications skills.
• Excellent communication in English required.
• Experience in designing, implementing and advising on large corporate networks;
• The ability to communicate, negotiate, analyze, elaborate and present reports and statements
The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:
Supervisory skills
• team building
• accounting and bookkeeping skills
• analytical and problem solving skills
• decision making skills
• effective verbal and listening communications skills
• effective written communications skills
• ability to communicate effectively in English
• Computer skills including the ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet and word processing programs at a highly proficient level
• stress management skills
• time management skills
Personal Attributes
The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties. The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:
• be honest and trustworthy
• be respectful
• possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
• be flexible
• demonstrate sound work ethics
• Able to travel other locations when/as needed.

• Internal - CASTLE teams and staff and every department head
• External - Staff in donor organizations and clients

Duration of the assignment.
Subject to the technical capabilities with 3 months probationary period.

Job Location:

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