Program Assistant (Justice) FSN - 9

  U.S. Embassy
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 2033
Date Posted:May 14, 2017
Reference:17 - 064&17; - 064T
Closing Date:May 27, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:General
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About U.S. Embassy:

 

U.S. Embassy Kabul Afghanistan

Job Summary:

Program Assistant (Justice) FSN - 9

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

4. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to conduct legislative drafting, legal research and analysis. Skilled in common professional software programs such as Microsoft Office suite.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The position provides analytical support to our programs and legal research, in particular for continuity purposes on legislative initiatives. This adviser would also conduct legal research regarding laws, regulations, and practices affecting other INL projects (e.g., education, NGOs, legal service delivery) and conduct routine oversight of our capacity building efforts in the Ministry of Justice, Attorney General's Office, and Ministry of Women's Affairs, and oversight of the legal aid offices and legal assistance bureaus around the country funded by INL, analyzing systems processes and case files on site.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

Full performance FSN-09:
1. EDUCATION: Bachelor's-level academic degree, in law or Sharia is required.
2. EXPERIENCE: Three years of progressively responsible legal work experience is required, with demonstrable experience of at least two years in legal research, legislative issues, and reporting, both oral and written is required.
-OR-
Substitution Option:
1. EDUCATION: Two (2) years of College in law or Sharia is required.
2. EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of progressively responsible legal work experience is required, with demonstrable experience of at least two years in legal research, legislative issues, and reporting, both oral and written is required.
Trainee Level FSN-08:
1. EDUCATION: Bachelor's-level academic degree, in law or Sharia is required.
2. EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years of progressively responsible legal work experience is required, with demonstrable experience of at least two years in legal research, legislative issues, and reporting, both oral and written is required
3. LANGUAGE: Level IV (fluent) English, Dari and Pashto proficiency is required. Must have ability to read complex sources in Dari and Pashto, and to produce correspondence in Dari is required.
4. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to conduct legislative drafting, legal research and analysis. Skilled in common professional software programs such as Microsoft Office suite.
5. JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of the process of legislative drafting, legal research and analysis.

Job Keywords:

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