Senior Legal Advisor

  Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Committee(MEC)
Master's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 2007
Date Posted:Apr 15, 2017
Closing Date:May 9, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Adviser
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:15 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

About Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Committee(MEC):


Joint Independent Monitoring and Evaluation Committee of Anti-Corruption. An Afghan organisation operating since May 2011 in order to help Afghanistan wtih its efforts to fight corruption.

Job Summary:

Advise the MEC Committee Members and Secretariat in all relevant legal issues on internal and external matters to insure MEC’s credibility with MEC’s focus groups through media, press and relevant stakeholders (International Community, Government, Media, Parliament and Civil Society).

He/she will be expected to perform the following tasks, subject to operating procedures to be decided by the Executive Director:

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Proficient in Microsoft Office package, experience in supporting local staff, report writing, knowledge of internationally accepted norms and standards in anti- corruption.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Provide overall advice on issues related to legal matters relevant to the International Community and Government of Afghanistan (GIRoA) in the light of reducing vulnerabilities to corruption within their institutions.

Provide legal advice to the Secretariat on Monitoring and Evaluating Reports of key processes / institutions.

Provide legal advice to the Secretariat on modification(s) to relevant Anti- Corruption Strategies and implementation efforts by GIRoA.

Coordinate with all Government Counterparts in collecting necessary information as well as conveying the requirements/guidelines of the MEC.

Coordinate with the High Office of Oversight, Ministry of Finance, Independent Administrative Reforms and Civil Service Commission, Ministry of Justice, Control and Audit Office, National Assembly, Attorney General’s Office, and other Government Counterparts, as required, committees and commissions of the Government, the Civil Society, Private Sector and any other national and international bodies relevant to Good Governance, to collect necessary information as well as conveying the requirements/ guidelines of the MEC.

Analyze the information received from all sources and present suitably to the Secretariat.

Provide Legal Advice to the Human Resource Unit of the Secretariat.

Coordinate closely with the International Legal Advisor.

Assist the Executive Director by coordinating with all stakeholders for necessary information on Good Governance related issues and performance of the GIRoA.

Provide regular updates to the Executive Director on the progress and achievements in the Good Governance efforts of the GIRoA.

Take part in relevant coordination forums and meetings relating to the Good Governance arranged by relevant stakeholders.

Write ad hoc legal reports on relevant tasks assigned by the Executive Director;

And any other tasks assigned by the Committee Members or the Executive Director.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


An advanced degree in law is mandatory (Masters, PhD). The ideal candidate will have significant experience (15 years+) in working / advising Ministers or Government Institutions and International Organizations / Donors the field of law in Afghanistan, an excellent understanding and mapping of Integrity and Anti-Corruption Stakeholders in Afghanistan.
Excellent command of Dari, Pashtu, and English is required.

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