Technical Advisor: Law Reform, Afghanistan

  Afghanistan Unspecified 265
Date Posted:Mar 30, 2010
Reference:Technical Advisor: Law Reform, Afghanist
Closing Date:Apr 25, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Government Advisory
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:Fresh
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
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Job Summary:

Project/Proposal Summary:
The Assistance for Afghanistan’s Anti-Corruption Authority Project is a three-year, USAID-funded anticipated program to provide assistance to the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in its effort to build a strong, effective institution to lead, monitor and report on efforts to combat corruption in Afghanistan. This project will primarily work with the Afghanistan High Office of Oversight (HOO).

Position Summary:
MSI is seeking an expert in legal reform and legislative drafting to ensure compliance with the UN Convention Against Corruption and serve as the resident technical advisor on law reform.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Provide expert advice to HOO counterparts on legal requirements to comply with UN and other anticorruption conventions;
• Conduct research to assess gaps or deficiencies in the current legal framework as it relates to anticorruption provisions;
• Support drafting of laws and provide technical input to reform laws to bring them in line with UNCAC.

Job Requirement:

• Expert knowledge on the UN Conventions Against Corruption;
• Experience reviewing a country’s existing legislation to identify gaps and deficiencies;
• Experience in drafting legislation and working with executive and legislative committees to develop and adopt new laws;
• Prior experience in Afghanistan, or a similar environment, strongly preferred. Local candidates are encouraged to apply.

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