Training Advisor

  Afghanistan Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP)
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 2145
Date Posted:Jul 15, 2017
Closing Date:Aug 4, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Adviser
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Contractor
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Afghanistan Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP):


The Afghanistan Justice Sector Support Program (JSSP) is a multi-pronged effort to develop and strengthen the capacity of the Afghan criminal justice sector institutions and justice professionals. JSSP is funded by the United States Department of State/Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL). PAE is INL’s prime contractor responsible for implementing JSSP. Through capacity building, technical advice and direct assistance, JSSP helps the justice institutions and the justice professionals perform their respective roles in delivering fair and effective justice services to the citizens of Afghanistan. In addition to working with justice institutions, JSSP participates in a variety of projects designed to promote access to a fair and effective justice system.

Job Summary:

Training Advisor with GCHR Section

Duties & Responsibilities:

Perform all duties assigned by supervising international advisor and team lead

Ensure all Gender deliverables are implemented in a timely manner

Assist MOWA to conduct ETC and gender mainstreaming meetings

Assist MOWA to conduct gender representative working group meetings

Assist GoA counterparts to develop training policies, strategies and plans

Plan and conduct initial assessments of training and mentoring within MOWA

Assist MOWA trainers to develop lesson plans, conduct cross-sectional trainings, seminar and conferences

Help build GoA capacity by establishing mentoring relationships with key Afghan officials involved gender justice

Develop and maintain expertise in training and mentoring within MOWA

Maintain current knowledge of National Action Plan for the Women of Afghanistan (NAPWA), LEVAW, Ministerial Strategies, Ministerial Policies, INL Mission in Rule of Law Objectives and other significant documents related to gender

Rapidly respond to requests for information from INL, PAE, and U.S. Embassy

Other duties as directed.

Job Requirement:

Bachelor in Law required; Master in Law or related field desirable

At least 2 years of experience working in gender justice and women’s rights issues

Understanding of Afghan law and the situation of Afghan women required

Must be a strong advocate for gender reform and advancement of the rights of women

Must demonstrate aptitude and willingness to work with female victims; and demonstrate understanding of how to communicate with victims; how to interview them; how to provide active listening; and how to issue effective support

Good written and verbal communication skills

Good computer skills and knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Experience giving presentations

Experience conduction legal training and mentoring staff

Must be willing and able to travel to all provinces for program activities

Ability to meet deadlines and handle multiply tasks simultaneously

Demonstrated professional maturity and good interpersonal skills

Ability to develop and manage an effective and motivated team

Previous experience working with an international organization.

Knowledge of best international practices for training and mentoring

Knowledge of Afghan justice sector and Ministry of Women’s Affairs

Knowledge of capacity building within Afghan government.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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