VacanciesUSAID KS: Legal Advisor

October 21, 20210

Chemonics seeks a candidate for the position of Legal Advisor for the USAID-funded Kosovo Justice. 

Tasks and Activities 

  • Support project efforts on researching, drafting, reviewing, and commenting on primary and  secondary legislation.
  • Analyze legislation, conduct research and analysis of legal documents, protocols, and other  memorandums.
  • Prepare research summaries, formulating policy options.
  • Implementing activities related to KJC, its Committees, the Secretariat, and the courts. 
  • Supporting the project and its counterparts the KJC Chair and as necessary other KJC officials,  including the Director of the KJC Secretariat, on policy matters.
  • Attend formal and informal meetings with counterparts, including members of the KJC and its  Secretariat, judges, lawyers, court personnel and related groups, including relevant donor-funded  projects and preparing detailed read-outs from those meetings.
  • Prepare, or assist in preparing, annual program work plan, implementation schedules,  performance monitoring plan and related data collection, policy papers and position papers, and  periodic reports required by USAID, including quarterly and annual progress report.
  • All other duties as assigned. 

Required Skills and Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in law, or related field 
  • Five (5) years of experience in the implementation of justice sector activities  
  •  Prior experience and an understanding of the Kosovo’s justice sector, including the role of  functions of institutions and reform history and recent developments 
  • Experience providing technical assistance on justice administration to justice sector institutions
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams and independently
  • Demonstrated analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Written and spoken English and Albanian and/or Serbian
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

Please send electronic applications, including ONLY a cover letter and CV to: no later than November 5th, 2021. Please write “Legal Advisor” in the subject line. 

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