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Thanks for your interest in the Senior SGBV Advisor - Liberia position. Unfortunately this position has been closed but you can search our 1,146 open jobs by clicking here.
  • U.S. Citizen or Third Country National;
  • Ability to possess/maintain MRPT certification;
  • Have completed an advanced law degree from an U.S. accredited law school or the equivalent overseas institution, and been admitted to practice in a U.S. state or the equivalent overseas entity.  Proof of good standing as a member of a bar association from a U.S. state Supreme Court or the equivalent is required.
  • Must have worked in the legal profession or on international rule of law reform within the past five years.
  • Must demonstrate either 1) ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in law practice, preferably with trial experience; OR 2) at least five years criminal trial experience combined with five years of experience implementing international rule of law programs (of which at least four years shall have been overseas);
  • Five or more years’ experience in the prosecution or defense of SGBV cases or domestic violence and family law cases;
  • Demonstrated two (2) years of experience working on rule of law reform programs in a developing, conflict or post-conflict environment. This experience must include working on policy initiatives and designing and using metrics to gauge performance.
  • Must have worked in the legal profession or on international rule of law reform within the last five years.
  • Must hold a valid law license in a US State or the equivalent. Proof of good standing as a member of a bar association from the state Supreme Court or the equivalent is required;
  • Possession of a valid driving license for at least one year;
  • Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to build and maintain key relationships in a culturally diverse environment and respectfully negotiate the resolution of conflicting views to facilitate project implementation;
  • Ability to communicate in English with sufficient accuracy and fluency to converse effectively on a variety of topics in appropriate professional vocabulary. If INL requests verification of English competency, a superior level rating from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is required.
  • Ability to discuss and explain complex matters in the respective area of expertise, and provide lengthy and coherent narrations, all with ease, fluency, and accuracy. If INL requests verification of English competency, a superior level rating from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is required;
  • Ability to write about general and legal issues clearly and concisely in English, to express complex ideas in a clear and logical way and without grammatical errors.
  • A working knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and Power-Point;
  • Must satisfy the requirements for Justice Advisors outlined in the base contract IV.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience living in developing, conflict or post-conflict countries in Africa.
  • Experience serving as a trainer and/or program manager in an international context.
  • Ability to integrate and relate program activities into the broader goals of INL.
  • Supervisory experience in the trial law practice environment or trial advocacy/law clinic teaching experience.
 
 
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If you are disabled and need assistance with your job application process, please fax the position you are applying for to: 703-414-5593.
 
 

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