Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
NUNV Specialist (Associate Judicial Affairs Officer) Nat. Specialist UNAMA Afghanistan
VMAM Code
AFGR001632-10171
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NUNV Specialist (Associate Judicial Affairs Officer)

NUNV Specialist (Associate Judicial Affairs Officer)

National Specialist
Host entity
UNAMA
Country
Afghanistan
Location, Country
Kabul (AFG)
Language skills
English
Dari
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Judicial Affairs Officer, the National UNV will perform following functions.

  • Monitor and gather information from diverse sources, including publications and media, with special attention to justice sector reforms, investigation and prosecution of international crimes including Conflict Related Sexual Violence (CRSV) and transitional justice mechanisms
  • Attend meetings with the AGO/ICD, UNAMA ROL Section and the International Consultant/Mentor when required
  • Contribute to thematic reports on justice and AGO/ICD mandated issues when required
  • Provide contextual analysis of ongoing and future investigations carried out by AGO/ICD
  • Provide liaison linkages between the AGO/ICD, the International Consultant/Mentor, UNAMA and other national and international agencies when required
  • Prepare documents that will facilitate the work of the International Consultant/Mentor during her/his visits and when s/he works online or as required
  • Provide translation and interpretation services to the International Consultant/Mentor when required

Planning, Coordination and Facilitation

  • Support UNAMA’s coordination efforts on Penal Code implementation by assisting Penal Code and Justice Stakeholders meetings, including support in preparing agendas, briefing speakers etc.
  • Provide advice to the international mentor and UNAMA Personnel on cross cutting issues of concern to investigation and prosecution of international crimes in Afghanistan

    • Provide logistical support for and during the visit(s) of International Consultant/Mentor in Afghanistan.

    • Provide translation and interpretation services to the International Consultant/Mentor.

  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

A Degree in Law is required.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least two years’ post-graduate professional experience is required; Experience working in a multicultural environment is desirable. Extensive knowledge of Afghan legal framework is required.

Working knowledge of Afghan criminal justice institutions and their mandates is required. Knowledge of substantive and procedural aspects of Afghanistan legal system and jurisprudence. Experience working with criminal justice actors and institutions in Afghanistan; Ability to gather information from different source; Experience providing advice on criminal accountability in transitional justice contexts to lawyers and investigators; Experience liaising with and briefing national and international stakeholders.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Dari(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform, Political affairs and political reporting, Other rule of law or governance related experience
Area of expertise details

Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform Mandatory. Knowledge of legal system especially on criminal law and criminal reform process

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Applicants needs to register their profile within UNV Talent Pool to be able to apply, see more instructions below: * Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup . Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile . Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Note: To create your profile with UNV – click on the link English ???? ??? Applicants needs to register their profile within UNV Talent Pool to be able to apply, see more instructions below: * Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup . Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile . Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Note: To create your profile with UNV – click on the link English ???? ???