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UN Vacancies 2022 for Rule of Law Officer Jobs in Juba Location.
UN Jobs in Juba 2022:- New job notification not for UN job opportunity portal for the post of Rule of Law Officer. Rule of Law Officer Vacancy is for the Juba location. Candidates should apply through www.un.org before the last date which is 05 December 2022.
Rule of Law Officer Jobs at UN Details
|Recruiter Name||UN United Nations|
|Name of Vacancy||Rule of Law Officer Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Last Date||05 December 2022|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
|Top Job Category of the day||NGO Jobs in South Sudan|
Rule of Law Officer Jobs Description
Under the direct supervision of the Senior Rule of Law Officer and the relevant Heads of Field Office and overall guidance of the Chief of Service, Rule of Law, the Rule of Law Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
Lead sub-national rule of law engagements in several field offices to strengthen accountability and access to justice in complex situations, contributes to transforming local and regional conflict dynamics.
Build and maintain strong relationships with interlocutors in the Government and civil society.
Develop and implement key components for a policy framework related to the rule of law and strengthening of the criminal justice system and related institutions that are tailored to local conditions and assessed needs including, but not limited to, improving coordination and cooperation among national actors along the rule of law chain, promoting pro-active engagement by government officials on rule of law issues in support of the peace process, enhancing the capacity of local institutions and actors, and supporting the deployment of mobile courts or other accountability solutions.
Perform programmatic and administrative tasks necessary for the functioning of the work unit, including contributing to the preparation of budgets, reporting on performance and results, managing, coordinating, and evaluating performance of seconded corrections and justice experts, job interviewing and evaluation of candidates. Provide policy and operational advice to Senior/Chief Rule of Law, assist in programming related activities at the sub-national level and handle a wide range of multi-disciplinary, complex and often sensitive and/or conflicting matters involving issues pertaining to criminal justice, national security policy, reform of the security sector and reform of the judicial system and related institutions.
Provide innovative technical advice and assistance to local officials and other stake holders to ensure cohesive and coordinated programme delivery.
Contribute to the development of the rule of law strategic plan and policy making framework by conducting extensive research and analysis on local conflict drivers and potential interventions, and prepare or assist in the preparation of a variety of written outputs on a range of issues relating to the delivery of rule of law sector services, promotion of international standards, implementation of programmatic interventions, and reforms to the national rule of law framework to promote a durable peace.
Assist in conducting programme activities in areas of concentration (e.g. gender justice, juvenile justice, etc.) to include advising and mentoring national counterparts, facilitating and organizing workshops and consultations, and mentoring national counterparts, facilitating and organizing workshops and consultations, supporting national criminal justice system organization, supporting training of national actors and/or monitoring of the courts and legal system, including other field offices, if required.
Advise on and prepare complex legal research and analysis and outputs, such as work unit reports and assessments, policy documents, guidelines, briefings, etc.
Participate in legislative reviews, and draft commentaries and other relevant documents.
Represent the mission and serve on various standing boards and committees, as required.
Support and participate in national level coordination, planning and/or reform processes and donor coordination to include supporting the completion of major reviews of the criminal justice sector and the development of long-term national strategic plans.
Provide training to junior staff under her/his supervision.
Ensure effective knowledge management and information sharing, including developing a culture of respect for and inclusion of local actors in all judicial and legal system initiatives.
Assist in identifying, establishing and maintaining contacts and partnerships with other actors (national and international) in assigned areas of responsibility with a view to pursuing work programme objectives and enabling participation in and effective integration of ideas in the planning and implementation of judicial affairs activities.
Perform other relevant duties as required.
Professionalism: Knowledge and understanding of the section’s mandate and strategic direction. Demonstrated understanding of a range of issues related to rule of law chains, including prosecution, judiciary, and corrections, as well as legal systems, reform, capacity building, etc. Knowledge of criminal law, relevant international human rights standards, etc. Demonstrated understanding of planning, programmatic engagement and coordination. Ability to identify issues and judgment in applying technical expertise to resolve a wide range of problems. Ability to conduct research, including ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources and assess impact on judicial affairs initiatives in assigned country/area. Ability to work under pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural disasters and human suffering). Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
Planning and organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.
An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law is required. A first-level university degree in any field, with a bar qualification or equivalent, in combination with two additional years of relevant legal experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree. A first-level university degree in law, in combination with two additional years of relevant academic qualifications and/or additional legal experience in the field of rule of law assistance, may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
A minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional experience in implementing law reforms and overseeing the implementation of national policies and plans in rule of law and security matters is required.
Experience as a practicing lawyer, prosecutor, judge, legal academic, legal consultant, or adviser in the field of justice is required.
A minimum of two (2) years of professional experience working on justice support issues or rule of law development in an international, governmental or non-governmental organization is required.
A minimum of one year of experience working on the ground providing technical assistance for the development or reform of legal, rule of law or judicial institutions in a transitional, developmental or post-conflict setting, outside the applicant’s country of nationality is required.
Experience with analysis and planning and implementation of rule of law engagements is required.
Experience working in rule of law development in both corrections and justice is desirable.
Management experience is desirable.
Experience providing services in the field of Rule of Law or related areas to or in a field operation of the United Nations Common System or a comparable international organization is desirable
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
This position is temporarily available for six (6) with possibility of further extension.. If the selected candidate is a staff member from the United Nations Secretariat, the selection will be administered as a temporary assignment.
While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post.
Subject to the funding source of the position, the eligibility for this temporary job opening may be limited to candidates based at the duty station.
Staff members of the United Nations common system organizations who will reach the mandatory age of separation or retirement within the duration of the current temporary need period are not eligible to apply.Submitting an application or selection for the current temporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation.
Retirees above the mandatory age of separation who wish to be considered for the current temporary job opening must indicate the reason for their last separation as “retirement.” Such retirees shall not be employed by the Organization, unless (a) the operational requirements of the Organization cannot be met by staff members who are qualified and available to perform the required functions; and (b) the proposed employment would not adversely affect the career development or redeployment opportunities of other staff members and represents both a cost-effective and operationally sound solution to meet the needs of the service.
Qualified women that meet the requirements of this job opening are particularly encouraged to apply and will be given full consideration in accordance with the United Nations efforts to increase women participation in its workforce
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