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Senior Prosecutions and Policing Expert (КЕ2)

Location: Sub-Saharan Africa
Location: Ethiopia
Job Code: 5585


Project title: Technical Assistance Unit — Support to Criminal Justice Reform in Ethiopia


Brief description:

Ethiopia is currently engaged in sweeping reforms, including of the criminal justice sector. The subject of this contract is to establish, staff and implement a technical assistance unit to provide technical assistance to the implementation of the programme in support to criminal justice reform in Ethiopia. The programme is intended to run for 72 months from the date of entry into force of the financing agreement. The contractor will be responsible for the day-to-day implementation and management of the programme, the management of a short-term expert facility, and is expected to provide a technical assistance team that will include a team leader/senior criminal justice reform expert; senior prosecutions and policing expert; senior monitoring and evaluation expert; financial management expert; and administrative support.


Commencement date of the project: September 2021


Duration of the assignment: Full-time, approx . 1,300 working days /60 months



Qualifications and skills:


  • Post-graduate degree in law, policing, human rights or related field.


General professional experience :

  • At least 10 years' experience in criminal justice / justice sector / policing reform.
  • Experience in EC aid delivery methods and previous experience in implementation of EDF projects/programmes.
  • Demonstrated cross-cultural sensitivity; interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Computer literacy, excellent report writing skills and ability to produce quality documents.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Experience in sub-Saharan Africa is a requirement. Specific experience in Ethiopia would be considered an advantage.


Specific professional experience :

  • Previous experience as a prosecutor or senior member of a police service is required. Specific experience in Sub-Saharan Africa will be an advantage.
  • Practical experience in designing and delivering capacity development activities for police and/or prosecutors.
  • Demonstrated experience in prosecution led criminal investigation.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of forensic evidence in criminal investigation and prosecution.
  • Demonstrated experience in the gender and rights-based approach, notably in the field of governance, rule of law and justice.

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