Millennium DPI Feteh Activity Judicial Reform Specialist Jobs in Ethiopia

Millennium DPI Feteh Activity Judicial Reform Specialist Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Description

  • The Employee will undertake work in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for Millennium DPI Partners (MDPI) in support of the Feteh Activity pursuant to MDPI’s contract with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

  • Under the supervision of the Chief of Party (COP) and Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP), and reporting directly to the Component Leader (#2: Federal Supreme Court of Ethiopia (FSCE)), the Employee shall assume the following specific responsibilities for the length of his/her employment with MDPI:

  • Provide support to and follow up ongoing legal and judicial reforms and related efforts undertaken by the FSCE;

  • Assist in the identification and implementation of additional priority legislative and regulatory reforms;

  • Support the FSCE in building their capacity in accordance with Feteh’s annual work plan;

  • Assist in the compilation and publication of reform documents and reports;

  • Review and follow up on the translation of key legal documents;

  • Support in the organization, monitor and coordinate with the relevant counterparts in organizing and conducting public consultations, workshops, training programs and other programmatic events;

  • Participate in the development of terms of reference, memoranda
    of understanding, manuals and other technical documents to be developed in accordance with Feteh’s annual work plan;

  • Support local and international consultants engaged by the Feteh Activity;

  • Collaborate with the Communications and Public Outreach Coordinator in gathering information for Feteh’s social media and in drafting Feteh’s success stories;

  • Support the Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator in gathering data for performance monitoring reports;

  • Draft monthly, quarterly and thematic reports as requested by the COP and/or DCOP;

  • Perform other activities as requested by the COP and/or DCOP.

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications/Required Skills

  • Law degree, and preferably also an LLM degree.

  • Extensive experience in the Ethiopian legal system, and at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in legal practice, rule of law/justice development, and/or a related field.

  • Solid and thorough understanding of the socio-political context of Ethiopia.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to cultivate relationships with relevant Ethiopian government entities.

  • High degree of organization, professionalism, integrity, trustworthiness and flexibility.

  • Fluent in Amharic and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

  • Technology-literate – PC skills, MS Word, Excel, Internet

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified applicant should apply through ethiojobs.net

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