UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME IN BELARUS
announces two full-time vacancies for the citizens of Belarus
within the Project funded by the European Commission
“Promotion of a wider application of international human rights standards in the administration of justice in Belarus”
The two-year long Project aims to improve the administration of justice in Belarus by:
- enhancing the access of justice sector professionals to information on international human rights standards and case-law;
- exposing the justice sector professionals to the best international practices;
- developing recommendations on further improvement of the national legislation and its implementation;
- promoting better understanding of the role of the judiciary in a democratic law-abiding state by the general public.
Assumes overall responsibility for successful project implementation, efficient day-to-day management, achievement of the planned outputs, coordination and supervision of the project activities in accordance with UNDP and EC rules and procedures.
Qualifications and skills:
- University degree in law, or similar;
- Experience (at least one year) of managing international technical assistance projects;
- Experience of working in/with administration of justice in Belarus is an asset;
- Acquaintance with administration of justice in other countries (preferably European), as well as specialization in human rights and/or gender equality is an asset;
- Excellent written and spoken Belarusian/Russian and English;
- Outstanding organizational skills;
- Good computer skills.
ASSISTANT ON JURIDICAL ISSUES
Works under the guidance and supervision of the Project Manager and is responsible for providing substantial inputs into discussions and analytical work related to the development of recommendations to improve the national legislation and law enforcement in the area of administration of justice.
Qualifications and skills:
- University degree in law;
- Academic degree in law is an asset;
- Experience (at least three years) of working in/with administration of justice in Belarus;
- Extensive knowledge of international human rights standards related to administration of justice, as well as acquaintance with administration of justice in other countries (preferably European);
- Good written and spoken Belarusian/Russian and English;
- Good analytical and writing skills.
Qualified candidates should submit their applications in English (a cover letter and a CV) to the attention of Human Resources Associate, UN Office in Belarus, 17 Kirov St., 6th floor, Minsk, Belarus 220030, fax: 226-03-40, e-mail: email@example.com closing date 27 May 2007 to be eligible for consideration. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.