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State Program Assistant (Justice)

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Activation Date: 29 May, 2021   Announced Date: 29 May, 2021   Expire Date: 13 Jun, 2021

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: National
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Vacancy Number: KABUL-2021-055
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul
Organization: U.S Embassy
Years of Experience: Three years of progressively responsible legal wor
Contract Duration: Permanent
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor level Academic degree, in Law or Sharia is required.
Close date: 13 Jun, 2021

About U.S Embassy:

U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan

Job Description:

The position provides analytical support to our programs and legal research, in particular for continuity purposes on legislative initiatives. This adviser would also conduct legal research regarding laws, regulations, and practices affecting other INL projects (e.g., education, NGOs, legal service delivery) and conduct routine oversight of our capacity building efforts in the Ministry of Justice, Attorney General’s Office, and Ministry of Women’s Affairs, and oversight of the legal aid offices and legal assistance bureaus around the country funded by INL, analyzing systems processes and case files on site.

Job Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: Three years of progressively responsible legal work experience is required, with demonstrable experience of at least two years in legal research, legislative issues, and reporting, both oral and written.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of the process of legislative drafting, legal research and analysis.

Education Requirements:
Bachelor level Academic degree, in Law or Sharia is required.

LANGUAGE: Level IV (fluent) English and Dari proficiency is required. Must have ability to read complex sources in Dari and Pashto, and to produce correspondence in Dari.

 “this may be tested”

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to conduct legislative drafting, legal research and analysis. Skilled in common professional software programs such as Microsoft Office suite.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.       
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Submission Guideline:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a local security clearance. To apply for this position applicants must electronically submit the documents listed below to be considered for employment. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible and qualified. To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site (US Embassy Kabul Website).

Submission Email:

US Embassy Kabul Website

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