available languages: english August 3, 2018

Posted on behalf of B&S Europe

The overall objective of the project is as follows:

To support third countries‘ justice processes during conflict, post-conflict and transition periods through the provision of short-term policy and technical support particularly in the areas of constitution-making and key legislation, restoration of justice for the population, formal and community-based transitional justice processes.

Job published date: Thursday, July 26, 2018
Application Deadline: Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Country: Worldwide
Region: Other Countries

Details of post


Team Leader / Project Manager

Description of post: The Team Leader/Project Manager will manage and coordinate the implementation of the contract. S/he will be the main contact point to the Contracting Authority for operational (including identifying, mobilising and liaising with non-key experts) issues. S/he will liaise and report to the Contracting Authority on a regular basis on the activities and will facilitate a fruitful and open dialogue between the stakeholders involved (partner country authorities, civil society, think tanks, EU actors, etc.). The key expert will support and supervise the preparation, implementation, and conclusion of assignments undertaken together with, or by, the Key Expert 2 and Non-Key experts, and the production of outputs related to specific assignments. S/he will also undertake research and analysis report on topics related to justice in conflict and post-conflict countries. Her/his work-time will be spent between the „operational base“ in Brussels (place of posting) and assignments. The indicative number of assignments outside the operational base (place of posting) undertaken by the Key Expert shall be between three and five per year.
Qualifications: Qualification and skills:
-Master’s Degree or equivalent diploma in Public Administration, Political and/or Social Sciences, Law, International Relations or other relevant discipline;
-Excellent oral communication and drafting skills in English and French.General professional Experience:
-A minimum of 10 years post-graduate experience in project management, in the field of conflict response and justice;
-A minimum of 4 years of field work experience in developing and/or fragile countries4,including interacting with international, regional organisations and with civil society organisations;
-A minimum of 3 years of experience in working with (or in cooperation with) EU institutions will be considered an asset, in particular on justice related processes.Specific Professional experience:
-At least 5 years of experience working on transitional justice sectors (including, constitution-making; restoration of justice for the population; transitional justice processes; community-based transitional justice processes) in conflict, transition and post-conflict context gained in at least 2 projects;
-At least 4 years of experience in programming and capacity building in the field of transitional justice gained in at least 2 projects will be considered an asset.
Duration: 600 day(s)
Non key expert Senior & Junior

Description of post: In addition to the key experts, the project foresees the mobilisation of short-term resource expertise (non-key experts) for a total of approximately 600 working days for the duration of the project through a pool of junior (200 working days) and senior (400 working days) non-key justice experts which will be deployed for short (several days to weeks) to mid-term (several months) assignments. The place of posting will be the country of assignment. The indicative number of missions outside the EU undertaken by non-key experts shall be between five and ten per year.
Qualifications: Justice areas:
Constitution-making and key legislations processes;
Restoration of justice for the population;
Transitional justice processes;
Community-based transitional justice processes.Junior non-key experts are required to have a proven minimum 3 years of experience in the area of justice and/or the requested assignment. Senior non-key experts are required to have a proven minimum of 5 years in the area of the requested assignment. The areas of assignment are in the fields mentioned above.
Language requirement for NKE will be discussed at the time of assignment and depending of the country of the specific assignment.
Duration: 600 day(s)
Technical Adviser Justice Support

Description of post: The technical adviser in justice support will undertake assignments requested by the contracting authority, from preparation of the assignment to implementation and reporting. S/he will liaise and report to the Contracting Authority, including via the Team Leader/Project Manager on a regular basis on the activities and will facilitate a fruitful and open dialogue between all the stakeholders involved (such as national authorities, regional/international organisations, civil society organisations, EU actors), in a conflict-sensitive manner. It is foreseen that most of her/his work-time will be in-country where the assignments take place, for short (several days to weeks) to mid-term (several months) assignments. Her/his work-time will be spent between the „operational base“ in Brussels (place of posting) and assignments. The indicative number of assignments outside the operational base (place of posting) undertaken by the Expert shall be between four to eight per year.
Qualifications: Qualifications and skills
-Master’s Degree or equivalent diploma in Public Administration, Political and/or Social Sciences, Law, International Relations or other relevant discipline;
-Excellent oral communication and drafting skills in English and French.General professional experience
-A minimum of 7 years post-graduate experience in the areas of conflict response and justice (including on research and analysis, programming, capacity building, technical assistance);
-A minimum of 3 years of field work experience in developing and/or fragile countries5, including interacting with international, regional and with civil society organisations;
-A minimum of 2 years of experience in working with (or in cooperation with) EU institutions, will be considered an asset, in particular on justice related processes.Specific professional experience
-At least 5 years of experience working in different areas of transitional justice (including, constitution-making; restoration of justice for the population; transitional justice processes; community-based transitional justice processes) in conflict, transition and post-conflict contexts, gained in at least 2 projects;
-At least 4 years of experience in programming and capacity building in the field of transitional justice gained in at least 2 projects will be considered an asset.All experts must be independent and free from conflicts of interest in the responsibilities they take on.
Duration: 330 day(s)
Name of Project:  Provision of expertise for justice in conflict and transition
Status: Opened
Project start date: Thursday, July 26, 2018
Project end date: Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Duration: 600 day(s)

Other information: Vittoria.Longato@bseurope.com