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Legal Expert

Job Category:
Capacity Building
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
National and International Commitments on Gender and Poverty Issues - UNDP
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
26 June, 2005
Last Date to apply:
14 July, 2005
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

Five to ten years of experience working on CEDAW implementation
Strong background and demonstrated experience in legal issues
Proven skills in leadership and organization, administration, negotiation, team building, staff supervision and development and cross-cultural communication.
Strong capacity to broker partnership at national and provincial levels between the central and local governments, UN agencies, NGOs and community leaders.
Substantive experience in programme and project development, management

Description:
 

Description (TORs)
The Expert on Legal issues will be responsible for the following

  1. Review and Revise as appropriate all laws and policies in the light of Pakistans obligation to national and international commitments in liaison with the National Commission on the Status of Women, NGOs and other civil society organizations.
  2. Work towards achieving the indicators and take necessary steps to ensure that the projects programmes formulated are working towards achieving the defined indicators.
  3. Monitor the implementation of national measures to fulfill this obligation.
  4. Assist MOWD in drafting related summaries, bills, resolutions, etc.
  5. To keep liaison with the National Commission on the Status of Women, NGOs and other civil society organizations on all matters relating to legislation for women
  6. To carry out any other duties assigned by the Advisor to the Prime Minister/Minister in charge, Secretary and/or Additional Secretary, MOWD


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesPostgraduate degreeMasters DegreeDegree in law