Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), funkcjonujący w ramach OBWE, poszukuje osoby na stanowisko Legislative Support Officer z podstawowym miejscem pracy w biurze warszawskim. Aplikować można do 6 lipca 2014 r. Więcej szczegółów dostępnych jest tu.
Poniżej zamieszczamy listę obowiązków związanych ze stanowiskiem oraz wymagania stawiane potencjalnym kandydatom.
- Providing expertise and drafting legal commentaries on questions of conformity of domestic legislation with OSCE human dimension commitments and other relevant international standards; assessing the impact of the commentaries prepared by the Unit and proposing follow-up measures necessary for a proper understanding and implementation of recommendations;
- Providing briefings to ODIHR management on legislative trends and developments in selected OSCE participating States, as well as on questions of international law, including the interpretation of international instruments;
- Following legal developments in selected OSCE participating States,
- Conducting assessments of the legislative systems of OSCE participating States who request such assessments;
- Making proposals for the design of the ODIHR legislative assistance and reform programme as well as for the evaluation of its outcomes and impact; providing input for the further development of the ODIHR legislative database (www.legislationline.org);
- Designing and ensuring the well-functioning of mechanisms for the proper assignment of funds to activities carried out by the Unit; drafting donor reports based on input collected from all unit members;
Performing related duties as required.
- Advanced university degree in law; excellent knowledge of international human rights law as well as constitutional and comparative law in the area of human rights and the rule of law; some knowledge of legislative drafting techniques/projects is an asset;
- A minimum of six years of professional work experience in law and at least three years of international experience, specifically in law reform in countries in transition to democracy;
- Extensive proven experience in drafting legal commentaries on human rights and rule of law issues; comparative knowledge of law-making processes is an asset;
- Political intuition and tact; ability to advise high-level officials; organizational, and strong legal analytical skills; resourcefulness, initiative and maturity of judgement;
- Ability to work with minimum supervision; experience in working as part of a team is highly desirable;
- Excellent working knowledge of English, with strong legal drafting skills; knowledge of another OSCE language, particularly Russian, would be an asset;
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds;
- Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities.