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Management Consultant- National Authority for Protection of Victims of Crime and Witnesses - Open to Sri Lankan Nationals Only
|Location :||Colombo, SRI LANKA|
|Application Deadline :||15-Jun-16 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||06 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 months (full time, no parallel employment or consultantancy)|
The United Nations Development Programme is supporting the Ministry of Justice to implement a Project titled Strengthening Enforcement of Law, Access to Justice and Social Integration (SELAJSI).
The Project focuses predominantly on enhancing equal access to justice for all by strengthening mechanisms and processes aimed at expediting case flow management within the criminal justice sector, supporting policy and legal reform initiatives, supporting access to core legislation in all three languages, as well as strengthening protection and assistance afforded to victims of crime and witnesses. The Programme works in close collaboration with all stakeholders within the justice sector and supports initiatives aimed at enhancing coordination between and among all actors within the penal chain.
The Project extends its support to a number of initiatives aimed at strengthening victim and witness protection mechanisms including technical support on policy and law reform, extensive training of key stakeholders, public awareness programmes, and initiatives aimed at building the knowledge base on the subject.
The Project will work in close cooperation with the National Authority National Authority for Protection of Victims of Crime and Witnesses in implementing the activities identified within the plan of action to operationalize the provisions of the Assistance to and Protection of Victims of Crime and Witnesses Act No 4 of 2015.
Scope and Objective:
Against the above mentioned background, the Project envisages supporting the National Authority for Protection of Victims of Crime and Witnesses with the position of a Management Consultant in order to assist with putting in place the organizational mechanisms of the National Authority.
Duties and Responsibilities
Based on decisions arrived at under the guidance of the Board of the National Authority the consultant would be required to :
The key products to be delivered are as follows:
All Deliverables would need to be endorsed by the Chairman of the National Authority.
Required Skills and Experience
Management Consultant- National Authority for Protection of Victims of Crime and Witnesses shall receive payment from UNDP as follows, upon receiving certification for the release of payment by the Chairman of the National Authority:
The envisaged time frame of the consultancy is a total of 6 months starting 1 July 2016. The consultant is expected to work full time.
How to Apply
The application should contain:
Please group all your documents into one (1) single PDF document as the system only allows uploading maximum one document.
Qualified women and members of minorities are encouraged to apply.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please make sure you have provided all requested materials.
Opened for Sri Lankan Nationals Only
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.