Legal Expert - Rule of Law

Location : Amman, JORDAN
Application Deadline :25-Feb-21 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Individual Contract
Post Level :International Consultant
Languages Required :
Arabic   English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract :60 working days over a period of 6 months
Expected Duration of Assignment :60 working days over a period of 6 months

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.


To apply for this consultancy assignment, please check below link to veiw the terms of reference and other documents.

Duties and Responsibilities

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  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Demonstrates integrity and fairness, by modelling the UN/UNDP’s values and ethical standards;
  • Promotes the vision, mission and strategic goals of UNDP;

Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum experience of 10 years in law-related areas of concern with proven knowledge on Gharimat and Small Claims cases.
  • At least 2 years' experience working on Access to Justice, legal research, litigation, and gender advocacy.
  • Experience in developing legal material in Arabic
  • Experience in developing and delivering training courses.
  • Previous experience with the UN is an asset
  • Personal commitment, efficiency, flexibility, and drive for results.
  • Works effectively in high-pressure and rapidly changing environments
  • Efficient use of Microsoft applications such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word.
  • Language: Fluency in English and Arabic is required.

Technical and financial proposals along with CV & 3 references should be submitted and attached as one file, and without such will not be considered). 

(Only Short Listed Candidates will be contacted)

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