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Rule of Law and Human Rights Specialist - ACES
Friday, September 21, 2018

The Development Innovations Group (DIG) is seeking experts interested in long- and short-term positions for projects under the Active Communities Effective States (ACES) IDIQ, which will provide technical services for USAID’s Democracy, Human Rights and Governance.

The objective of this Indefinite Date Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract is to provide Technical assistance and advisory services, training, and direct program implementation to support host country good governance, transparency and accountability by applying Democracy, Rights and Governance principles and practices. To accomplish this, the ACES IDIQ activity’s will be structured around the following technical areas: 1) Good Governance and Anti-Corruption; 2) Strengthening the Legislative Function/Legal Framework; 3) Decentralization and Local Governance; 4) Rule of Law and Security Sector Reform; and 5) Strengthening Oversight Mechanisms.

DIG is seeking mid- and senior-level experts. Prior USAID experience and experience working overseas with country counterparts and institutions is highly desirable. Individuals with significant relevant experience working on similar donor-funded international development projects are also encouraged to apply.

The Rule of Law and Human Rights Specialist (ROLHR Specialist) will design, monitor, analyze, evaluate, provide advice on and implement rule of law and human rights projects in developing countries. Towards that end, the ROLHR Specialist will:

  • Conduct research, analysis and assessments of the structure and functions of the legal and judicial sectors in developing countries, with a specific focus on strengthening the rule of law and promoting and protecting human rights.
  • Monitor ROL, human rights, and related issues in developing countries for the advancement of democratic governance and human rights.
  • Work collaboratively with project staff, counterparts, partners, the contractor’s Home Office, and USAID.
  • Provide analysis, advice and/or implementation assistance on rule of law institutions (including courts, prosecutors and relevant ministries), formation and modifications to legal systems, and legal aspects of design or modification of rules, regulations and legislation.

  • Application:
    Interested candidates indicate the position for which they are applying, and should submit a brief cover letter, CV, salary history, and three references to  info@developinnovations.com  . Shortlisted candidates will be contacted. DIG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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