SUBJECT MATTER ADVISOR

Tetra Tech, Kabul, Afghanistan

Skill Required:, IT and ICTMedia and Communication
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
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Closing Date for Applications: 
30th June, 2020


Job Description

JSSP’s primary objective is to support the development of an Afghan professional cadre that is capable of sustaining, equipping, managing, and enabling its own criminal justice organizations. JSSP provides training and capacity building for Afghan officials in the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), Attorney General’s Office (AGO), Supreme Court (SCt), Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MOWA), and other justice sector organizations. The project has three main components:

  • Case Management System (CMS):

CMS is an online application designed to track criminal and civil cases. The CMS is intended to harmonize and interlink justice institutions to effectively perform their functions.

  • Organizational Capacity Building (OCB):

This component focuses on capacity building for justice institution personnel and ensuring that justice institutions are able to fulfill their mandates and operate independently.

  • Legislative Capacity Building (LCB):

JSSP’s efforts in LCB contribute to ensuring that laws and related documents are coherent, comply with the Constitution, treaties and conventions, and incorporate internationally recognized standards for the protection of women and vulnerable groups.

Duties:

The CMS Deputy Component Lead shall:

  • Provide oversight of the Section Lead (SL), Deputy Section Lead (DSL)
  • Advise and assist justice institution stakeholders, including the CMS Monitoring Board, Justice System Policy Group and case management offices on the development of a caseflow management strategy, policies and procedures for the use of the current CMS and CMS 2.0 applications to support caseflow management
  • Draft and edit CMS-related reports and deliverables, including project success stories
  • Advise and assist counterparts in performing their functions related to the use of the CMS applications, including developing policies, plans and projects to successfully transition from CMS to CMS 2.0 and to transfer responsibility for the administration and maintenance of the CMS to the GIRoA
  • Support the creation of role-based CMS training materials
  • Support the implementation of CMS pilot programs
  • Identify needs within the GIRoA’s justice institutions to successfully transition the CMS
  • Work with counterparts to develop a revised CMS Transition Plan
  • Liaise with other U.S. Government and GIRoA offices and coordinate activities to achieve established objectives
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders including, but not limited to, local government officials, police and prosecutors, members of the judiciary, international organizations and Afghan organizations involved in the justice sector, and customary and traditional law actors
  • Rapidly respond to requests for information from INL/Kabul and INL/AP
  • Supervise the CMS team in Kabul on planning, managing, coordinating and implementing the CMS Transition Plan within justice institutions in Kabul
  • Attend CMS related meetings and other meetings as required
  • Assist in ensuring the CMS project is running properly, and that CMS related milestones are achieved on time, within cost, and to expected quality
  • Motivate CMS team members to encourage the GIRoA officials to utilize CMS reports
  • Assist in identifying and screening short-term and long-term candidates for CMS
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 7 years of professional experience, including relevant leadership experience
  • A minimum of four years’ substantive experience in a field relevant to their position
  • A minimum of two years international experience, including development programs
  • The candidate should demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of formal justice systems, with a particular emphasis on the coordination and interaction between justice institutions/departments
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required. Juris doctor or relevant Master’s degree preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, including public speaking and writing
  • Superior interpersonal skills; the ability to interact in a constructive, cooperative, and harmonious manner; to work effectively as a team player; to establish positive relationships and gain the confidence of others

Source:  JSSP@tetratech.com


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