Legal Councilor - International Short Term Expert

Region: 
Asia Western
Company: 
GOPA
Status: 
Tender
Application deadline: 
2013-05-15

 

Country

Syrian Arab Republic/Turkey

Project Title

Syria Recovery Trust Fund (KfW)

Position

Legal Councilor (International short-term expert)

Status

Tender

Start of Project

April 2013

Start of Mission

to be determined

Assignment duration

2 months

Tasks

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • to draft standard templates and individual contracts for grant agreements
    with project implementing agencies according to international best practice in
    conflict environments;
  • to assist in setting up a conducive legal environment of the SRMDTF
    headquarters in Turkey.
Qualification

Minimum qualifications:

 

  • Expert with an international professional background obtained in long-term
    assignments outside his country and region of origin
  • Lawyer with at least 5 years of experience in working for international
    development institutions or projects
  • At least 3 years of experience in drafting grant agreements with
    implementing partners, preferably in conflict, post-conflict or fragile states
  • Good knowledge on legal standards, regulations and templates of grant
    agreements by international development institutions
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Good command of Arabic
  • Ability and readiness to work in an off-capital environment on the
    Turkish-Syrian border

 

Additional advantages:

 

  • Knowledge of KfW, WB or other major donors’ procurement rules and procedures
  • Knowledge of the legal environment in Turkey
  • Experience in working in Syria and/or neighboring countries
Other Information

The project management unit will be located close to the Syrian
border in Southern Turkey. It may later be transferred to Syria, subject to the
prevailing security and operational conditions.

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