Rule of Law Initiative
Overall field responsibility for in-country programs, including grant-funded programs, implemented overseas; manages international and local staff; identifies program methodologies and develops long-term and short-term strategies and work plans to improve the rule of law in the country of responsibility. Implements, monitors and evaluates in-country programs and activities. Responsible for financial oversight of all programs and for donor relations in-country. In cooperation with headquarters-based program staff, drafts grant proposals and undertakes fundraising in-country.
Doctoral Degree (JD, PhD)
Must have a JD and 7 years or master’s and 10 years relevant experience, including some international experience. Experience in working with USG funded programs preferred. Experience or knowledge of legal reform issues in region or country where placed. Language proficiency required or extremely helpful depending on region.
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