In the absence of the Country Director provides overall field responsibility for in-country programs, including grant-funded programs implemented overseas; assists with the management of international and local staff; works with the Country Director to identify program methodologies and helps to develop long-term and short-term strategies and work plans to improve the rule of law in the country of responsibility. Works with the Country Director to implement, monitor and evaluate in-country programs and activities. Provides secondary responsibility for financial oversight of all programs and donor relations in-country. Works with the Country Director in cooperation with headquarters-based program staff to draft grant proposals and undertake fundraising in-country.
Doctoral Degree (JD, PhD)
JD or foreign equivalent and 5 years experience or master’s degree and 7 years relevant experience, including some international experience.
At least 1 year of experience in working with USG funded programs preferred.
A minimum of 5 years of legal practice.
Experience in international development or international legal development and/or project management experience.
Familiarity with the assigned country’s legal system.
Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated planning, management, analytical, and writing skills.
Fluency in English
Proficiency in both written and spoken standard language of designated country