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UNO Senior Judicial Affairs Officer Latest Jobs In Bangui 2022

UNO Senior Judicial Affairs Officer Latest Jobs In Bangui 2022
UNO Senior Judicial Affairs Officer Latest Jobs In Bangui 2022

Description UNO Senior Judicial Affairs Officer Latest Jobs In Bangui 2022

UNO Senior Judicial Affairs Officer Latest Jobs In Bangui 2022 This position is located in United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) in Bangui. The Senior Judicial Affairs Officer reports to the Chief of the Justice and Corrections Section.

Job Details UNO Senior Judicial Affairs Officer Latest Jobs In Bangui 2022
Duty StationBANGUI
Posting Period28 March 2022 – 26 April 2022
Job Opening Number22-Rule of Law-MINUSCA-177651-R-Bangui (M)
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Duties & Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the Senior Judicial Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Coordinates the Mission’s support to the Central African Special Criminal Court.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of the mission’s strategies related to the rule of law and the development/reform of the justice and legal systems to include advising national counterparts, providing training and monitoring the court and legal systems, etc.
  • Serves as a senior officer and recognized expert in non-judicial, transitional justice mechanism, legal aid and legal sector reform; provides policy and operational advice to senior management on an ongoing basis and assists in programming related activities at the national level; independently handle a wide range of multi-discipline, highly complex, and often sensitive and/or conflicting matters involving issues relating to the development or reform of legal or judicial systems/institutions.
  • Coordinates and directs work teams; guides, supervises and evaluates the work of junior officers; may assist in the general management and administration of the work unit, organizing and prioritizing the workload and providing general coordination and supervision of assignments.
  • Makes various types of recommendations to senior officials with respect to actions to take; recommendations are usually accepted as proposed.
  • Plans, coordinates and supervises all activities in assigned area; ensures an integrated and harmonized approach among other components of the mission (e.g. corrections, human rights,
  • political affairs, policy, gender, child protection, etc.) and UN entities.
  • Takes the lead in promoting knowledge management and information sharing, including developing a culture of respect for, and inclusion of, local actors in all judicial and legal system initiatives.
  • Organizes and supervises research studies and the preparation of written outputs, as well as performs extensive legal research and analysis on highly complex or novel legal issues/questions and prepares reports, studies, briefs, reports, and other written material; participates in legislative reviews and prepares commentaries.
  • Provides innovative technical advice and assistance to regional and local commissions, standing committees, other offices, etc.
  • Serves as spokesperson for the mission as required; develops and maintains relations with high-level government officials, magistrates, local leaders and other key players; and actively promotes coordination and communication between international and national partners with a view to pursuing objectives and ensuring participation in and effective integration of ideas in the planning and implementation of the judicial affairs programme.
  • Coordinates/performs programmatic and administrative tasks necessary for the functioning of the work unit, including contributing to the preparation of budgets, reporting on performance and results, managing and evaluating staff performance, job interviewing and evaluation of candidates.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


  • Professionalism:
  • Planning and organizing:
  • Communication:
  • Judgement/decision making:
  • Managing performance:

Eligibility Criteria


  • An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, or bar qualification, or equivalent, in addition to the first-level degree in law, is required.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with other relevant academic qualifications and/or legal experience in the field of justice and/or rule of law assistance may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree


  • A minimum of ten (10) years with a master’s degree or twelve (12 ) years with a bachelor’s degree of progressively responsible professional experience, including seven (7) years as a practising lawyer, prosecutor, Judge, legal academic legal consultant, or advisor in the field of justice is required
  • A minimum of eighteen (18) months of experience providing technical assistance for the development or reform of legal and judicial institutions in a transitional, developmental or post-conflict setting, outside the applicant’s country of nationality is required.
  • Significant management experience is required.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience working with an international or Hybrid tribunal is required
  • Experience in providing services in the field of Judicial affairs or related areas to or in a field operation of the United Nations Common System or a comparable international organization is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in both English and French is required.


  • Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by a competency-based interview.

Special Notice

  • Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her.
  • In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.

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