Legislative Expert – Malawi

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Overview

Counterpart International helps people build better lives and more durable futures, community by community. We equip individuals, organizations and communities-our counterparts- to become solution creators in their own families, communities, regions and countries. We work with them in some of the world’s most challenging places to tackle social, economic, environmental, health and governance issues that threaten their lives and undermine their futures.

 

For more information on Counterpart International, please visit our website at  www.counterpart.org

Responsibilities

Counterpart International is currently seeking a Public Resource Management Expert to support the Strengthening Parliament’s Role in Malawi’s Development (SPRID) NOFO in Malawi. This activity will be a multi-year with an estimated celling of $11.7 million. The goal of the activity is to support the effectiveness and independence of Parliament by providing technical support to selected constitutional and standing committees, coordination between parliament and statutory oversight institutions around public integrity issues, and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and media’s demand for accountability.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

This individual will lead in providing technical assistance to the legal division of the national assembly. S/he will work closely with the Legal Affairs committee and relevant staff to build their capacity for legislative reviews and drafting.

Qualifications

Qualifications and Experience:

 

S/he will have the following qualifications and experience:

 

  • University/College degree or higher in Law.
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience with the legislative drafting process.
  • Demonstrated expertise in parliamentary legislative processes.
  • Prior experience working to strengthen the capacity of parliament on its legislative function.

 

Languages:

 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English required.

 

Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job please visit careers-counterpart.icims.com .

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