Senior Legal Officer (Compliance and monitoring of judicial decisions) job at African Union


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Vacancy title:
Senior Legal Officer (Compliance and monitoring of judicial decisions)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Legal ]

Jobs at:

African Union

Deadline of this Job:
28 March 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Arusha , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Saturday, March 26, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Provide support to the Court and liaison with the AU Policy Organs, Member States and other stakeholders on implementation and execution of the Court’s judicial decisions

Main Functions
• Develop a manual and guidelines to clarify the procedures and (best) practice related to the implementation of the Court’s judicial decisions.
• Develop targeted policy briefs/ position papers for engagement with Parties, Member States and relevant stakeholders on implementation of the Court’s judicial decisions.
• Develop and maintain an online implementation database to provide up-to-date information to relevant stakeholders about the status of compliance of the Court’s decisions.
• Develop a reporting template on the implementation of the Court’s judicial decisions to provide the format and clarify the type of information required from Parties and other stakeholders.
• Draft decisions or resolutions to be considered by the Court and/or the African Union’s Executive Council, regarding implementation and execution of the Court’s judicial decisions.
• Specific Responsibilities
• Prepare periodic studies and reports on the status of implementation of judicial decisions of the Court for use by the Court, the AU Policy Organs and other stakeholders.
• Organize as necessary, consultations, dialogues and public hearings with Parties, Member States and relevant stakeholders on implementation of the Court’s judicial decisions.
• Conduct research on reparations practices and procedures of comparable judicial institutions and of relevant quasi-judicial organs to inform the Court’s policy and guidelines on reparations.
• Liaise with the Secretariat of the Executive Council of the African Union on preparation of concept notes, position papers and studies with regard to the operationalisation of the framework of monitoring execution of the Court’s judicial decisions.
• Perform any other duties as required

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience
• University degree in Law.
• An advanced University degree in law with a specialisation in international human rights law will be an added advantage.
• Minimum of eight (8) years relevant professional experience in a similar position, preferably in an international organization.
• Experience in diplomatic service; and
• Thorough demonstrable knowledge of the practice, procedure and case-law of the African human rights system will be an added advantage.

Required Skills
• Excellent knowledge of the African human rights system and of the African Union’s and Member States’ relevant institutional, legal and operational frameworks, policies and procedures.
• Good knowledge of other international human rights courts and quasi-judicial organs;
• Ability to analyse and resolve complex legal questions;
• Highly developed and persuasive communication, listening and presentation skills ;
• Initiative and responsibility, result orientation and sense of continuous improvement, concern for quality and efficiency;
• Excellent interpersonal skills, adaptability and ability to work under pressure in a multi-cultural environment;
• Good planning and organizational skills;
• Proficiency in one of the AU Official working languages. Good knowledge of at least one other language will be an added advantage.
• Computer literacy.
• Change Management..
• Managing Risk...
• Core Competencies
• Teamwork and Collaboration..
• Responsibility
• Learning Orientation...
• Communicating with impact..
• Functional Competencies
• Conceptual Thinking and Problem Solving
• Job Knowledge
• Drive for Results
• Innovation and taking initiative

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 96

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
To apply follow this link https://jobs.au.int/job/Tanzania-Accountant-Assistant/742278902/#  

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