Component Leader/Access to Justice Specialist

Bamako, Mali
Apply by 16 March 2018
Senior-level , Field assignment
Posted on 5 February 2018

Job Description

Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc. ( seeks a Component Leader/Access to Justice Specialist for its ongoing USAID-funded Mali Justice Project. The Component Leader will be based in Bamako and will be responsible for the implementation of a component focused on improving access to justice primarily through a series of grants to local organizations. The access to justice work will be focused on connecting the formal and informal justice system in Mali, supporting existing paralegal training and legal aid clinic programs, and developing a justice sector policy that improves the rights of women and their access to justice.

Candidates must be fluent in French and English with excellent written and verbal communication skills in both languages, have at least five years of relevant technical experience, and have experience working on donor-funded activities. Preferred qualifications include experience working in Africa, work on USAID-funded projects, and grant management.

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to (please put “Mali Component Leader” in the subject line of the e-mail). No telephone calls, please. EOE.

About the Organization

Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc. (Checchi) has worked in international development for over 40 years. The company has operated in more than 140 countries, including a number of fragile states and post-conflict zones, and has implemented nearly 300 long-term contracts. Checchi’s principal areas of specialization include rule of law, anticorruption and monitoring and evaluation (M&E). Since launching one of the first international rule of law practices in the late 1980s, Checchi has provided technical assistance and training in the core areas of improving access to justice; court systems administration; legislative and policy reform; judicial training and legal education; public legal awareness; and security sector reform. The company has implemented a number of long- and short-term activities focused exclusively on anticorruption. In addition, many of Checchi’s rule of law projects have included significant anticorruption components and activities. Checchi’s M&E work encompasses projects in more than 50 countries and spans the spectrum of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed approaches to managing and evaluating performance.

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