Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc., an international development firm based in Washington, D.C., seeks a Court Management Specialist for the USAID-funded Justice Sector Strengthening Activity (JSSA) in El Salvador. The JSSA provides technical assistance to key justice sector institutions and supports initiatives to improve inter-institutional coordination, reduce impunity, improve court administration practices, and promote citizen participation and awareness of legal reforms to fight corruption.
The Court Management Specialist (based in San Salvador) will assist the Government of El Salvador in improving the efficiency of its legal system and access to justice for citizens. He/she will support initiatives to increase knowledge and skills in managing court infrastructure, using and applying information technologies to increase the efficiency of court’s activity, planning and managing the budget and human resources, and developing and implementing well-defined strategic plans. Responsibilities will include developing performance indicators, conducting performance audits of the courts, developing training materials and leading training activities.
This is an excellent opportunity for a current or former judge or court management expert interested in working overseas. Candidates for this position must have an accredited law or an advanced degree in a related discipline; five years of experience with court systems; extensive knowledge of court administration models and best practices and an understanding of case processing and workload management, particularly electronic case management systems; and experience with training court administrators and developing of training course materials for court administrators. Candidates must be fluent in written and spoken Spanish. Experience in a developing context or in Latin America is a plus.
Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put “Court Management Specialist” in the subject line of the e-mail, and indicate where you saw this ad. Candidates are encouraged to visit our website at www.checchiconsulting.com. No telephone calls please.