Deputy chief of party and senior justice advisor (DCOP) | Myanmar | 2021

  • Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 15 January 2021

Job Description

Chemonics seeks a deputy chief of party and senior justice advisor (DCOP) for the anticipated USAID Promoting Rule of Law in Myanmar. The project aims to strengthen transparency and accountability in the legal system to protect the fundamental rights of Myanmar’s people. The deputy chief of party and senior justice advisor (DCOP) will be the primary point of contact and technical advisor to USAID’s institutional partners and is the day-to-day liaison with the Government of Myanmar. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Establish a collaborative relationship with these sector specialist
  • Track and report on pending and current legal reform initiatives, track the drafting of bills relevant to protection human rights, access to justice, and justice sector reform, and report on progress to USAID
  • Implement the tasks of the COP as delegated by the COP


  • A degree in law
  • Seven years of experience in the implementation of justice sector activities with particular emphasis on judicial and prosecutor training, legal reform, and justice sector related institutional development activities
  • Demonstrated ability to establish strong working relationships with government officials, non-governmental organizations and other donors
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

Application instructions:

Please send an email with your CV and cover letter attached and “Deputy Chief of Party and Senior Justice Sector Advisor (DCOP)” in the subject line to by January 28, 2021 . No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact finalists.

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About the Organization

Owned entirely by employees, Chemonics is an ISO-9001 certified international development company. For more than 40 years, we have partnered with local and international organizations to promote social and economic change around the world.

Chemonics International is a leading international development consulting firm based in Washington, D.C. with more than 40 years of experience implementing programs around the world.

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