Gender-based Violence/Criminal Justice Advisor – El Salvador

San Salvador, El Salvador
Apply by 25 October 2017
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 3 October 2017

Job Description

Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc., an international development firm based in Washington, D.C., seeks a Gender-based Violence/Criminal Justice Advisor 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 Gender-based Violence/Criminal Justice Advisor (based in San Salvador) will provide technical assistance to the Attorney General’s Office, Supreme Court, National Civilian Police and Forensic Institute to strengthen the prosecution of domestic violence and sexual crimes. He/she also will provide capacity-building assistance and training to justice sector institutions to more effectively manage cases of gender-based violence.

This is an excellent opportunity for a current or former prosecutor or victims’ rights advocate interested in working overseas. Candidates for this position must possess a law degree or an advanced degree in a related discipline; and education/experience on gender issues, human rights, international law, victimology, international best practices and/or case management approaches. 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 Please put “Gender-based Violence/Criminal Justice Advisor” in the subject line of the e-mail, and indicate where you saw this ad. Candidates are encouraged to visit our website at No telephone calls please.

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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