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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 www.checchiconsulting.com. No telephone calls please.