Prosecution Specialist – 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 Prosecution Specialist for the USAID-funded Justice Sector Strengthening Activity 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 Prosecution Specialist will be based in San Salvador and will assist with the implementation and management of key project activities. He/she will lead technical assistance efforts with the Attorney General’s Office and the National Civilian Police regarding the investigation and prosecution of such crimes as homicide and sexual violence.

This is an excellent opportunity for a current or former prosecutor interested in working overseas. Candidates for this position must be attorneys with a minimum of seven years of experience in criminal reform or criminal justice (investigation and prosecution). 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 jssp@checchiconsulting.com. Please put “Prosecution 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.

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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