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Published on 25.03.2020

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Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : Legal Assistant

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of Human Rights Adviser, Human Rights and Security and the overall supervision of the Director of Regional Centre, the Legal Assistant, provides programmatic and secretarial support to the Law and Justice Section. The Legal Assistant will be tasked with:

Programmatic/legal support:

Assisting in monitoring and analyzing on a broad range of human rights and rule of law issues in Kosovo and supporting the drafting of reports based on information gathered through research and personal interviews on the basis of instruction received from supervisor(s);

Providing pre-assessments of court procedure and/or legal documents with regard to Human Rights standards and Rule of Law principles;

  • Assisting in managing Human Rights and Rule of Law projects within the unified budget and based on extra-budgetary funding, including preparing draft project proposals, assisting in the project budgeting and in the logistics of single activities;
  • Conducting (internet) research on a broad range of Rule of Law issues as well as on Human Rights and Community Rights subjects;
  • Maintaining regular contacts with members of other international and local institutions;
  • Reviewing the local media on a daily basis for legal developments related to Human Rights and Community Rights issues in the justice sector and/or legislative drafting;
  • Translating legal documents and other relevant legal texts drafted by the section;
  • Accompanying the supervisor(s) to provide interpretation (consecutively and simultaneous) services during meetings, conferences seminars, round table meetings, etc., preparing minutes and reports on those events, as requested.

Secretarial/clerical duties:

  • In close cooperation with procurement, organizing meetings and seminars, notifying participants of time, date and subject matter including preparatory work and other logistics;
  • Collecting, reviewing, sorting out and distributing incoming mail, dispatching outgoing mail, maintaining the supervisors' calendar and scheduling appointments; organizing the office files, ensuring the availability of office supplies, etc

Performing other duties as required.

Required profile for job ad : Legal Assistant
  • Completed secondary school supplemented by formal studies in law, social science, administration or languages
  • Minimum 4 years working experience in an administrative position in a Legal Office, preferably with international organisations or governmental agencies; working experience and/or knowledge in the areas of human rights and/or rule of law.
  • Computer literate with practical experience with Microsoft applications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and of local languages; It will be an asset to know any other local language.
Job criteria for job ad : Legal Assistant
Job category:
HR, training
Secretarial work, assistantship
Industries:
Cleaning, security, surveillance
Services other
Employment type:
Permanent contract
Region :
Bonthe
City :Peje
Experience level:
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Bachelor
Number of Position(s):10

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