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Organization: Diakonia Sweden
Country: Mali
Closing date: 13 Nov 2017

Job designation

Senior Legal Expert/Desk Manager

Overview

Exciting new position for an experienced international humanitarian law specialist to join the expanding international humanitarian law work at Diakonia in Mali. Diakonia has over ten years’ experience running an International Humanitarian Law Resource Centre in Jerusalem and is now expanding its work to the global level. The position of Senior Legal Expert/Desk Manager will run and oversee the IHL work in the Mali context. This job will include international travel and the opportunity to engage with IHL specialists locally and globally, as well as work alongside IHL colleagues in the other Diakonia programs.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

The Senior Legal Expert/Desk Manager as an IHL specialist with lead the IHL team in Mali, and as such is responsible for the strategic development and activities of the program. Such activities will include undertaking the production of legal briefs and reports, staff mentoring, training activities, representation of the program with donors, diplomats and other senior figures in the humanitarian sector, as well as external travel to key IHL conferences and events.

The Senior Legal Expert/Desk Manager is responsible for the implementation and performance of the IHL Resource Desk and for monitoring and reporting, including financial oversight.

The Senior Legal Expert/Desk Manger must have a high and professional level of proficiency in both French and English.

Core qualifications required:

  1. Law degree with specialization in International Humanitarian Law (IHL)
  2. Five to ten years of combined management, legal, advocacy and diplomatic experience.
  3. Solid experience of working at the filed level in crisis/post-crisis countries;
  4. Experience of organisational structuring, management and human resource management.
  5. Experience of resource mobilisation and strategic engagement with donors;
  6. Expertise in strategy and programme development;
  7. Good communication and people skills;
  8. Very good analytical and drafting skills.
  9. Proficiency English and French.

Terms of employment

Location: Bamako, Mali

Employer: Diakonia Country Office, Mali

Full time position (37.5 hours per week) with fixed term contract- until 31st May 2020 (subject to probationary period) with the possibility of extension.

The post holder will report to: the Country Manager and the Global IHL Advisor (Head Office). The line manager is the Country Manager.

For questions regarding the position please contact the Global IHL Advisor/Program Manager Stephen Wilkinson at stephen.wilkinson@diakonia.se

For further details of the job please see attached.

How to apply:

Please submit a CV/Resume and a cover letter of no more than 2 pages outlining your suitability for the post to stephen.wilkinson@diakonia.se with the subject line “Senior Legal Expert Mali” no later than Monday the 13th of November 2017.

For more information see: https://www.diakonia.se/en/How-we-work/About-us/Job-opportunities/senior-legal-expertdesk-manager2/

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