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Consultant Needed at United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

Location(s): • Abuja

Specialization: • Consulting • Law/ Legal

Industry: • NGO / International Agencies

Application Deadline: 23 August, 2016

Job Type:  Contract


United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) helps developing countries attract and use aid effectively. In all our activities, we encourage the protection of human rights, capacity development and the empowerment of women.

Job Title: Consultancy for Support State Level Adoption of Policies and Legislation
Purpose of the Assignment

  • The consultancy is designed to ensure that UNODC has a pool of experts that can deliver good presentations, develop and advocate for the adoption and implementation of tools, laws and policies developed under the project as well as achieve better coordination and implementation of the project at the National and state level.
  • The consultant will be expected to disseminate information on the project thus ensuring that awareness is created about the project, thus increasing the capacities and effectiveness of the reform teams, justice sector institutions/officials and the European Union funded interventions in the States justice sector.



10 year(s)




  • Law• Criminology • Political Science


Required Skills and Experience

  • An advanced  Degree in Law, Criminology, Political or Social Science, Criminal Justice, International Relations, Public Administration, or related field;
  • A first level-University degree in related fields in combination with additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced University degree.


  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible professional experience in the Justice Sector especially familiarity with reforms;
  • 10 years of  experience of working in the relevant area (Justice Sector Reforms, legal or research work);
  • Proven experience and knowledge of the Nigerian criminal justice system;
  • Previous experience with the United Nations System, European Union funded projects or other international organisations would be an asset;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages.
  • Languages Required: English

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