|The Human Dimension Activities Programme of the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan (PCUz) is tasked with providing and facilitating capacity-building assistance to Uzbekistan in the implementation of its OSCE commitments. The OSCE PCUz project on “Supporting capacity building of the General Prosecutor’s office” is aimed at improving the legal culture and legal awareness in the society, the transparency of the work of the prosecution service and raising the level of professional training in the application of international standards in the field of rule of law, protection of the rights and freedoms of citizens, and crime prevention. To facilitate effective protection of rights and lawful interests of citizens and to ensure access to justice for vulnerable groups in the population, within the frame of this project the PCUz jointly with the General Prosecutor’s Office will facilitate the opening of the pilot legal center at the “Makhalla Committee” of one of the districts in Tashkent city to provide free legal aid to low-income citizens and other socially vulnerable groups. For this purpose the PCUz intends to hire the legal expert on Special Service Agreement (SSA) basis.|
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Under the supervision of the OSCE Human Dimension Programme along with national partners from the General Prosecutor’s Office, the legal expert will perform the following scope of work: To provide legal advice 5 days per week to people in need. If required, this includes also assisting in the preparation of procedural and other documents; identify legal problems of applicants, to compile and analyze the regulatory and legal material and law enforcement practices; together with the concerned citizens develop various solutions to these legal problems including support in the implementation of concrete procedure for their implementation.
|• University degree in Law; • At least 10 years of work experience in the area of law/jurisprudence; • Experience as a lawyer (attorney or prosecutor) on provision of free legal aid is an asset; • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills; • Professional fluency in Uzbek and Russian. Knowledge of English will be an asset.|
Remuneration will depend on qualifications and experience of the candidate and will be based on the current OSCE PCUz rates for Consultants/Experts.
The expert will be contracted for a period of three months, between October and December 2017.
|How To Apply|
If you meet the above requirements and wish to apply for this opportunity, 1) Please use the OSCE's on line application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/ and submit your application form in English 2) Follow www.uzjobs.com site and submit your application form in Russian or Uzbek languages. (ID 15957 for Russian language, ID 15958 for Uzbek languages)
All applications are due by 25 September 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be notified. The position is open for the Uzbekistan citizens only. No consideration will be given to the late applications.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, or offer an internship with modified terms of reference or a different duration.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the organization.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.