|Location :||Abuja, NIGERIA|
|Application Deadline :||23-Sep-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Time left :||9d 19h 23m|
|Additional Category :||Democratic Governance and Peacebuilding|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||60 working days spread over 3 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||60 working days spread over 3 months|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
- PhD in legal studies
- Special focus on constitutional law/studies is desirable
- At least 15 years of experience in law and legal research.
- Experience in combination of gender analysis and legal frameworks/constitutions is mandatory.
- Proven experience in conducting legal research and drafting bills.
- Experience in presenting research papers and facilitating working sessions.
- Strong ties with the National Assembly and the GEOB TWC.
- Experience with UN Intergovernmental processes including those related to women’s empowerment, gender mainstreaming and gender equality.
- Proven experience working with the National Assembly on law reforms.
- Strong knowledge of the Nigerian 1999 Constitution.
- Experience of working with multi-stakeholder organizations is essential: governments, CSOs, and the UN/ multilateral/bilateral institutions.
- Excellent analytical and reporting skills.
- Fluency in written and spoken English is required