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Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen

Junior Professional Officer (JPO)

Die Bundesregierung hat mit mehr als 30 Internationalen Organisationen Abkommen zur Förderung von deutschen Nachwuchskräften als JPO geschlossen. Die Federführung des Programms liegt beim Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ); das Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen (BFIO) ist verantwortlich für die Durchführung des Programms. Angesprochen sind Bewerber/innen mit deutscher Staatsangehörigkeit und mit erster Berufserfahrung nach abgeschlossenem Hochschulstudium.

Da es sich um ein Nachwuchsförderprogramm handelt, sollten Bewerberinnen und Bewerber im Regelfall zwischen zwei bis vier Jahren Berufserfahrung haben.

Wichtige Informationen zur Bewerbung (Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen, Bewerbungsformular, Details zur Stellenbeschreibung etc.) finden Sie auf unserer Website unter www.bfio.de, Stichwort: JPO-Programm.

Bewerbungsschluss ist Freitag, der 19. Februar 2021, 24.00 Uhr MEZ


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UNOG - JPO, in Legal Affairs, Administration, Legal Affairs, Geneva


Junior Professional Officer (JPO) in Legal Affairs, Geneva
Sector/Unit: Administration, Legal Affairs
Duration: 2 years with the possibility of extension for another year
Please note that for participants of the JPO-Programme two years work experience are mandatory!


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Assists in representing the Organization before the United Nations Dispute Tribunal (UNDT). Assesses the relevance or legal argument and/or evidences gathered. Participates in hearings and assist senior legal officers in the legal representation of the Organisation.
  • Provide legal advice on administrative procedures and applicable rules and regulations, analyses challenged decisions and advises managers in providing comments to the Management Evaluation Unit.
  • Conduct legal research on a diverse range of assigned issues in international public law and employment law as well as other area(s) of specialization. Keep abreast of the jurisprudence of international administrative tribunals.
  • Assist Legal Officers in the review of legal documents, instruments, or other material; identify important issues and provide legal analysis Assist in the preparation of legal opinions/advice on issues relating to administrative law of the Organization, including Staff Rules and Regulations and other administrative issuances.
  • Under the supervision of the Chief, Legal Unit, deal with complaints and report of possible misconduct and provide legal and procedural advice in accordance with the applicable rules.
  • Under the supervision of the Chief, Legal Unit, assist in performing outreach activities in cooperation with CLM and the Policy Advisory team.
  • Handle cases on non-compliance with private legal obligations and family obligations.


Profile of qualification:

Education:

  • Master’s Degree in law, preferably in administrative public law
  • Admitted to practise law would be of advantage.


Experience:

  • At least 2 years work experience in the legal field.
  • Prior exposure to the United Nations would be of advantage.
  • Experience in litigation is desirable.


Key Competencies:

  • Fluency in English and French (both oral and written).
  • Excellent drafting skills; ability to explain complex legal problems to non-lawyers
  • Computer literacy.