Local Legal Adviser for the Committee on Legislation

Location : Prishtina, Kosovo, UNSCR 1244 (1999)
Application Deadline : 09-Dec-18 (Midnight New York, USA)
Time left : 7d 7h 9m
Additional Category : Democratic Governance and Peacebuilding
Type of Contract : Individual Contract
Post Level : National Consultant
Languages Required :
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
Duration of Initial Contract : 01 January 2019 – 31 December 2019
Expected Duration of Assignment : 01 January 2019 – 31 December 2019
The Support to Anti-Corruption Efforts in Kosovo (SAEK II) Project, through an innovative and holistic approach towards anti-corruption, aims to strengthen institutional transparency, accountability and integrity, with a particular focus on empowering citizens through the latest technological tools, access to information, and open participation in decision-making processes.


The project’s main objective is to strengthen institutional transparency, accountability and integrity, with a particular focus on empowering citizens and access to information.
An inclusive approach in addressing both of these areas will ensure that the overall impact of the intervention is achieved: institutions with strengthened capacities will be able to better perform their functions and mandate, also due to the increased demand of the public for transparency and accountability, which will result in the desired change; lower corruption, increased public trust and decreased perception of corruption.

The Committee on Legislation is tasked with oversight and monitoring of the activities of the KAA. Annual reports of the KAA are submitted to the Committee whereby the Head of KAA presents the findings in a session open to the public.  SAEK II supports the capacity development to the Committee for oversight of the Anti-Corruption Agency, corruption proofing of legislation as well as strengthening cooperation of the Committee with CSOs and the media.

Objective of Assignment
Advise the Committee on Legislation on draft-legislation within the scope of anti-corruption and corruption proofing of legislation.

Duties and Responsibilities
The legal adviser/expert, under the direct supervision of the Project Manager will deliver the following:
  • Review draft-laws within the scope of anti-corruption, and, based on the corruption-proofing methodology for Kosovo;
  • Advise the Committee on Legislation on draft-laws being presented before each relevant institution;
  • Prepare analyses on certain draft-laws with recommendation prior to approval;
  • Participate in regular meetings with the Chair and/or members of the Committee on Legislation;
  • Participate in the meetings and hearings of the Committee on Legislation regarding draft-laws on anti-corruption;
  • Prepare monthly reports and other periodical reports;
  • Coordinate SAEK II support activities to the Assembly of Kosovo;
  • Provide expertise in drafting legislation as required.

Expected Deliverables/Outputs

  • Review anti-corruption draft-laws
  • Review anti-corruption draft-laws in accordance with the Kosovo corruption proofing of legislation
  • Prepare analysis on certain draft-laws with recommendation prior to approval
  • Participate in regular meetings with the Chair and/or members of the Committee on Legislation
  • Prepare monthly reports and other periodical reports
  • Coordinate SAEK II support activities to the Assembly of Kosovo
  • Provide expertise in drafting legislation as required

Scope of price proposal and schedule of payments

Recommended Presentation of Offer

The following documents are requested:

  • Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability – explaining why you are the most suitable candidate for the position;
  • Personal CV and P.11 indicating all past experience from similar projects, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Offeror and at least three (3) professional references;
  • Financial Proposal: Monthly fee (inclusive of daily professional fee and other incidentals).
Corporate Competencies
  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards
  • Promotes the vision, mission and strategic goals of UNDP
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism

Functional Competencies

  • Plans, prioritizes, and delivers tasks on time.
  • Ability to work independently and takes initiative in addressing problems encountered.
  • Ability to establish effective working relations in a multicultural team environment; supports effective and efficient team work.
  • Result oriented and constructive attitude.
  • Analytical and strategic thinking / results oriented;
  • Ability to design and manage coordination processes, including with multiple stakeholders;
  • Good knowledge of organizational policies and procedures related to the position and ability to apply them consistently in work tasks;
  • Good knowledge of information technology and ability to apply it in work assignments;
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others;
Required Skills and Experience
  • Law Degree;  a master’s degree in Law will be considered an asset;
  • Additional legal education trainings will be considered an asset;


  • At least 5 years of experience in a public institution, private practice, the judiciary or a relevant organization.
  • Demonstrated experience in drafting legislation;
  • Familiarity with corruption proofing of legislation is an asset;
  • Extensive insight on the anti-corruption institutional and legislative framework in Kosovo;
  • Expertise in regional and international anti-corruption mechanisms is an asset.

Language requirements:

  • Fluency in Albanian and English. Serbian knowledge an asset.

Application Instructions:

  • Click on the “Apply now” button;
  • Input your information in the appropriate sections: personal information, language proficiency, education, resume and motivation; you can type in, or paste your short Resume into the last box;
  • Upon completion of the first page, please hit “submit application” tab at the end of the page. On the next page, you will be asked to upload your Resume;
  • System will only allow one attachment. All docs (CV; P11; financial offer; list of similar profiles should be included as one attachment).
  • Please make sure to submit all the requested documents/information; otherwise, your application will be considered incomplete.
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.

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