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Jobs at Bureau for Institutional Reform and Democracy

BiRD’s primary fields of activity cover key aspects of democratic governance and institutional strengthening – like rule of law, justice sector reform, parliamentary assistance and political party support, electoral assistance, human rights, support to state and non-state actors, and conflict prevention and peacebuilding – in developing and transition countries.

1. Non-key expert (part-time) – Monitoring and evaluation expert

Project details
Title: Support to the National Legal Aid service of the Department of Justice under the Programme for Legal Empowerment and Aid Delivery (PLEAD)
Sector: Justice & Good Governance
Client: EU
Duration: 57 months
Project description
The Program for Legal Empowerment and Aid Delivery in Kenya (PLEAD) aims to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels with a specific result outcome to enhance legal aid and assistance especially for the poor and vulnerable. A subcomponent of PLEAD calls for support to the National Legal Aid Service under the Department of Justice (DoJ) to provide legal services in 12 focal counties of Kenya.
The proposed technical assistance that is the subject of this tender addresses a combined technical assistance package that will provide three categories of TA:
A permanent key expert to serve for the total duration of the PLEAD project (indicatively 57 months) which will assist the DoJ in implementing the new legal aid bill through an EU programme estimate. The expert will need to start immediately upon award of contract;
Two experts (indicatively a monitoring and evaluation expert and a regulatory drafting advisor) to begin immediately upon award of the contract; and
An on-going technical assistance facility (STTA) to provide short-term technical assistance on an on-demand basis as needed during the term of the PLEAD project.
Qualifications and profile

  • Non-key expert (part-time) – Monitoring and evaluation expert
  • Strong experience in M&E in the justice sector
  • Proven experience in setting up M&E systems
  • Experience in capacity building and training in M&E for government institutions and non-state actors
  • Work experience in Kenya or the sub region required
  • Proficiency in English is required

2. Non-key expert (part-time) – Regulatory drafting expert (legal aid)

Project details
Title: Support to the National Legal Aid service of the Department of Justice under the Programme for Legal Empowerment and Aid Delivery (PLEAD)
Sector: Justice & Good Governance
Client: EU
Duration: 57 months
Project description
The Program for Legal Empowerment and Aid Delivery in Kenya (PLEAD) aims to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels with a specific result outcome to enhance legal aid and assistance especially for the poor and vulnerable. A subcomponent of PLEAD calls for support to the National Legal Aid Service under the Department of Justice (DoJ) to provide legal services in 12 focal counties of Kenya.
The proposed technical assistance that is the subject of this tender addresses a combined technical assistance package that will provide three categories of TA:
A permanent key expert to serve for the total duration of the PLEAD project (indicatively 57 months) which will assist the DoJ in implementing the new legal aid bill through an EU programme estimate. The expert will need to start immediately upon award of contract;
Two experts (indicatively a monitoring and evaluation expert and a regulatory drafting advisor) to begin immediately upon award of the contract; and
An on-going technical assistance facility (STTA) to provide short-term technical assistance on an on-demand basis as needed during the term of the PLEAD project.
Qualifications and profile

  • Strong experience in legislative drafting
  • Experience of the Kenyan regulatory environment
  • Work experience in Kenya is a mandatory precondition
  • Proficiency in English is required

How to apply

All experts must be independent and free from conflicts of interest in the responsibilities they take on.
Applications and updated CVs are accepted on a rolling basis and should be submitted until 17 January 2018 to:[email protected].
Please note that only excellent experts meeting most or all of the above criteria and having an excellent and verifiable track record will be considered.

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