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SGBV Justice Advisor - Liberia

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is seeking a highly motivated professional Sex and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) Justice Advisor will advise and mentor members of the MOJ’s SGBV Crimes Unit, Court “E” and other GOL entities involved in investigating, prosecuting, and other activities required to combat SGBV crimes.
The work of the SGBV Justice Advisors will include improving the policies, procedures, and culture of the Liberian justice sector to deter SGBV crimes and bring perpetrators to justice.

The SGBV Justice Advisors will primarily work at the SGBV Crimes Unit’s office as an embedded advisor.

Ultimately, and depending on Liberian political will, the SGBV advisor will take innovations from Monrovia into the leeward counties.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


* Coordinate and implement justice sector programs on behalf of and in cooperation with the GOL, under the direction of the INL Monrovia program office


* Establish and maintain effective and respectful professional relationships with GOL officials at the functional level and others deemed suitable as directed by INL/Liberia


* Coordinate to ensure that project activities are complementary and not duplicative through maintaining a close working relationship with UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), UN Country Team organizations, USG advisors and other donors


* Advise and mentor prosecutors in trial advocacy, procedural and prosecution strategies, and plea bargaining


* Advise and mentor prosecutors in legal writing and research, and SGBV Crimes unit personnel


* Prepare background materials, talking points, updates, and reports for INL use regarding CJPS activities and INL involvement with Liberia’s justice sector


* Provide interpretation of GOL law, regulations policies, procedures and directives


* Design and collaborate with the GOL to provide individual training modules on issues identified through mentoring and advising activities


* Train GOL trainers in areas of particular focus, as determined with INL/Liberia


* Regularly gather data on criminal justice sector performance metrics and report to INL to include work in Monrovia and its 15 counties


* Participate in and/or lead assessments of the Liberian justice system and U.S.

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