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Prosecution Advisor- Liberia

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have an immediate opportunity for a highly motivated professional Prosecution Advisor will be embedded within the Department of Prosecution, specifically the Felonious Crimes Division of the Ministry of Justice (MOJ), to advise and mentor prosecutors in trial skills and case processing, with a particular focus on felonies such as armed robbery, homicide and narcotics offenses except Sexual and Gender Based Violence related crimes. 
 
The candidate will work toward improving the quality of prosecution, investigation and ancillary tasks within the Felonious Crime Division of the Department of Prosecution, and work may extend to counties outside of Montserrado as may be requested by the Solicitor General and INL.

The Prosecution Advisor will assist MOJ Prosecutors and County Attorneys in improving internal policies and procedures, and contribute generally to the improvement of the administration of the rule of law within the Liberian Justice Sector, with a goal of improving prosecutorial performance at all levels. The candidate will primarily work at the offices of the Director for Felonious Crimes & the County Attorney for Montserrado County, as an embedded advisor, but will be responsible for advising all 15 of Liberia’s County Attorneys; this includes travel to these counties.  This position is embedded within the Department of Prosecution of the Ministry of Justice.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


* Mentor and provide technical assistance to MOJ prosecutors and county attorneys to develop and implement standard operating procedures (SOPs) on a range of ancillary administrative matters, including case intake, assignment, management, and processing


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


* Advise and mentor prosecutors in legal writing and research


* Work with GOL to refine guidelines and SOPs on plea bargaining, specifically on which cases to plea bargain and victim/witness outreach and engagement


* Establish and maintain effective and respectful professional relationships with GOL officials at the functional level


* Advise INL/Liberia in areas of expertise and collaborate with advisors on existing INL crimi...




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