Women in Law Advisor, Tunisia (Consultant)




American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative

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The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative seeks a Women in Law Advisor for its office based in Tunis.  This is a temporary consultant position for 90 days. 


The Women in Law Advisor will work closely with the Country Director to plan, develop, and coordinate efforts to support Tunisian legal professionals who are working to advance women’s legal rights, participation, and leadership in the transition.  The Advisor will also participate in technical aspects of the program, such as writing reports, preparing background materials and legal analysis for program activities, and assisting with logistical arrangements for training faculty and participants.   


Qualified applicants will have a law degree and be fluent in English with French fluency a plus.  Minimum of 10 years prior experience on gender issues and international development experience is required.  The applicant must also be able to demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team; excellent written and oral communication skills in English, and knowledge of legal education systems in the region.  The applicant should also exhibit the flexibility necessary to in order to meet the goals of the program and the organizational mission.


Due to the high volume of applications, we are only able to follow up with candidates selected for interviews.  Salary will be based on previous experience.