Provision of expertise for justice in conflict and transition: Team Leader / Project Manager

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline





Posted on behalf of B&S Europe

The overall objective of the project is as follows:

To support third countries‘ justice processes during conflict, post-conflict and transition periods through the provision of short-term policy and technical support particularly in the areas of constitution-making and key legislation, restoration of justice for the population, formal and community-based transitional justice processes.

Job published date: Thursday, July 26, 2018

Application Deadline: Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Country: Worldwide

Region: Other Countries

Team Leader / Project Manager

Description of post: The Team Leader/Project Manager will manage and coordinate the implementation of the contract. S/he will be the main contact point to the Contracting Authority for operational (including identifying, mobilising and liaising with non-key experts) issues. S/he will liaise and report to the Contracting Authority on a regular basis on the activities and will facilitate a fruitful and open dialogue between the stakeholders involved (partner country authorities, civil society, think tanks, EU actors, etc.). The key expert will support and supervise the preparation, implementation, and conclusion of assignments undertaken together with, or by, the Key Expert 2 and Non-Key experts, and the production of outputs related to specific assignments. S/he will also undertake research and analysis report on topics related to justice in conflict and post-conflict countries. Her/his work-time will be spent between the „operational base“ in Brussels (place of posting) and assignments. The indicative number of assignments outside the operational base (place of posting) undertaken by the Key Expert shall be between three and five per year.

Qualifications: Qualification and skills:

-Master’s Degree or equivalent diploma in Public Administration, Political and/or Social Sciences, Law, International Relations or other relevant discipline;

-Excellent oral communication and drafting skills in English and French.

General professional Experience:

-A minimum of 10 years post-graduate experience in project management, in the field of conflict response and justice;

-A minimum of 4 years of field work experience in developing and/or fragile countries4,including interacting with international, regional organisations and with civil society organisations;

-A minimum of 3 years of experience in working with (or in cooperation with) EU institutions will be considered an asset, in particular on justice related processes.Specific Professional experience:

-At least 5 years of experience working on transitional justice sectors (including, constitution-making; restoration of justice for the population; transitional justice processes; community-based transitional justice processes) in conflict, transition and post-conflict context gained in at least 2 projects;

-At least 4 years of experience in programming and capacity building in the field of transitional justice gained in at least 2 projects will be considered an asset.

Duration: 600 day(s)

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Level of Language Proficiency

Excellent oral communication and drafting skills in English and French.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree