Chemonics International Inc., a leading international consulting firm, seeks to fill the following long-term, full-time positions for a project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Indonesia Changes for Justice (C4J). The primary objective of the C4J project is to improve the performance of Indonesia’s justice system, a prerequisite for good governance and sustained economic growth, through cooperation with the Supreme Court and Attorney General’s Office (AGO) of the Republic of Indonesia.
The Court Administration Specialist will participate in all court administration and court performance monitoring activities undertaken by C4J Project. Activities will include providing technical assistance and training for judges and court staff on effective court administration, especially relating to court performance monitoring and caseflow management. The person selected for this position will be expected to take on a lead role and to collaborate closely with project staff and the courts on improving public access to information, human resources, budgeting and finance, and implementation of information technology.
The Court Administration Specialist will work with the C4J Chief of Party (COP) and international advisors to maintain technical quality control for all court administration program development and training as well as the socialization of these programs within the Supreme Court and lower courts. She/He will be expected to help ensure that the performance targets and the project deliverables outlined in the project contract are completed in a timely and cost-effective manner.
The Court Administration Specialist is expected to contribute to the project
quarterly reports, annual workplans, and other project reports and deliverables as called for by the occasion.
The Court Administration Specialist will be called upon by the COP to design and implement training programs; undertake assessment trips; initiate, establish assessment criteria, and evaluate the progress of any pilot projects; and suggest needed adjustments based upon the progress made.
The Court Administration Specialist will report directly to the Chief of Party. She/He will prepare regular oral and written progress reports that demonstrate the progress of project activities toward expected results, as well as other reports as required.
Depending on evolving project needs, the Chief of Party may assign other relevant tasks
to the Court Administration Specialist position.
The Court Administration Specialist is responsible for providing technical assistance and training for activities related to a broad range of court management and performance monitoring programs, activities, policies, and procedures and the socialization of those activities for the staff of the Supreme Court and lower courts. The Court Administration Specialist requires a law degree and a minimum of two (2) years experience working with the courts, a law faculty, or for an NGO or project assisting with legal reforms. Experience and familiarity with court processes is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will be comfortable using both quantitative and qualitative information and be able to think analytically and systemically, and reflect that thinking in written documents.
Indonesian citizenship is required. Prior experience with technical assistance projects and work with donor-funded projects is preferred. Written and verbal fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia is a prerequisite. Strong inter-personal and communication skills are required. Demonstrated skills with software packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint are required.
Interested applicants are requested to send a cover letter and resume (references will not be contacted prior the interview) to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible but no later than 20 August 2010. Please indicate “Court Administration Specialist” in the subject line. Only the strongest candidates will be contacted. No telephone inquiries, please.
This position will be subject to USAID approval and salary scales.
Chemonics International (www.chemonics.com) was founded in 1975 and is one of the largest U.S. consulting firms providing expertise in developing and emerging-market countries for initiatives financed by the U.S. Agency for International Development.