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Legal Expert, Lesotho
Job Title: Legal Expert, Lesotho
Location: Lesotho
Company: ACDI/VOCA
Job Summary: To identify creative legal solutions to effectively lead program operations.
Job Description: ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Legal Expert for an anticipated program in Lesotho funded by Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). The Legal Expert will identify creative legal solutions to effectively lead program operations. The program is anticipated to start in 2023 and this position is based in Lesotho. Responsibilities Provide legal and strategic advice on the development and interpretation of policies, procedures and products Work collaboratively with attorneys from other multilateral development institutions to address a broad variety of complex legal issues Keep abreast of trends in legal issues across Lesotho, making recommendations for newly standardized approaches and updated practices accordingly Promote knowledge sharing and creative products and services with relevant stakeholders Support the drafting and regular updating of financing documentation Deliver trainings on operational matters Support the landholders in structuring agreements as lessors, individual smallholders, or associations of farmers on use of their land
Requirements: Law degree and experience with co-operative law required. • Minimum 8 years of experience conducting legal analysis in an international context. • Experience working in Lesotho preferred. • Proven ability to collaborate successfully with host-country government officials, international donors, non-government organizations, financial institutions, and agriculture and private sector stakeholders. • Excellent analytical and communication skills. • Fluency in English required.
How to apply: Basotho nationals are strongly encouraged to apply. Please apply online at www.acdivoca.org/international-jobs. The applications will be reviewed promptly upon receipt, only finalists will be contacted. ACDI/VOCA is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities and people from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.
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Additional information: Since 1963 and in 148 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that designs and delivers technical and management solutions in agriculture, economic growth, and resilience to promote economic prosperity and social inclusion.
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