Legal Analyst

Job categories Legal
Vacancy code VA/2021/B0043/22326
Level ICS-9
Department/office OGC, NYLO, New York Office
Duty station New York, United States of America
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-1
Duration 1 year renewable
Application period 06-Aug-2021 to 20-Aug-2021

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

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Under the direct supervision of the Corporate Legal Advisor, Head of the Commercial and Institutional Law Practice, the Legal Analyst assists the Legal Group in drafting and reviewing legal documents, in providing legal advice and supporting the implementation of UNOPS standards. A major part of this role is to provide support ensuring that UNOPS implementation activities are provided with enabling and solution-oriented support on a daily basis, and that these challenges are registered and made to contribute towards longer-term policy change. The incumbent of this position would need to be able to analyze policies and processes to meet practice needs and recommend change.

The Legal Analyst works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and project teams in Regional Offices, UNOPS HQ personnel, UN agencies and Government officials to successfully deliver legal services.

Summary of Key Functions   1.  Provides legal advice to UNOPS pe...

Education: Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent)...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Contract type: International Individual Contract Agreement  Contract level...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...
This vacancy is closed.


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