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Legal Officer

External Assistant: Legal Officer

Job Reference: LM004 
Expected start date: September 2019 
Duration: 4 years 


The Herpetofauna Albanian Society (HAS) seeks a Legal Officer with experience to join the LIFE MEDTURTLES project. The successful candidate will be responsible for drafting the working/service contracts, tender dossiers and other legal documents foreseen by the project. He/she will be part of the working group for offer evaluation on tenders published by the project. 


A bachelor’s degree from a college or university with major course of study in Law or a closely related field and three years of professional experience; or a master’s degree from a college or university with major course of study in Law or a closely related field and two years of professional experience. 


Candidates with a PhD or a Master’s degree  in Law or a closely related field, with extensive legal experience, and/or with experience on the implementation of the EU funded projects are encouraged to apply and may be given preference. 


Knowledge of: Albanian employment and tendering legislation. Skills in: drafting legal documents. Ability to: interpret and analyze the law issues foreseen within the Albanian Constitution and EU regulations; to maintain confidentiality;  work both independently and on collaborative projects; utilize problem-solving techniques; use computer software for word-processing applications; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers; understand and apply rules, regulations, policies and procedures implemented by the employer. 


All applicants must send to info@has-org.al before 31st August 2019, 16.00 (GMT+2) the following documents:  

  1. Curriculum Vitae  
  2. Cover letter  
  3. ID 
  4. Copy of the degrees (Bachelor, Master, PhD) 
  5. Copy of the certificate of English (if any)  
  6. Copy of other certificates and/or qualifications 
  7. Copy of the employment certificate  
  8. Criminal record certificate, or self-declaration form 

Only those who meet the requirements for the positions will be considered. Please make sure to include job reference LM004 in the subject of your email when applying. 

The HAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.