This position is located in the Europe, Middle East and Central Asia Section, Assessment & Technical Assistance Office, CTED. The incumbent reports directly to the Chief.
For this position, the Legal Officer would:
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, security, political science or other related field. A first-level degree (Bachelors’ or equivalent) in the specified fields with two additional years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in law, international law, national security, law enforcement, criminal justice, conflict resolution, research and analysis or related area is required. Experience related to counter-terrorism is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language is desirable.