Type d'offre
Poste terrain

Type de contrat

Secteurs d'activité

Date limite de candidature
06/08/2021 10:58

21 months

Description de la mission

Expertise France seeks a long-term Team Leader/International Key Expert on Policy Steering and Coordination for the EU-funded Project “Support to Justice Sector Reforms and Digitalization in Ukraine” (Pravo-Justice II). The TL/IKE will, in addition to leading the Ukraine based project team, oversee and manage Project interventions aimed at improving the steering, coordination and monitoring and evaluation of the justice sector in Ukraine.

The Team Leader reports to the Paris-based Project Manager for Expertise France. He/she supervises a team of international and national key experts and project assistants within the project team based in Kyiv, Ukraine.


In accordance with Expertise France’s policies and procedures, and Project budget, workplan, and logical framework, the expert:

As Component 1 Lead:

  • Provides technical leadership and coordination for the Project Team, and more specifically for Component 1 on Justice Sector Policy Steering and Coordination;
  • Plans, steers, and manages implementation of all Component activities in accordance with the Project workplan and logframe, needs of beneficiaries, and Expertise France rules and procedures;
  • Proactively identifies, prevents and mitigates the risks related to Component implementation, alert Project leadership to significant issues with respect to Project implementation;
  • Works with Project Team members to identify strategic priorities aligned to the Project;
  • Ensures good working relationships with Project beneficiaries and stakeholders, proactively identifying issues and managing them as they arise;
  • Manages the Component team consisting of two permanent national experts (National Expert and Junior National Expert/Project Assistant) by way of delegating responsibilities and tasks, providing advice, capacity building and feedback on performance;
  • Provides subject matter expertise on Component 1 – including on the development of legislative frameworks, policy steering and coordination mechanisms for the justice sector;

As Team Leader:

  • Responsible for the project workplan being implemented on time and for key outputs and targets being reached;
  • Ensures monitoring of all project components, and intervenes and orients interventions as needed to achieve results set out in the workplan and logframe;
  • Ensures high level stakeholder management across the project and works with component teams to resolve issues;
  • Reviews and approves timesheets for the national project team;
  • Ensures respect (of the Project Team and all interventions) for all Expertise France rules and procedures.

Description du projet ou contexte

The Support to Justice Sector Reforms and Digitalization in Ukraine (Pravo-Justice) project, implemented by Expertise France (EF) with funding from the European Union, accompanies Ukrainian authorities in the process of comprehensive justice sector reform, in line with the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and European standards and comparative best practices. Since 2017, the Project has supported an ambitious sectoral reform agenda, which includes justice sector policy development, steering and coordination (Component 1), judiciary reform (Component 2), property rights protection, private legal professions development and reform of penitentiary and probation systems (Component 3), and digitization and digitalization of justice-related business processes (Component 4).

Profil souhaité


  • An advanced Law Degree (Masters or PhD) from an accredited law school.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of justice sector reform in the Europe and Eurasia region, especially in the area of policy reform;
  • Proven organizational, people, and project management skills : ability to deliver results on time, on budget and in line with EU priorities and Expertise France rules and procedures;
  • Capacity to establish effective working relations with authorities and stakeholders; including at senior level;
  • An excellent command of both written and spoken English is required. Professional proficiency in Ukrainian and/or Russian would be considered a major asset;
  • Proven track record of providing adequate visibility to projects and their achievements.

Professional Experience

  • 15 years of professional experience, including 10 years of experience in international development projects aimed at justice sector reform;
  • At least 5 years of team and management experience;
  • Experience in policy formulation, research and reporting.

Key competencies

  • Excellent project management and stakeholder management skills
  • A high degree of initiative and diplomacy and the ability to solve complex problems in coordination with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Outstanding emotional intelligence skills
  • Ability to influence, coach and deliver change through others
  • A creative and entrepreneurial approach to overcoming barriers and making change happen

Informations complémentaires

Pre-selected candidates will be invited to an interview in Paris (or by Zoom) in early to mid-August.

The position is a long term position for the duration of the project extension period (2 years).

Location : Kyiv, Ukraine

Contract duration : 21 months 

Start date : as  soon as possible (ideally September 2021)

Date limite de candidature : 06/08/2021 10:58

Expertise France est l’agence publique de conception et de mise en œuvre de projets internationaux de coopération technique. L’agence intervient autour de quatre axes prioritaires :

  • gouvernance démocratique, économique et financière ;
  • paix, stabilité et sécurité ;
  • climat, agriculture et développement durable ;
  • santé et développement humain.

Dans ces domaines, Expertise France assure des missions d’ingénierie et de mise en œuvre de projets de renforcement des capacités, mobilise de l’expertise technique et joue un rôle d’ensemblier de projets faisant intervenir de l’expertise publique et des savoir-faire privés.

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