Senior Prosecutions and Policing Expert

Posted 1 month ago

LOE: 48 Months


Alinea is a global international development consultancy. We provide technical and management expertise that helps people improve their lives. We work with governments, investors, companies and communities to deliver lasting change. Over the past 34 years, we have managed more than 515 projects in 88 countries.

Alinea is currently recruiting a Senior prosecutions and policing expert for the European Commission-funded project, Support to Criminal Justice Reform in Ethiopia.

The purpose of this project is to support the Government of Ethiopia in its efforts to reform the criminal justice system through the provision of ongoing technical assistance, advice and support to key institutions involved in the reforms and to ensure increased access to justice for all.


Qualifications and skills

  • Post-graduate degree in law, policing, human rights or related field.


General professional experience

  • At least 10 years’ experience in criminal justice / justice sector / policing reform.
  • Experience in European Commission aid delivery methods and previous experience in implementation of European Development Fund projects/programmes.
  • Experience in sub-Saharan Africa is a requirement. Specific experience in Ethiopia would be considered an advantage.


Specific professional experience

  • Previous experience as a prosecutor or senior member of a police service is required. Specific experience in Sub-Saharan Africa will be an advantage.
  • Practical experience in designing and delivering capacity development activities for police and/or prosecutors.
  • Demonstrated experience in prosecution led criminal investigation.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of forensic evidence in criminal investigation and prosecution.
  • Demonstrated experience in the gender and rights-based approach, notably in the field of governance, rule of law and justice.


Interested applicants are asked to submit their CV (6 page max) to Please include the position title in your subject line and state your expected daily fee and other benefits. Alinea provides for a competitive financial package commensurate with the position and your experience.

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