Legal consultant – Green Corruption Program, Latin America At Basel Institute on Governance


About the Basel Institute on Governance

The Basel Institute on Governance is an independent non-profit organization that works in various sectors to fight corruption and related financial crimes and improve the quality of governance. Registered as a Swiss foundation based in Basel, the Institute works globally and maintains field operations worldwide. The Basel Institute on Governance is an institute associated with the University of Basel.

The Green Corruption program of the Basel Institute on Governance focuses on applying our internal knowledge and experience regarding corruption prevention and enforcement anti-corruption and against money laundering to the environmental sector. The program covers corruption and financial crimes related to the illegal trade in wildlife, forest and timber products, fishing and mining.

About the project: Prevent Green Corruption

The Institute’s primary approach to preventing corruption has encompassed corruption risk assessments, internal control reviews and the implementation of mitigation measures working closely with partner national authorities and other relevant stakeholders. This includes both the independent implementation of these activities and the learning approach by doing, through training and mentoring, in close collaboration with our government counterparts.

Job description

The Green Corruption program has been providing technical assistance to the Headquarters of the Cordillera Escalera Regional Conservation Area (ACR CE) of the Regional Environmental Authority (ARA) of the Regional Government of San Martín (GRSM), to prevent the occurrence of corruption risks in the management of ACR CE. In this context, the ACR-CE Headquarters has defined the need to approve the following:

  1. A directive regulating the use of forests and wildlife, including authorization for research.
  2. An intervention protocol within the framework of the functions of the park rangers.
  3. Other measures defined between the team and the ACR-CE Headquarters that contribute to the achievement of technical assistance.

Therefore, in coordination with the Prevention team of the Green Corruption Program in Latin America and the Head of the ACR-CE, The objective of this consultancy is to provide legal assistance to formulate and approve the aforementioned proposals for directives and protocols.

Activities

Under the supervision of the Senior Corruption Prevention Specialist, the consultant will carry out the following activities in ninety (90) calendar days from the start of the contract:

  1. Prepare a work plan within the framework of the planned activities.
  2. Formulate the two indicated regulatory proposals, considering the following:
    1. Its application or scope will be for the ACR CE and the Forest de Shunté and Mishollo Regional Conservation Area (ACR BOSHUMI).
    2. Collect, systematize and analyze information, regulations (national and regional) and research documents, among others necessary, to support regulatory proposals.
    3. Identify and analyze the problems and difficulties associated with the purpose of the regulatory proposals, based on the information provided by the Headquarters of both RTAs.
    4. Detail the procedures, requirements, flow charts, formats and other aspects, as appropriate, that are required for the understanding and proper implementation of regulatory proposals.
    5. Prepare the legal technical support report and the proposed approval resolution, corresponding to each regulatory proposal.
    6. Socialize the regulatory proposals with the technical personnel designated by the Headquarters of both RTAs, until their validation is achieved.
    7. Adjust the regulatory proposals based on the contributions and comments received.
  3. Promote and hold coordination meetings with the competent areas of the GRSM, as required to achieve the objectives.
  4. Promote and facilitate coordination with the National Service of Natural Areas Protected by the State (SERNANP), in case it is required for the acquittal of consultations on the application of the regulatory framework applicable to RTAs.
  5. Within the term of the consultancy, influence the approval of the two regulatory proposals.
  6. Other activities that contribute to the objective of the consultancy, agreed with the Senior Specialist in Corruption Prevention.

Deliverable

The consultant will report to the Senior Specialist in Corruption Prevention, Latin America, the delivery of the following products:

Output 1 – An activity report that includes:

  • Work plan with schedule.
  • Proposal for a directive regulating the use of forests and wildlife, including authorization for research.
  • Proposal for a legal technical report to support the proposal for a directive.
  • Report of socialization and validation meetings held.

Output 2 – An activity report that includes:

  • Proposal for an intervention protocol within the framework of the functions of the park rangers.
  • Proposal for a legal technical report to support the proposed protocol.
  • Report of socialization and validation meetings held.

All the products of the consultancy will be delivered digitally and must have the approval of the Senior Specialist in Corruption Prevention for Latin America.

Supervision

The consultant will carry out his activities under the supervision of the Senior Specialist in Corruption Prevention for Latin America.

Qualification and competences

  • University degree in law.
  • Postgraduate studies in the environment, protected natural areas, public management or another field relevant to the position.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in the public sector in Peru.
  • Experience in the formulation of regulatory proposals, preferably in guidelines, procedures and / or action protocols related to environmental, forestry and / or protected natural area management.
  • Demonstrable knowledge about the regulations applicable to protected natural areas in Peru, preferably in regional conservation areas.
  • Knowledge about the organization, rules and operation of GRSM.
  • Availability to coordinate in person in the department of San Martín. If required, the internal movement to San Martín will be financed by the Basel Institute.

Competences:

  • Personal: Leadership, initiative, assertiveness, capacity for synthesis, oral and written communication with different audiences.
  • Functional: Orientation to results, planning and organization of work, vocation of service.
  • Others: Knowledge of Ofimatics.

Equal opportunities:

The Basel Institute on Governance offers equal opportunities. Does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-exclusive physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other reason provided by applicable law. All contracts are decided based on the qualifications, merits and needs of the institution.

How to apply

Postulations

Interested applicants must send a cover letter indicating their relevant experience for the position (maximum 1 page), contact details of three professional references, along with your CV (maximum 2 pages) in a single PDF file.

Please send your application to proposal@baselgovernance.org before 18:00 CET on June 28, 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For more information on this position, please contact aldo.bautista@baselgovernance.org.

Join Now

Search Jobs By Country

List of Countries

June 2024
M T W T F S S
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930