USAID KOSOVO: Job vacancy

Position title: Legal Advisor

Market value: FSN-12 equivalent (Euro 32,605.00 – Euro 45,651.00 per annum)

In accordance with AIDAR Appendix J and the Local Compensation Plan of the US Embassy in Pristina. Final compensation will be negotiated within the listed market value.

Statement of duties:

 Under the supervision of the Resident Legal Officer (“RLO”), the Local Legal Advisor (“LLA”) provides legal advice on matters of Kosovar, European Union (EU), and international law and supports client missions in North Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.  The LLA assists the RLO in reviewing issues for compliance with US law, participates in drafting and negotiating agreements, and serves as an advisor to project and activity managers at the five missions.

The work includes the full range of consultative, advisory, monitoring, management, data collection, and analysis associated with USAID program/project/activity planning and implementation, and the evaluative aspects of providing counsel on a variety of local law matters relating to Mission programs and operations (i.e. labor law, contractual matters, etc.), registration and taxation of implementing partners (IPs), customs and other bilateral issues that may arise.

The LLA is normally located in Pristina, Kosovo with required periodic travel to North Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia.

A full copy of the solicitation is posted at the U.S. Embassy Pristina website at

Closing date/time for receipt of offers: May 5, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Pristina time.



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