Legal Counsel, Good Governance Unit, Ministry of Public Service, Constitutional and Political Reform and Religious Affairs

Closing Date: January 31, 2023

Type of Vacancy: /

Details of the Post

The position of Legal Counsel is required to provide professional, efficient, and ethical legal support services within the Ministry of Public Service and Constitutional and Political Reform (MPSCPR), ensuring that the Ministry carries out all its legal functions and obligations. The incumbent leads the drafting of legislation, regulations, policies, orders and instructions, and the process of negotiation, review, and adjustment to the constitutional text in collaboration with the Attorney General’s Ministry. The Legal Counsel operates under the direct supervision of the Director, Good Governance and in close coordination with the Secretariat of the Minister of Public Service, Constitutional and Political Reform. The incumbent provides legal advisory services to the Public Service, Judicial and Legal Service, Security Services, Election and Boundaries and Integrity Commissions; as well and the People’s Constitutional Committee, various other committees, ad hoc working groups and task forces to aid in the fulfilment of their mandate. The incumbent assist with the preparation of reports, case files, study papers on domestic and comparative laws and Cabinet Submissions. The officer supervises staff in the Unit and is expected to oversee their development in all the requisite specialist areas. In addition, the incumbent must display the communication skills required to interact with senior and junior personnel within the Public Service as well as representatives of outside agencies and organizations.

Interested persons who are in possession of the required qualification and experience and have the aptitude for the job are requested to submit a complete application package to:
The Secretary, Judicial and Legal Services Commission,
Ground Floor, Sir. Edney Cain Building
Thru’ the Ministry of the Public Service,
Constitutional and Political Reform and Religious Affairs
Belmopan City, Cayo District Belize, Central America
Telephone Number: 501-822-2204 or 501-822-2205
email address:

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