Overview

Responsibilities:


- In collaboration with the International Legal Consultant, draft a joint work plan, and submit the same to the Legal Officers (LEGN)
- Collect the relevant texts and documentation related to the legal, policy and institutional aspects of seed
- Get familiar with any documentation previously or currently developed on seed legislation
- Under the guidance of the International Legal Consultant, fill in a matrix for the evaluation and analysis of seed laws and regulations then collected; submit the matrix to the International Legal Consultant for review, and improve the same as per her comments
- Develop a thorough gap analysis of the legal framework on seed with a view to complying with applicable international and regional instruments and best legal practices
- Prepare a legal report detailing the results of the analysis, with conclusions and recommendations to strengthen the national legal framework (this should include a nomenclature of legal instruments to be drafted and adopted to address the gaps); submit the report to the International Legal Consultant for review, and improve the same as per her comments
- Consolidate a final report including the narrative report and the matrix, and submit it to the Legal Officers, LEGN for technical clearance
- On the basis of the legal assessment report, support the elaboration of the national policy for improvement/ development of sustainable seed system and certification
- Prepare monthly reports

Required Qualifications:


- Lawyer with advanced university degree in Law or a related subject;
- At least 7 years of relevant experience in the filed;
- Working knowledge of English and Armenian languages;
- National of Armenia or resident with a regular work permit.