Lawyer
 
JOB TITLE: Lawyer
EMPLOYER: State Programme 2019-2023 DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2021-09-23 LAST UPDATED: 2021-10-04 DEADLINE: 2021-10-16

Lawyer

"State Program on Increasing the International Competitiveness of the Higher Education System in the Republic of Azerbaijan for 2019-2023"

About the Program

"State Program (SP) on Increasing the International Competitiveness of the Higher Education System in the Republic of Azerbaijan for 2019-2023" is the program aims to train a new generation of highly qualified professionals in PhD level and modernize the content and quality indicators of Azerbaijani higher education system by taking advantage of the cutting-edge scientific achievements and innovative teaching technologies abroad.

Position Summary:

A lawyer provides counsel and represents State Program in legal matters and disputes. A lawyer's main duties are to uphold the law while protecting a SP’s rights. Lawyers advise, research, and collect evidence or information, draft legal documents such as contracts and defend or prosecute in court.

Responsibilities:

• Draft, review, and negotiate contracts and other legal documents related to the program;
• Identify legal or contractual issues and develop new approaches to resolve complex issues;
• Monitor legal risk in documentation and giving guidance on the acceptable assumption of risk;
• Ensure that appropriate approvals are in place before documents are executed;
• Facilitate innovative solutions to scholar problems;
• Organize preparation of conclusions on legal matters arising in the course of State Programme’ s activity;
• Perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

• University degree in Law;
• Experience in Education field;
• Experience with drafting and negotiating contracts;
• Experience with legislative acts regulating business and financial activities in organizations;
• Ability to build positive relationships with others both internally and externally;
• Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities;
• Fluent in written and spoken Azerbaijani and English;
• Solid organizational skills including attention to details.

Interested candidates are requested to send an updated resume via e-mail to dpinfo@edu.gov.az specifying the “Lawyer” in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Gross monthly salary is 1590 AZN.

The cut-off date for application is October 15, 2021.

For more information about the State Program, please visit www.dp.edu.az.

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