Key expert 1: Permanent Long Term Expert (Team Leader)
The PLEAD (Programme for legal Empowerment and Aid Delivery) is an EU justice support programme in Kenya funded by the 11th EDF. The programme purpose is to develop an integrated approach at central and local level aimed at equality of all before the law, through improved access to and the expeditious delivery of justice, particularly high-risk counties in Kenya.
The project has four interlinked and mutually supportive outcomes:
Outcome 1: Access to legal aid and assistance is enhanced, especially for the poor and the vulnerable.
Outcome 2: Court administration and case management are strengthened nationally and in 12 Focal Counties.
Outcome 3: Quality and efficiency are increased in the criminal justice system (implemented by UNODC).
Outcome 4: Coherence, cooperation and collaboration within the justice sector are improved by capacity-building of the National Council on the Administration of Justice (NCAJ) (implemented by UNODC).
The proposed TA that is the subject of this tender consist of a combined TA Package mainly in support of the Department of Justice (DoJ) component of Outcome 1, but also in support of the overall coordination of the programme. The purpose of the TA contract is to support the DoJ in the implementation of the newly adopted Legal Aid Act and to support the overall coordination of and collaboration between actors in the PLEAD programme.
The single permanent expert (Permanent TA) will support the implementation of Outcome 1 of PLEAD through the new National Legal Aid Service (NLAS), facilitate collaboration between the different PLEAD implementing partners, and support the Project Steering Committee (PSC) in the coordination of the overall PLEAD programme. He or she should be dispatched promptly upon contract signing and will be present during the total lifetime of the project
Britta Müller-Matthesius Mueller-Matthesius@gfa-group.de
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