Governance in Justice (GOJUST) - Republic of the Philippines

Senior National Criminal Prosecution Expert for Illegal Drug Cases

Objectifs / Objectives

The purpose of the EU-funded contract this assignment is related to is to enhance the coordination of the law enforcement and prosecution agencies of the criminal justice sector in order to secure more convictions based on merit through streamlined procedures, case file preparation and processing of illegal drugs cases.

profil / profile

Qualification et compétences / Qualification & skills

  •  A master’s degree in law, criminal justice or related field
  •  Working knowledge of court procedures, precedents, legal practices and documents, Government regulations, Administrative Orders, agency rules, prosecution system, government organisations and functions
  •  Experience in developing training modules or policy manuals;
  •  Proven team leadership, team coordination and client liaison abilities

Expérience professionelle générale / General professional experience

  •  A minimum of ten (10) years of relevant professional experience, 5 of which in developing countries
  • A demonstrated knowledge of the Philippine constitutional law, Philippine criminal justice system, including the role, functions and interactions between courts, prosecution and investigation, is required

Expérience professionelle spécifique / Specific professional experience

  •  A minimum of five (5) years of practical experience in criminal investigations and prosecution with experience in the criminal investigation and prosecution of drug cases preferred
  • Proven experience in developing manual of procedures in criminal file preparation and prosecution

Nombre total de jours travaillés / Total working days

25 working days (WDs) have been planned for this assignment

Période de la mission / Period of the assignment

To be specified

Date de début / Starting date

Either the 3rd or the 11th February 2019

Lieu de mission / place of assignment

The mission will be based in the Manila office of the GOJUST programme

Langue de travail / Working language


Candidatures / Applications

Applications (EU format CV and application letter, both in English) need to be submitted by e-mail to

not later than January, 30th, 2019, titled: “Application for the position – Senior National Criminal Prosecution Expert for Illegal Drug Cases”. References must be available on request. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.