Job: Legal Drafting Consultant at Youth Emancipation and Rehabilitation Foundation (YERF).

Background:

YERF is a cluster member of the Youth Development Cluster implimenting a USAID funded project: Strengthening Civic Advocacy and Local Engagement (SCALE) with YAF as the Anchor working to strengthen social justice reforms for youths in Nigeria through effective advocacy for the implementation of the National Youth Policy (NYP) at state and national levels in Nigeria.

The YDC is advocating for the implementation of pillars 1 and 5 of the National Youth Policy specifically:

PILLAR 1 – Productive Workforce and Sustainable Economic Engagement of Youth.

PILLAR 5 – Effective Partnership- Building and Collaboration for Youth Development.

A major gap in the YDC advocacy is that there is no Youth Policy specific to Abia State.

This project proposes to bridge this gap by first having an Abia Youth Policy in existence. to guide interventions for youths.

To this end, YERF is making this call for a consultant to draft the Abia Youth Policy

Methodology

The consultant will familiarize himself/herself with the National Youth Policy, working with stakeholders as Technical Working Committee and in consultation with YERF,
draft/ develope an Abia Youth Policy.

Consultants interested should apply, explaining interest in the role and evidence of previous work done,

√The consultant should have the experience of conducting similar legal drafting work

√The consultant shall provide a mix of skills and expertise as outlined below:

√Preferably Master’s Degree or higher in Law, or other related subject (A doctorate degree or Ph.D. will be an added advantage).

√Minimum of 5 years’ experience with legal drafting

√A good understanding of the provisions of the NYP in Nigeria

√Ability to submit a concise and well written Abia Youth Policy in English language

To apply, send your CV to info@yerfng.org

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