L’Ambassade des États-Unis recherche un assistant juridique, Niamey, Niger



U.S. Mission : Niamey, Niger

Announcement Number : Niamey -2022-019

Position Title : Legal Assistant

Opening Period : August 1, 2022 – August 31, 2022

Series/Grade:  LE 1905 FSN-09

Salary : FCFA 16,094 163 – FCFA 16,094 163 (Annual Basic Salary)

For More Info : Human Resources Office: 20722661 ext. 26261/26161

E-mail Address : [email protected]

Who May Apply :  All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Duration Appointment : Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

The work schedule for this position is : Full Time (40 hours per week)




The Legal Assistant serves as an aide to the Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT) Resident Legal Advisor (RLA).  The Legal Assistant plays a key role in executing program goals by providing advice regarding Nigerien criminal law; researching issues of law and procedure; reviewing and interpreting legislation; establishing and maintaining contacts with host government officials; working with representatives of diplomatic partners, NGOs, and other U.S. agencies; assisting with planning workshops, visits, and conferences; tracking tasks and deadlines, drafting memos, providing translation assistance where needed, working on special projects as needed, and providing administrative support to the RLA and OPDAT programs at post. The Legal Assistant will handle approximately $500 in cash at any time.



Profil :

  • EDUCATION : Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent (License) in Law is required ;
  • EXPERIENCE : At least three years of experience practicing law or working on legal policy with an NGO, a diplomatic partner, law firm, or the Government of Niger ;
  • LANGUAGE :   Level IV (fluent) reading, spoken and written English and French.
  • SKILLS AND ABILITIES : Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and poise, a team-oriented and flexible attitude, a strong work ethic, strong writing skills in French and English, and computer competence (including experience using MSWord, Outlook, Microsoft Teams, Planner, and Excel) are required.


How to Apply :

Applicants must complete the following application process to be considered :

lGo to US Embassy Website at :  https://ne.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/

Click on Current Vacancies, choose Announcement Number Niamey-2022-019 Legal Assistant and follow the instructions.

lUpload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g resume, cover letter, degree, Work certificates, wok permits & SF 50 if applicable) into the Electronic Recruitment Application system.