LEGN wishes to develop a roster of suitable candidates to support the update, management, and development of the FAOLEX database and associated collections. This call for expressions of interest is for the purpose of identifying suitably qualified candidates who may be invited to undertake short-term assignments ranging in length from a few days or weeks to a maximum of six months. This call is aimed at legal information specialists with various levels of experience and expertise in the areas of development law, information management, and document management systems to fit one of the two profiles described below. Given FAOLEX’s global scope, linguistic diversity and multi-lingual skills are also important selection criteria. The consultant/subscriber may be located at the Organization’s headquarters in Rome (Italy), at one of the Organization’s decentralized offices, or be home based.
The consultant/subscriber reports to the Senior Legal Officer (Chief) LEGN, in close collaboration with the Legal Officer (FAOLEX).
Collection, analysis, interpretation and dissemination of legal and policy information relating to nutrition, food, agriculture and natural resource management.
The tasks and responsibilities of each selected candidate will be defined in the Terms of Reference for the specific assignments depending on their level of experience, expertise and language skills.
Senior Legal Records & Information Specialists provide comprehensive programme support in the update, management and development of the FAOLEX database and thematic collections, involving technical supervision, training and mentoring, independent project assignments and representing FAOLEX in interactions/meetings with internal and external stakeholders. Their assigned tasks and responsibilities would normally include several of the following elements:
Legal Records & Information Specialists perform data entry, processing, research and filing of a variety of legal and policy documents performed in an automated work environment, relative autonomy and adherence to standard operating procedures. Their assigned tasks and responsibilities will normally include several of the following elements: