Data & Research - Justice Sector Advisor (Arabic Speaker) | Consultancy| Tunisia 

By 2030, 150 million people are able to prevent or resolve their most pressing justice problems. Do you want to join us on our mission?

The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) is a civil society organisation committed to closing the justice gap. We do this by helping to develop and implement people-centred justice. That means justice that is affordable, accessible and easy to understand. To make that transformation, we must put people and the outcomes they need at the centre. Data and evidence are central in all that we do. We work to stimulate innovation and to scale what works best. We bring stakeholders together to make it happen. We are friendly rebels focused on concrete improvements in the lives of people.

The team is looking for a talented Data & Research - Justice Sector Advisor (Arabic speaker) - Consultant, based in Tunisia, who is excited by the prospect of working internationally and wants to drive further access to justice and justice innovation. The Justice Sector Advisor - Data & Research conducts quantitative and qualitative research on access to justice and people-centred solutions and translates research findings into actionable recommendations relevant to policymakers, practitioners, and other stakeholders. Working as part of HiiL’s  largest tunisian team, working from Tunis, mostly on projects across several Arabic speaking countries.

Are you proactive and have an innovative mind? Are you able to communicate results in a user-friendly and convincing manner? Are you fluent in Arabic? Are you a team player who can work across departments and easily switch between collaboration and working individually?  

If yes, you are invited to join a team that supports justice innovation processes in many countries and organisations and works hard to increase resolution rates for daily legal problems. 

How will you contribute to our mission:

  • You engage in the data quality control process at the early stages;
  • You design data collection tools in partnership with local justice stakeholders to ensure relevance and applicability;
  • You collect and analyse quantitative and qualitative data related to access to justice in the countries where HiiL works;
  • You write reports and other products that present data in a user-friendly way and meet the requirements of donors and clients;
  • You translate research findings into relevant and actionable recommendations, making a tangible impact on the ground;
  • You liaise with current and potential clients, partners, donors and funders;
  • You are experienced in carrying out research projects and you are comfortable in engaging in dialogues with stakeholders, enabling them to act on the basis of data and evidence;
  • You deliver data presentations & coach local justice stakeholders to work with data;
  • Keep up-to-date with emerging and trending best practices and methodologies, processes and tools.

 What we look for in a new colleague:

  • You have a Master’s degree in a Social science discipline, Political science, Criminology, Economics; 
  • You have at least three (3) years of relevant work experience in research on access to justice or related fields in a national or international research environment;
  • You have worked with major statistical packages/languages, specially Stata - this is a strong requirement;
  • You understand quantitative research methods; specifically survey research methods; experience with supervising, collecting and/or working with survey data is an advantage
  • Experience, knowledge of justice innovation, human-design methods is a plus;
  • Background on gender studies is an advantage;
  • Experience working with civil society organisations in the Global South is an advantage;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with partners, colleagues, and stakeholders of government and other multilateral organisations;
  • Excellent presentation skills;
  • You demonstrate a high level of organisation; a strong ability to prioritise tasks to meet multiple deadlines and are able to work under time pressure;
  • Proficiency in Arabic and excellent command of English (spoken and written) are required; Fluency in French is a strong asset.
  • Resid in Tunis and hold a Tunisian citizenship or a valid work permit.

We offer:

  • Starting date: asap or in mutual agreement;
  • Position is based in Tunis, Tunisia; 
  • A full time consultancy basis contract for 12 months with the aim of building a long-term work relationship. Part-time can be discussed;
  • A monthly fee for a full-time working week (40 hours) between €1.000,- and €1.500,- based on relevant experience and seniority;

  • Monthly top-up fee of €450,-. The fee covers provisions for any due taxes in the country of residence, pension, insurance, health insurance and incapacity insurance. To be arranged by the independent contractor;

  • A monthly fixed reimbursement of €50,- to cover recurring bank transfer costs, telephone costs and internet costs.

  •  What else:

  • An organisation with a culture in which motivation prevails and where the work that we do is meaningful and contributes to changing people’s lives.
  • An environment that will strengthen and widen your professional skills.

Are you the talented Data & Research - Justice Sector Advisor (Arabic speaker) we’re looking for? Please apply via our website by uploading your CV and a short motivation letter. You have time to apply for this position until Monday 06 May 2024.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation. Therefore, people of all gender identities, sexes, sexual orientations, races, colours, religions, cultures, abilities, etc. are encouraged to apply for this position.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and subject to appropriate screening checks. By submitting your application, you accept that HiiL will conduct such pre-employment screening for successful candidates.

Will you join us?
Please apply using the button below and upload your CV and a short motivation letter.

 All communication regarding your application will go through this portal.