Expert principal senior en droit pénal – Lutte contra le crime organisé et la corruption – Bosnie-Herzégovine




This project is funded by the European Union

A project implemented by

GIP Justice Coopération internationale




EU4Justice – Support to the Fight against Organised Crime and Corruption in Bosnia and Herzegovina


Call for Experts – Key Expert 2 – Senior Expert in Criminal Law

(full time)


This project, funded by the European Union and implemented by the GIP Justice Coopération Internationale (JCI), aims at enhancing the effectiveness, integrity and professionalism of the institutions in the Rule of Law sector. It will help improve the cooperation between prosecution and law enforcement agencies (LEAs), increase the efficiency of investigations in organised crime and corruption cases. The Action will also strengthen capacities regarding human resources and performance management as well as disciplinary frameworks and procedures.

The project will start operations in February 2019 for an overall duration of 24 months and a budget of 2.2 MEUR.


The GIP – Justice Coopération Internationale (GIP JCI), mandated body of the French Ministry of Justice, is the Implementing Agency upon awarding of the Grant contract by the EU.


In order to ensure the implementation of planned activities, JCI is looking for a Key Expert 2 – Senior Expert in Criminal Law to support the Team Leader, a French Prosecutor deployed full time in Sarajevo, for the entire duration of the project.


In this capacity, Key Expert 2 will be deployed full time. He/she will work under the overall coordination of the Team Leader and in close cooperation with the beneficiary country officials – in particular the staff of the HJPC- and other Key Experts in order to implement project’s activities in accordance with the requirements set by the Grant contract and contribute to the achievement of the mandatory results.


Selection Criteria:


Qualifications and skills

  • Postgraduate University Degree in Criminal Law
  • At least 8 years of professional experience in the field of Justice
  • Perfect command of the local language
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, French would be an asset
  • Excellent drafting skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of computer and IT tools
  • Experience in international technical assistance missions, particularly in the Balkans, will be considered an asset.



General professional experience

  • Minimum 6 years of professional experience in criminal law, fight against organized crime and corruption
  • Holding a similar post in the framework of international co-operation projects, with preference for EC-funded projects
  • Very good organisational, coordination and reporting skills
  • Aptitude for teamwork and ability to communicate with partners at all levels.


Specific professional experience

  • Previous experience working in/with prosecution system, HJPC or similar entity
  • Previous experience in at least one EC-funded Justice would be considered as an asset
  • Experience in BiH in the past five years would be a strong asset.





Period:                              2019-2021

Duration:                          24 months

Position:                            Key Expert 2 – Senior Expert in Criminal Law

Deadline for applying:    8 February 2019




To submit your application or for further information, please contact Ms Valentina Salvato  or give us a phone call at the following number: +33 (0)1 44 86 06 60.