This post is located in the Office of Staff Legal Assistance (OSLA) in New York, Office of Administration of Justice (OAJ).
The Office of Staff Legal Assistance is headed by the Chief (Senior Legal Officer) who is accountable to the Executive Director of the Office of Administration of Justice, without prejudice to his or her responsibility to provide legal assistance to staff members in an independent and impartial manner. Under the authority of the Executive Director, the Chief is responsible for the management and proper functioning of the programme of legal assistance to staff members in the internal justice system, including in administrative, disciplinary and appellate proceedings before the United Nations Dispute Tribunal and the United Nations Appeals Tribunal.
The Senior Legal Officer (Chief) will report to the Executive Director of OAJ.
Within delegated authority, the Senior Legal Officer (Chief) will be responsible for the following duties: