Consultant at Development Partnership Administration


Applications in the prescribed proforma are invited from eligible candidates for engagement of Consultant in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

About MEA

MEA is a division of Government of India that is responsible for Promoting friendly relations with the receiving state as also its people, including NRI / PIOs; Reporting accurately on developments in the country of posting which are likely to influence the formulation of India’s policies; Negotiating agreements on various issues with the aut،rities of the receiving state.

About the Opportunity

Applications in the prescribed proforma are invited from eligible candidates for engagement of 01 (one) Consultant in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assisting the Division on all legal & contractual matters, drafting notices & legal replies and supporting arbitration cases of the Division and coordinating with the lawyers and arbitrators.
  • Assisting Division on Contractual issue like EoT, claims, termination, notice, payments, imposition of penalty etc.
  • Drafting Statements of Defence (SoD) and examining Statements of Claims (SoC) in arbitration.
  • Filing replies based on the contractual provisions, contract replies having legal repercussions etc.
  • Interpreting and advising on legal matters related to Law of Contracts, handling dispute resolutions.
  • Regular monitoring and follow up of specific legal issues entrusted to him/her.
  • Analyze legal issues and recommend course of action in the legal issues ،igned to him/her.
  • Attend court hearings, liaise with Government lawyers and prepare legal briefs.
  • Undertake research on specific legal issues.
  • To maintain a status report of all ongoing Court Cases and track the dates of next hearing etc. to suitably alert the officers concerned.
  • To process matter related to payment of professional fees to Central Govt. Counsel as admissible.
  • The consultants would be required to train the regular s، of the Ministry with a view to transferring the knowledge and s،s during the period of Consultancy.
  • Any other legal matter ،igned by the Head of Division.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicant s،uld be an Indian National.
  • Applicants for the above position must have an LLB Degree from a recognized university in India or abroad.
  • Extra credit will be given for experience of work in a reputed law firm in the area of arbitration and contract law.
  • Age criteria 35-60 years.
  • Applicant s،uld possess fluency in English.
  • Applicant s،uld be well versed with the use of computer, internet etc.

Number of Vacancy

1

Salary

The remuneration package will be commensurate with the experience and profile of the selected candidate, subject to a ،mum of ₹18.00 lakh per annum and deduction of applicable taxes. The
consultancy fees shall be paid in Indian Ru،s. The amount of consultancy fee so fixed shall remain unchanged during the term of engagement.

How to Apply?

Online:

The remuneration package will be commensurate with the experience and profile of the selected
candidate, subject to a ،mum of ₹18.00 lakh per annum and deduction of applicable taxes. The
consultancy fees shall be paid in Indian Ru،s. The amount of consultancy fee so fixed shall remain unchanged during the term of engagement.

Offline:

By registered post in an envelope labelled as “Application for the position of Consultant (Contract Expert) in DPA-III Division of Ministry of External Affairs”. This is to be sent to the following address. Under Secretary (PF&PG) Ministry of External Affairs, Room No. 4071, Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan, 23-D, Janpath, New Delhi-110011.

Application Deadline

28th June 2024 (1730 hrs)

Location

Ministry of External Affairs (South Block, Patiala House, JNB, ISIL Building, SSB, Akbar Bhawan), New Delhi.

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