Attorney Advisor-International

U.S. Department of Commerce, Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP)

About the organization

Established in 1992, CLDP is a division of the U.S. Department of Commerce that helps achieve U.S. foreign policy goals in developing and post-conflict countries through commercial legal reforms. CLDP’s unique, government-to-government technical assistance draws upon highly-experienced regulators, judges, policymakers, business leaders and attorneys from both the public and private sectors to deliver results that make meaningful and lasting changes to the legal and business environments of our host countries.

More information about CLDP can be found at: http://cldp.doc.gov/.

Duties

CLDP attorneys are the primary implementers for the Office of General Counsel’s international development programs. In this position, you will consult with other agencies of the U.S. government and foreign government officials, assess development needs, and design and implement assistance programs. The major geographical focus of your programming will be the Indo-Pacific. CLDP’s Indo-Pacific programming has a targeted goal of creating transparent policies for infrastructure finance and training the decision makers that implement those policies. Frequent international travel to Asia is required.

Qualifications

• At least 3 years of prior legal experience involving Infrastructure Procurement, Project Finance, and/or Public-Private Partnerships.
• Prior experience with Competitive Tendering of infrastructure projects is strongly preferred
• Experience in Asia, either for South or Southeast Asia, is preferred.
• Prior experience working with foreign governments or international organizations is preferred.
• Must be able to verify active bar membership in good standing in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.
• You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this position.
• Must be eligible for a secret clearance. Following a Conditional Offer of Employment, selectee must undergo a background investigation for a Secret security clearance.

Salary

GS-13 to GS-14

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

1. Cover letter
2. Resume
3. Proof of Non-Competitive Eligibility

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