Associate Director, Justice Solutions

International Justice Mission
  • Location
    El Salvador
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 23

Position description

The Associate Director, Justice Solutions (AD – JS) serves as the main subject-matter expert on Criminal Justice and Rule of Law. This position is responsible for interacting with Government and Non-Government actors, including high and mid-ranking Public Justice System Officials, being a recognized thought leader and relationship builder with deep experience in policy advocacy and communications. The AD-JS will collaborate closely with peers on a senior leadership team to develop unified Hub strategies and to keep updated a “backlog” of team projects operationalizing those strategies. The AD-JS will lead a team of teams, being responsible for overseeing personnel assigned to his/her component.

This position is based in El Salvador and reports to the Country Director, El Salvador.


  • Technical direction, support and leadership in matters related to the assigned component;
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of the work plan designed for the component;
  • Serve as liaison with Government counterparts and key internal and external stakeholders.



  • Preference for Master’s degree in Justice or related field;
  • Experience in the field of gender based violence;
  • Bachelor degree in Law OR Bachelor degree in another field IF candidate possess at least 5 years of relevant experience in Rule of Law;
  • At least 7 years of progressive experience working in organizational development and/or capacity building;
  • At least 5 years of experience in criminal justice, law or related field;
  • Experience working effectively cross-culturally and across multiple time zones;
  • High proficiency in Spanish. Fluent in English preferred.

Critical Qualities:

  • Passion for IJM’s mission;
  • Global and cultural awareness;
  • Strong Cultural Intelligence;
  • Ability to build trust;
  • Creativity and problem solving;
  • Effective communicator verbally and in writing;
  • Professional and diplomatic;
  • Organizational skills;
  • Resilient under stress;
  • Unfailing integrity and honesty.

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