Expertise law, governance, public administration
Expertise Group Legal/ Policy Advice
Objective and Purpose of the Assignment
The main objective is to prepare drafts of Mongolian EITI law and relevant legislation, study work, and
introductions compliant with international best practices.
Scope of Work
The main task will be to work with MMHI and its legal working group, and international legal expert in
close coordination, be responsible for the translation of Mongolian-English/English-Mongolian languages,
to help them finalize mining sector legislation and coordinating with the international legal expert
(para. 2) to ensure that legislation conforms with good international practice. The expert will also
support the Government to prepare activities required to implement the recommendations including (i)
developing communication strategies, (ii) organizing consultation events, and (iii) organizing press-
releases and media events as required. The legal expert should consult with the diagnostic team in
coming up with their implementation plans.
Detailed Tasks and/or Expected Output
The individual must be willing to sign confidentiality agreements with the Government of Mongolia.
(i) Prepare along with international legal expert Work plan of activities aimed to implement law,
procedure, and guidelines;
(ii) The work plan should include detailed activities and timeframe for delivery for each aspect in the
plan, and will include detailed tasks and responsibilities for future work;
(iii) Present this draft work plan to the Client and secure endorsement of the Client to the areas of
focus and the planned activities therein;
(iv) Work with the international legal expert to prepare initial drafts of Mongolian EITI legislation,
regulations, and guidelines for review as per the work plan and translate these into Mongolian;
(v) Ensuring coordination between the international consultant and the Ministry of Mining and Heavy
Industry and the working group, and taking full responsibility for the translation work;
(vi) Prepare a consultation plan for the drafts indicated in point (iv);
(vii) Present initial drafts, consultation plans and implementation to the Legal working group and
secure their endorsement;
(viii) Support preparation of a final report which captures all of the elements delivered and sets out
clear next steps for the government in terms of their implementation.
(ix) Take part in discussions of law and drafts at the legal working group, Cabinet, Parliament and
Standing committees, when they have deliberation and update drafts accordingly;
(x) be prepared to finalize drafts, including required consultation, so that they are ready for
submission to Cabinet, to the Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs, or if required;
(xi) Finalize with the TA working group an implementation plan for the planned legislation, regulation
and/or guidelines; and
(xii) As a result of this Consultancy, draft of Mongolian EITI law and procedure including best
international practices and feasible study work shall be created both in Mongolian and English.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
The national legal expert must have a law degree, preferably with a post-graduate degree in law, and at
least 5 years of professional experience in relevant areas of law or government and substantial
experience in drafting laws, policies and regulation, or legal practice, or in government. He/she must
be fluent in English and Mongolian, both spoken and written and must be able to read and write English
at a high academic level.
To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume to: https://www.adb.org/node/645246
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