The Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) funded by the United Nations Environment Programme / Global Environment Facilty

Project: Demonstration of non-thermal treatment of DDT wastes in Central Asia

JOB VACANCY (Part time contract)

The Swiss Foundation for Mine Action (FSD) is a Swiss based, non-governmental organisation specializing on Demonstration of non-thermal treatment of wastes containing dichlorodiphenyl-trichloroethane (DDT) in countries of Central Asia as well as in the removal of landmines and unexploded ordnance, so that people can build a better future, is implementing a humanitarian project in Tajikistan and it is looking for following specialist to be recruited:

Local Legal expert


The local legal expert will work within a small team to develop and strengethen Tajikstan’s Hazardous waste management policies and framework legislation, including identifying opportunities to set appropriate emission limits for pollution from hazardous waste management activities. The results of this work will be presented to relevant governmental experts as recommendations for national legislation.

Key competencies:

  1. Extensive experience (5+ years)  as a qualified lawyer in Tajikistan.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of Tajikistan’s existing policy and legal frameworks on hazardous wastes
  3. Experience in drafting specialist legislation at the national and regional level.
  4. Experience working with international and national NGOs and government departments.
  5. Fluency in Tajik, Russian and English.

Job outline:

The job is offered on a part time basis (exact hours and contitions tbc).  The Local legal expert will interact with FSD staff and external contractors on a regular basis, including the International legal expert.


  • Applications will be delivered/mailed to FSD’s office located at 6 Q Rakhimov Street 2nd lane, Dushanbe, Tajikistan (near the Shahrisabz restaurant) in one sealed envelope and/or an email attachment. (email: [email protected]  or [email protected] )
  • The applications will be accepted only if delivered by hand, courier, fax or email.
  • The deadline for the delivery of the applications is 17:00 P.M. on 20 of July 2022.
  • The applications are to be in English.

Applications will be considered as they are received. Only those candidates who meet the requirements will be invited for an interview.

Contact number for additional information:    +992 908 55 66 77