Job Overview

Summary

If you are looking to be a part of a dynamic team environment then MCC is the place for you! Visit our WEBSITE at WWW.MCC.GOV   to see the life changing projects our staffs are undertaking. MCC’s mission is to reduce poverty through economic growth.

Our model is defined by principles of selectivity, country ownership, transparency, and a focus on results. Our values identify who we are and what is important to us. MCC’s values are CLEAR - Collaboration, Learning, Excellence, Accountability and Respect. We recruit staff that will embody and uphold these values.

This position is located in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).   OGC's mission is to provide full-service legal support for all aspects of MCC's mission.  

Duties

The person selected for this position will be required to resolve complex and difficult international law questions and factual issues in the drafting, interpretation, and application of legislation, regulations, contracts, internal policies, orders, decisions, opinions, or other legal instruments under the general supervision of an assistant general counsel. Works to obtain a balance of conflicting interests by applying a high order of original and creative legal thought. Serves as a "second chair" attorney to help resolve extremely complex and difficult legal problems that substantially broaden or restrict the activities of MCC, which are primarily focused on developing and implementing MCC's grants to selected economically deprived countries.  In certain circumstances, may be required to work with little or no supervision.   Addresses confidential and sensitive international law matters that cut across MCC organizational lines and affect the administration and resources of MCC. Will be required to provide legal counsel to foreign development assistance professionals who have extensive experience working in poor and economically deprived countries.   Provides advice on novel questions and responds to substantive procedural questions concerning the application of international law and other areas of legal expertise. Works with U.S. outside legal counsel and foreign counsel to resolve issues of local law.