11 July 2017

Fresher Legal Advocate Non-profit Jobs - InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)

Job Title:        Legal Advocate
Organization: InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Senior Protection/Community Services Officer

About US:
InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU) is a non-governmental humanitarian national organization established in 1988, and duly registered with the NGO Board and NGO Forum. IAU is actively involved in programs geared towards the protection and improvement of lives of disadvantaged people living in urban and rural areas in Uganda and in the Great Lakes Region. InterAid Uganda is focused on its thematic areas of Rights Protection, Education, Livelihood & Food Security, Health (HIV&AIDS; Malaria; Maternal and Reproductive Health), Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Environment and Disaster Management and good Management and Governance systems.

Job Summary: The Legal Advocate will be responsible for the Programme Legal Desk and ensure coordination and implementation of legal program planned activities to promote equal access to justice for Persons of Concern.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU) Legal Advocate job opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree of Legal Laws (LLB) from a recognized institution.
  • Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (PGDLP) is mandatory
  • The applicant should be enrolled with the High Court.
  • At least two years’ experience in Refugee and Human Rights will be an added advantage.
  • Extensive knowledge of the refugee laws in Uganda.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of court related processes.
  • Ability to travel to different courts and prisons
  • Good knowledge in protection of human rights.
  • Good team player.
  • Highly sociable.
  • High degree of integrity

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their cover letters, updated CVs and photo copies of their professional qualifications including three referees via E-mail to both recruitment@interaiduganda.org and iaurecruitment@ interaiduganda.org addressed to:

The Human Resource Department,
InterAid Uganda,
Plot 1102 Block 8, Kabala Anjagala Road,
P.O. Box 737 Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: 14th July 2017 by 5:00 PM


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