Information, Communication and Documentation Officer Job at Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET)

Organisation: Legal Aid Service Providers Network
Kampala, Uganda
Programme Manager
The Legal Aid Service
Providers Network (LASPNET) is a Non-Governmental Organisation established in
Uganda to harness, strengthen and sustain synergies across the country among
Legal Aid Service Providers (LASPs) in complementing Government of Uganda’s
efforts for enhancing access to justice. The Democratic Governance Facility
(DGF) has given support to LASPNET towards implementation of project activities
across the Justice, Law, and Order Sector with focus on improving coordination
structures, monitoring and evaluation frameworks, policy reform approaches,
capacity building initiatives, and various strategic mechanisms for taking a
more proactive role in setting legal aid agenda.
Communication and Documentation Officer will ensure up-to-date information
through documentation and dissemination.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop
    a documentation system and controls, that provide the necessary feedback
    and emptily the voice on key issues
  • Develop
    a communication strategy and guidelines for LASPNET
  • To
    write and produce quality communication materials in order to maintain an
    effective national presence for LASPNET
  • To
    undertake the quality assurance responsibility in all communication and
    documentation processes
  • Liaise
    with the website host and IT support providers for the Secretariat
  • To
    develop and maintain good linkages with the media, key stakeholders and
  • Document
    all such proceedings and cause to keep such reports
  • Ensure
    timely and effective dissemination of information to the stakeholders
  • Offer
    support to management in communication, advocacy and representation needs  
  • To
    organise public relations or media events
  • To
    perform any other related tasks as may be assigned
Skills and Experience:
  • The
    Applicant should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology/Social Work, Law, Development Studies, Economics, Project Management Studies, IT, or
    Library Science.
  • A
    minimum of four years work in a related field within the local or
    international NGO sector.
  • Knowledge
    of the Justice, Law and Order Sector including information on key actors
    in legal aid.
to Apply:
All candidates should send
an application, CV and credentials to the National Coordinator indicating in
your subject line the name of position being applied for via For any further inquiries please call +256(0)312513733 or
visit our website for more details at www.laspnet. Org
2nd August 2013
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