Commissioner, Law Revision Employment Opportunity – Uganda Law Reform Commission (ULRC)

Job Title:        Commissioner, Law Revision
Organization: Uganda Law
Reform Commission (ULRC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Secretary
About US:
The Uganda Law Reform Commission is established under Article 248(1) of
the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. Its primary mandate is to study and
keep under constant review the Acts and all other laws comprising the laws of
Uganda with a view to making recommendations for their systematic improvement,
development, modernisation and reform.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • The Commissioner will be responsible for
    heading the Law Revision Department;
  • Tasked with proposing programmes for law
    revision for approval by the Commission
  • In charge of planning and reviewing work
    programmes for the Law Revision Department for approval by the Commission;
  • Responsible for coordinating activities of
    the department with other Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies;
  • Conducting sensitization of stakeholders
    on activities of the Commission;
  • In charge of developing work plans and
    budgets for the departments;
  • Tasked with implementing and appraising
    national development strategies and projects in relation to law revision;
  • Supervising, directing and evaluating
    performance of subordinate staff of the department;
  • Providing professional leadership in the
    department;
  • Overseeing staff development strategies;
  • Monitoring and evaluating the
    implementation of departmental activities;
  • Performing any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold an honours
    bachelor’s degree in law from a recognised university and a Diploma in
    Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre. Possession of a relevant
    Masters’ degree will be an added advantage.
  • At least ten (10) years of relevant
    working experience, three (3) of which should be at the level of Assistant
    Commissioner in Government or equivalent experience from a reputable
    organisation.
  • Possession of a certificate of training in
    legislative drafting.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Knowledge of project planning and
    management.
  • Age: 35 years and above
How to Apply:
All qualified Ugandans should send their applications with fully
certified photocopies of their testimonials and an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae
(CV) with recent passport size photographs filled in triplicate to:
The Commission Secretary,
Uganda Law Reform Commission,
8th floor, Workers’ House, Plot 1 Pilkington Road,
P.O. Box 12149, Kampala, Uganda.
Email to:  ulrc@ulrc.go.ug
Deadline: 3rd April 2018 by 5.00pm
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