Fresher Legal Officer NGO Career Jobs – InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU)



Job Title:        Legal Officer
Organization: InterAid
Uganda Limited (IAU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Legal 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
Officer will support the Senior Legal Officer in Planning, and coordinate
activities of legal section, ensure compliance with laws and regulations, and
ensure best practices in the legal section.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Process Management
        
Support
the Senior Legal Officer in developing and implementing of weekly /monthly
/quarterly activity schedules & targets.
        
Support
the coordination and follow up with legal service provision and service
providers as guided by the supervisor, i.e. Uganda Law Society, KCCA
        
Ensure
information dissemination to Persons of Concern and the community on legal
issues.
        
Conduct
follow ups and referral of Persons in need of legal assistance.
        
Support
in coordination with service providers and stakeholders to ensure access to
legal services by Persons of Concern.
        
Support
the Senior Legal Officer to compile weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual
reports to submit to the Programme Officer.
        
Assist
the Senior Legal Officer in all community activities as guided.
        
Provide
legal counselling to clients that need counselling effectively.
        
Participate
in morning addresses and registrations of clients as scheduled from time to
time.
        
Actively
participate in community outreaches programs.
Support to Staff & Other
Managers:
Provide legal support
advise to managers and the organisation at large
Risk Management:
        
Identify,
assess and develop strategies to mitigate against organisation risks related to
the legal section.
        
Ensure
compliance with the existing laws of Uganda.
Compliance:
        
Ensure compliance
with the existing laws of Uganda.
        
Ensures
compliance to internal processes, procedures and policies.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
        
The
ideal candidate for the InterAid Uganda Limited (IAU) Legal Officer job
opportunity should preferably hold a
Degree in Law from a recognized institution.
        
Possession of a Post graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Law
Development Centre is an added advantage.
        
At least two years of related work experience in an
NGO implementing humanitarian programs.
        
Knowledge of Humanitarian/Refugee laws will be an
added advantage.
        
Good communication skills.
        
High level of integrity
        
Computer literate with knowledge of MS Word, MS
EXCEL, MS Power point.
        
Good interpersonal skills
        
Good team player
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 Executive Director,
InterAid Uganda,
Plot 1102 Block 8, Kabala
Anjagala Road,
P.O. Box 737 Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 14th March 2018 by 5:00 PM
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