2 Legal Officer Job Opportunities – Ministry of Works and Transport

Job
Title:             
 Legal
Officers (2 Job Opportunities)
Organization: Ministry
of Works and Transport
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Policy
and Legal Advisor
About US:
The Ministry of
Works and Transport is implementing the Strengthening Sector Coordination,
Planning and ICT Project. The Strengthening Sector Coordination and ICT Project
(SSCP) aims at ensuring effective and efficient Coordination, Planning and
Monitoring, Strengthening the Information Technology and Information systems in
the Ministry of Works and Transport.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct research for legislative and policy reform.
  • Collect data and prepare reports on legal mailers.
  • Prepare programs for consultation with the public and civil society
    to promote the public participation in the process of strengthening Air,
    Rail, Road and Maritime laws.
  • Preparation of Public education programs on transport laws/
    policies.
  • In liaison with the Attorney General’s Chambers handles cases in
    respect to the Ministry and prepares publications on transport
    legislation.
  • Preparation of draft report on implementation of legal measures
    initiatives and briefs on the status of cases involving the Ministry.
  • Ensure proper documentation of dissemination reports and review
    reports pertaining to the legal department.
  • Provide advice on different legal issues and assist in drafting
    legal opinions and other briefing documents.
  • Perform any other duties assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Law degree from a recognized
    university/ institution
  • Post graduate Diploma in legal practice from Law Development Centre.
  • Proficiency in Computer operations especially MS Office.
  • A minimum of three years of legal work experience
  • Analytical Ability
  • Results Oriented
  • Team work
  • Decision making skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer focused
  • Logical reasoning and sound judgement
  • Innovation
How to Apply:
Applicants should
submit in their application letters with three latest passport photographs, a
copy of the National Identity Card, Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of
Academic documents. All applications should be addressed to the Permanent
Secretary, Ministry of Works and Transport and delivered to the Security
Registry Ministry Headquarters. Note: Only shortlisted applicants will he
contacted. Late submissions shall not be accepted.
Deadline: 17th August 2018
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