Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance Manager NGO Jobs – Stromme Foundation Eastern Africa (SFEA)

Organisation: Stromme
Foundation Eastern Africa (SFEA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Program
About US:
Stromme Foundation
Eastern Africa (SFEA) is an international NGO registered in Uganda since 1994
and has its Head Offices in Kristiansand, Norway. SFEA has a mission to
eradicate poverty through interventions in Microfinance and Education. SFEA
intervenes through local partners in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania
and South Sudan. SF’s identity is based on Christian values and strives to
approach all people with dignity and openness. With deep respect for human
dignity and a conviction of the value of equitable partnership, SF works to
empower the poor to take charge of their own lives and communities.
About YGlobal:
(YGlobal) is an ecumenical and diaconal organization for development and
solidarity. We are owned by the Norwegian YWCA- YMCA and the YWCA-YMCA Guides
and Scouts of Norway, and work in partnership with our sister organizations in
the World Alliance of YMCAs and World YWCA. Our vision together building global
justice and peace emphasizes our belief that if we work together we can create
a better world for everyone. The main target group for YGlobal’s work are
children, youth and young adults aged 8-35 years. We consider young people core
to global development and our work strengthens the voice of young people, both
men and women, so that they can influence unjust policies and contribute to
democratisation of power structures. YGlobal works on four main thematic areas:
Just Peace, Economic Justice, Democratic Rights and Environmental Justice. The
topics have been chosen due to the critical importance for our target group,
have a distinct rights-based focus, and are informed by the thematic priorities
of the World YWCA and the World Alliance of YMCAs. YGlobal has since September
2016 been involved in a UNHCR 1325 project in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement,
Job Summary:  The Information Counselling and Legal
Assistance Manager is responsible for supporting and providing advice to
counsellors, project officers and volunteers working under YGlobal’s UNSCR 1325
programme in Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure that the needs of the project participants reaching out to
    counselors are adequately addressed.
  • Improving referral mechanisms for the cases that need to be handled
    by other institutions.
  • Consolidate and strengthen the psychosocial component of the program
    through proper management of cases.
  • Ensure proper documentation and filling of the records and ensure
    confidentiality is upheld.
  • Keep cases organized by improving and organizing files, monitoring
    calendars, meeting deadlines and documenting actions.
  • Develop case management database making it possible to confirm
    status of each case at any required time.
  • Strengthen and develop the relations with OPM, UNHCR and the other
    funding/ implementing partners.
  • Attend and represent YGlobal in relevant forums including cluster
    coordination meetings.
  • Strengthen the capacities of the counsellors and volunteers and
    ensure that they continuously develop their competence and capacity.
  • Support Project Manager and the office in Kiryandongo in developing
    correspondence on letters and memos addressed to YGlobal office in
  • Contribute to YGlobal’s comprehensive approach towards development
    and qualitative synergy between project components in a way that creates

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in law with good
    understanding of international and Ugandan laws on refugees’ protection.
  • Two years of working experience in similar position.
  • Proficiency in common computer packages i.e. Word, PowerPoint,
  • Experience of working with Refugees is an advantage.
  • Experience of working with Gender related issues is an added
  • Good knowledge of social, economic and political situation of South
  • A creative individual who possesses energy, self-confidence and
    flexibility; thrives in a dynamic multi-cultural environment
  • Demonstrated appreciation of psychosocial support and Livelihoods
    development of the poor
  • Should be adaptable, be a good team player and of high integrity
  • Qualified South Sudanese Nationals and Female candidates are
    encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
If you believe you
fit the above profile, please e-mail your application to:
The Regional Finance
and Administration Manager, Stromme Foundation, Ernest Sozi Sessanga with a copy to Please attach
electronic copies/scanned copies of your curriculum vitae, application letter,
current remuneration, day and evening telephone numbers, photocopies of
relevant testimonials; and contacts of three referees.
Deadline: 1st April 2019
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