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Legal Officer US Non-profit Jobs - American Refugee Committee (ARC) International

Job Title:          Legal Officer
Organization: American Refugee Committee (ARC) International
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Program Manager

About US:
The American Refugee Committee (ARC) International is an International nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that provides humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries around the world.

Job Summary:  The Legal Officer will be responsible for monitoring the general security situation and follow up on the structures entrusted with security watch in the settlement; monitoring community structures in handling cases within their jurisdiction; accompanying persons of concern / witnesses to courts of judicature as needed; periodically visit detention centers and monitor the welfare of the detained; providing legal counseling to persons of concern; cooperating with the police and other implementing partners in monitoring crime and providing periodical reports regarding the same.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the American Refugee Committee (ARC) Legal Officer job must hold a university degree in Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Hold a Post graduate Diploma in Law
  • A minimum of three years’ experience working with IDPs, Asylum seekers, refugees and stateless persons on legal matters.
  • Ability to conduct comprehensive interviews and provide accurate legal related assessments.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Must be able to ride with a valid license.

How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should send a one-page cover letter, updated CV (maximum four pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor - via email to with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line.

NB: Only applications received through the stated email address will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 21st March 2019

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