Senior Legal Officer (Education and Public Affairs) Job Placement – Judicial Service Commission

Job Title:   Senior Legal Officer (Education and
Public Affairs)

Organization: Public
Service Commission

Placement Organization: Judicial Service Commission

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

About US:

The Public Service
Commission is established under the provisions of  Article 165(1) of the
1995 Constitution. In fulfillment of its functions under Article 166,  the
Commission is required to make a report to Parliament in respect of each year’s
performance of its functions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The incumbent will be responsible to the
Principal Legal Officer for performing the following duties:

·       
Being
responsible for one of the Judicial Service Commission Regions;

·       
Making
monthly reports on Judicial Service Commission activities in the respective
region;

·       
Supervising
Legal Officers;

·       
Preparing
and delivering different sensitization programs;

·       
Preparing
and delivering sensitization materials;

·       
Preparing
and delivering education programs to Judicial Officers on administration of
Justice;

·       
Any
other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
Applicants
should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a
recognized University plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the
Law Development Centre.

·       
Applicants
should have three (3) years relevant working experience in the field of Legal
Practice and Systems served at the Level of Legal Officer in Government or from
a reputable organization.

Core Competencies:

·       
Public
Sector Management, Results Orientation, Ethics and Integrity, Interpersonal,
Communication and Computer Skills, Ability to Adapt to Multi Cultural Settings,
Innovation, Concern for Quality, Standards and Technical Competence, Ability to
Coach Subordinates and Report Writing Skills.

·       
Strategic
Thinking, Negotiation Skills, Team Building, Conflict Management, Policy
Development, Change Management, Research and Project Management Skills.

·       
Age: Above 25 years

How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online,
Click Here

·       
Scan and
submit relevant documents (‘O’ Level, ‘A’ Level, Degree and Professional
Documents, copies of letters of appointment, confirmation and promotion)
online.

·       
Each
attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only portable documents format
(PDF) is allowed.

·       
Officers
serving in the Public Service are required to print an Extract of PS Form 3
(2008) and obtain recommendation from their Responsible Officers.  Scan the recommendation together with the
rest of the documents and submit online.

Deadline: 29th
September 2020

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