Senior Legal Officer (Planning, Research and Inspectorate) Employment Opportunity – Judicial Service Commission

 

Job Title:    Senior Legal Officer (Planning,
Research and Inspectorate)

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;

·       
Conducting
Court Inspections;

·       
Conducting
investigations of complaints against Judicial Officers and other staff in
Judiciary;

·       
Prosecuting
disciplinary cases before the Disciplinary Committee;

·       
Carrying
out research on law and administration of justice;

·       
Carrying
out field survey on law and administration of justice;

·       
Carrying
out research on terms and conditions of service of Judicial Officers and
administration of justice;

·       
Writing
reports and preparing legal opinion and memorandum;

·       
Supervising
Legal Officers;

·       
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/Institution plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
from the Law Development Centre.

·       
Applicants
should have three (3) years working experience in the field of Legal Practice
and Systems served at Legal Officer Level 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)
on-line.

·       
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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