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Showing posts with label Law Jobs In Uganda. Show all posts
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Oil Careers - Legal Advisor - CNOOC Uganda Limited

Job Title:   Legal Advisor
Organization: CNOOC Uganda Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
CNOOC Uganda Limited, a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) is a major national oil company in China. CNOOC Uganda limited is China’s largest producer of offshore crude oil and natural gas. China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) specializes in offshore upstream exploration and production.

Job Summary:  The Legal Advisor will assist to manage all legal affairs of the Company and provide legal consultant services.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide legal advice to all departments of the Company regarding the business operations, corporate compliance, and all other legal matters of the Company.
  • Manage petroleum contracts, Joint Operating Agreements and protect the Company’s interests in dealing with Partners and Government.
  • Study the laws and regulations and assist to manage the legal risks in that regard.
  • Assist to establish the management of the Company’s legal function and the contract management framework.
  • Draft, review and advise on legal and other relevant Company documents.
  • Participate in negotiations of legal clauses in commercial matters and provide legal advice in this respect.
  • Liaise with external law firms and duly carry out legal consulting.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the CNOOC Uganda Legal Advisor job opportunity should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree or above in Law or the related.
  • Eight years of related working experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of the local laws, regulations and policies.
  • Extensive knowledge of economic contracts, petroleum contracts and finance.
  • Good Understanding of the oil & gas Industry.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an updated CV and application letter MERGED into ONE document to email address: recruitment@cnoocuganda.com. Please DO NOT attach any other documents and ensure to quote the JOB TITLE in the Subject of your email. Only candidates that follow these instructions and meet the minimum requirements shall be contacted.

Deadline: 17th December 2018

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Several UN Child Protection Specialist Job Opportunities - United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Grade: NOC

About US:
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.
Job Summary:  The Child Protection Specialist supports the development and preparation of the Child Protection programme(s) and is responsible for the management, implementation, monitoring, reporting, and evaluation of the child protection programmes/projects within the country programme. The Specialist provides technical guidance and management support throughout the programming processes. H/She facilitates the administration and achievement of concrete and sustainable contributions to national and international efforts to create a protective environment for children against all harm, and to protect their rights to survival, development and well-being as established under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, international treaties/frameworks and UN intergovernmental bodies.

The Specialist contributes to the achievement of results according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM), and UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Support to programme/project development and planning
  • Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Technical and operational support to programme implementation
  • Networking and partnership building
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Child Protection Specialist job opportunity should hold an advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law, or another relevant social science field.
  • A first level university degree (Bachelor's) in a relevant technical field (as identified above), in conjunction with eight (8) years of relevant work experience in international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law, or another relevant social science field, may be taken in lieu of a Master’s degree.
  • At least five years of professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection related areas is required.
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
  • Relevant experience in programme development in child protection related areas in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
  • Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is considered as an added advantage.
  • Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
  • Competencies; Leading and supervising, Formulating strategies and concepts, Analyzing, Relating and networking, Deciding and Initiating action, and Applying technical expertise.

NB: UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. UNICEF is a smoke free environment.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan Nationals who wish to join the United Nations UNICEF in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to apply online at the link below.

Deadline: 15th January 2019

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UN Protection Associate (Community-Based) Job Careers - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:           Protection Associate (Community-Based)
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10017913
Vacancy Notice No.: 056/2018
Duty Station: Uganda
Position Grade: GL6        

About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Job Summary: The Protection Associate (Community-Based) is a member of the Protection Unit in a Country Operation and may report to the Protection Officer, Protection Officer (Community-Based), or another more senior staff member in the Protection Unit. The incumbent will work in close coordination with other UNHCR staff, government, NGO partners and other stakeholders, the Protection Associate (Community-Based) works directly with communities of concern to identify the risks they face and to leverage their capacities to protect themselves, their families and communities. The incumbent may have direct supervisory responsibility for part of the protection and/or support staff and supports the application of community-based protection standards, operational procedures and practices in community-based protection delivery at the field level. To fulfil this role the Protection Associate (Community-Based) is required to spend a substantial percentage of her/his time working outside the office, building and maintaining networks within communities of persons of concern. The development and maintenance of constructive relationships with persons of concern that measurably impact and enhance protection planning, programming and results forms the core of the work of the Protection Associate (Community-Based). The incumbent also supports the designing of a community-based protection strategy by ensuring that it is based on consultation with persons of concern.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Support functional units, the Multi-Functional Team (MFT) and senior management to integrate participatory and community-based approaches in the overall protection delivery strategy and operational procedures.
  • Build relationships with persons of concern and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to the protection team.
  • Understand the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concern and advice the protection team accordingly, highlighting the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, marginalized groups.
  • Work in liaison with host communities to identify opportunities for national civil society involvement in improving the protection of persons of concern.
  • Work closely with implementing and operational partners as well as with displaced and local communities to develop community-owned activities to address, where applicable, the social, educational, psycho-social, cultural, health, organisational and livelihood concerns as well as child protection and prevention and response to SGBV.
  • Assist in the analysis that identifies the capacities of communities of concern and risks they face.
  • Support participatory assessments by multifunctional teams and ongoing consultation with persons of concern.
  • Render support in planning and monitoring of programmes and budgets, with an AGD perspective.
  • Build office capacity for community-based protection through training and establishing systems for community mobilization and participation of persons of concern.
  • Support communities in establishing representation and coordination structures.
  • Ensure community understanding of UNHCR's commitment to deliver on accountability and quality assurance in its response.
  • Act as interpreter in exchange of routine information, contribute to related liaison activities and respond directly to routine queries.
  • Perform any other relevant duties as required.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • Effective support and advice is provided to promote AGD sensitive analysis of community risks and capacities as the essential basis for all of UNHCR work.
  • AGD sensitive analysis of community risks and capacities provides the essential basis for all of UNHCR work.
  • The participation of persons of concern is assured through continuous assessment and evaluation using participatory, rights and community based approaches, which inform protection and assistance programming and ensure that UNHCR meets its commitments to accountability to persons of concern.
  • National protection capacities are improved through direct engagement, research and advocacy with all relevant external interlocutors. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Protection Associate (Community-Based) career placement should have competed Secondary education; Training/certificate in International Development, Cultural Studies, Human Rights, International Social Work, Social Science, Political Science, Anthropology, International Law or other clearly related disciplines is required.
  • At least six years of previous relevant job experience.
  • Good computer skills with proficiency in MS Office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or knowledge of the local languages.

How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.

Deadline: 10th December 2018

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Safeguarding Coordinator Non-profit Jobs - World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Child Protection Technical Lead

About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”

Job Summary:  The Safeguarding Coordinator will coordinate and support implementation of World Vision’s Child and Adult Safeguarding policy, including updating and operationalizing safeguarding requirements and procedures, ongoing capacity building and awareness raising on safeguarding issues, meeting internal reporting requirements, and case management of specific safeguarding incidents as required.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Policy Coordination & Monitoring:
  • Together with the Child Protection Lead, guide process to update and contextualize new Safeguarding Policy in accordance with guidance from WVI Global Centre and, where necessary, grant donor requirements.
  • Develop/implement accompanying action plan.
  • Coordinate WVU Safeguarding Steering Committee.
  • Undertake monitoring, as guided by management, to ensure proper policy implementation.
Build Capacity & Awareness
  • Work across WVU offices and departments to provide ongoing training and awareness raising on Safeguarding Policy.
  • Develop and coordinate a capacity building and training strategy for safeguarding children and adult beneficiaries (all staff).
  • Promote understanding of safeguarding standards by all staff and affiliates, including the obligation for all WV people to immediately report known or suspected child/adult beneficiary safeguarding violations.
  • Supports Operations and other teams to emplace community feedback mechanisms in all community based programmes; these mechanisms are safe and confidential for use by children and vulnerable adults, and hold WV accountable for any misconduct or harm to beneficiaries.
Coordinate Safeguarding Reporting
  • Ensure effective management of incident reporting (via Ethics Point) across WVU, in accordance with WVI policy requirements.
  • Meet all other internal reporting requirements, including the Safeguarding Update Report.
Management of Safeguarding Incidents
  • Ensure all safeguarding incidents are investigated and responded to appropriately. This shall include direct response to specific incidents, as directed.
  • The role may also include support, coordination, guidance and/or direct implementation of other safeguarding-related work, including but not limited to:
  • Support field teams in preparation of Child Protection Incident Preparedness Plans and community feedback mechanisms.
  • Support Child Protection Lead in externally representing WVU in matters relating to safeguarding.
  • Able to advise project design, including grant proposals, as required, on matters related to safeguarding.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Safeguarding Coordinator job placement should preferably hold a Degree in law, social work or other relevant field is a requirement.
  • Academic and/or direct programming experience/expertise in safeguarding, PSEA or child protection.
  • At least five years’ experience in a safeguarding, PSEA or child protection focused role.
  • Experience in working for a large NGO or other large organization
  • Experience in working with gender-based violence is an advantage.
  • Strong capacity in relationship management/networking, and coordination is essential.
  • Proactive personality, self-driven and strongly motivated.
  • Spiritual maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview – Ability to articulate and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.
  • Demonstration of well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proven facilitation skills.
  • Team player.
  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 30% of the time.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 31st December 2018

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Program Manager Democratic Governance Employment Opportunity - ActionAid

Organisation: ActionAid
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programs and Policy Director

About US:
ActionAid is an International Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid Uganda's mission is to achieve social Justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working with people living in extreme poverty and exclusion, their communities, people’s organisations, activists, social movements and their supporters.

Job Summary:  The Programme Manager – Democratic Governance will lead the design, development and implementation of Programmes and projects in people’s action for democratic governance in accordance with the 5th Strategy Paper and overall ActionAid Uganda aspirations, policies and goals. This role will strengthen AAU in Programme development for the thematic area, build staff and partner capacity along the thematic area, mobilise resource and grow the program, create synergies with other thematic areas and ensure rootedness and connectedness of the theme issues from local, national, to regional and international. The role is expected to identify issues within the thematic area that need policy influencing and engagement.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the ActionAid Program Manager Democratic Governance job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Humanities or any other related field
  • A relevant postgraduate qualification and training in human rights-based approaches, law, human empowerment , democracy and governance is an added advantage.
  • At least six years of relevant work experience three of these should have been at similar managerial level in a reputable organisation.
  • Experience in managing social accountability and advocacy for people-centred service delivery programmes
  • Experience with anti-corruption and budget advocacy campaigns
  • Feminist analysis and programming
  • Gender and women rights analysis and programming 
  • Extensive knowledge in proposal development
  • Programme development and design skills
  • Networking and coalition/movement building
  • Critical writing and analysis
  • Research and data management techniques
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Research, policy analysis, advocacy and campaigning skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • People management and transformative leadership skills
  • Ability to manage partnerships through technical guidance and capacity building
  • Ability to establish critical working relationships
  • Ability to promote and safeguard AAU policies
  • Ability to conduct power analysis

How to Apply:
All qualified and interested candidates should deliver their application letters, CVs and copies of Academic documents with details of at least three (3) referees one of which shall be from your most recent employer. The complete applications should be hand delivered or sent by email to Vacancies.Uganda@actionaid.org addressed to: The Director Human Resource and Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda Plot 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala International University, P.O. Box 676 Kampala. Uganda.

NB:  All Applications sent by email should clearly indicate the position title in the subject line.

Deadline:  21st December 2018

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