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Information Counselling and Legal Assistance Coordinator NGO Careers - Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

 

Job Title:    Information Counselling and Legal Assistance Coordinator

Organization:  Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Duty Station:   Uganda

 

About NRC:

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

 

Job Summary:  The Information Counselling and Legal Assistance Coordinator is responsible to oversee implementation and strengthening ICLA (Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance) activities in Kampala, Kyangwali and Isingiro.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Undertake regular visits to settlements, local authorities, partners and government officials to identify needs and provide support through legal assistance, capacity building and advocacy.

·        Identify knowledge gaps and needs of target beneficiaries, partners and other key stakeholders relevant to ICLA thematic areas.

·        In consultation with the ICLA Area Programme Manager, develop and implement a training schedule and organize all logistical needs and support.

·        Conduct trainings and induction to new staff joining NRC and local partners on ICLA

·        Compile ICLA activity reports.

·        Develop best practice documentation on methodologies and techniques.

·        Facilitate training and awareness sessions on ICLA thematic areas.

·        Budget and administrative responsibility for geographic and/or thematic areas as within the ICLA project identified.

·        Implementation of the ICLA project in accordance with agreement applicable to the grant from the donor(s) and NRC principles and ways of work.

·        Ensure that activities are in line with budget lines and limitations.

·        Monitor, evaluate and suggest changes and improvements in the project and materials based on observations and discussions with the ICLA staff and other stake holders.

·        Communicate with and obtain necessary agreements and understanding from local authorities and partners in the areas of responsibility in line with the NRC protocol for communication.

·        Communicate, exchange information and co-operate with relevant external actors in the areas.

·        Contribute to the development of NRC’s country strategy, action plan and activities plan and priorities in the ICLA core competency

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Information Counselling and Legal Assistance Coordinator job must hold a University degree in law, social studies, development studies / other relevant field/ the equivalent

·        At least three years of work experience with NGO, legal or international organization in the area of protection or human rights

·        Experience from working as a project coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context

·        Experience working with and implementing projects through local partners

·        Experience in conducting assessments

·        Community mobilization skills

·        Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

·        Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

·        Ability to handle insecure environments

·        Demonstrated Planning and delivering results

·        Reporting and analytical skills

·        Good analytical skills  

·        Empowering and building trust

·        Dedicated

·        Innovative

·        Inclusive and Accountable.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 29th  October 2020

 

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

 

Environmental, Social and Governance Officer Job Careers - DFCU Bank

Job Title:    Environmental, Social and Governance Officer

Organization:  DFCU Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Manager- Credit Support and Monitoring

 

About US:

DFCU Bank is a fast growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services. DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25% stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing financial commercial lending institutions.

 

Job Summary:  Reporting to the Senior Manager- Credit Support and Monitoring, the role holder will be responsible for developing and overseeing ESG policies and procedures, as well as coordinating the implementation of these across the organisation. The ESG team is also responsible for ensuring that the review and appraisal of dfcu clients and projects/transactions for compliance with the Bank’s ESG requirements is conducted appropriately.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant for the DFCU Bank Environmental, Social and Governance Officer job must hold a University Degree in Environmental Management, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Law, Industrial Engineering, or a relevant field.

·        Experience working with private sector firms across industry sectors (including infrastructure, agribusiness, and/or manufacturing) to identify environmental/social risk and issues and develop mitigation measures to ensure compliance with good international industry practice is of added advantage.

·        Good interpretation and decision-making ability.

·        Ability to manage complex and multifaceted stakeholders.

·        Effective communicator and influencer.

·        Excellent negotiation and stakeholder management skills.

·        Good planning and organizational skills.

·        Excellent understanding of the banking act and prudential guidelines.

·        Good knowledge of Banking products and evolving Credit Risk Management systems.

·        Good understanding of legal risks and laws applicable to Banking and Finance relating to lending and credits documentation.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send applications with detailed CV’s including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O and A level) to the email address indicated below; Vacanciesbank@dfcugroup.com

 

Deadline: 26th October 2020

 

Disclaimer: dfcu Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in this kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically disqualified.

 

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline


UN Jobs - Reporting Officer - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

 

Job Title:        Reporting Officer

Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Position Grade: P3

 

About US:

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:  Under the overall guidance of the Senior Donor or External Relations Officer or other Senior Management, the Reporting Officer contributes to production, editing and quality control of reports for his/her Area of Responsibility (AOR). By systematization and sharing of accurate and timely information, the Reporting Officer promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNHCR.

 

The Reporting Officer establishes close contacts with all UNHCR Sections in the AOR to gather and analyse information. He/she maintains effective professional relationships with a wide variety of donors, operational and implementing partners, UN agencies, and other stakeholders to gather, analyse and disseminate information about activities of UNHCR and its partners.

 

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR's core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

·        Keep abreast with all developments in the Country Operation/Bureau/Division or other entity to prepare appropriate briefings and reports.

·        Draft regular daily, weekly and monthly up-date for internal and external audience (including donors and media).

·        Consolidate and analyse data on programme implementation, achievements and indicators in all sectors under area of responsibility (AoR) in order to facilitate the preparation of periodic reports and activity-specific reports as may be required and ensure timeliness of such reports.

·        Participate in annual reporting and planning process.

·        Work closely with Information Management to ensure accurate and attractive data presentation, including maps.

·        Support the monitoring of UNHCR's partnerships and consolidate information about partners¿ activities.

·        Prepare briefing kits and presentations for missions and visitors.

·        Prepare reports for donors, in compliance with specific donor requirements. Make efforts to enhance donor satisfaction by ensuring quality reporting on programmatic results to donor; Assist in providing visibility for donors¿ contributions to UNHCR.

·        Research/analyse, interpret and also, monitor and review information and data from regular and wide variety of sources for internal and external reporting.

·        Prepare and distribute minutes of meetings.

·        Provide technical support, training and clarification on UNHCR's reporting policies and deadlines.

·        Collaborate closely with information counterparts in other UN agencies and NGOs to ensure accurate data presentation, graphics and maps and effective information dissemination on refugee issues.

·        May prepare press releases; conceptualize, draft and edit stories for external communications products and support all aspects of its production, including fact checking, proofreading and quality control.

·        Where relevant, contribute to UNHCR's coordination endeavours   across sectors, including through reporting, advocacy, resource mobilization and other support as may be required.

·        Perform other related duties as required.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Reporting Officer job placement should hold For P3/NOC - 6 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 5 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 4 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree

·        Field(s) of Education: Journalism; Public Administration; Communication;  International relations; Political Science; Law; or other relevant field.

·        Experience in conducting, participating in and reporting on meetings, and drafting reports. Programme/project development, planning, implementation, and/or monitoring

·        CO-Strategic Communication;

·        IT-Computer Literacy;

·        PG-UNHCR's Programmes;

·        UN-UNHCR Operations, mandate, principles and policies;

·        DM-Data collection methodologies;

 

Desirable:

·        Experience in a field mission and at Headquarters / in the UN Common System and country context.

·        Experience undertaking operational and analytical work in the field of international affairs, international security, humanitarian affairs, development or journalism. Donor relations or liaison with media.

 

Language Requirements:

·        For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.

·        For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.

·        For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

 

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.

 

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Deadline: 29th October 2020

 

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

 


 

Legal Services Manager NGO Careers - Justice Defenders formerly African Prisons Project (APP)

 

Job Title:    Legal Services Manager

Organization:   Justice Defenders formerly African Prisons Project (APP)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Country Manager

 

About US:

Justice Defenders formerly The African Prisons Project (APP) is a community of defenders, increasing access to legal services and improve application of criminal law to all. Our work betters the entire criminal justice system, helping defenseless people protect their rights and address wrongs. The increased capacity ultimately promotes more equitable, just, and peaceful societies.

 

Job Summary:  The Legal Services Manager is responsible for delivering the charity’s strategic legal initiatives including setting up of Justice defender law office and supervising the quality of legal services provided in the Justice Defenders legal Aid office. This includes ensuring that the operations of the legal Aid Office are effective and efficient and that the operating model is easily transferable from prison to prison, and to a public law clinic or law firm. The legal services Manager will identify and coordinate new development, such as those relating to the legal advice clinics and the law firm, and develop models of delivery and partnership working, through regular review and investigation of new opportunities. The Manager will work within the prison rules and the Charity’s policies and procedures and the Law Council Regulations.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Ensure that Justice Defenders (JD) has a viable and world class legal services programme with a law firm and legal Aid clinics in prisons.

·        Establish a robust quality assurance framework for the casework and experience of clients in JD legal Aid Clinics

·        Guide JD on the processes to be taken to register as a legal Aid provider and draw up a road map for JD to establish a similar service in other criminalized community such as refugee camp or slum.

·        Ensure lessons are learnt and widely shared and validate across the organization

·        Represent the interests of JD’s legal services programme in terms of litigation and the administration of justice, within the organization and externally, and support the legal services team to ensure government offices (prison Officers, State Attorneys) take necessary action.

·        Develop and manage an annual budget and plan, in liaison with the Country Manager, and finance team.

·        Lead and/or contribute to the local fundraising strategy including making funding applications, building relationships, reporting /presenting to Donors, Uganda Senior Management Team and the Boards of Trustees.

·        Provide supervision, mentorship and guidance to the legal services team.

·        Offer Legal Representation to JD clients in court.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the Justice Defenders Legal Services Manager job must hold an Honours Degree in Law with a practicing certificate in Uganda.

·        Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

·        Enrolled Advocate of the High Court with 7 years post admission

·        Experience in programme design and management.

·        At least five years working experience in criminal litigation and at least 3 years in management/supervision role

·        Understanding of, and commitment to, the aims of providing legal services to the poor

·        Awareness of current local social and legal issues in the criminal justice system.

·        Experience in conducting strategic, complex and high-profile litigation to a high standard.

·        Experience in making public funding applications and understanding of the recent legal aid reforms, with a knowledge and understanding of other options for funding litigation and casework.

·        Experience of in-depth financial budgets and cost analysis.

·        Proficiency in working with Microsoft office suite.

 

Key competencies and abilities

·        Initiative and independence

·        Teamwork

·        Analytical ability

·        Attention to detail

·        Logical reasoning

·        Persuasiveness

·        Sound judgment

·        Writing ability

·        Ability to work under pressure

·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should Email their updated CVs and cover letters only to saidikaren@justice-defenders.org and clearly indicate the position you are applying for.

 

Deadline: 19th October 2020 by 5:00pm.

 

NB:

·        Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.

·        Applications will be received on a rolling basis

·        Justice Defenders accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late or misdirected transmission of applications

·        Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

·        Justice Defenders is an equal opportunity employer

 

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline


 

Legal Aid Advocate NGO Jobs - Justice Defenders formerly African Prisons Project (APP)

 

Job Title:    Legal Aid Advocate

Organization:   Justice Defenders formerly African Prisons Project (APP)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Legal Services Manager

 

About US:

Justice Defenders formerly The African Prisons Project (APP) is a community of defenders, increasing access to legal services and improve application of criminal law to all. Our work betters the entire criminal justice system, helping defenseless people protect their rights and address wrongs. The increased capacity ultimately promotes more equitable, just, and peaceful societies.

 

Job Summary:  The Legal Aid Advocate will support the Legal Services Manager in systematizing the support provided by the student paralegals in handling cases by clients in the Justice Defender Project Drop -in-Legal Aid clinics in the prisons in Uganda.   The core service of our Drop-in Legal Advice Clinics will be an open-door drop-in session where prisoners simply turn up, and are given on-the-spot face to-face legal advice by the paralegals under the leadership of the legal services manager. Working under supervision and support from the paralegal teams and practicing lawyers, Paralegal will interview and assess clients, research the enquiry, and then give information and generalist advice.  There is also the option to refer clients to the clinic’s volunteer lawyers/advocates to give support, guidance and specialist advice in a number of practice areas. This will intensively develop their interview skills, practical legal knowledge and understanding of client care – in particular, learning to be non-judgmental and non-discriminatory towards clients and their problems, and providing the best possible service within the time-constraints of a busy drop-in service.  

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the direct guidance and supervision of the legal Services Manager, the Legal Aid Advocate will be responsible for representing JD clients in court and supporting the paralegals in offering legal services in prisons.

·        Offer legal services and representation to JD clients.

·        He/she is responsible for supporting in the implementation of the charity’s strategic paralegal initiatives around our Legal Aid clinics. This includes project managing new clinics and ensuring that the operations are effective and efficient, activities are managed well, and the model is easily transferable from prison to prison. Will work at all times with the prison rules and our charities policies and procedures. 

·        He/she will engage as assigned, in appropriate committees, working groups and other activities to maintain strong and productive external networks.  

·        He/She is responsible for ensuring that standards and quality of legal aid delivery is maintained and developed.     

·        He/She will support the Legal Services Manager in creating training materials and manuals and help to conduct necessary trainings and workshops required for the efficient and effective implementation of activities in the Legal Aid Clinic.  

·        He/she will lead on the filing, follow up and recording of cases, to ensure timely outcomes. Support the research on relevant cases and other supporting authorities/material required to enable the provision of quality advice within the clinic. 

·        He/she will support in the carrying out of research to understand the current situation including; the prevailing challenges in accessing justice in the project sites; recommend changes and improvements, work with key influencers in the prison service and in the community to inform the design of relevant interventions to address identified gaps. 

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the Justice Defenders Legal Aid Advocate job must hold an honors Degree in law from a recognized Institution.

·        Diploma in Legal Practice

·        Enrolled advocate of the high court of Uganda with 4 years post admission.

·        At least 3 years’ experience in criminal law practice

·        Proficiency in working with Microsoft office suite

·        Proven ability to take initiatives in developing relationships, initiatives and options for action that might benefit the charity’s drop-in clinics aims 

 

Key competencies and abilities

·        Excellent communication skills oral and report writing

·        Excellent interpersonal skills;

·        Confidentiality

·        Ability to work independently

·        Report writing skills

·        Ability to work in a diverse environment as a team

·        Ability to work under pressure and to make informed and accurate decisions

·        Focused and goal oriented

·        Good interpersonal skills and communication skills

·        Analytical skills

·        Integrity

·        Networking skills

·        Proactive decision-making skills

·        Flexibility, openness and broad - mindedness

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should Email their updated CVs and cover letters only to saidikaren@justice-defenders.org and clearly indicate the position you are applying for.

 

Deadline: 19th October 2020 by 5:00pm.

 

NB:

·        Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.

·        Applications will be received on a rolling basis

·        Justice Defenders accepts no liability for incomplete submission, late or misdirected transmission of applications

·        Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

·        Justice Defenders is an equal opportunity employer

 

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline


 

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