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3 UN Jobs - Senior Resettlement Assistant - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

 

Job Title:    Senior Resettlement Assistant (3 Job Vacancies)

Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy UNOPS/001/2021

Position Number: UNOPS/001/01

Position Grade: LICA-5

 

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.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Carry out preliminary interviews and initial assessments to process refugees for resettlement following established procedures.

·        Prepare written documentation for resettlement submission; ensure that records / files of individual cases are updated in a systematic and timely manner.

·        Assess and review individual resettlement cases and prepare individual / group submission for scrutiny by the supervisor.

·        Provide persons of concern (PoC) with up-to-date and accurate information on UNHCR’s resettlement policies and procedures.

·        Comply with UNHCR’s standard operating procedures on resettlement, ensuring timely action on cases.

·        Follow up on cases from time of submission to final decision and departure; ensure effective in-country communication on the status and follow-up on PoC being considered for resettlement.

·        Assist in maintaining and updating proGres or Consolidated Online Resettlement Tracking System (CORTS) database and provide technical support.

·        Coordinate travel and departure arrangements for refugees accepted for resettlement.

·        Organize logistical support for governments undertaking resettlement missions.

·        Provide administrative support for resettlement-related training activities, including organization of resettlement workshops and meetings as required.

·        Maintain accurate resettlement statistics as well as up-to-date records on individual cases; assist in the preparation of reports.

·        Draft / type routine correspondence to Field Offices / Multi-Country Offices / Headquarters.

·        Systematically apply an Age, Gender and Diversity perspective in all aspects of the resettlement process; comply with UNHCR policy and guidelines on HIV/AIDS.

·        Assist in mitigating resettlement fraud by reporting suspected fraud.

·        Recommend eligible cases for resettlement consideration.

·        Provide counselling to PoC.

·        Perform other related duties as required.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Senior Resettlement Assistant job should hold a High school diploma with additional qualification in International Law; International Relations or related field. Required

·        Five years of relevant experience with minimum of one-year experience working in resettlement in Uganda is required.

·        Good knowledge of resettlement issues and UNHCR resettlement policies and operational applications is required.

·        Completion of UNHCR specific learning/training activities (e.g., PLP and RSD/Resettlement Learning Programme, resettlement anti-fraud workshop) is required.

·        Technological awareness

·        Additional language is desirable

 

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: 13th January 2021

 

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Several Fresher Justice and Peace Officer US Non-profit Jobs - International Rescue Committee

 

 

Job Title:    Justice and Peace Officer (Several NGO Jobs)

Organization: International Rescue Committee

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to:  Senior Justice and Peace Officer

 

About US:

The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced. Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping communities promote peace and long-term development.

 

Job Summary:  IRC Uganda is currently looking for a Justice and Peace Officer to carry out activities under the EU-funded program “Strengthening Integrated Systems to Accelerate Access to Gender, Child and Youth Justice” with the goal of promoting peaceful and safe co-existence under the rule of law in Yumbe and Lamwo districts.  The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s degree in law, international development or peace studies  with previous experience working on legal aid or peacebuilding programmes. S/he has strong coordination and networking skills and is pragmatic with the capacity to solve problems efficiently and creatively.  S/he will have strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to gain trust and build strong connections with clients and communities.

 

The Justice and Peace Officer reports to the Senior Justice and Peace Officer and is based in Lamwo.  This position supervises two Justice and Peace Officers based in Lamwo. 

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Carry out day-to-day implementation and monitoring of work plans ensuring that activities reflect donor and other commitments.

·        Provide legal aid case and ensure that legal aid and peacebuilding data are consistently     collected, analyzed and aggregated for program refinement and advocacy purposes.

·        Strengthen capacity of paralegals to provide legal information, legal counseling and  other legal services to refugees and other persons of concern.

·        Conduct case management and follow up on legal cases with relevant authorities.

·        Support mobilization of youth peacebuilders and conduct systematic trainings and mentorship on conflict resolution and advocacy aimed at empowering youth to            influence peace, justice and security-related decisions and actions.

·        Submit daily and weekly data, prepare weekly and monthly reports, and gather other information, as directed by the Senior Justice and Peace Officer.

·        Analyze data, highlight trends and legal protection needs of refugees and other persons of concern.

·        Support Senior Justice and Peace Officer in delivering trainings and mentoring sessions vis-à-vis legal aid and youth peacebuilding.

·        Ensure that all interventions are fully aligned to national frameworks and systems, as well as broader policy developments relevant to legal aid.

·        Contribute to monthly PRoL field team meetings which review Budget vs. Actual expenditures, log frame deliverables and monitor targeted cash support.

·        Establish and maintain good working relationships with JLOS actors, OPM, local government authorities, UN agencies,  I/NGOs, CSOs, refugee leadership, youth leaders and community based networks, including paralegals.

·        Maintain close collaboration with other PRoL teams and IRC’s Women’s Protection and Empowerment (WPE) to promote robust coordination and leverage synergies.

·        Perform any other duty as requested by the Senior Justice and Peace Officer.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate for the International Rescue Committee Justice and Peace Officer job must hold a University degree in law, criminal justice, international development, peace studies or other related field;

·        At least two years of relevant experience in the access to justice, legal empowerment, peacebuilding or rule of law sector, preferably in displacement contexts;

·        Previous experience working on legal aid or peacebuilding preferred;

·        Strong understanding of International Human Rights and Refugee Law;

·        Strong communication and interpersonal skills with excellent analysis and writing skills;

·        Excellent analytical, writing skills and fluency in English;

·        Experience in working and coordinating with the UN, donors, INGOs and other stakeholders preferred;

·        Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, as well as independently.

·        Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment.

·        Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word.

·        National Candidates:  We strongly encourage national candidates to apply for this position. The IRC strives to attract, motivate and retain qualified national staff in our programs.

 

Please note: This position is open only to Ugandan nationals.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.

 

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The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

 

Deadline: 19th January 2021

 

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

 


 

Communications Coordinator NGO Job Opportunities - Akina Mama wa Afrika

 

Job Title:    Communications Coordinator

Organisation: Akina Mama wa Afrika

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Akina Mama wa Afrika is a Pan-African feminist organization with headquarters in Kampala, Uganda, dedicated to improving the political, economic, social status of African women, through enhancing their individual and collective leadership capacities.

 

Job Summary:  The Communications Coordinator is responsible for planning and implementing strategic communications to increase the reach, influence, and impact of AMwA’s work. The Coordinator ensures that the lived experiences of African women in their diversity are documented and captured in a powerful, engaging, and consistent way, and that their voices are amplified in all critical spaces. They oversee and drive institutional communication for the organization including digital marketing and content creation, pursue visibility for the organization in a manner consistent with feminist values, and strengthen AMwA’s brand and identity as a pan-African feminist organization. The Coordinator also serves as AMwA’s spokesperson when required.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Communication strategy  

·        Steer the development of AMwA’s communication strategy to guide its internal and external operations in collaboration with the Programme leads.

·        Conceptualize and implement strategic communications campaigns that influence discourse in AMwA’s areas of interest, and that increase visibility of the organization’s work and the issues important to our constituents.

·        Create innovative ways of sharing AMwA’s research and feminist analysis in print, broadcast, and digital media; and build and maintain relationships with reporters at the national and regional levels.

·        Ensure timely preparation of high-quality communications materials including but not limited to press releases, op-eds, fact sheets, annual reports, position papers, speeches, and talking points.

·        Monitor and provide timely assessments of the socio-political environment and provide strategic information on opportunities and challenges, as well as develop and implement crisis communications plans.

·        Develop and implement a social media strategy.

·        Take lead in developing complementary communications for high-level events such as press conferences, program launches, regional engagements, speaking opportunities, etc. Consciously build AMwA’s brand through social media and other outreach efforts.

·        Document stories and curate the lived experiences of alumni through oral herstory, using a feminist lens of storytelling.

·        Ensure effective representation of AMwA in a variety of forums and maintains external relationships with the media and other relevant institutions nationally, regionally, and globally.

Advocacy strategy

·        Work closely with the other teams to amplify and sustain voices of African women and girls in all their diversities and their demand for social, economic, and political justice.

·        Monitor and document and brief the team on changes in the geo-political and social landscape at the national, regional, and global levels that are relevant to AMwA’s work.

·        In collaboration with other teams, popularize knowledge products through simplification of complex concepts to drive advocacy.

·        In collaboration with other leads and the monitoring and evaluation coordinator, conduct researches to generate evidence base for policy engagement and to disseminate results to internal and external constituents through a variety of avenues.

Movement and coalition building 

·        Contribute to building strategic partnerships with key external stakeholders that will lead to the creation of strong movements for collective advocacy.

·        Identify opportunities for cross-movement collaboration and solidarity building and consciously creates relationships in this regard.

·        Ensure effective information flow and communication with other stakeholders including partners and international teams

·        Support in coordinating periodic networks forums for all the members and alumnae.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Journalism, Social Sciences, Political Science, Gender, Law, or any other relevant discipline.

·        Essential experience and skills

·        A minimum of 5 years in a similar position of development work, communicating and advocating for the rights of women and girls in their diversity.

·        Evidence of thought leadership through writing blogs, papers, opinion pieces, etc, and engagement in panel discussions is strongly desired.

·        Demonstrable experience developing and implementing successful communications and advocacy campaigns at the national, regional and global levels.

·        Evidence of transdisciplinary knowledge in AMwA’s thematic areas of work; women in politics and decision making, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and women’s economic justice. 

·        Ability to manage an interactive website

·        Knowledge of digital communications including social media.

·        A proven commitment to women’s rights activism and demonstrable experience in social justice or human rights broadly;

·        Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including superior writing skills and public speaking;

·        Ability to organize and work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders;

·        Ability to communicate and work effectively in English.

·        Competency in French will be an added advantage.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are advised to apply by sending a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae including three references with contact details via email to: recruit@akinamamawaafrika.org. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

Deadline: Friday, 15th January 2021 by 5:00 pm.

 

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


 

Programme Officer – Economic Justice NGO Job Opportunities - Akina Mama wa Afrika

 

Job Title:    Programme Officer – Economic Justice

Organisation: Akina Mama wa Afrika

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Economic Justice Lead

 

About US:

Akina Mama wa Afrika is a Pan-African feminist organization with headquarters in Kampala, Uganda, dedicated to improving the political, economic, social status of African women, through enhancing their individual and collective leadership capacities.

 

Job Summary:  The Programme Officer – Economic Justice provides support to strengthen and deliver AMwA’s Economic Justice work focusing on issues of climate justice, tax justice, and decent work for women in Africa, all anchored to feminist economic practice.  The officer contributes to building and strengthening solidarity with AMwA’s networks and partners and works to connect economic justice issues to broader women’s rights issues.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Strategy, program planning, and implementation

·        Provide support to annual program planning processes and implementation of the activities under economic and social justice

·        Assist in carrying out field supervision of programs with guidance from the Economic Justice Lead

·        Provide support in the development of program concepts and plans in the area of economic justice

·        Contribute to the integration of feminist economic analysis in AMwA’s key thematic areas of focus

·        Conduct regular program support and monitoring visits to partners

·        Support in developing funding proposals and other fundraising activities

Feminist leadership development and capacity building

·        Support in building the capacity of women’s rights organizations and activists to enhance their knowledge to inform their engagement and action in economic justice and rights.

·        Coordinate with relevant partners the annual African Women Leadership Institute (AWLI), public lectures and follow up on action points.

·        Provide support in capacity assessments and capacity building of partners

Documentation and feminist analysis

·        Provide support in assessing trends and systematic change relevant to economic justice focusing on macroeconomic policies, practices, systems, and structures.

·        Generate body of knowledge on African feminist economics through research, feminist analysis and documentation.

·        Develop analytical papers/blogs on feminist analysis of key macroeconomic issues relevant to AMwA’s areas of work.

·        Participate in the dissemination of results of research projects to internal and external constituents through a variety of avenues.

·        Nurture networks and alliances with academia, and research institutions

Movement building and advocacy

·        Engage and nurture alumni of AMwA’s leadership institute

·        Coordinate and nurture a community of African Feminists working on economic justice.

·        Support in creating robust, cutting edge influencing strategy to ensure concrete changes are attained in the different policy process that AMwA engages in

·        Work closely with the other thematic teams to amplify and sustain voices of African women and girls in all their diversities

·        Participate in identifying and initiating strategic networks and alliances and maintains AMwA’s external credibility and high-level external relations with various stakeholders within CSO, AU institutions, UN, and among AMwA’s development partners;

·        Represent AMwA and participate in network and alliance meetings, events, and fora at national and international levels

·        Contribute to building strategic partnerships with key external stakeholders that will lead to the creation of strong movements for collective advocacy.

·        Support in partner identification, capacity assessments, and capacity building

·        Work collaboratively with the other teams to sustain the voices of African women and girls in all their diversities and their demand for economic justice

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Economics, Development Studies, and Gender, Law or any other relevant discipline

·        Three years of experience in a similar position, working on public policy issues and using a gendered analysis of macroeconomics.

·        Evidence of thought leadership through writing blogs, papers, opinion pieces, etc, and engagement in panel discussions is strongly desired.

·        A proven commitment to women’s rights activism and demonstrable experience in social justice or human rights broadly;

·        Solid technical knowledge of/expertise in economic justice using a feminist frame of analysis.

·        Proven interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-interest, multi-ethnic environment

·        Ability to communicate and work effectively in English.

·        Competency in French will be added an advantage

 

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are advised to apply by sending a cover letter and Curriculum Vitae including three references with contact details via email to: recruit@akinamamawaafrika.org. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

 

Deadline: Friday, 15th January 2021 by 5:00 pm.

 

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

 

Advocate Job Opportunities - Okalang Law Chambers (OLC)

Job Title:    Advocate

Organization: Okalang Law Chambers (OLC)

Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda

 

About US:

Okalang Law Chambers (OLC) is one of the most distinguished law firms in Uganda. It was started in Jinja and its growth in clientele, size, reputation and experience has since seen it open up a fully functional branch in Kampala to better serve its diverse and fast growing clientele. Clients who find themselves or have instructions to be carried out in either Jinja or Kampala can easily reach us and have their instructions executed at either branch. Okalang Law Chambers carries out legal services as a firm of Advocates, Solicitors, Legal Consultants, Legal Investment and Tax Consultants, Commissioners for Oaths, Trademark and Patent Agents, Receivers, Liquidators, General insolvency practitioners and Company secretaries.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant for the Advocate must be duly enrolled

·        A minimum of three years of court practicing experience with a busy law firm.

·        Exceptional Oral and written Communication skills

·        Client development skills and customer service skills.

·        Analytical and Logical Reasoning

·        Legal Research and Technology Skills

·        Excellent Time Management and organizational skills

·        Business development skills and Commercial Awareness

·        Professional attitude and strong personal ethics

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should send their updated CVs and cover letters to olc@okalanglawchambers.com and the terms and conditions of service are negotiable but good.

 

Deadline: 9th January 2021

 

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