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Showing posts with label Law Jobs In Uganda. Show all posts

UN Protection Associate (Sexual and Gender-Based Violence) Careers - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Vacancy Notice Number: 015/2019
Position Number: 10026810
Position Grade: GS-6

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:  The Protection Associate (Sexual and Gender-Based Violence) normally reports to Associate Protection Officer (SGBV) or the Protection Officer.  He/she monitors protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards and provides functional protection support to information management and programme staff.

The Protection Associate (SGBV) is expected to coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern (children, women, survivors of SGBV, including men and boys) and identify opportunities to mainstream SGBV protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards in operational responses in all sectors.  He/she contributes to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and liaises externally with authorities and partners on protection doctrine and policy as guided by the supervisor.

The Protection Associate (SGBV) also ensures that persons of concern under area of responsibility are involved with the Office in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems. To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment.
  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Provide advice on SGBV issues to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
  • Monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all SGBV activities.
  • Manage individual SGBV and child protection cases.
  • Assist in identifying durable solutions for the largest possible number of persons of concern through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement.
  • Contribute to effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems.
  • Participate in initiatives to capacitate authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures.

Key Result Areas:
  • The protection of populations of concern is met through the application of International and National Law, relevant UN/UNHCR protection standards and IASC principles.
  • SGBV activities are guided by the UNHCR country protection strategy.
  • The participation of persons of concern is facilitated through continuous assessment and evaluation using participatory, rights and community based approaches.
  • SGBV incidents are immediately identified and reported.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Protection Associate (Sexual and Gender-Based Violence) job placement should have completed secondary school. Additional certificate/training in International Law, Political Science or related field is required.
  • Six years of relevant experience in SGBV, child protection is required
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language
  • Good computer skills.
  • Completed Protection Learning Programme.
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Stakeholder Management

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: 23rd July 2019

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


Job Title:        Protection Associate
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Vacancy Notice Number: 015/2019
Position Number: 10007696
Position Grade: GS-6

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:  The Protection Associate normally reports to the Protection Officer or the Senior Protection Officer.  He/she monitors protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards and provides functional protection support to information management and programme staff.  The Protection Associate is expected to coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern and identify opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards in operational responses in all sectors.  He/she contributes to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and liaises externally with authorities and partners on protection doctrine and policy as guided by the supervisor. The Protection Associate also ensures that persons of concern are involved with the Office in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems. To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment.
  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Assist in providing comments on existing and draft legislation related to persons of concern.
  • Provide advice on protection issues to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
  • Assist in conducting eligibility and status determination for persons of concern.
  • Contribute to measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness.
  • Contribute to a country-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Contribute to a country-level education plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.
  • Manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection. Monitor, and intervene in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents.
  • Assist in identifying durable solutions for the largest possible number of persons of concern through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
  • Contribute to effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems.
  • Participate in initiatives to capacitate authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures.

Key Result Areas:
  • The protection of populations of concern is met through the application of International and National Law, relevant UN/UNHCR protection standards and IASC principles.
  • Protection activities are guided by the UNHCR country protection strategy.
  • The participation of persons of concern is facilitated through continuous assessment and evaluation using participatory, rights and community based approaches.
  • Protection incidents are immediately identified and reported.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Protection Associate job placement should have completed secondary school. Additional certificate/training in International Law, Political Science or related field is required.
  • Six years of relevant work experience
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Political Awareness
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Good computer skills.
  • Completed Protection Learning Programme

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: 23rd July 2019

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Oil Company Jobs - Legal Officer - TOTAL Uganda Limited


Job Title:          Legal Officer
Organization: TOTAL Uganda Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Total is a global integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas company, and the world’s second-ranked solar energy operator with SunPower. Our 100,000 employees around the world are committed to better energy that is safer, cleaner, more efficient, more innovative and accessible to as many people as possible.  As a responsible corporate citizen, we focus on ensuring that our operations in more than 130 countries worldwide consistently deliver economic, social and environmental benefits.  In Uganda, we are a major player in the Oil and Gas sector with 125 service stations across the country.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide support in the preparation, review, renewal, custody and backup of various Agreements
  • Maintain an up to date the contract schedule.
  • Coordinate with all departments to ensure that the Company has contracts with all business partners.
  • Conduct insurance placement by annual tender for insurance policies.
  • Coordinate debt collection matters with External Counsel and provide updates to the Credit Committee.
  • Provide Legal advisory services and Risk management.
  • Participate in the deployment and implementation of the Group Compliance Programs.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicants for the TOTAL Legal Officer job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Law.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
  • Three years of work experience in a busy corporate environment.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Should be able to work under minimum supervision.
  • Must be flexible, quick to adapt and self motivated.
  • Must have a proactive mind.
  • Must have a high level of integrity.
  • Excellent analytical, communication and report writing skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications online at the link below.


Deadline: 26th July 2019

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Fresher UN Assistant Protection Officer (Community Based) Job Vacancies - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10030539
Vacancy Notice: 016/2019
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Protection Officer (Community-Based)
Post Grade: NOA

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 Assistant Protection Officer (Community-Based) is a member of the Protection Unit in a Country Operation and may report to the Protection Officer (Community-Based), or another more senior staff member in the Protection Unit. Under the overall direction of the Protection Unit, and in coordination with other UNHCR staff, government, NGO partners and other stakeholders, the Assistant Protection Officer (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. S/he 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 Assistant Protection Officer (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 Assistant Protection Officer (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: 
  • Be fully informed about community structures and the protection and security situation of the population of concern and develop strong links with a cross-section of members of refugee/IDP/stateless communities, using an AGD approach.
  • Through 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 senior management.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, and marginalized groups.
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable community work to identify and address protection and assistance gaps.
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches.
  • Offer technical guidance and support to UNHCR and partners and implement and oversee Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on all community-based protection related issues.
  • Support the design, implementation and evaluation of protection centred and solutions oriented programming with implementing and operational partners guaranteeing that community-owned activities are integrated.
  • Support communities in establishing representation and coordination structures
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In operations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations.
  • Support the Operations work to ensure the protection strategy is fully integrated into the Country Operations Plan, the UN Development and Assistance Framework (UNDAF), the Humanitarian Country Teams common humanitarian action plan where applicable
  • Actively contribute to the Protection teams information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in strategies and plans in the Country Operation.
  • Ensure community understanding of UNHCRs commitment to deliver on accountability and quality assurance in its response.
  • Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.


Key Performance Indicators:
  • Effective and timely support is provided to the formulation of a clear and coherent protection and solutions oriented strategy, which incorporates a thorough age, gender and diversity analysis and reflects the Organizations global, regional and country level priorities.
  • AGD sensitive analysis of community risks and capacities provides the essential basis for all of UNHCRs 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.
  • Protection incidents and needs are immediately identified and addressed through direct intervention, advocacy and public exposure


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Assistant Protection Officer (Community Based) job opportunity should hold a University degree in International Development, Cultural Studies, Human Rights, International Social Work, Social Science, Political Science, Anthropology, International Law or other clearly related disciplines
  • At least two years of professional working experience.in the areas of community services, social work (e.g., gender, SGBV programs, womens empowerment and protection, work with refugees) or/and human rights or related tasks in government, NGO or international organisation.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another UN language.
  • Diverse field operational experience.
  • Good IT skills including database management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Extensive knowledge of community communication and engagement approaches
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of and demonstrated competencies in forced displacement and protection, particularly SGBV prevention and response, child protection, education, gender equality, and the application of the Age, Gender and Diversity Policy.

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: 23rd July 2019

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Senior Legal Officer NGO Jobs - War Child Canada (WCC)


Job Title:        Senior Legal Officer
Organization: War Child Canada (WCC)
Reports to: Program Manager, Protection/Access to Justice
Duty Station: Uganda

About US:
War Child Canada is an internationally recognized charity organization registered in Toronto, Canada that works with war-affected communities to help children reclaim their childhood through access to education, opportunity and justice. War Child Canada takes an active role in raising public awareness around the impact of war on communities and the shared responsibility to act. When war itself ends, the consequences endure. A lack of employment opportunities, the absence of effective economic or social structures, an under-educated population and a culture of impunity around rights violations combine to create conditions that make a return to conflict all too possible. But by making a long-term investment to create an environment in which childhood can thrive, the cycle of violence can be broken.

Job Summary:  The Senior Legal Officer will ensure the effective and successful implementation and delivery of the Access to Justice/ Legal Aid Programing in Palabek Refugees Settlement in accordance with the project design, targets and results. Undertaking a needs assessment in the target population; he/she will develop and implement clear Legal Aid Protection implementation strategies and plans; including Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL); and capacity building and support the community based Support Mechanisms and volunteers. He /She will work closely and in coordination with members of the WCC protection/access to justice project team; forge strong partnership and collaboration with local governmental and non-governmental organizations.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the War Child Canada Senior Legal Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Law with Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Must be an enrolled Advocate of the High Court of Uganda with valid practicing Certificate.
  • Three years of relevant experience in the field of Access to Justice and Legal Aid.
  • Extensive knowledge of SGBV case management approaches

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send an updated CV (3 pages max, including three professional referees current and/or past line managers) with a cover letter to HR department: War Child Canada, Plot 1006, Kironde Road, Muyenga, Kampala OR martha@warchild.ca with the subject: position of ... .

Deadline: Friday 19th July 2019

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