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2 Officer Compliance Investigations - Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)




Organisation: Uganda Revenue Authority (URA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Supervisor Compliance - Investigations
Job Code: HRM/052/600

About URA:
The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) was established by the Uganda Revenue Authority Statute of 1991 and set up in September of the same year as a central body for assessment and collection of specified revenue, to administer and enforce the laws relating to such revenue and to provide for related matters. This statute incorporated all the laws that were in force then regarding tax collection. The new organization (URA) amalgamated the three tax administration departments that were responsible for all the taxes collected by the Central Government of Uganda.

Job Summary:   The Officer Compliance Investigations will execute investigations through obtaining, maintaining and communicating evidence obtained through reports to facilitate further management of cases to enhance compliance in the organization. The incumbent will execute an investigation and provide recommendations to the line manager on how to manage the case(s) under investigation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Obtain and study an investigation case memo to extract a brief and develop an Investigation Plan and budget to guide the discussion with the line supervisor
  • Discuss and review the investigation plan with the supervisor and make amendments as advised/ recommended
  • Solicit instruction on how to proceed with the case under investigation
  • Identifying persons to interview to gather evidence, and record statements.
  • Develop a summary investigations report and submit to the line manager for review, making amendments in line with comments/ corrections and improvements
  • Maintain and avail sufficient evidence to courts of law to facilitate successful prosecution of cases before court.
  • Gather and analyze credible evidence, exhibits and witnesses to support the case before court
  • Secure search and arrest warrants from court to facilitate operations
  • Submit the exhibits to experts such as hand writing experts for analysis, comparison and follow up feedback
  • Follow up and report on the cases in court and their related judgments and make recommendations to management for further action
  • Reconcile and update the case records maintained
  • Open files and prepare briefs on all the reported/initiated cases to maintain a synchronized record of the cases in progress.
  • Open the case files in line with instructions from the supervisor
  • Keenly analyze the facts of the reported cases and sort the document/facts of the given case, consult on the facts of the reported cases for further clarity while documenting every step in the process
  • File documents, index and reference the files in line with filing standards.
  • Prepare briefs on the cases reported or initiated and seek approvals for closure or feedback for further action.
  • Organize for stakeholder engagements with internal and external stakeholders to enhance working relationships.
  • Initiate communication with stakeholders to invite them for the scheduled engagements and confirm attendance of the participants invited
  • Prepare the logistics for the engagement such as booking the venue and sourcing
  • Document minutes of the engagement and identify action points for all participants involved and file them


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Officer Compliance Investigations job opportunities should hold Bachelor’s degrees in Law or Social Sciences or any other relevant degree from recognized Universities
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • One year of experience in the area of Compliance Management/Law Enforcement.
  • Previous experience in research, investigations and the use of statistical data analysis techniques
  • Special training in investigations and law enforcement
  • Experience in police work is an added advantage.
  • Tax Laws, Leadership Codes, Police Act, the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda and Labour Laws
  • Good report writing and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer applications for research and reporting
  • Good investigation and networking skills.
  • Well-developed conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good Presentation and negotiation capability.
  • Strong respect for Human Rights

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join URA should apply online by visiting the website below. Please go to Careers link, Click Here, ‘CAREERS -> EXPERIENTIAL HIRING -> Login (If new, register, else continue)’ to view detailed job description of the roles and responsibilities and other required competencies. All applicants are required to scan and attach copies of the required academic documents only e.g. Transcript, O’ Level, A’ level, Degree certificates. Each attachment should not exceed a limit of 1MB and ONLY Portable Document Format (pdf) are allowed.

Note: The list of shortlisted and successful candidates will be published on the URA website. Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority. Any applicants found with forged academic documents will be charged in the courts of law.

Deadline: 5th March 2019 at 11:59pm

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Protection Officer – Case Management/Resettlement - Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)


Organisation: Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)
Funding Source: UNHCR
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Protection Manager

About US:
Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA) is an international African humanitarian and development organization that positively contributes towards improving the living standards and conditions of those adversely affected by disasters and conflict in the Horn, East & Central Africa by implementing WASH, Health, Education, Livelihoods, Community service & development and Protection programs in the region for a period of more than 20 years.

About UNHCR Project:
HIJRA with funding from the UNHCR in Uganda is implementing a multi-sectoral Program for refugees in Oruchinga settlement (Isingiro district), Nakivale settlement (Isingiro district), Nyakabande Transit Center (Kisoro district) and Kyangwali Settlement (Hoima District).

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • All communication regarding resettlement needs of refugees should be made through the RST-focal person.
  • All communication should be written for resource mobilization and accountability purposes.
  • The protection manager should be copied in all communication to support especially with ensuring timely resource mobilization for RST activities.
  • The RST focal person will ensure that all persons of concern travelling outside Nakivale for RST activities upon UNHCR’s request are escorted by staff.
  • The RST focal person is also responsible for ensuring the welfare of persons of concern during RST activities.
  • 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 (UNHCR)
  • Assist in logistical arrangements of selection missions by resettlement locations.
  • Coordinate travel and departure arrangements for refugees accepted for resettlement.
  • The incumbent will follow-up on cases from time of submission to final decision and departure
  • Comply with UNHCR’s standard operating procedures on resettlement, ensuring timely action on cases
  • Occasionally, assist in carrying out preliminary interviews and initial assessments, to process refugees for resettlement following established procedures
  • Assist in mitigating resettlement fraud by reporting suspected fraud.
  • Provide support in maintaining accurate resettlement statistics as well as up-to-date records on individual cases; assist in the preparation of reports.
  • Ensure proper management of both physical and electronic data;
  • Ensure proper follow-up of the pending submissions and keep track of any changes in the circumstances of cases;
  • Systematically apply an Age, Gender and Diversity perspective in all aspects of the resettlement process.
  • Perform any other duties assign by the supervisor.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the HIJRA Protection Officer – Case Management/Resettlement job opportunity must hold a Law degree/ human rights or a comparable discipline
  • At least 3 years of work experience in the same field of development and humanitarian work and NGOs’
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills and the ability to interact with a number of different partners and contacts, including governmental authorities, UNHCR, victims and their families etc.
  • Must possess communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong judgments skills are also a necessity
  • Someone who can make ethical and moral decisions
  • Sociable and open minded
  • A person who can keep confidential information
  • Must have a solid knowledge of the local law and be able to grasp new concepts with ease and accuracy
  • Very organized and need to have good time management skills to meet deadlines on time.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an application letter and Curriculum Vitae including telephone and email contacts of three referees including your current/most recent employer.

Application should be addressed to the:

Country Program Manager,
Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA),
P.O. Box 37703, Kampala, Uganda.

Email to: vacancies.ug@hijra.or.ke. The subject line should read: “Protection Officer – Case Management/Resettlement”

NB: Please note that interviews will be done on a rolling basis given the urgency of the positions.

Deadline: 15th February 2019

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Legal Officer - Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)


Job Title:       Legal Officer
Organisation: Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)
Funding Source: UNHCR
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project Manager

About US:
Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA) is an international African humanitarian and development organization that positively contributes towards improving the living standards and conditions of those adversely affected by disasters and conflict in the Horn, East & Central Africa by implementing WASH, Health, Education, Livelihoods, Community service & development and Protection programs in the region for a period of more than 20 years.

About UNHCR Project:
HIJRA with funding from the UNHCR in Uganda is implementing a multi-sectoral Program for refugees in Oruchinga settlement (Isingiro district), Nakivale settlement (Isingiro district), Nyakabande Transit Center (Kisoro district) and Kyangwali Settlement (Hoima District).

Job Summary:  The Legal Officer will identify legal needs in the field and provide counselling and representation in relevant administrative bodies. The Legal Officer will work with community leaders to support advocacy at the community level and engage in mediation and negotiation as needed.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The protection of populations of concern is met through the application of International and National Law, relevant UN/UNHCR protection standards and IASC principles.
  • The protection strategy incorporates a thorough age, gender and diversity (AGD) analysis and reflects the Organization’s global, regional and country level priorities.
  • The participation of persons of concern is assured through continuous assessment and evaluation using participatory, rights and community based approaches.
  • Protection incidents are immediately identified and addressed.
  • Analytical reports of protection trends and issues are produced on a monthly and ad hoc basis.
  • Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment.
  • Promote International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Foster their consistent and coherent interpretation and application through mainstreaming in all sectors and /or in clusters in applicable operations.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related activities and partners in particular within the newly established protection response framework.
  • Compile data from the field and partners in a systematic manner. Draft consolidated reports on update impact of the protection response framework and legal issues.
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to the operation and draft legal notes, as required.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
  • Contribute to and facilitate a program of results-based advocacy through a consultative process with sectorial and/or cluster partners.
  • Facilitate effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems.
  • Contribute to capacity-building initiatives for communities and individuals to assert their rights.
  • Participate in initiatives to capacitate national authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures. Authority (decisions made in executing responsibilities and to achieve results)
  • Decide in consultation with the supervisor and the protection unit issues to be researched and topics for thematic reports.
  • Enforce compliance with, and integrity of, all protection standard operating procedures.
  • Line-manage the staff including day-to-day management, development and training, appraisals, etc.
  • Facilitate regular staff meetings to ensure awareness of project objectives, and opportunity for feedback.
  • Provide staff coaching and technical supervision to develop ownership / responsibility for activities.
  • Ensure all possible durable solutions are explored for persons of concern.
  • Take a lead role plan of action, to ensure the protection of refugees and asylum-seekers through interventions with local authorities and other entities on instances of arbitrary arrest and detention. Ensure the people of concern have access to legal and fair hearing in court through court follow ups, prison monitoring etc.
  • Sensitize the Community and Local authorities on Refugee law and Human Rights relating to refugees and others of concern to UNHCR, in order to ensure that national legislation is in compliance with International Legal Standards.
  • Advocate for legal aid services from the different legal aid service providers and Pro bono services from legal practitioners for the purpose of disposing of refugee cases at court.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the HIJRA Legal Officer job opportunity must hold a Law degree/ human rights or a comparable discipline
  • Three years of work experience in the same field of development and humanitarian work and NGOs’
  • Ability to produce high-quality legal documentation
  • Ability to present and defend cases in a court of law
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills and the ability to interact with a number of different partners and contacts, including governmental authorities, UNHCR, victims and their families etc.
  • Must possess communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong judgments skills are also a necessity
  • Someone who can make ethical and moral decisions
  • Sociable and open minded
  • A person who can keep confidential information
  • Must have a solid knowledge of the local law and be able to grasp new concepts with ease and accuracy
  • Very organized and need to have good time management skills to meet deadlines on time.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an application letter and Curriculum Vitae including telephone and email contacts of three referees including your current/most recent employer.

Application should be addressed to the:

Country Program Manager,
Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA),
P.O. Box 37703, Kampala, Uganda.

Email to: vacancies.ug@hijra.or.ke. The subject line should read: “Legal Officer”

NB: Please note that interviews will be done on a rolling basis given the urgency of the positions.

Deadline: 15th February 2019

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





Head, Legal Services - National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)


Job Title:      Head, Legal Services
Organisation: National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
The National Agriculture Advisory Services (NAADS) is one of the statutory semi-autonomous bodies in the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF); established in 2001 by an Act of Parliament (NAADS Act 2001) to specifically facilitate efficient and effective delivery of agricultural advisory services for enhanced production and productivity.

Job Summary:   The Head, Legal Services will ensure that legal services are rendered to NAADS Secretariat in an efficient and effective manner at all times by overseeing the management and coordination of the legal services at NAADS Secretariat. List of specific tasks and duties to be performed;

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Initiate legal proceedings in the courts of law on behalf of NAADS Secretariat;
  • Defend NAADS Secretariat in the Courts of law where proceedings have been initiated against it;
  • Represent NAADS Secretariat in Arbitration, Mediation and other forums under alternative dispute resolution;
  • Carry out legal audits of all ongoing court cases; and accordingly advising the Board and Management of NAADS on the appropriate course of action and legal remedies;
  • Make the relevant correspondences, on behalf of the Secretariat that relate to court matters;
  • Formulate and review agreements or contracts that may relate to the NAADS Secretariat;
  • Render legal guidance to the Secretariat on any matter upon which the Board may seek guidance and;
  • The legal practitioner should be in position to assess the respective court fees, which shall be reimbursed at the conclusion of the relevant case or at the withdrawal of instructions.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) Head, Legal Services job placement must hold a bachelor’s degree in Law and Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • He/she should be a practicing advocate
  • At least eight years of work experience in law practice, with at least four (4) years at a senior level.
  • He/she has not been previously suspended by Law Council.
  • He/she must be conversant with PPDA law and regulations and other related procurement laws.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with comprehensive typed CV, copies of certificates and/or testimonials together with the applicant’s telephone numbers, names, addresses, and telephone contacts of three referees to;

The Executive Director,
National Agricultural Advisory Services- NAADS,
P.O. Box 25235,
Plot 5, Kyadondo Road, Block B, Legacy Towers Nakasero, Kampala.

Deadline: 18th February 2019

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Protection Officer – Case Management/Reporting - Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)


Organisation: Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)
Funding Source: UNHCR
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Protection Manager

About US:
Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA) is an international African humanitarian and development organization that positively contributes towards improving the living standards and conditions of those adversely affected by disasters and conflict in the Horn, East & Central Africa by implementing WASH, Health, Education, Livelihoods, Community service & development and Protection programs in the region for a period of more than 20 years.

About UNHCR Project:
HIJRA with funding from the UNHCR in Uganda is implementing a multi-sectoral Program for refugees in Oruchinga settlement (Isingiro district), Nakivale settlement (Isingiro district), Nyakabande Transit Center (Kisoro district) and Kyangwali Settlement (Hoima District).

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Stay abreast of all developments relating to the project and prepare appropriate and timely reports and briefing notes as required.
  • Ensure proper case management and documentation
  • Regularly monitor use of protection tools
  • Consolidate data on project implementation and work with the information management team to provide analysis
  • Prepare mission briefs together with sector leads
  • Coordinate with partners to collect project relevant data and share information for the protection of affected populations
  • Conduct regular case follow up in the community and with partners
  • Prepare timely weekly, monthly, quarterly other reports as required
  • Actively contribute to proposal development for the organization
  • From time to time undertake any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the HIJRA Protection Officer – Case Management/Reporting job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences, Development Studies, Law, Human rights or a comparable discipline
  • Three years of work experience in the same field of development and humanitarian work and NGOs
  • Ability to produce high-quality documentation
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with a number of different partners and contacts, including governmental authorities, UNHCR, victims and their families etc.
  • Strong computer skills i.e. Microsoft office, PowerPoint and E-mail.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send an application letter and Curriculum Vitae including telephone and email contacts of three referees including your current/most recent employer.

Application should be addressed to the:

Country Program Manager,
Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA),
P.O. Box 37703, Kampala, Uganda.

Email to: vacancies.ug@hijra.or.ke. The subject line should read: “Protection Officer – Case Management/Reporting”

NB: Please note that interviews will be done on a rolling basis given the urgency of the positions.

Deadline: 15th February 2019

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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