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Legal Officer Jobs - Uganda Christian University (UCU)

Job Title:     Legal Officer
Organisation: Uganda Christian University (UCU)
Duty Station: Mukono, Uganda

About US:
Uganda Christian University was founded when the historic Bishop Tucker Theological College was promoted as a university in 1997. Bishop Tucker Theological College trained clergy and educators during its 84-year history from 1913-1997. The local chief, Hamu Mukasa, granted land for the college to operate in Mukono. International partnerships were part of the College’s missionary history. The Church Mission Society teamed with Ugandan leaders and others to assure the College had the necessary intellectual and other capital. By the late 1990s, the Church of Uganda sought to have a broader impact on society through the higher education - not only of clergy but of other professionals as well. Uganda Christian University was established in 1997.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Shall be the chief resident legal counsel to the University and all her Campuses.
·         Negotiating, drafting, managing and reviewing of University agreements and contracts. Keeper of all copies of such documents.
·         Participate in the procurement and disposal process of the University and ensuring that the University procurement and disposal policies are followed and complied with.
·         Give guidance during drafting, implementation and reviewing of University policies.
·         Representing the University in Courts of law and administrative tribunals as and when
·         Liaising with and/or following up University matters that are being handled by the University’s External Counsel on behalf of the University.
·         Giving advice on a variety of employment related matters e.g. Contracts and grievance handling procedures.
·         Giving technical assistance and direction during disciplinary hearings for both Staff and Students.
·         Ensuring that the University complies with the Legal framework governing universities, national laws and policies.
·         Protecting the University from financial loss resulting from unwarranted litigation.
·         Attend to all other duties requiring legal counsel for the good of the University.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized institution of higher learning and a Post graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. A Law degree from UCU is added advantage.
·         Hold a Master’s degree in Law will be an added advantage.
·         Must be an Advocate of the High Court with a valid Practicing Certificate.
·         A minimum of three (3) years of experience in a similar position in a reputable organization or busy law firm.
·         Must be self motivated.
·         Must be a committed Christian and with a demonstrable testimony.

How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should send two (2) copies of an application letter clearly demonstrating suitability together with updated Curriculum Vita and two (Academic, Leadership, Pastoral) references. Please attach copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts on each application. Send to:

The Director, Human Resource & Administration
Uganda Christian University,
Pilkington Building,
P.O. Box 4, Mukono, Uganda

Email to:

NB:  Applications sent online should have all the attachments as ONE PDF document otherwise they will not be considered.

Deadline: 24th May 2019 by 5:00 pm

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5 Fresher WPE Assistant Prevention Officer US Non-profit Jobs - International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Organization: International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: WPE Prevention 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:  The WPE Assistant Prevention Officer (APO) will lead the implementation of a GBV prevention strategy to support refugees and host community women and girls living in Yumbe District, specifically in BidiBidi Settlement. He/She will collaborate and guide the WPE volunteers, conduct a range of outreaches and implement a set of adolescent and livelihood interventions aimed to respond to the needs of adolescent girls and women. Selected APOs will also partake in male engagement activities to further involve men and boys in WPE programming and outreach efforts.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Design and monitor GBV prevention activities, ensuring these activities are informed by target beneficiaries and correspond to their priorities and safety.
  • Conduct training and dialogues with WPE volunteers, Women committees, male & female community leaders, and key informants on the topics of GBV, women’s rights, gender equality in line with priorities identified by women and girls.
  • Conduct outreach efforts to disseminate information on services available to women and girls and raise awareness with the Community Volunteers and the Women Committees.
  • Support roll out of new initiatives e.g. EMAP, Girl Shine, and SASA! Etc. while tracking progress on implementation and engagement of targeted clients.
  • Support capacity building and coordination activities by delivering training sessions to GBV service providers on GBV core concepts and guiding principles, safety audit and service mapping tools, reporting and advocacy skills, and community mobilization.
  • Implement prevention and community-based advocacy initiatives based on identified needs and Safety Audit reports that reflect the voices of women and girls.
  • Implement prevention programs and conduct dialogues with male community members.
  • Facilitate Information Sessions (IS), Door-to Door outreaches, Focus Group Discussions (FDGs), Awareness Sessions (AS), and other sessions for women and girls at the Women Center and via mobile teams.
  • Implement Adolescent Girls Programming including facilitation of the IRC adolescent girls curriculum and other planned activities, selection of target girls, relationship building with key gatekeepers and monitoring of activities.
  • Work with WPE Social Workers to provide targeted psychosocial support to adolescent girls to promote the development of their social and economic assets and to better protect them from violence as they transition into adulthood.
  • Work with families, caregivers and communities to support in building and strengthening a more protective environment for adolescent girls and by providing parenting skills trainings.
  • Collaborate with finance and logistics to ensure program supplies and resources are available in a timely manner to support program implementation.
  • Update and maintain work and spending plans that support the achievement of activities.
  • Constantly monitor activity implementation, compile daily & weekly reports, and attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Attend WPE and IRC meetings and trainings as needed and as requested by senior staff.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) WPE Assistant Prevention Officer job should hold a University degree in social sciences (i.e. sociology, psychology, gender studies, law, human rights, etc.).
  • A minimum of two years of experience in working in the social sector, particularly working with refugee and IDP populations.
  • Experience working in humanitarian responses targeting vulnerable women and girls.
  • Experience conducting participatory trainings on women’s protection and empowerment.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills and ability to present ideas effectively, in both oral and written form.
  • Ability to communicate sensitively and without judgment; good diplomatic and persuasion skills.
  • Ability to use good judgment when making decisions and to take accountability for decisions made.
  • Emotional maturity and stability to resolve conflicts in non-violent way and maintain appropriate boundaries.
  • Good interpersonal skills including ability to gain trust and build relationships.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks; proven self-initiative and problem solving abilities.
  • High standard of spoken and written English.

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

Deadline: 24th May 2019

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Fresher Administrator Jobs - Medequip (U) Limited

Job Title:        Administrator
Organisation: Medequip (U) Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Medequip (U) Limited is one of the leading distributors of medical equipment, supplies and consumables in Uganda, especially imaging and radiology, critical care, surgical, and medical furniture.

Job Summary:  The Administrator is very crucial in the company and the person holding this position act as a link between the top management and other employees of the company. It is a position which requires high level commitment, competency and trustworthiness.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Administration and Management
  • Ensure safety of the company properties
  • Ensure that all the legal documents of the company are maintained up to date
  • Ensure that the company rules and regulations are observed by all employees
Human Resource Management
  • Management employees recruitment process
  • Ensure that all employees performance management is undertaken from time to time
  • Ensure employees adheres to the rules and regulations related to human resource management
  • Administer disciplinary actions with guidance of the higher authority
  • Manage employees’ attendances
  • Manage employees’ leave
Logistics and Transport Management
  • Maintain the company’s transport machinery and equipment in good working condition
  • Maintain up to date records of use and maintenance of all vehicles, motorcycles and power generator of the company.
  • Assign drivers/riders duties from time to time
Others: Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Human Resource, Business Administration, Law
  • Computer literacy especially Word and Excel

How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their applications via Email to, and

Deadline: 15th May 2019

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Oil Careers - Land Acquisition Coordinator - CNOOC Uganda Limited

Organisation: CNOOC Uganda Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Administrator

About US:
CNOOC Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOO. CNOOC Uganda Limited is defghted to offer employment opportunities to the local talent. Grow your career with CNOOC Uganda Limited and join our experienced team of professionals. Are you focused, committed, passionate and ready to take on new chalenges? Then this could be your opportunity to make a valid contribution to the development of the oil and gas sector in Uganda.

Job Summary:  The Land Acquisition Coordinator will provide support in the implementation of land acquisition and resettlement activities including; stakeholder engagement, disclosure process, conducting of land asset surveys, social economic surveys, negotiation of compensation packages, signature of agreements with project affected persons, grievance management, livelihood restoration, monitoring and evaluation.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide support in the implementation of appropriate policies, procedures and plans to ensure robust governance and transparency in planning, assessment, compensation and final agreement of land acquisition.
  • Assist in the implementation the Company's ongoing land asset inventory, lease hold agreements and other access agreements.
  • Assist in securing timely access to land in support of drilling, operations, development and engineering activities within Block 3A (Lake Albert Basi in accordance with Ugandan legislation, regulatory, contractual requirements and Company policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the determination of targeted land ownership/tenure and land use aspects with respect to new access requirements- well pads, camps, major infrastructure, road access, right of ways, supporting infrastructure and services;
  • Cooperate and build professional relationships with key external stakeholders and approving bodies to ensure timely access and minimize negative impacts.
  • Coordinate all economic and physical displacements to ensure they are done in a practical manner as such to minimize impacts.
  • Assist in keeping track of and monitoring legislative/regulatory changes in land and compensation regimes and participate in all industry efforts as appropriate.
  • Liaise with other departments on land issues and ensure that all Company staff and Contractors demonstrate respect for landholders their land/livelihoods and follow Company Policies.
  • Participate in monitoring the effectiveness of land access processes.
  • Participate in regular land management audits/reviews (either internal or externa.
  • Assist in preparing work plans and reports for management, the regulator and key stakeholders.
  • Liaise with the Contracts & Procurement team to procure and supervise consultants and/or contractors in providing land acquisition services such as Resettlement Action Plan Planning and Implementation, Livelihood Restoration. Monitoring and Evaluation among others.
  • Participate in the review of land related reports for Company departments and from Joint Venture Partners.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the CNOOC Uganda Land Acquisition Coordinator should hold a Bachelor’s degree or above in Urban Planning, Law, Social Sciences, Anthropology or the related.
  • At least three years of related working experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of environmental / social impact assessment and management is essential, a solid understanding of international best practice / standards in this area as well.
  • Knowledge of local laws and regulations regarding land acquisition and management in Uganda.
  • Knowledge of local social, geographic, eco-systematic, environmental and wild life profile.
  • Understanding of best practice and relevant standards in acquisition of land, acquisition of access, way leaves compensation.
  • Understanding of Oil E&P.

How to Apply:
Send an attachment of ONLY a CV and Application Letter MERGED Into one document by email to: Please kindly ensure to quote the JOB TITLE In the Subject of your email. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Deadline: 13th May 2019 by 5:00pm

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UN Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer Job Careers - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Organisation: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Programme Coordinator (Violent Extremism in Prisons)
Job Opening Number: 19-Drug Control and Crime Prevent-UNODC-114748-R-Kampala (E)
Grade: P3

About US:
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is a United Nations office that was established in 1997 as the Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention by combining the United Nations International Drug Control Program and the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Division in the United Nations Office at Vienna.

Job Summary:  The Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer (Violent Extremism in Prisons) will coordinate implementation of the UN project on “Strengthening the management of violent extremist prisoners (VEPs) and the prevention of radicalization to violence in prisons” (2018-21) in Uganda, which constitutes one out of three project beneficiary countries, the 1st and 2nd being Kazakhstan and Tunisia. The project will be co-implemented by UNODC and the UN Counter-Terrorism Centre (UNCCT), in consultation with the UN Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (UNCTED).

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Keenly review, monitor and analyze, on an ongoing basis, social, economic and/or political developments and trends which are relevant to prison management in general, and to preventing and countering violent extremism in prisons, in particular.
·         Actively participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of project activities in the country, including by supporting needs assessment, programming and other technical missions to the country and by organizing a variety of technical assistance activities aimed at strengthening the management of VEPs and the prevention of radicalization to violence in prisons.
·         Provide substantive support for the development of relevant technical and training materials, tools and capacity-building packages, participate in national workshops, seminars and training courses for prison staff and other relevant stakeholders, and deliver presentations, as required, in line with UNODC’s Handbook on the Management of VEPs and the Prevention of Radicalization to Violence in Prisons.
·         Provide support in ensuring close coordination amongst co-implementing and associated project partners in the course of project implementation in the beneficiary country, and in maintaining transparent contacts with national stakeholders and donors, including by attending policy-making and technical meetings, as required; clarify UNODC’s work in the field of prison reform and of addressing violent extremism in prisons to (non-)governmental counterparts, as requested.
·         Prepare and maintain a country-specific and tailored work and monitoring plan, draft related reports on project achievements at the levels of activities, outputs and objectives in line with UNODC and donor-related reporting requirements, and prepare other written outputs, such as official correspondence, briefings and presentations.
·         Prepare budgets, monitor and report on the expenditures and the utilization of financial resources under the project segment for the beneficiary country and draft or contribute to financial progress reports, ensuring compliance with UN financial rules and regulations as well as applicable reporting requirements.
·         Assume other work-related responsibilities, as required, such as those related to the recruitment and supervision of consultants and/or other project personnel; the implementation of project activities related to procurement and/or refurbishment; and to prison reform in the context of UNODC’s Global Programme on Addressing Prison Challenges, with a focus on VEPs.
·         Perform any other work-related duties as required.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The ideal candidate for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer job opportunity should hold an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, economics, international relations, law or related field. A first-level university degree in similar fields in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
·         At least five years of progressively responsible professional work experience in areas relevant to UNODC’s crime prevention and criminal justice mandates is required. National and/or international experience in the field of prison management and/or penal reform is required. Experience in project management and implementation is required. Work experience in the United Nations system and/or in an international organization as well as experience in and knowledge of UN standards and norms in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice, in particular those related to the treatment of prisoners, are highly desirable. Relevant working experience in Africa is highly desirable. Experience in delivering workshops/training courses for criminal justice officials, preferably prison staff, is desirable. Experience in managing EU-funded projects is considered an advantage.
·         Languages: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable. Knowledge of other United Nations official languages is an advantage.

·         Professionalism: Has good knowledge and understanding of concepts, practices and approaches relevant to crime prevention and criminal justice reform, in particular prison management and penal reform and corresponding practical challenges, preferably including the management of high-risk prisoners and VEPs and/or issues surrounding radicalization to violence and current approaches for disengaging individuals from violence. Has knowledge of the work of the UN in crime prevention and criminal justice, including penal reform, as well as standards and norms related to the treatment of prisoners. Has good project management skills, preferably including the implementation of projects in the UN or other international organizations and the preparation of narrative and financial project documents. Has sound judgment and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to identify and contribute to the solution of problems/issues and to address sensitive issues in a diplomatic manner. Has a broad understanding of the situation in developing, transitional or post-conflict countries. Has good training skills including the delivery and/or organization of workshops or training courses. Is able to analyse expeditiously extensive substantive documentation and prepare comprehensive reports, summaries and policy briefs. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
·         Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
·         Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

NB: The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) should submit their applications online at the link below.

Deadline: 28th May 2019

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