Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Jobs

Location: Uganda.

Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Jobs: The Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) is a sector wide approach adopted by Government of Uganda in 1999 to improve the administration of justice, maintenance of law and order and strengthen the rule of law in Uganda.

The Justice Law and Order Sector wishes to recruit:

1. Technical Advisor - Criminal and Family Justice

Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in law from a recognized university.
  • A thorough understanding of contemporary legal and justice reforms in developing countries such as Uganda.
  • A thorough understanding of family and criminal justice issues.
  • At least five years’ experience in programme implementation, legal or access to justice reforms.
  • Experience working with Donor agencies.
  • Excellent knowledge of the public sector and sector-wide approaches to reform.
  • Proficiency in the use of standard computer software, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Highly developed inter-personal and analytical skills.
  • A high level of self-motivation and flexibility.
  • Team player.
  • Excellent writing, research and reporting skills.

    2. Financial Management Specialist

    Qualifications:

  • Financial Management qualification and membership of CPA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent.
  • Masters in Accounting and Finance will be added advantage.
  • Must possess proven experience of Project Planning & Management Skills in Public Sector or with an International Organisation for a period of not less that 5 years.
  • Good interpersonal skills, excellent communication (written and spoken) and presentation skills.
  • A high level of self-motivation, flexibility and ability to work under very tight deadlines.
  • Ability in a cross cultural and disciplinary environment and be a team player.
  • Proficiency in the use of standard accounting software and programmes, computer software, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Highly developed inter-personal and analytical skills.
  • A high level of self-motivation and flexibility.
  • Excellent research capabilities.

    All applications must be received not later than April 13th.

    Interested applicants are directed to submit their applications together with photocopies of their academic qualifications and two letters of reference to: The Solicitor General, Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Plot 1, Parliamentary Avenue, Kampala, Uganda or submit soft copies of applications to: pgadenya [at] jlos.go.ug

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