ActionAid UNFPA Project Legal Officer-Gender based Violence Shelter Jobs in Uganda

ActionAid UNFPA Project Legal Officer-Gender based Violence Shelter Jobs in Uganda

Key Result Areas:

• Working closely with the Project coordinator UNFPA, to undertake timely planning, implementation, and reporting of the project activities in line with the project donor and AAIU requirements

• Establish and maintain working relationships with implementing partners, district, and national stakeholders to promote AAIU image in line with the Organizational mission vision and values.

• Facilitate GBV Courts to convene to enable GBV survivors obtain improved access to justice through specialized court sessions in Acholi lango and west Nile regions to reduce on the numbers and improve on the disposal rates.

• Ensure that GBV Survivors are provided with integrated GBV services including Legal, Psychosocial, medical, and facilitated to attend court sessions together with their witnesses. 5. Undertake monitoring and evaluation of project activities and document success stories arising in line with the project and ActionAid Uganda M&E framework.

Person Specifications:

• A minimum of Honours Degree in Law (LLB) from a recognized institution

• Diploma in legal practice from law development center or any recognized institution

• Post Graduate diploma in project planning and management or any related field is an added advantage.


• A minimum of three years of relevant work experience in a reputable organization, preferably an NGO or INGO

Skills and Abilities:

• Practical knowledge of court processes/ procedures and possession of a valid practicing certificate is a must, Practical experience in providing probono services to victims of GBV including legal advice, representation in court, rehabilitation, and
resettlement, Knowledge of Gender, Human rights and gender-based violence issues is a must, Good communication (Oral and written) skills, Good interpersonal and communication skills, Legal Research, Litigation skills, Knowledge of gender, power analysis, Knowledge of feminist analysis and Human Rights based Approaches, Planning and organizing, Problem solving and decision-making skills, Team player, Confidence, openness and willingness to learn, Report writing skills, Motorcycle riding skills, Ability to establish critical working relationships, Ability to promote and safeguard AAU policies, Ability to conduct power analysis.

Job application procedure;

  • Applications (Cover letter, CV, and certified academic documents ONE DOCUMENT) sent by email clearly addressed to The Finance and Operations Manager, ActionAid Uganda, Plot number 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala International University P.O Box 676 Kampala not later than Friday 26th May 2023 by 5:00 pm. We will respond to ONLY shortlisted candidates.

  • Whilst all applications will be assessed strictly on their individual merits, qualified WOMEN are especially encouraged to apply.

  • ActionAid International is an equal opportunity Employer.

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    ActionAid UNFPA Project Legal Officer-Gender based Violence Shelter Jobs in Uganda

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