Care International Paralegal Officer Jobs in Uganda
Care International Paralegal Officer Jobs in Uganda CARE International has been active in Uganda since 1969 and working in the country continuously
since 1979, implementing a diverse portfolio of programs and projects ranging from emergency
services to economic development and civil society building.
CARE International in Uganda seeks to recruit a highly motivated and qualified professional to
fill the position of Paralegal Officer
Reporting to the Gender and Protection Coordinator, the Office Paralegal Officer will be
The coordination and quality assurance CARE’s legal assistance and sensitization, including follow-up of referred legal cases, awareness raising on the Uganda refugee laws and legal trainings.
S/He also supervises and mentors the community paralegals.
S/He is in charge of ensuring a solid and effective cooperation with key partners including but not limited to OPM, UNHCR, and legal partners.
S/He will also participate in the legal working group meetings at the settlement including providing technical support to CARE’s work in relation to representation of survivors
Qualifications and Experience Preferred
The applicant must hold an LLB and post graduate diploma in legal practice
Two years of professional litigation experience in refugee operations and qualified to appear before the High Court.
Tested skills in ADR and advocacy and good understanding of Uganda refugee law.
Training and skills transfer ability
An open and result oriented approach to work
Good leadership, management and team building skills
Integrity, confidentiality and the ability to accomplish tasks promptly under minimum supervision.
Well-developed analytical and inter-personal communication skills, including intermediate oral and written communication skills, and sound judgment and decisionmaking. English language skills appreciated but not required as reporting is possible in
Demonstrated ability to network, build relationships and establish collaboration with
different partners, local agencies and international networks.
Working knowledge in M&E, report writing and documentation.
Willingness to work with crisis affected communities in humanitarian settings. Previous
experience of having done so is desirable.
Experience working with large, cross-cultural teams on projects with multiple deliverables is desirable.
A demonstrated strong personal commitment to the goal of women’s empowerment and gender equality.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Care International Paralegal Officer Jobs in Uganda
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