Care Uganda Paralegal Officer Jobs

Care Uganda Paralegal Officer Jobs


  • 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.

    Job Summary

    Reporting to the Gender and Protection Coordinator, the Office Paralegal Officer will be
    responsible for;

  • 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

    Specific Requirement/Skills

  • 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 other languages.

  • 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

  • Interested candidates should submit their application letters and most updated CVs including the names, day time telephone contact and email addresses of three work related referees through our recruitment email

  • (ugarecruitment@care.org) by 27th March, 2020.

  • Please indicate the job title in the email subject line.

  • CARE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES, GENDER SENSITIVE, CORRUPTION, SEXUAL EXPLOITATION AND ABUSE INTOLERANT EMPLOYER.

  • Please Note that CARE does not ask any applicant payment for any recruitment process.

  • For any questions please call our office on 0312258100/150


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