Kituo Cha Sheria (Legal Advice Centre) Legal/Programme Officer Jobs in Kenya

Kituo Cha Sheria (Legal Advice Centre) Legal/Programme Officer Jobs in Kenya

Reporting to the Coordinator Forced Migration Programme and Coordinator- Mombasa Regional Office, KITUO is seeking dynamic, self-driven and result-oriented persons to fill the above-mentioned positions. The core responsibilities of the positions are as follows:

  • Conducting community mobile legal aid

  • Holding community sensitisation campaigns on matters relating to refugee

  • Supporting refugee justice centres mentored by

  • Carrying out research on matters relating to forced migration that enables KITUO to built evidence base that informs litigation

  • Raising legal awareness and education to refugees and asylum seekers in protection

  • Providing legal counselling for refugee and host communities on their

  • Assisting refugee communities to develop capacity to self advocate and lobby for legal protection

  • Providing legal advice and court representation to refugees and asylum seekers in single-welfare and public interest

  • Monitoring of programmes and report

  • Developing of fundraising proposals for the programme.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law or equivalent

  • Must be an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with a current practising certificate and atleast two years’ post admission

  • At least two years’ professional working experience with a reputable human rights organization or law firm where the candidate was involved in litigation and case
    Working and practical knowledge in Refugee Law and general protection of Persons of

  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English and Kiswahili are mandatory

  • Good working knowledge of modern information, communication and technology systems

  • Knowledge in advocacy is an added advantage

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Kituo Cha Sheria (Legal Advice Centre) Legal/Programme Officer Jobs in Kenya

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