National Forestry Authority Internal Audit Officer Jobs in Uganda

National Forestry Authority Internal Audit Officer Jobs in Uganda


Position

  • Prosecutor (1 POSITION)

    Reports to

  • Legal Manager

    Duty Station

  • Headquarters, Kampala

    Salary Scale

  • NFA 4

    Terms of employment

  • Three (3) year contract (Renewable)

    Job summary

  • To initiate criminal prosecution of offenders and defend NFA in matters pertaining
    to the development, management of central forest reserves and the related matters, as per the Laws of Uganda.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review and sanction criminal files before they are taken to court.

  • Appear and prosecute offenders in Courts of Law.

  • Advise law enforcement officers on legal procedures; on how to handle suspects during arrest, and how to preserve and protect exhibits before a case is concluded.

  • To guide and assists in criminal investigations of forestry offenders.

  • Direct/guide investigations with a view to obtaining cogent evidence before a file is sanctioned.

  • Execute all prosecution duties in liaison with the office of the Director Public Prosecutions and keep NFA Management Team updated.

  • Provision of legal advice to NFA management, relating to Criminal Law and other environmental legislations.

  • Undertake legal research and provide
    legal opinion to NFA staff.

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly performance reports to the supervisor.

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.

    Qualifications, Work experience, Abilities and personal attributes

  • Minimum of an Honors Degree in Law from a recognized university.

  • Must have attained a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre.

  • At least three (3) years’ experience in a similar or related position in a reputable organization.

  • Must be an advocate of the High Court.

  • Must have a valid practicing certificate.

  • Ability to organize and coordinate.

  • Team work, problem solving, analytical, investigative, drafting and surveillance skills.

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