Legal Officer – MIFUMI

MIFUMI is a development and Women’s Rights- NGO working to
strengthen community based and civil society responses to Gender Based
Violence(GBV) and has been promoting protection for, and supporting the needs
of women and children affected by Domestic Violence across eastern Uganda since
1999 through a multi-agency approach. MIFUMI, through the UN Joint Programme on
Gender Equality, is collaborating with UNFPA, MGLSD, MoH and the respective
District Local Authorities and Regional Referral Hospitals among other partners
in 3 districts of Mbarara, Moroto and Masaka, to implement an Integrated GBV
Prevention and Response Services Programme in those 3 districts among others;
to render support to victims of Sexual and Gender Based Violence. MIFUMI also
in partnership with International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) is also
scaling up her interventions to address Intimate Partner Violence in Bukedea
district.
Title: Legal Officer
Location: Tororo
Positions: 1
The major
role of the legal officer will be to oversee all the logal aspects of
activities undertaken in MIFUMI.
Qualifications, Competencies and
skills
• The
candidate should have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Law and must possess a
practicing certificate with a minimum of at least 2 years’ work experience in a
related field.

proficiency with computing, and a keen interest in humanities especially
women’s rights.
• The
candidate should have a high problem solving acumen, be
passionate about activities that help marginalized people; especially women
and children suffering domestic violence
and be able to relate well with colleagues and manage team.
• Among
others, the successful candidate will be required lo collaborate and engage
with all the relevant government departments and CSOs in the districts towards
the success of the programme.
How to Apply
If you
feel you meet the criteria of any of the jobs above and are interested in
working within a dynamic and engaging team then deliver your application including
CV, in soft copy to admin@mifumi.org with
the subject e.g “Legal Officer” clearly indicating which District of work you
are interested in. Or hand deliver to MIFUMI Offices in Tororo or Kampala on
the following addresses:
The
Administrator,
MIFUMI,
Plot 1 Masaba Road,
P. 0. Box
274, TORORO Or MIFUMI Offices in Kampala: Located in Ntinda II road, lower
Ntinda 256 (0) 414666946
Applications
should be submitted not later than 4th June 2012. Only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted.
NOTE:
Ensure to visit our website www.mifumi.org  for detailed job descriptions

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