Assistant Commissioner, Law Revision Career Vacancy – Uganda Law Reform Commission

Organization: Uganda Law
Reform Commission
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Commissioner
and Head of Department, Law Revision
About US:
The Uganda Law
Reform Commission is established under Article 248(1) of the Constitution of
the Republic of Uganda. Its primary mandate is to study and keep under constant
review the Acts and all other laws comprising the laws of Uganda with a view to
making recommendations for their systematic improvement, development, modernisation
and reform.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The incumbent will be deputising the head of
department – Law Revision;
·        
Supporting the Commissioner of law revision in
day-to-day administration and management of the department;
·        
In charge of planning for all activities of the
department;
·        
Ensuring efficient and effective co-ordination of
law revision, simplification of laws, translation of laws, integration and
unification of the law;
·        
Work closely with Government departments and
stakeholders in the tasks of consolidating or revising the laws of Uganda;
·        
Mentoring, supervising and appraising subordinate
staff;
·        
Performing any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicants should be Ugandans and should hold Honours
Degrees in law from recognized universities and diplomas in legal practice.
·        
At least nine (9) years of relevant working
experience, three of which should be at the level of Principal Legal officer in
government or equivalent experience from a reputable organisation.
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to handle
a multi-disciplinary team;
·        
Computer literacy skills
·        
Training in legislative drafting is a requirement.
·        
Working knowledge of project planning and management
is desirable.
·        
A relevant Master’s degree will be an added
advantage.
·        
Age: Above 35 years
How to Apply: 
All qualified Ugandans
should send their applications with fully certified photocopies of their
testimonials and an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV), recent passport size
photographs filled in triplicate to:
The Commission
Secretary,
Uganda Law
Reform Commission,
8th floor,
Workers’ House,
P.O. Box 12149,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 6th November 2015 by 5.00pm
NB: Serving Government officers are encouraged to route
applications through their Supervisors and Heads of Department.
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