NGO Careers – Legal Analyst Assistant at International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Organization: International Organization for Migration
(IOM)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Legal Analyst, European
Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM)
VNE
Number:
VNE-3
About
US:
The International Organization for
Migration (IOM), established in 1951, is the leading international
intergovernmental organization dealing with migration.  IOM works to help ensure the orderly and
humane management of migration, to promote international cooperation on
migration issues, to assist in the search for practical solutions to migration
problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, including
refugees and internally displaced people. The IOM, acting as implementing
partner for the European Commission, is seeking to recruit a number of local
staff for support functions assigned to the European Union Election Observation
Mission (EU EOM) in Uganda.
Job
Summary:
The Legal
Analyst Assistant will support the Legal Analyst of the EU EOM in the following
tasks:
·        
Translating
and analyzing the election legislation and documents
·        
Organize
meetings with high ranking officials, interpret and take minutes of meetings,
·        
Gather
and analyze information
·        
Support
in the preparation of reports
·        
Perform
any other duties assigned by the Legal Analyst.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the IOM Legal Analyst Assistant job opportunity should preferably
hold a Degree in Political Science, Human Rights laws, regulations and
procedures, or related field.
·        
A
minimum of three years’ experience (preferably with International Organizations
or NGOs in the related field).
·        
All candidates
should be non-partisan
·        
Excellent
command of both written and spoken English
·        
Fluency
in any other local language would be an asset.
·        
Excellent
analytical and drafting skills
·        
Computer
literacy i.e. familiar with MS Windows, Excel and Outlook.
·        
Willingness
and flexibility to work in an environment with an intensive workload
·        
Candidates
must be willing to work flexible hours and be able to perform under tight
deadlines.
NB: Candidates should be
available for hire immediately. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
How
to Apply:
All those interested in working with the
International Organisation for Migration (IOM) should send their resumes and
short application letters via E-mail only to: recruitmentuganda@iom.int. Please
clearly include the VNE Number in the subject line of the email. (Check top of
this advert)
Deadline:
24th December 2015

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