Several Legal Officer US NGO Job Opportunities – Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Job Title:           Legal Officer (Several Job Placements)
Organisation: Lutheran World
Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Lutheran World Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with
local partners to provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human
suffering. LWF Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them
to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their
own problems and needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in
Pader, Kitgum, Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Lutheran World
    Relief (LWR) Legal Officer job placement should hold a University degree
    in law preferably with specialization in criminal or international law
  • Possession of a Diploma in Legal Practice;
  • The applicant must be an enrolled advocate
    with a valid/ current practicing certificate
  • At least three years’ experience working
    with or representing asylum seekers/refugees before either a national or
    international adjudicating body is strongly preferred;
  • Working knowledge or familiarity with
    UNHCR guidelines and procedures, an added advantage;
  • Ability to exercise sound legal judgment,
    well-organized, self-motivated and reliable with a demonstrated interest
    in international & National human rights;
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications (One-page motivation letter, explaining the candidate’s
suitability for the position and an updated Curriculum vitae, CV), with the
names and e-mail addresses of three professional referees and send via Email
NB: Please do not include
certificates for education, trainings, etc. Only short-listed candidates will
be contacted
Deadline: 24th March
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