Commissioner, Law Revision Employment Opportunity – Uganda Law Reform Commission (ULRC)

Job Title:        Commissioner, Law Revision
Organization: Uganda Law Reform Commission (ULRC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Secretary
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 Commissioner will
    be responsible for heading the Law Revision Department;
  • Tasked with proposing
    programmes for law revision for approval by the Commission
  • In charge of planning
    and reviewing work programmes for the Law Revision Department for approval
    by the Commission;
  • Responsible for
    coordinating activities of the department with other Government
    Ministries, Departments and Agencies;
  • Conducting
    sensitization of stakeholders on activities of the Commission;
  • In charge of
    developing work plans and budgets for the departments;
  • Tasked with
    implementing and appraising national development strategies and projects
    in relation to law revision;
  • Supervising, directing
    and evaluating performance of subordinate staff of the department;
  • Providing professional
    leadership in the department;
  • Overseeing staff
    development strategies;
  • Monitoring and
    evaluating the implementation of departmental activities;
  • Performing any other
    duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate
    must hold an honours bachelor’s degree in law from a recognised university
    and a Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre.
    Possession of a relevant Masters’ degree will be an added advantage.
  • At least ten (10)
    years of relevant working experience, three (3) of which should be at the
    level of Assistant Commissioner in Government or equivalent experience
    from a reputable organisation.
  • Possession of a
    certificate of training in legislative drafting.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Knowledge of project
    planning and management.
  • Age: 35
    years and above
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) with recent passport size photographs filled in triplicate to:
The Commission Secretary,
Uganda Law Reform Commission,
8th floor, Workers’ House, Plot 1 Pilkington Road,
P.O. Box 12149, Kampala, Uganda.
Email to:
Deadline: 3rd April 2018 by 5.00pm
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