Legal Officer US Non-profit Careers – American Refugee Committee (ARC) International

Job Title:      
  
 Legal Officer
Organization: American
Refugee Committee (ARC) International
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to:
Program Manager – Psychosocial
About US:
The American Refugee
Committee (ARC) International is an International nonprofit, nonsectarian
organization that provides humanitarian assistance and training to millions of
beneficiaries around the world.
Job Summary:  The Legal Officer will be responsible for
monitoring the general security situation and follow up on the structures
entrusted with security watch in the settlement, monitoring community structures
in handling cases within their jurisdiction, accompany persons of concern/
witnesses to courts of judicature as needed and periodically visit detention
centers.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the American Refugee Committee (ARC)
    International Legal Officer job placement should preferably hold a
    Bachelor of Law (LLB) & Post graduate Diploma in Law;
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience working with IDPs, Asylum
    seekers, refugees and stateless persons, on legal matters.
  • Ability to conduct comprehensive interviews and provide accurate
    legal related assessments; and knowledge of the local language is added
    advantage.
How to Apply:
All qualified and
interested candidates should send a one-page cover letter, updated CV (maximum
four pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to
include most current employer/supervisor – via email to UGjobs@arcrelief.org
with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line.
NB: Only
applications received through the stated email address will be considered. Only
shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 20th July 2018 by 5:00 pm
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