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

Job Title:      
  
 Legal Officer
Organization: American
Refugee Committee (ARC) International
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Program
Manager
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; accompanying persons of
concern / witnesses to courts of judicature as needed; periodically visit
detention centers and monitor the welfare of the detained; providing legal
counseling to persons of concern; cooperating with the police and other
implementing partners in monitoring crime and providing periodical reports
regarding the same.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the American Refugee Committee (ARC) Legal
    Officer job must hold a university degree in Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Hold a Post graduate Diploma in Law
  • A minimum of three 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.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Must be able to ride with a valid license.
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: 21st March 2019
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