4 Fresher Legal Clerk NGO Jobs – FIDA (U)

Organisation: Uganda
Association of Women Lawyers, FIDA (U)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Legal
About US:
The Uganda
Association of Women Lawyers, FIDA (U) is a non-governmental organization that
promotes and defends human rights with an emphasis on women and children as
beneficiaries. FIDA was formed in 1974 as the Uganda chapter of Federacio
Internationales de Abogadas or the International Federation of Women Lawyers.
FIDA Uganda was formed as a membership association for female lawyers with a
primary objective of promoting the professional growth of its members and
helping women access their rights. The FIDA Uganda office is located on Plot 4,
Robert Mugabe Road, Mbuya, Kampala district.
Job Summary:  The Legal Clerk is responsible for receiving
FIDA-Uganda’s clients and providing them with legal advice according to high
standards of professionalism and best practice; aiming to empower vulnerable
women and children to enjoy their rights as equals.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Receiving clients and listening to their concerns and at all times
    treating them with compassion and respect
  • Ensuring that all appropriate paperwork has been completed and
    client fees collected according to FIDA-Uganda procedures
  • Providing financial aid to those who qualify according to
    FIDA-Uganda’s policies
  • Ensuring that all documentation and filing is carried out according
    to FIDA- Uganda’s procedures
  • Receiving documents for archiving; processing them according to
    standard operating procedures, including making entries into the index
  • Tasked with monitoring the physical environment where the clients
    legal files are kept; taking appropriate action to ensure documents will
    remain in good condition

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an undergraduate diploma in Social Sciences,
    Law, SWSA, Secretarial Studies, or any other relevant field.
  • Two years’ working experience in the same role, preferably a LASP,
    is desirable
  • Any qualification in Law will be an added advantage
  • Must be computer literate
  • Ability to speak Ngakarimojong is a MUST
  • Strong writing skills
  • Reporting Skills
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Good Customer Care           
  • High Communication skills
  • High integrity
  • Ability to uphold secrecy of correspondence
How to Apply:       
All suitably
qualified candidates should submit an application letter, current CV and copies
of their professional certificates to the Human Resource and Administrative
Officer at hrdepartment@fidauganda.org. Applicants should indicate the
preferred station, a daytime telephone contact, email address and include three
professional referees.
Deadline: Thursday, 2nd May, 2019 by Noon.
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