Project Legal Officer – Women Protection Shelter (WPC) NGO Careers – ActionAid

Organisation: ActionAid
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Cluster
Co-ordinator & Project Coordinator WPCs
About US:
ActionAid is an
International Development Agency working in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia,
Latin America and the Caribbean. ActionAid Uganda’s mission is to achieve
social Justice, gender equality, and poverty eradication by working with people
living in extreme poverty and exclusion, their communities, people’s
organisations, activists, social movements and their supporters.
Job Summary:  The Project Legal Officer – Women Protection
Shelter (WPC) will plan, manage, monitor and supervise the implementation of
the DFID Programme on Gender Based Violence project objectives in line with donor
guidelines and organization’s strategic plan.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the ActionAid Project Legal Officer – Women
    Protection Shelter (WPC) job must hold an Honours Degree in Law (LLB) from
    a recognised University
  • Diploma in Legal practice from Law Development Centre or any
    recognised institution
  • Postgraduate qualification in project planning and management or any
    related field is an added advantage.
  • At least three years of relevant working experience preferably in an
    INGO or NGO.
  • Practical knowledge of Court processes/ procedures and possession of
    a valid practicing certificate is a must
  • Practical experience in providing probono services to victims of GBV
    including legal advice, representation in Court, rehabilitation and
    resettlement
  • Extensive knowledge of Gender, Human rights and gender based
    violence issues is a must and as well MUST possess riding skills.
How to Apply:
All qualified and
interested candidates should deliver their application letters, CVs and copies
of Academic documents with details of at least three (3) referees one of which
shall be from your most recent employer. The complete applications should be
hand delivered or sent by email to Vacancies.Uganda@actionaid.org addressed to:
The Director Human Resource and Organizational Effectiveness, ActionAid Uganda
Plot 2514/2515 Ggaba Road, Opposite Kampala International University, P.O. Box
676 Kampala. Uganda.
NB: 
All Applications sent by email should clearly indicate the position title in
the subject line.
Deadline:  7th June 2019
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