Legal Officer US Non-profit Jobs – Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Lutheran World Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Protection
About US:
Lutheran World
Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with local partners to
provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human suffering. LWF Uganda
works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize their
potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and
needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in Pader, Kitgum,
Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Lutheran World Relief (LWR) Legal
    Officer job opportunity should hold a University Degree in Law &
    Diploma in Legal Practice with a valid practicing certificate;
  • Three years’ experience working with or representing asylum
  • Knowledge or familiarity with UNHCR guidelines and procedures, an
    added advantage;
  • Ability to exercise sound legal judgment with a demonstrated
    interest in human rights;
  • Demonstrated compassion for refugees, asylum seekers, displaced
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team as well as individually;
  • Ability to deal with complex legal issues into reader-friendly and
    policy relevant language;
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications (motivation
letter and detailed curriculum vitae in English, with the names and e- mail
addresses of three persons who know the applicant professionally, should be
sent via Email to: for the job you are
applying for as the subject line. Please indicate the position you have applied
for on the top of the parcel addressed to:
The Human Resource
Lutheran World
Plot 1401, Ggaba,
Road after the American Embassy
P. O. Box 5827,
Kampala, Uganda.
All documents
submitted by applicants towards this recruitment process shall become the
property of LWF. Any attempt by an applicant or their representative, acting on
their behalf, (within and/or outside LWF to influence the recruitment process
in their favor will lead to automatic disqualification of that applicant.
Deadline: 15th July 2019
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