Assistant Commissioner, Law Revision – Uganda Law Reform Commission

Organization: Uganda Law Reform Commission
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The
Uganda Law Reform Commission is established under Article 248(1) of the Constitution
of the Republic of Uganda. Its primary mandate is to study and keep under
constant review the Acts and all other laws comprising the laws of Uganda with
a view to making recommendations for their systematic improvement, development,
modernisation and reform.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
        
Deputizing for the head of department, Law
Revision Department.
        
Coordinating law revision projects and activities.
        
Developing staff development strategies.
        
Coordinating and overseeing development of work
plans and budgets for the department.
        
Overseeing provision of technical assistance to
government ministries, departments and agencies.
        
Supervising, guiding and appraising subordinate
staff.
        
Performing any other duties as may be assigned
from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
        
An honours bachelor’s degree in law from a
recognised university and a diploma in legal practice from an institution
recognized by the Uganda Law Council.
        
A minimum of ten (10) years of relevant working
experience, of which three (3) should be in legislative drafting at the level
of Principal in   Government or equivalent
experience from a reputable organisation.
        
A minimum of certificate training in           legislative drafting.
        
Good computer skills.
        
Knowledge of project planning and management.
        
A relevant masters’ degree will be an added
advantage.
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications in
triplicate, with names and contact details of two (2) references, a detailed CV
and certified photocopies of their academic documents to:
The
Ag. Secretary,
Uganda
Law Reform Commission
1
Pilkington Road, Worker’s House. 8th Floor, Southern Wing
P.O.
Box 12149, Kampala
NB:
All serving public servants should submit their applications through their
heads of department.
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