Head- Law Reporting, Research and Law Employment Opportunity – Law Development Centre (LDC)

 

Job Title:    
Head- Law Reporting, Research and Law

Organisation: Law Development Centre (LDC)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Director

 

About US:

Law Development
Centre (LDC) will provide legal
education to lawyers and non-lawyers, undertake research in topical legal
issues, contribute to legal reforms, produce legal publications, teaching
materials and law reports, and also provide community legal services.

 

Job Summary:   The Head- Law Reporting, Research and Law will
plan, develop and implement strategies and policies for Law Reporting, Research
and Law Reform.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
To
identify topical issues, develop research proposals and coordinate the research
processes.

·       
To
supervise, guide and manage publication of the Uganda Law Reports, High Court
Bulletins and other legal publications.

·       
To edit
Law Reports.

·       
To
liaise with the Law Reform Commission on matters of Law Reform.

·       
To
identify potential research collaborators and financiers for LDC.

·       
To
provide safe custody of published Law Reports and other publications.

·       
To
develop departmental plans and budgets and monitor their implementation.

·       
Supervise,
guide and monitor staff performance in the department.

·       
To
establish collaborative linkages locally and internationally with other similar
bodies and legal institutions engaged in similar activities.

·       
Perform
any other duties assigned by the Director.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Bachelor of Laws – LLB (Hon) degree.

·       
Postgraduate
Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre.

·       
Master’s
in Business Administration or Master of Law – LLM degree.

·       
Must be
an enrolled Advocate of the High Court of the Uganda Bar

·       
At least
eight (8) years’ work experience in public or private legal practice.

·       
At least
five (5) years’ work experience in Law Reporting, Research or Law Reform.

·       
Experience
in administration or management at a managerial level shall be an asset.

·       
He/she
should be a strategic planner.

·       
Possesses
interpersonal relationship and management skills.

·       
Should
be creative and innovative.

·       
Ability
to embrace change management.

·       
He/she
should be a person of high integrity.

·       
Results
Oriented.

·       
Effective
communication and interpersonal relations skills.

·       
He/she
should be a team builder

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their applications clearly indicating campus of choice should be
addressed to The Head, Human Resource & Administration, Law Development
Centre, P. O. Box 7117 Kampala and may be: submitted by email addressed to
aeyena@ldc.ac.ug  OR  hand delivered to the LDC Reception at either
the Kampala Campus or Mbarara Campus. Applicants should attach up-to-date
Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic documents and any other relevant
documents that will support their application. For applications by email, applicants
should submit scanned copies of the application and supporting documents.

 

Deadline: 18th September 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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