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Job title: Legal Assistant (Law Jobs Uganda 2017)
Reports to: Programme Manager,
Law Jobs Uganda 2017: The Legal Assistant provides specific legal assistance to the assigned Legal officer and office in the provision of direct legal support to victims of forced migration and in carrying out policy advocacy on forced migration.
The Legal Assistant also provides technical support to RLP in relation to Legal work through an active contribution in defining Legal priorities on research, partnership, alliance building and advocacy. The depth and scope of legal assistance work can be modified but within the major precincts of; Legal Service, Legal Documentation and Legal Advocacy.
The Refugee Law Project (RLP) is an outreach project of the School of Law, Makerere University. Our Mission is to empower asylum seekers, refugees, deportees, IDPs and host communities to enjoy their human rights and lead dignified lives. The Refugee Law Project has a wide physical presence with offices in the districts of Kampala, Hoima, Mbarara, Gulu and Kitgum.
Access to Justice Programme: Access to Justice Area of Placement: Kampala (with possibility of transfer to other field offices) Key Result Areas and Tasks
KPA 1: Client Support
KPA 2: Networking,
KPA 3: Information management support
Necessary Education and Experience
If you are interested and meet the above requirements, submit a motivation letter and curriculum vitae electronically to: [email protected].
The position applied for MUST be indicated in the subject line of the email. Copies of certificates should not be attached, but will be requested for from short-listed candidates only. RLP is a Non-discriminating and Results Oriented organization so we provide an equal chance for all.
Deadline: Friday 7th April 2017 at 5.00pm
You will receive a confirmation email of receipt from the Human Resources Unit upon successful submission. Thereafter, if you meet the basic requirements for shortlist, you will be notified for the next step in selection assessment.