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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Manager Legal Aid Clinic Job at Law Development Centre - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Manager Legal Aid Clinic

Jobs at:
Law Development Centre

Deadline of this Job:
8th June, 2017 at 5.00p.m

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
The Law Development Centre invites applications from qualified Ugandans to till the following vacant posts:
Job Title: Manager Legal Aid Clinic
Department: Post Graduate Legal Studies and legal Aid
Reports to: Head of Department of Post Graduate Legal Studies and Legal Aid
JOB DESCRIPTION
To assist in developing, planning, reviewing, monitoring and implementing Legal Aid Clinic operations and programs.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • LLB (Hons) degree from a recognized University.
  • Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre.
  • Must be an enrolled advocate.
  • LMM or MBA from a recognized university is an added advantage.
  • Post graduate training in management is an added advantage.
EXPERIENCE
  • At least 7 years experience in legal practice, 3 of which must have been providing legal aid to vulnerable and disadvantaged groups.
  • Experience in dealing with juvenile justice
  • Experience in fundraising and dealing with /development partners.
  • Ability to lead teams and mentor professio from ditierent backgrounds.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
  • To act as Secretary to the Clinic Advisory Board (CAB).
  • To oversee all Clinic’s financial operations.
  • Fundraise for Clinic’s operations and manage donor funds.
  • Teach on the Clinic Legal Aid programs and follow up students’ field placements.
  • Oversee, monitor and offer advisory Legal Services to the Centre regarding court cases involving LDC and make periodical reports to the Head of Department.
  • Develop proposals and manage projects.
  • Supervise research on topical legal issues related to the activities of the Clinic.
  • Allocate duties to, supervise, guide and manage staff performance under his / her direct report.
  • Make periodic reports to the CAB as need arises.
  • Assist the Head of Department in developing, organising, managing, delivering and evaluation of the different activities of the Bar Course curriculum.
  • Carry out any other duties as assigned and delegated from time to time by the Head of Department.
Job application procedure
Applications should be addressed to The Secretary, Law Development Center, P.O. Box 7117 Kampala, to be posted or hand delivered to the Law Development Centre reception. Applicants should attach up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of academic and other relevant documents and indicate names and contacts of three (3) referees, two professional and one character. Those who applied for the position in response to the earlier advert should not re-apply.
Deadline for submission of applications is 8th June, 2017 at 5.00p.m.
This advert can also be viewed on www.ldc.ac.ug