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Friday, July 7, 2017

Legal Advocate Job at InterAid Uganda Limited ( IAU ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Legal Advocate

Jobs at:
InterAid Uganda Limited ( IAU )

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 14th July 2017 by 5:00pm

Duty Station:

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Job details:
About us
lnterAid Uganda Limited (IAU) is a non-governmental humanitarian national organization established in 1988, duty registered with the NGO Board and NGO Forum. IAU is involved in programs geared towards the protection and improvement of lives of disadvantaged people living in urban and rural areas in Uganda. lnterAid Uganda is focused on its thematic areas of; Human Rights Protection, Education, Livelihood & Food Security, Health (HlV&A|DS; Malaria; Maternal and Reproductive Health), Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Environment and Disaster Management. In partnership with UNHCR the UN Refugee agency, lnterAid Uganda seeks to recruit suitable and qualified persons to fill the following positions based at the Head office and Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement on temporary basis.
Job Title: Legal Advocate
Reports to: Senior Protection/ Community Service Officer.
Duty Station: Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement Field Office.
Contract Duration: 2 (Two Months). Renewable Subject to availability of funds and performance.

Role Summary
The Legal Advocate will be in charge of the Programme Legal Desk and ensure coordination and implementation of legal program planned activities to promote equal access to justice for Persons of Concern.
Person Speciļ¬cation
  • A suitable candidate for this of Legal Advocate should hold a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree of Legal Laws (LLB) from a recognized institution.
  • A Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (PGDLP) is a MUST.
  • Should be enrolled with the High Court.
  • Experience of two years in Refugee and Human
  • Rights will be an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of the refugee laws in Uganda
  • Good understanding of court related processes
  • Ability to travel to different courts and prisons
  • Good knowledge in protection of human rights.
  • Excellent team player.
  • Should be sociable.
  • High level of integrity
Job application procedure
All suitable candidates meeting the requirements above are encouraged to send their cover letter, CVs and scanned copies of their academic certificates including three professional referees only by E-mail to both  and  , not later than
14th July 2017 by 5:00pm to the address below
The Human Resource Department,
lnterAid Uganda, Plot 1102 Block B,
Kabaka Anjagala Road,
P.O. Box 737, Kampala, Uganda.
Please indicate the position being applied for and the duty station in the subject line of your email. NB. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. For a detailed job description, please visit our website at