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Friday, July 14, 2017

Programme Officer (Litigation) Job at Center for the Health, Human Rights & Development ( CEHURD ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Programme Officer (Litigation)

Jobs at:
Center for the Health, Human Rights & Development ( CEHURD )

Deadline of this Job:
28th July 2017

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Title: Programme Officer (Litigation)
Reports to: Programme Manager
Job Purpose & Responsibilities:
To provide technical support to CEHURD'S litigation programme. This is a dynamic and highly demanding position that requires the candidate to work with a team of lawyers involved in litigating the right to health related cases. The responsibilities for this position include: meeting and interviewing clients; undertaking robust legal research to inform the litigation processes; representing CEHURD and its clients in pro bono and strategic cases; legal advisory to CEHURD and its clients; working with other programmes at CEHURD to advance the agenda of health and human rights through research, discussions and developing and maintaining strategic partnerships with CEHURD partners.
Qualifications:
The Officer will be expected to have the following qualifications:
  • A minimum of an LLB Degree with a Diploma in Legal Practice;
  • At least two (2) years of practical experience as an advocate,
  •  Further post graduate training in human rights will be an advantage.
Job application procedure
if you believe you are the ideal candidate for any of these opportunities, please submit your Curriculum Vitae, Copies of your academic documents and a cover letter in a sealed envelope, clearly indicating the position applied for on the “top left-hand side of the envelope" to: The Operations Manager Center for Health, Human Rights and Development Plot B33, Old Kira Road, Ntinda- Kiwatule P.O. Box 16617, Wandegeya Kampala — Uganda,
OR
Email your application to: lnfo@cehurd.org  with a copy to nakanwagi@cehurd.org  clearly indicating the position applied for in the subject line of the email.
The closing date for the receipt of applications is 28th July 2017. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted