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Sunday, May 13, 2018

LEGAL OFFICER – LAW REFORM Job at Law Development Centre - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
LEGAL OFFICER – LAW REFORM

Jobs at:
Law Development Centre

Deadline of this Job:
Friday 25th May, 2018 at 5.00pm

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda




JOB DETAILS:
JOB TITLE: LEGAL OFFICER – LAW REFORM
SALARY SCALE: LS 6
REPORTS TO: HEAD- LAW REPORTING, RESEARCH & LAW REFORM

PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To participate in developing proposals, planning and implementing activities for Law Reform.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • To participate in developing proposals for law reform.
  • To carry out research on the proposed law(s) for reform.
  • To draft advice and legal opinions to Parliament or any other body responsible for law reform.
  • To participate in Research and Law reporting activities.
  • To assist in planning and budgeting for departmental activities.
  • To perform any other duties assigned by the Head of Department.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
  • A Bachelor of Law- LLB (Hon) degree from a recognized University.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre.
  • Must be an enrolled advocate.
  • At least two (2) years’ work experience in law reform or related area of law.

KEY COMPETENCIES
  • Strong knowledge of computer applications.
  • Possesses strong relationship and management skills.
  • Should be creative and innovative.
  • He/she should be a person of high integrity.
  • Results Oriented.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal relations skills.
  • He/she should be a team player.
Job application procedure
Applications should be addressed to The Director, Law Development Center,
P. O. Box 7117 Kampala, to be hand delivered to the Law Development Centre Reception. Applicants should attach up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of academic and other relevant documents. Applicants who responded to an earlier advertisement for the same positions need not re-apply.
Deadline for submission of applications is Friday 25th May, 2018 at 5.00pm.
Details of job specifications and qualifications are forwarded herewith and can be viewed at www.ldc.ac.ug