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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Program Assistant Job at Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Program Assistant

Jobs at:
Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET)

Deadline of this Job:
Saturday 30th June 2018

Duty Station:
Uganda




JOB DETAILS:
The Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET) is a Non-Governmental Organization established in Uganda to harness, strengthen, and sustain synergies across the country among Legal Aid Service Providers (LASPs) in complementing Government of Uganda's efforts for enhancing access to justice. The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) has given support to IASPNET towards implementation of project activities across the Justice, Law, and Order Sector with focus on improving coordination structures, monitoring and evaluation frameworks, policy reform approaches, capacity building initiatives, and various strategic mechanisms taking it a more proactive role in setting legal aid agenda Therefore LASPNET wishes to recruit qualified persons in the following positions at the secretarial to support its membership

Job Title: Program Assistant - Lobby and
Advocacy
Reports to: Lobby and Advocacy Officer
Purpose:
S/he will support the Lobby and Advocacy function of the organization working closely with the Lobby and Advocacy Officer white engaging government institutions, members (LASPs), service providers and other advocacy partners in Uganda and across East African region in lobbying, advocacy, media outreach‘ and legal aid and human rights awareness, education and advocacy campaign management.

Key competencies
  • Hard work with self-motivated
  • Skills in research and presentation
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Integrity and trustable
  • Interpersonal skills

Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience
  • Hold a degree in Law, development studies or in Social work or Human Rights or related field;
  • At least two years relevant practical experience in working in similar work and providing advocacy based intervention related with legal assistance and community rights awareness;

Job application procedure
To apply please send your application to email: laspnet.ug@gmail.com or hand deliver your application, CV and credentials to the executive director indicating the position applied for on the envelop but considering the deadline date of Saturday 30th June 2018 for any further inquiries please call +256(0)392513733. Visit our website www.laspnet.org for a detailed job description for you choice positions only short listed candidates will be contacted