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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

2 Legal Officers Job at Ministry of Works and Transport - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
2 Legal Officers 

Jobs at:
Ministry of Works and Transport 

Deadline of this Job:
Monday, 17th August, 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda



Summary
Date Posted: 6th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time
JOB DETAILS:
Applications are invited from suitably Qualified, Knowledgeable and Skilled Ugandans to fill the vacancies that exist in the Ministry of Works and Transport under Strengthening Sector Coordination, Planning and ICT Project. The Strengthening Sector Coordination and ICT Project (SSCP) aims at ensuring effective and efficient Coordination, Planning and Monitoring, Strengthening the Information Technology and Information systems in the Ministry of Works and Transport.
Applicants should submit in their application letters with three latest passport photographs, a copy of the National Identity Card, Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of Academic documents.
Post: 2 Legal Officers
Reports to: Policy and Legal Advisor
Terms of employment: Two years contract renewable upon satisfactory performance
Salary: Attractive
Key Responsibilities/duties
  • Undertake research for legislative and policy reform.
  • Collect data and prepare reports on legal mailers.
  • Prepare programs for consultation with the public and civil society to promote the public participation in the process of strengthening Air, Rail, Road and Maritime laws.
  • Preparation of Public education programs on transport laws/ policies.
  • In liaison with the Attorney General’s Chambers handles cases in respect to the Ministry and prepares publications on transport legislation.
  • Preparation of draft report on implementation of legal measures initiatives and briefs on the status of cases involving the Ministry.
  • Ensure proper documentation of dissemination reports and review reports pertaining to the legal department.
  • Provide advice on different legal issues and assist in drafting legal opinions and other briefing documents.
  • Any other duties assigned.
Person Specifications
Required Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's Law degree from a recognized university/ institution
  • post graduate Diploma in iegai practice from Law Development Centre.
  • Proficiency in Computer operations especially MS Office.
Experience
Should have experience in Legal Work for at least three (3) years.
Required Competencies.
  • Analytical Ability
  • Results Oriented
  • Team work
  • Decision making skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer focused
  • Logical reasoning and sound judgement
  • innovation
Job application procedure
All applications should be addressed to the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Works and Transport and delivered to the Security Registry Ministry Headquarters not later than Monday, 17th August, 2018. Note: Only shortlisted applicants will he contacted. Late submissions shall not be accepted.