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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Legal Officer Job at Lutheran World Federation (LWF) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Legal Officer [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Administrative&Office ]

Jobs at: Lutheran World Federation (LWF)

Deadline of this Job:
15th July 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Adjumani , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, July 08, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
JOB DETAILS:
Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Uganda is part of the Lutheran World Federation Department for World service (LWF-DWs), an international humanitarian and development agency. LWF World service partners include
Lutheran Churches and their related agencies, the European Commission (ECHO), the Us Government (BPRM), UNHCR, IOM, UNICEF, UNFPA among others, with whom LWF World service is a key implementing partner. For more information about LWF World service, please check; https://www.lutheranworld.org
LWF-Uganda currently supports Congolese and South-Sudanese refugees living in settlements in the Districts of Kamwenge, Adjumani, Moyo, Kyangwali and Lamwo respectively with access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene services, community services, protection, psychosocial support, livelihoods and environmental conservation.
The LWF Uganda is looking for mature, qualifi ed and experienced persons for the following positions:
JOB TITLE: LEGAL OFFICER
Place of Assignment: Adjumani
Reports to: Protection Coordinator .

Duties and Responsibilities: visit our website: www.lutheranworld.org
Job Skills: Not Specified

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• University Degree in Law & Diploma in Legal Practice with a valid practicing certifi cate;
• Minimum 3 years’ experience working with or representing asylum seekers/refugees;
• Knowledge or familiarity with UNHCR guidelines and procedures, an added advantage;
• Ability to exercise sound legal judgment with a demonstrated interest in human rights;
• Demonstrated compassion for refugees, asylum seekers, displaced people;
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
• Demonstrated ability to work in a team as well as individually;
• Ability to deal with complex legal issues into reader-friendly and policy relevant language

Job Education Requirements: Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree
Job Experience Requirements: 3 years

Job application procedure
Candidates who are interested in the above jobs should submit an updated CV and Application letter giving a day time telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through our recruitment email recruitment.uga@lutheranworld.org clearly indicating the job title in the email subject.
Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offi ces in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:
The Human Resource Manager
Lutheran World Federation
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill
P. O. Box 5827, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline for receiving applications is Monday, 15th July 2019 by 5:00pm.

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