Legal Officer new Government job at Judicial Service Commission in Kampala, Uganda 2023

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Judicial Service Commission

Judicial Service Commission

Job Description

Job Category:
Legal jobs in Uganda

Job Location:
Kampala

Education Level:
Bachelor Degree

Years Of Experience

Job Details

Job Duties and Responsibilities

GRADUATE RECRUITMENT EXERCISE (GRE)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill vacant posts currently available in Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies. Applications should be filled ON-LINE not later than 13th March 2023.

Minimum Qualification

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Law plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from a recognized University/Institution.

Duties
The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Legal Officer for performing the following duties:-
• Receiving complaints and giving legal advice/referrals;

• Interviewing complainants and witnesses;

• Conducting expeditious investigations and rendering investigative reports;

• Preparing Legal Memoranda;

• Assisting with the preliminary assessment of complaints;

• Maintaining an information template on complaints/advice given through the call-centre and other modes of complaints receipt;

• Following up on referrals made to stakeholders;

• Maintaining and updating the complaints database;

• Preparing regular reports on complaints received through the various modes available;

• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

 

Job Qualifications

Minimum Qualification

Applicants should be Ugandans holding an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Law plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from a recognized University/Institution.

 

Application Process
Mandatory requirements for Applicants: –

• Apply ON-LINE.

• Scan, attach and submit on-line recent passport size photograph and relevant documents(‘O’ Level, and ‘A’ Level Certificates, Degree Transcript and Certificates).

• Each attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only Portable Document Format (PDF) is allowed;

Application Process:

• Visit the website https://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors

• Click and Register as a new User to create your account and complete your profile (starting with your bio data moving downwards).

• If you already have an account, simply sign in and update your profile.

• Click on Jobs then Advertised Jobs in the menu. Select the Advert to view the jobs therein.

• Click on the job from the list of advertised jobs.

• View the job details and click apply.

• Review your application and submit.

• You can only apply for one (1) post. Applying for more than one (1) post will lead to automatic disqualification.

Emphasis: –

• Only on-line applications on the e-recruitment system will be considered.

• Candidates shortlisted for Interviews will be contacted.

• Candidates shortlisted for Oral Interviews shall be required to bring along with them copies of original academic documents (O and A level Certificates, Degree Transcripts and Certificates) and a Valid Identity Card.

• Serving Officers already appointed in the Public Service shall not be considered for entry level posts under this GRE advert;

• Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission on completion of the selection process should consider themselves unsuccessful.

• In case of any inquiry, call Tel. No.0414-237671 or 0414-254271 or 0414-342279 or send an e-mail to vacancies@psc.go.u

Applicants should, among others, have the following competencies:

Ethics and integrity; interpersonal, communication and computer skills; ability to adapt to multi-cultural settings; effective organizational and planning skills; time management skills; technical skills; report writing skills; negotiation skills; capacity for teamwork; innovation and concern for results, quality and standards.

To apply for this job please visit vacancies.psc.go.ug.

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