Programme Officer – Legal Aid Clinic job post at Law Development Centre (LDC Uganda)

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Law Development Centre (LDC Uganda)

Law Development Centre (LDC Uganda)

Job Description

Job Category:
Legal jobs in Uganda
Job Location:
Mbarara, Lira
Education Level:
Bachelor Degree

Job Details
Job Title: Programme Officer – Legal Aid Clinic

Reports to: Manager – Legal Aid Clinic

Salary grade: LS6

Type of Contract: Fixed term (4 years)

Duty Station: Kampala campus

Supervisory Authority Over: N/a

Job Purpose:

To build relationships with strategic partners, secure project funding from institutional funders, manage contracts with institutional donors, monitoring and evaluation and reporting on programmes, sharing programmes impact and lessons, policy analysis and development.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. To initiate and develop project proposals for funding Legal Aid Clinic programmes.

2. To develop guidelines for implementation of projects.

3. To initiate and develop monitoring and evaluation tools and guidelines.

4. To coordinate with all departments in identification of projects and developing project concepts and proposals for LDC.

5. To follow up, monitor and evaluate Legal Aid Clinic programs.

6. Contribute to strategic planning within the Legal Aid team, including annual and medium term planning and monitoring.

7. Manage and coordinate scheduled reporting to meet institutional donor reporting requirement.

8. Work with Finance and Planning department to ensure financial information is up to date, variances are identified and recommendations for action made.

9. To assist in the development all Legal Aid Clinic’s training manuals.

10. To develop concepts for the simplified training materials.

11. To prepare work plans and reports for clinic activities.

Qualifications and Experience:

• Bachelor of Law – LLB (Hon) degree or Development Studies or Social Sciences or Business Administration.

• Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and/or Public Administration/Management

• Postgraduate training in law shall be an added advantage.

• At least two (2) years’ work experience project planning and management from a large public or reputable private organization.

Key Competences:

• The ability to work under pressure.

• Creativity and innovativeness. iii. He/she should be a person of high integrity. iv. Ability to produce quality results.

• Effective communication skills. vi. He/she should be a team player

• Reporting writing skills.

Application Process
All eligible candidates should submit their applications with detailed and up to date CVs, certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates and any other supporting documents, day time telephone contacts and addresses of two referees (including the current employer where applicable) to:

The Ag. Head, Human Resource and Administration,

Law Development Centre,

P. O. Box 7117, Kampala;

Applications should be hand delivered to the LDC reception at Kampala, Mbarara or Lira campus, or soft copy sent by email to:

Deadline: Friday 20th January, 2023 by 5:00pm

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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