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Legal Aid Manager Jobs at Muslim Centre for Justice and Law - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Job Category: Management
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 18 March 2020
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 13-03-2020
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 13-03-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-03-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Legal Aid Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]


Jobs at:

Muslim Centre for Justice and Law

Deadline of this Job:
18 March 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, March 13, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

About US: MCJL envisions, “A Ugandan society that upholds universal faith-based principles in ensuring equitable access to justice, human rights and observance of the law.” Our mission is, “To facilitate observance of human rights, justice, peace, and good governance through promotion of public interest, civil liberties, and obligations under the law.”
Muslim Centre for Justice and Law invites applications from qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts:
Legal Aid Manager
Location: Uganda, Based in Kampala at Head Office
Application Deadline: 18th March 2020 (Midnight East African Time)
Type of Contract: Project Service Contract
Languages Required: English, Luganda
Duration of Initial Contract: 1 year initially (Extendable)
Job Description
To assist in developing, planning, reviewing, monitoring and implementing Legal Aid Clinic operations and programs. .

Responsibilities and Duties
• Oversee, monitor and offer advisory Legal Services to the Centre regarding court cases involving MCJL and make periodical reports to the Head of Programs.
• Planning at a managerial level for effective and Quality legal aid services
• Supervise legal research on topical legal issues related to the activities of MCJL
. • Allocate duties to, supervise, guide and manage staff performance under his / her direct report.
• To oversee the department’s financial operations.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Academic qualifications and experience
• LLB (Hons) Degree from a recognized University.
• Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre
• LMM or MBA from a recognized university is an added advantage.
• Post graduate training in management is an added advantage.
• At least 5 years’ experience in active legal practice.
• Experience in fundraising and dealing with /development partners.
• Ability to lead teams and mentor employees from different backgrounds.

Job Education: LLB (Hons) Degree

Job Experience: 5 years

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
Applications should be addressed to the President sent to and include the position applied for in the subject matter. Applicants should attach up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, Certified copies of academic and other relevant documents and indicate names and contacts of three (3) referees, two professional and one character. N.B: No hand delivery application will be accepted. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
MCJL is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates and Persons with Disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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