Justice and Peace Officer job at The International Rescue Committee


The International Rescue Committee

Justice and Peace Officer job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 31 May 2022

Hiring Organization: The International Rescue Committee

Job Details:

The Justice and Peace Officer will be responsible for implementing the project on “strengthening integrated Systems to accelerate access to Gender, Child and Youth Justice” and conduct activities such as legal information sessions, assessments, detention facility visits and protection monitoring activities.The Justice and Peace Officer Reports to the Senior Justice and Peace Officer and will be Based within the refugee community in Bidibidi, Yumbe.

Major Responsibilities:
• Carry out the day-to-day implementation of the project activities ensuring that the project activities reflect donor commitments.
• Provide legal aid to the Persons of Concern and ensure that legal aid and peacebuilding data is consistently collected, analyzed and aggregated for advocacy purposes.
• Conduct Legal case management and follow up on legal cases with relevant authorities.
• Strengthen the capacities of the community-based paralegals through regular mentorship sessions.
• Submit regular data and submit weekly and monthly reports
• Ensure all interventions are fully aligned to national frameworks and systems as well as well as broader policy developments relevant to legal aid.
• Contribute and participate in the monthly zonal coordination meetings.
• Establish and maintain good working relationships with JLOS actors, OPM, Local Government authorities, UN agencies, I/NGO’s, CSOs, refugee leadership and community-based paralegals.
• Maintain close collaboration with other IRC sectors such as Women Protection and Empowerment (WPE) and Health
• Report on agreed assignment on time.
• Keep a weekly record of assignment undertaken.
• Any other reasonable activities determined by the Supervisor that is commensurate with the needs of the programme.
• Abide by IRC policies and procedures.
• Maintain a high standard of integrity and ethics and uphold the image of IRC.
• Standards For Professional Conduct


Qualifications
• A Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized University
• At least two years of relevant experience in access to justice and peace building.
• Strong understanding of International Human Rights and Refugee Law.
• Experience in working and coordinating with UN donors, INGO’s and other stakeholders.
• Experience, Skills and Abilities:
• Strong sense of personal integrity.
• Great communication and interpersonal skills.
• Good Report Writing Skills
• Attention to detail.
• Strong self-drive skills.
• Ability to multi-task.
• Resilience and ability to work in a hard to reach area
• Team spirit and problem-solving abilities.

Application procedure

To apply follow this link https://rescue.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/27732?c=rescue 

Date Posted: 2022-05-20

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