Legal Officer At Equal Opportunities Commission (eoc), Uganda

Uganda, Uganda, Uganda
Last update 2023-12-07
Expires 2024-01-07
ID #1831042927
Legal Officer At Equal Opportunities Commission (eoc), Uganda
Uganda, Uganda, Uganda,
Modified September 5, 2023


Job Description To conduct research on legal assignments relating to legal education and training, discipline of advocates, supervisor of legal aid services and para-legals, collect data, compile documents, prepare briefs for review, and training programmes for the paralegals. To assist in the implementation of the programs of the Law Council.Key duties and responsibilities The Incumbent will be performing the following duties:• Compile a full brief of evidence to support violation of equal opportunities• Appear in Commission proceedings and give evidence on matters relating to violations investigated in line with the Tribunal Management Policy and Procedure iii. Responsible for preparing, reviewing and advising on drafts of all contract, licences and undertaking of the Commission• Oversee the receipt and processing of complaints and advise on action to be taken in accordance with EOC Tribunal Management Policy Guidelines• Conduct equal opportunities complaint management and evidence gathering process in line with set policies and procedures• Provide public education and awareness and promote equal opportunities• Research and write legal materials for and on behalf of the Commission• Contribute to and write policy submissions on behalf of the Commission• Participating in documenting, profiling and creating databases on completed cases/complains;• Handling public complaints;• Participating in providing the necessary support and assisting to ensure the protection of the rights of victims of equal opportunities;• Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.Person/job Specification QUALIFICATIONS• An Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University/Institution plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre.• No work experience in the Legal field is required, but is an added advantageb) Key competencies• Attention to detail and accuracy• Strong oral and written communication skills• Teamwork• Information analysis and research.• Drafting legal documents and contracts• Managing case files, meeting clients, attending court and networking with legal professionals• Creative problem solving.• Ability to work under pressure• Resilience and self-confidence Applicants should submit their applications using Public Service Form 3 (PSF 3), to the Commission Headquarters with the following attachments in triplicates: Detailed Curriculum vitae (one of the two referees should be the current employer or most recent employer), copies of academic transcripts, certificates, appointment letters where applicable, three passport size photographs and a copy national Identity card.The application forms can be obtained from the Public Service Commission Offices, on 2nd floor, Farmers House, Kampala or on Public Service Commission website: or on the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) website should be addressed to the Secretary, Equal Opportunities Commission, P.O. Box 27672, Kampala and physically submit not later than 18th September 2023.Please Note: –• Only successful candidates at any stage shall be contacted;• Candidates shortlisted for Oral Interviews shall be required to bring along with the certified copies of academic documents, their original certificates including the• Degree Transcript and Certificate, and a valid National Identity card;• Applicants are allowed to apply for not more than two posts;• Staff who are already serving officers with requisite requirements are encouraged to apply for promotional posts through respective supervisors/Heads of• Departments;• In case of any inquiry, applicants can call Telephone Number:0414 223 234

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Legal officer at equal opportunities commission (eoc)

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