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Senior Justice & Peace Officer

International Rescue Committee

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted June 22, 2022.

Senior Justice & Peace Officer Jobs in International Rescue Committee Uganda vacancies in Uganda at International Rescue Committee

# Job Description

The Senior 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 carry out day to day implementation and
monitoring of work plans ensuring that activities reflect donor and other
The Senior Justice and Peace Officer Reports to the Regional Justice and Peace
Officer and supervises the Justice and Peace Officers. The Senior Justice and
Peace Officer 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
•Strengthen the capacities of the community-based paralegals to provide legal
information, provide legal counselling and other through regular mentorship
•Provide a supervisory role to the Justice and Peace Officers.
•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.

•A Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized University.
•At least three years of relevant experience in access to justice and peace
•Strong understanding of International Human Rights and Refugee Law.
•Experience in working and coordinating with UN donors, INGO’s and other
•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.

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**Closing Date** : 10th July. 2022

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