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Principal Legal Officer at Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)

Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC)

Accounting, Auditing & Finance

UGX Confidential
3 weeks ago

Job Summary


Job Description/Requirements

Job Description

Key duties and responsibilities
• Develop and implement EOC legal and mediation services, policies and procedures in line with EOC mandate and requirements.
• Conduct complaints evaluation and use findings to make appropriate recommendations for handling complaints
• Develop and implement a framework for delivering quality dispute resolution services in line with the set policies and procedures of the Commission.
• Develop and implement framework for handling cases that have fails to be resolved through the dispute resolution mechanism
• Compile documented complaints and cases and prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports in line with set policies and procedures
• Responsible for supervising senior investigations and advising the senior investigation officer in line of investigation to take in various complaints
• Drafting various legal documents and advising the Commission on various legal matters.
• Represent EOC clients in the tribunals
• And perform any other official duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Person /Job specifications
Academic Qualifications
• Applicants should be Ugandans holding an honor’s degree in law from a recognized university/institution, a post graduate diploma from the law development centre, masters in human rights/post graduate qualification in human rights or social justice. (b) Work Experience
• Applicants should have minimum of at least six (6) years working experience, three (3) of which at senior level in the investigations field in government or equivalent experience from a reputable organization.

• Good research and report writing skills
• Advocacy skills
• Ability to work under minimal supervision
• Planning, coordinating and organization
• Effective communication
• Team player
• Ethics and integrity
• Decision-making and Problem-solving.
• Effective communication.
• Ethics and integrity.

Job application procedure
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

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