International Justice Mission (IJM) is the global leader in protecting vulnerable people from violence around the world. Our global team of over 1,200 professionals are at work in 33 offices. Together, we are catalyzing a global revolution that will rescue millions, protect half a billion, and make justice unstoppable.
Motivated by God’s call to seek justice for the oppressed, we believe that the way we work is as important as the results we achieve. We are a global community that cares for one another. We value joy and celebration, and we strive to provide professional excellence to all those we serve.
After almost 25 years of continued growth and operational success in pioneering the work of protecting those who are experiencing poverty from violence, IJM has become a $100+ million organization. As IJM continues this trajectory of growth IJM Uganda is seeking to recruit a proactive, experienced and skilled professional crime investigator with high integrity and working knowledge on responding to instances involving violence against women and children (VAWC) in a multicultural context, and who is sociable, and has great problem solving and networking skills. The candidate will lead and build the country programs capacity to protect women and children from violence through effective and sustainable law enforcement response to VAWC. Additionally, the Manager, Investigations and Law Enforcement Development (MILED), will also be responsible for influencing institutional law enforcement leadership and key government officials to co-develop, adopt and implement initiatives that will improve investigations in VAWC response leading accountability of perpetrators and protection of women and children from violence. The MILED will also be responsible for and provide leadership to the IJM team of investigators as well as support initiatives to develop survivor and implementing partner capacities to engage law enforcement institutions in cases of VAWC.
This position is based in Kampala, Uganda, with regular travel to IJM field locations, and reports to the Senior Manager Casework Partnerships.
We are open to applications from international candidates demonstrating required experience within a US/UK public law enforcement institution. For international candidates, the position has unaccompanied status.
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How to apply
Closing date: 5th June 2022 @ 23:59 BST
Please click on the ‘apply for job’ button to submit your application. For this role, kindly submit a MS Word version of your CV and a cover letter, which should also contain a statement of faith* (see below for more information). Please name your submitted files with the following reference: IJM_MILED
*What is a statement of faith? A statement of faith should describe your faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement should be incorporated into your cover letter and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.
Please note that the interview dates for this role will be confirmed with you should your application be successful.