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Senior Legal Officer Job at Profiles International - Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Job Category: Legal
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  21 February 2020
Duty Station: Uganda
Posted: 07-02-2020
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 07-02-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 07-02-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Senior Legal Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Consulting , Category: Legal ]


Jobs at:

Profiles International - Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
21 February 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, February 07, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Our client, a Government entity in the real estate sector is looking for suitably qualified individuals to apply for the vacant position of Senior Legal Officer. The position reports to the Managing Director on the organizational structure of our client and is based in Kampala. This is a dream career opportunity for a highly dynamic, creative, innovative and astute performer.
1. JOB TITLE: Senior Legal Officer
REPORTS TO: Managing Director: .

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Prepares in consultation with the Managing Director, and distributes the agendas, issues notices for all. scheduled Board meetings at least two weeks before the meeting. The notice may be shorter for unscheduled meetings.
• Ensures the minutes and all necessary documents requiring discussion or comments are attached to the agenda.
• Takes notes of proceedings, prepares and keeps an electronic and hard copy of the minutes of Board of Directors and maintains an electronic and hard copy files containing all agendas, minutes, and any support materials from these meetings
• Ensures the accuracy, correctness and completeness of the minutes.
• Distributes to the Board the minutes of the meeting within one week following each Board meeting
• Safely keeps all company documents and minutes
• Records and distributes to members all actions undertaken by the Board of Directors between meetings ahead of the next Board of Directors meeting.
• Informs those concerned of the actions they need to take following the Board meeting.
• Provides legal advice/opinions and training to staff in Line with the law and policy of the organization
• Reviews/prepares/agreements/contracts of the company.
• Prepares/reviews leases/subleases and tenancy agreements in line with the organizations requirement approved terms and conditions and the law.
• Prepares and reviews service level contracts/agreements entered into by the company for the provision of goods and services, consultancy, safety and security, media and public relations in line with the company's requirement, approved terms and conditions and the law.
• The Senior Legal Officer shall also be in charge of human resources and administration and perform duties attached thereto.
• Performs any other duties/functions as may be assigned by the Managing Director.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Minimum Requirements:
Must have
• A bachelor's degree in law from a recognized University and a Diploma in Legal Practice from Law Development Centre (LDO)
• A valid Legal Practicing Certificate,
Essential educational and professional qualifications:
• A post graduate qualification in Management, Law or any business related field and/or ICSA will be an added advantage.
• Proven past knowledge/experience in human resource management related duties is an added advantage.
• A minimum of 7 years of working experience in legal. practice of which 2 years must have been at a senior level in a reputable public organization
• Ability to work independently. Should be computer literate,
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Job Education Requirements: bachelor's degree in law

Job Experience Requirements: 7 years

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
If you believe you have the desired competencies for the job, please send an application and attach a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional certificates/ testimonials, address, a daytime telephone contact and names of 3 referees to the National Director using the address below. Please ensure the application reaches the National Director not later than close of business on 21st February 2020. Only shortlisted candidates will be e contacted,
Apply to: The National Director, Profiles International Uganda Limited, Plot 519, Old Kira Road - Kamwokya, P.0. Box 3024, Kampala Uganda or send via email to For more details, call +256414237150.

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