Legal Officer

Anonymous Employer

Legal Services

Law & Compliance USh Confidential
2 months ago

Job Summary

The Legal Officer will be part of the growing Legal Team. Under the direction of the Head of Legal, the Legal Officer will contribute to the Team’s efforts in meeting the goals and objectives of the Company. The position will require an individual who is proficient with the Legislative Framework in Uganda on Mobile Money Lenders and on data Privacy. The individual needs to be comfortable with core principles of corporate governance, contract management, corporate law and employment law.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Entry level
  • Experience Length:1 year

Job Description/Requirements

Purpose of the position

The Legal Officer will be responsible for assisting in general legal activities, continuous risk assessments of the Company operations and mitigation of potential risks.

Reporting to: Head of Legal

Core Hours: 08:00 - 17:30

Working hours: Monday - Friday and beyond as needed

Location: Kampala with travel to other areas in Uganda

Purpose: Direct Line Manager you will report to, will set deliverables, and evaluate performance.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Preparing and reviewing policies 

• Reviewing and drafting contracts

• Monitoring compliance with the national and count legislation 

• Filing pleadings 

• Conducting research on emerging legal issues 

• Such other tasks and duties as the Company may assign 

Law Degree from a recognized University
• At least 1 year experience as a legal officer
• Awareness of national laws. 
• Have an understanding of civil litigation procedures
• Have a firm understanding of contract law and tax law
• Understand corporate governance principles  
• Ability to create training material and conduct trainings
• Experience in contract management 
• Knowledge of presentation, database, spreadsheet and word-processing software.

Personal Attributes
• Organized and articulate
• Team player
• Able to work independently with little supervision

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including an updated CV and cover letter through Brightermonday Portal by Clicking on the 'Apply Now ' section

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