20 Oct 2016

Sejjaaka, Kaawaase & Co Jobs : Legal Officer

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Reports to: Head of Legal

About US:

Sejjaaka, Kaawaase & Co. is a consultancy firm that provides services to a wide range of clientele from the small, medium to the large scale multinationals. some of these include: Government Ministries; Local Governments; Insurance sector; Clearing and forwarding; Construction; Educational Institutions; Agriculture sector. They would like to recruit for a valuable client,  a Ugandan bank.

Job Summary: The Legal Officer will assist the bank in drafting and reviewing legal documents, legal compliance, advice and representation in Courts of law

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for bank collateral administration;
  • Contracts administration (internal and external);
  • Guiding bank staff on banking law and regulations and ensuring compliance there to;
  • Research and monitoring amendments to existing laws and regulations;
  • Responsible for preparing weekly, monthly and quarterly reports and briefings;
  • The incumbent will represent the bank in courts of law in liaison with bank’s external lawyers
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Legal

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelors of Laws degree (LLB) from an accredited University
  • Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in legal practice from the Law Development  Centre (Uganda)
  • Enrolled advocate of the High court
  • A minimum of three years of post LDC experience in legal practice or its equivalent in a busy financial institution.
  • Knowledge of Bank of Uganda regulations and other key laws applicable to banking is desirable.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the Land/Company registry procedures with a demonstrable ability to register bank securities
  • Excellent coordination, interpersonal and communication skills with computer literacy skills

How to Apply

The applicant must send their application including the following (Incomplete applications will not be considered)
  • An application letter that details your capabilities and suitability for the position.
  • A detailed Full CV with names, addresses and phone numbers of your personal, academic and professional referees.
  • Attach verifiable academic certificates and licences as applicable.
Send to: The Advisory Services Director, Sejjaaka, Kaawaase & Co., Certified Public Accountant, Plot 31 Bukoto Street, Kololo, P.O. Box 7657 Kampala Uganda E-mail to: [email protected] Deadline:  Monday 31st October, 2016.

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