Management Trainee Programme
February 7, 2020

Position:
Legal Officer

Reports to:
Chief Legal Counsel

Location:
Role to be based in Kampala – Uganda.

Job Purpose:
To provide effective legal services for creation and delivery of commercial value.

The successful candidate(s) will demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision and deliver under constricted timelines.
  • Ability to work with teams to achieve any target or objective.
  • Proficiency in the English Language
  • Computer literacy specifically in Microsoft Office Applications

Applicants must have:
We are looking for a highly motivated, results oriented, flexible and committed person who has an exceptional work ethic. Also required: –

  • Bachelor of Laws Degree
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Valid Practicing Certificate for the last 3 years
  • Experience as a practicing Advocate for at least 3 years

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Legal Officer is responsible for:

  • Providing effective legal advisory services.
  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing contracts and other legal instruments to which UTL is party to.
  • Resolving contractual disputes.
  • Prosecuting and defending the company in courts of law, tribunals or other quasi-judicial authorities.
  • Negotiating and settling disputes out of court.
  • Compiling, keeping proper custody and maintaining registers of contracts and other legal documents.
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by your supervisor from time to time.

Applications from suitably qualified candidates should be submitted to:

The Head Human Resources and Administration
Uganda Telecom Limited
Telephone House
Human Resources & Administration – 3rd Floor
P.O Box 7171, Kampala

Closing Date: 14th February, 2020 at 17:00hrs
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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