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Tuesday 15 October 2013

Career in law Legal Officer Needed at Uganda Post Limited

Job Title: Legal Officer
Organisation: Uganda Post Limited
city Kampala,
Country Uganda
Category Law
Reports To: Manager, Legal Services

Job Summary: The Legal Officer will support the Manager, Legal Services to manage legal affairs of the Company and adequately defend the Organization and maintain a vibrant legal/secretarial image.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide legal advice relating to civil dispute and criminal cases, locate, interview and guide witnesses
Conduct legal research for preparation of court cases in which the Organization has an interest
Provide necessary information to external lawyers for proper conduct and management of court case in which the Company has interest, attend court sessions an assist in trials
Represent the Company in courts of law and tribunals
Represent the Company in any labor disputes in line with the Human Resource guidelines and policies for the Company
Prepare legal documents on instruction of the supervisor
Interpret legal documents and enlighten staff on relative legal affairs
Prepare and submit weekly, monthly and quarterly reports to the Supervisor
Attend meetings of all relevant Management committees in the absence of the Legal Services
Attend to correspondences as assigned
Perform any other task as assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
The applicant should possess an Honours’ Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree
A Diploma in Legal practice is required too
Enrolled advocate of the High Court
Two (2) years’ relevant working experience
Good communication, organization and public relations skills
Good knowledge of basic computer applications
Demonstrable proficiency in Legal research

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their application letter, attach copies of academic credentials and a detailed CV, to the address below to: The Head, Department of Human Resource and Administration, Posta Uganda, P.O. Box 7106, Kampala, Uganda
Please Note that:
1. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
2. Candidates who do not receive feedback within a month’s time from the deadline should consider their applications unsuccessful. Only qualifying shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 28th October, 2013