Company Secretary Job Placement - Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)

Job Title:       Company Secretary
Organisation: Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chairman of the Board of Directors

About Us:
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) is responsible for bulk purchase of electricity from the generating companies and selling the electricity in bulk to the distribution companies throughout Uganda. UETCL is also responsible for all exports and imports of electricity to Uganda. UETCL envisions: “To become a leading strategic business partner in the transmission and Single Buyer Business and to support sustainable energy development in Uganda.”

Job Summary: The Company Secretary will ensure that the Company complies with standard financial and legal practice and maintains high standards of corporate governance.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Tasked with organising and preparing agenda and Papers for board meetings, committee meetings, management meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs);
  • The incumbent will be raking minutes of Shareholders' meetings, Board and Management meetings, extracting resolutions, lodging required forms and annual returns with the Companies Registry;
  • Following up on actions from General Meetings, Board and Management meetings with the Managing Director/CEO and the Management team;
  • Maintaining statutory books, including Registers of members and Directors;
  • Actively contribute to meetings and discussions as and when required, and advising members of the legal and governance implications of proposed actions;
  • Responsible for witnessing all Company documents and keeping custody of the Company Seal.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Board of Directors and the Managing Director/ CEO from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold a University Degree in Law with Honours and Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
  • Possession of a post graduate qualification either in ICSA or a Master's Degree in Law with an element of Corporate Governance.
  • Professional registration with Uganda Law Society.
  • Possess a valid practicing certificate.
  • A minimum of ten years’ work experience in a reputable organisation.
  • Familiarity with the Electricity sector is an added advantage.
  • A person of high integrity and is motivated innovative and result oriented and a committed team player.
  • Age: Above 35 years

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualification certificates and testimonials along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, fax or e-mail and giving three (3) referees to:

The Manager,
Human Resource and Administration
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited
P.O. Box 7625 Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 21st June 2017

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