Uganda Telecom Law Jobs - Regulatory Compliance, Relations & Competition Strategy Officer

Organisation: Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Regulatory & Competition Affairs Advisor

About UTL:
Uganda Telecom is committed to providing exceptional telecommunication services that meet our customer’s needs and improve our efficiency. We now have a vacancy in our organization. We invite you, if you are a self-driven, results-oriented individual, a team player who is keen on a new experience to take up the challenge for an efficient business delivery model.

 Job Summary: The Officer will;
  • Provide general legal inputs and expertise to the Uganda Telecom business strategy that will create maximum future benefits and deliver shareholder value.
  • Provide legal and other support in the Regulatory & Competition Affairs Unit within the framework of an agreed business strategy and to meet operational targets for return on investment, profitability and customer satisfaction. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide legal support to the general legal specialist team in implementing the Uganda Telecom strategy within a framework agreed by the Chief Legal Counsel & Corporate Affairs Officer, which meets requirements for creating and delivering shareholder value, ensuring adequate property protection.
  • Provide support to the general legal specialists team in creating a successful Regulatory & Competition Advice Unit which meets investors’ requirements for profitability, including representing Uganda Telecom in courts of law.
  • Maintaining effective commercial relationships with Government, regulatory and competition authorities, ensuring that the Uganda Telecom position is well represented and fully understood
  • Provide support in implementing the legal affairs strategy and ensure operational effectiveness on a day-to-day basis.
  • Meeting or exceeding business performance targets in areas such as return on investment, profitability and customer satisfaction.
  • Delivering on set performance objectives.
  • Ensuring that all set targets are met and/ or exceeded.
  • Provide legal expertise for cases and negotiations and settlement of disputes.
  • Providing assistance and support to the Regulatory & Competition Affairs Advisor
  • Ensuring that Uganda Telecom conforms to investors’ expectations by supplying relevant investor briefings relating to Regulatory compliance, relations and competition strategy legal advice, as required by the Regulatory & Competition Affairs Advisor. 
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • The Applicant should possess a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice. A Masters Degree in Law is an added advantage
  • Three or more years in a large regulatory affairs department
  • Corporate membership of a professional legal body e.g. Uganda Law Society and a holder of a valid Practicing Certificate
  • Experience in the telecommunications or ICT sectors
  • Analytical thinking
  • Situational and transformational leadership skills.
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Personal commitment to meet or exceed all targets and objectives
  • Ability to work with teams
  • Ability to provide sound professional advice to the Company.
  • Utmost professional integrity 
How to Apply:
All suitable jobs candidates willing to work with one of Uganda’s leading telecom companies, UTL should send their applications to:

The Chief Human Resource & Administration Officer
Uganda Telecom
Telephone House
P.O Box 7171, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 28th June 2013 at 5:00 PM

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