Legal Officer Jobs – Uganda Microcredit Foundation Limited (UMF)

Job Title:   Legal Officer
Organization: Uganda Microcredit Foundation Limited (UMF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About UMF:
The Uganda Microcredit Foundation Limited (UMF) is one of the fast growing microfinance institutions in Uganda. It is located on Gayaza road- kalerwe kubbiri round about. We offer financial and non-financial services to small and medium enterprises in rural and urban areas of Uganda through well designed customer tailored products in order to facilitate economic growth and development.

Job Summary:  The Legal Officer will be responsible for providing legal advisory support to Uganda Microcredit Foundation Limited (UMF) and ensure that all our processes are in line with regulatory requirements. The incumbent will also work closely with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors. He /she will also develop and manage systems that ensure the Company complies with all applicable codes, as well as its legal and statutory requirements.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree from a reputable university.
·         The applicant must have a current Advocate’s Practicing Certificate.
·         At least three years’ post qualification experience in a similar position.
·         Prior exposure and experience in financial/MFI environment will be an added advantage

How to Apply:
All qualified and interested persons should send their applications together with copies of all academic qualifications, and detailed CVs with mobile telephone numbers indicated to: The Human Resource Manager, Uganda Microcredit Foundation Limited, Plot 787 Block 5 Kubbiri Round about, Gayaza Road P.O. Box 23488, Kampala. Uganda.

Deadline: 12th September, 2015

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