Legal Officer Careers - Sejjaaka, Kaawaase & Co. (Bank)

Job Title:     Legal Officer
Organisation: Sejjaaka, Kaawaase & Co. (Bank)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Legal

About US:
Sejjaaka, Kaawaase & Co. is a consultancy firm that provides services to a wide range of clientele from the small, medium to the large scale multinationals. some of these include: Government Ministries; Local Governments; Insurance sector; Clearing and forwarding; Construction; Educational Institutions; Agriculture sector. They would like to recruit for a valuable client,  a Ugandan bank.

Job Summary: The Legal Officer will assist the bank in drafting and reviewing legal documents, legal compliance, advice and representation in Courts of law

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·         Responsible for bank collateral administration;
·         Contracts administration (internal and external);
·         Guiding bank staff on banking law and regulations and ensuring compliance there to;
·         Research and monitoring amendments to existing laws and regulations;
·         Responsible for preparing weekly, monthly and quarterly reports and briefings;
·         The incumbent will represent the bank in courts of law in liaison with bank’s external lawyers
·         Perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Legal

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·         The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelors of Laws degree (LLB) from an accredited University
·         Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in legal practice from the Law Development  Centre (Uganda)
·         Enrolled advocate of the High court
·         A minimum of three years of post LDC experience in legal practice or its equivalent in a busy financial institution.
·         Knowledge of Bank of Uganda regulations and other key laws applicable to banking is desirable.
·         Broad knowledge and understanding of the Land/Company registry procedures with a demonstrable ability to register bank securities
·         Excellent coordination, interpersonal and communication skills with computer literacy skills

How to Apply:
The applicant must send their application including the following (Incomplete applications will not be considered)
·         An application letter that details your capabilities and suitability for the position.
·         A detailed Full CV with names, addresses and phone numbers of your personal, academic and professional referees.
·         Attach verifiable academic certificates and licences as applicable.

Send to:

The Advisory Services Director,
Sejjaaka, Kaawaase & Co.,
Certified Public Accountant,
Plot 31 Bukoto Street, Kololo,
P.O. Box 7657 Kampala Uganda

E-mail to:

Deadline:  Monday 31st October, 2016.

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