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Legal Manager Job Placement - Finance Trust Bank (FTB)


Job Title:        Legal Manager
Organization: Finance Trust Bank (FTB) 
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Legal/Company Secretary

About Us:
Finance Trust Bank is licensed as a Tier 1 Commercial Bank after taking over the financial services business of Uganda Finance Trust Limited (MDI). Finance Trust Bank is a fully-fledged commercial bank serving a clientele of over 400,000 depositors and over 23,000’ borrowers, through a network of 36 branches countrywide. The bank offers a variety of Products and services including; Savings, Current accounts, Loans, Money transfer services and Bills payments to its target market which comprises of micro, small and medium entrepreneurs, salary earners and youth.

Job Summary: The Legal Manager will ensure that all activities of the institution comply with the laws of Uganda and protect the institution against civil and criminal actions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work in liaison with the Head of Department, develop and maintain legal policies and procedures for Finance Trust.
  • In liaison with the Head of Department, develop and maintain the annual plan for the legal function.
  • Work closely with the Head of Department, design the disaster recovery strategy for the legal function
  • Design litigation strategies and procedures, institute legal proceedings on behalf of the company in line with the legal policy, under the guidance of the Corporation Secretary.
  • Upon instruction from the Head of Department, attend all Board and Management meetings and where required, record proceedings of the meetings.
  • Draft and peruse contracts and design legal instruments as may be required by the Bank
  • Upon instruction, represent the institution in the courts of law, arbitration proceedings and other fora in line with the legal provisions
  • Together with the Company Secretary, review all contracts before they are signed in line with the relevant legal provisions and legal policy.
  • Interpret legislation and regulations governing Finance Trust and provide legal advice to management and staff
  • Provide oversight over recoveries of stuck and written off loans in line with legal provisions providing the required legal guidance to the Debt Recovery function and monitor the performance of the approved debt collectors
  • Supervise and manage the performance of the legal staff and provide periodic reports to the Head of Department
  • Mentor and train staff of Finance Trust in basic legal procedure.
  • Ensure registration of the Bank’s intellectual property rights in line with the legal provisions.
  • Prepare management reports of the legal function in line with the operational plans.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Finance Trust Bank Legal Manager job placement should hold a Bachelor of laws,
  • Diploma in legal practice,
  • Enrolled as an advocate of the high court and sub-courts,
  • An up to date practicing certificate (renewed annually)
  • Four years of work experience in a related senior position
  • Good interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Good sense of self drive and business acumen.
  • Good personal presentation skills.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should address their applications to Head, Human Resource, Finance Trust Bank, Plot 115 & 121, Katwe. P.O. Box 6972, Kampala, Uganda, and email it to jobs@financetrust.co.ug. as well as photocopies of academic testimonials, a CV with at least three reference contacts, including the most recent employer, and telephone number.

Deadline: 30th April 2018

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