Senior Legal Officer Job Placement – National Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)

Job Title:     
Senior Legal Officer 
Organization: National
Housing and Construction Company Limited (NHCC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head-Legal
About US:
National Housing and
Construction Company Limited (NHCC) was founded in 1964 and is a Ugandan
construction and real estate management company, partly owned by the Uganda
Government. The Company’s mandate is to increase the housing stock in the
country, rehabilitate the housing industry and encourage Ugandans to own homes
in an organized environment.
Job Summary:   The Senior Legal Officer will provide
complementary and support services to the Legal Department with a view of
enhancing efficient observance of legal provisions in the management of all
commercial undertakings and Administrative operations of the company
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Tasked with drawing Legal agreements and company contracts that are
    executed with third parties.
  • Providing Legal advice to the National Housing as required
  • Providing Board and Management secretarial support services and
    other committee/meetings as may be assigned from time to time including
    taking minutes thereof
  • Processing sales and title transfer documents, in-house and with
    external lawyers
  • Carries out searches, registration and filings as may be required at
    various Government departments and agencies, local authorities or other
    relevant bodies.
  • Ensure excellent record keeping of all legal transactions of the
    Company
  • Represents the Company in Courts of law and other judicial
    /quasi-judicial or administrative bodies in respect of proceedings to
    which the Company is party or has interest.
  • Preparation and submission of periodic legal reports

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Senior Legal Officer job opportunity
    must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Law and Post graduate Diploma in Legal
    Practice
  • Professional Membership to the Institute of Chartered Secretaries
    and administrators (ICSA) is an added advantage
  • Must have a valid Practicing Certificate
  • A minimum of three years of relevant working experience in a similar
    position in a reputable organization especially handling litigation and
    dealing with the Board.
  • Proven negotiation, communication and reporting skills
  • Analytical thinking/skills and judgment
  • Result oriented & ability to manage work load while paying
    attention to details
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • Good computer literacy skills
  • High levels of honesty, ethics and integrity
  • Interpersonal and human relations skills, as well as a team-player
  • Age Limit: Below
    50 years
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates are encouraged to send their applications indicating the position
being applied for and accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of
academic certificates, evidence of relevant working experience & contacts
of three professional referees should be addressed to;
The Chief Human
Resource Officer,
Plot 5, 7th Street,
Industrial Area,
P.O. Box 659,
Kampala, Uganda.
Or
Email to: info@nhcc.co.ug .  (All applications via email must be sent as
one document not more than 10 MBs)
Deadline: 6th July 2018 by 4:00 pm
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