Legal Officer Job Careers – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Job Title:     Legal
Officer
Organization: Uganda
National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Senior Legal Officer (Contracts)
About US:
The Uganda National
Oil Company Limited (UNOC) was established under Section 42 of the Petroleum
(Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013 and incorporated under the
Company’s Act 2012. It is a limited liability company wholly owned by the
Government of Uganda. The overall function of UNOC is; “To handle the State’s
Commercial interests in the Oil and Gas industry.”
Job Summary:
The Legal Officer is responsible for handling day to day legal responsibilities
and providing support in contracts negotiations and drafting, provisions of
legal advisory services, drafting of relevant policies and supporting
management of Company compliance matters
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
To be
actively involved in preparing and drafting of different contracts and other
related documents.
·        
Maintain
contractual records and documentation such as receipt and control of all
contract correspondence, customer contact information sheets, contractual
changes, status reports and other documents for all projects. 
·        
As
needed, provide guidance on contract matters to Project Managers or other
operational staff, including training to new Project Managers and other
employees in contracting practices and procedures.
·        
Assist
in developing and implementing procedures for contract management and
administration in compliance with company policies.
·        
Ensure
that signed contracts are communicated to all relevant parties to provide
contract visibility, awareness and interpretation to support implementation.
·        
Monitor
transaction compliance (milestones, deliverables, invoicing etc.) and file all
necessary documentation for compliance of the company.
·        
Track
and ensure contract close-out, extension or renewal.
·        
Conduct
legal analysis and research on various company legal matters.
·        
Provide
advice on different legal issues and assist in drafting legal opinions,
memoranda and other briefing documents.
·        
Perform
any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant for the Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC) Legal Officer job
placement must hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in law (LLB).
·        
A
diploma in legal practice.
·        
A
minimum of five years of experience in a busy corporate entity of high repute
·        
Demonstrated
experience in dealing with contracts and compliance aspects.
·        
Excellent
analytical, research and drafting skills.
·        
Excellent
interpersonal and communication skills.
·        
A proven
high level of integrity and an ability to work under pressure.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send a completed and
signed applications form, download
here
, together with certified copies of academic certificates addressed
and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the address below. The applications should be
delivered through registered mail and courier will also be received.
Applications must include a cover letter, application form and supporting
documents.
Address to:
Chief Executive
Officer,
Uganda National Oil
Company Ltd,
Room C406, 4th Floor
Amber House, Plot 29/33 Kampala Road,
P.O. Box 36316,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 17th August 2018 by 17:00 Hrs
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