2 No Experience Registration & Compliance Officer Job Opportunities – Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB)

Organisation: Uganda
Registration Services Bureau (URSB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Senior
Registration and Compliance Officer
About US:
The Uganda
Registration Services Bureau (URSB) is established as a Statutory Body under
the Uganda Registration Services Bureau Act Cap. 210, Laws of Uganda 2000
Edition. The Bureau is a key player in commercial and civil registrations that
facilitate private sector development and vital statistics for national
Job Summary:    The Registration & Compliance Officer
will handle issues of Registration and Compliance with regard to Insolvency
matters within the Bureau.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Makes appropriate inquiries into eligibility and granting or
    refusing applications for authorization for IP Certificate either new or
    for renewal.
  • Conducts targeted visits to IP premises and determining terms of
    reference for the visits.
  • Reviews conduct of IPs and proposing regulatory penalties that may
    be appropriate
  • Reviews documentation presented for registration in relation to
    insolvency and liquidations to ensure compliance with the applicable
    policies and laws and authenticity.
  • Carries out effective registration of all compliance and authentic
    documents in relation to insolvency and liquidations as is required under
    the Insolvency Act an in accordance with the internal policies as may from
    time to time prevail,
  • Studies and applies all the Insolvency Act 2011, Insolvency
    Regulations 2013 and guidance relating to registration of insolvency
    matters and practitioners’ records.
  • Investigates reports of misconduct by practitioners and makes the
    necessary recommendations to the supervisor
  • Prepares and submits to court all the required filings in respect of
    matters handled by the office.
  • Provides advice and guidance to customers on all aspects of the
    Registration Service for insolvency matters.
  • Receives & reviews Annual Returns for management of estates as
    filed by Practitioners in accordance with the Insolvency Act.
  • Reviews complaints against Practitioners arising out of management
    of estates and makes the necessary recommendations for resolution
  • Coordinates and facilitates provision of Continuous Professional
    Development activities for practitioners and follows up on compliance by
  • Represents the office of the Official Receiver upon appointment as
    Receiver, Trustee, Manager, Liquidator or such other fiduciary role under
    the Insolvency
  • Act and carry out the required activities.
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by
    the Senior Registration and Compliance Officer

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Uganda Registration Services Bureau
    (URSB) Registration & Compliance Officer job placement must hold an
    Honor’s Degree in Law with a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Should be enrolled as an advocate.
  • Possess a clean and valid Practicing Certificate
  • Specialized training in insolvency and International Insolvency law
  • Investigation skills
  • Computer literacy skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are invited to submit their applications by
filling this application, download
, and sending it via E-mail to jobs@ursb.go.ug with the E-mail
subject indicated as the position being applied for (check top of this advert).
NB:  Applicants will receive a response to confirm delivery of their email.
Please DO NOT attach copies of your academic documents at this point.
Deadline: 14th September 2018
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