Fresher Legal Officer Job Opportunities – Centenary Bank

Organization: Centenary
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Legal
Manager Credit
About US:
Centenary Bank is
the leading Commercial Micro Finance Bank in Uganda serving over 1,300,000
clients (a quarter of the banking population) in 58 branches spread
countrywide. We are one of Uganda’s top three financial organisations,
employing more than 1,900 people. Joining Centenary Bank is an opportunity to use
your skills and experience in tackling real world problems.
Job Summary:  The Legal Officer will primarily prepare and
review legal documents, Provide legal advice, and represent the Bank in legal
matters in line with best practice and bank targets of legal risk management.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Review documentation of approved credit facilities from branches and
    confirm perfection for recommendation for disbursement in line with
    divisional guidelines/mandates, bank policy and the law
  • Review and compute duty and fees payable on registrable securities,
    ensure timely registration or dispatch of securities to external advocates
    for registration of Bank charges, support the timely return thereof and
    advise on the advocates’ performance against their service level
  • Carry out legal search and advise on likely effect of draft bills
    and new legislation on the bank’s operations
  • Prepare and maintain the department registers of securities received
    from the branches for perfection/registration as the case maybe in
    accordance with departmental guidelines.
  • Upon instruction draw and prepare documentation for loans and
    advances, and contracts for procurement of goods and services by the Bank
    and other third party contracts in accordance with the law and Bank
  • Represent the Bank in courts of law and the Legal Division at
    Management Committee meetings
  • Prepare reports in line with internal guidelines and advise on legal

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Centenary Bank Legal Officer job
    placement should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Law
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • At least two years of post-enrolment experience preferably in a
    banking environment
  • Delivering Operational Excellence
  • Delivering Customer Expectations
  • Following Instructions and Procedures
  • Understanding data and generating solutions
How to Apply:
All candidates who
desire to join Centenary Bank should send their applications by following the
instructions below; downloading an application form for employment, download
, filling it and enclosing an application letter, Curriculum Vitae
(CV) with three professional referees and copies of academic
testimonials/certificates and send the application to:
General Manager
Human Resources, Centenary Bank, P.O. Box 1892 — Kampala, Uganda.
Note: While we thank all applicants for your interest. Only shortlisted
applicants will be contacted. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Deadline: 21st September 2018 by 5:00pm
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