Senior Legal Officer Registration Job Placement – Housing Finance Bank

Organization: Housing
Finance Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Manager,
Registration & Securities
About US:
Housing Finance Bank
was incorporated as a private company under the Companies Act in December 1967,
the Bank has become a household name and has grown in leaps and bounds with a
good track record among the pioneers of a mortgage lending. National Housing
& Construction Corporation, a parastatal involved in real estate business
has 5% shareholding and National Social Security Fund (NSSF) holds 50% and the
Government of Uganda holds 45%. Today, the bank looks back with pride on the
business accomplished in the mortgage lending business. Through innovation and
placing emphasis on Honesty, Integrity, Efficiency and Customer care, Housing
Finance Bank is the leader in the mortgage, holding a 90% market share.
Job Summary:  The Senior Legal Officer Registration will
provide legal registration services that will facilitate effective management
of the Bank securities portfolio and enable the achievement of a robust asset
quality in line with the Bank’s policies.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct due diligence prior to safe custody or release of
    securities, prepare supporting documents and obtain request endorsements
    in line with the Bank’s policies and procedures.
  • Monitor, coordinate and process lease extension and renewals for the
    Bank’s securities in line with agreed SLAs and turnaround time.
  • Implement mechanisms for accessing, assessing, retrieval, stock
    taking and auditing of the securities database in line with the Bank’s
    policies and procedures.
  • Lodge documents to facilitate perfection of securities and ensure
    that all the Bank’s Securities are duly perfected by external lawyers.
  • Deliver timely and cost effective legal advisory services to
    management on issues arising in the course of the conduct of the Bank’s
    business in line with growth strategies and the Bank’s policies.
  • Address all queries regarding the perfection of the Bank’s
    securities and maintain a record of relevant records of correspondence/
    files and ensure safe custody thereof.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by Management from
    time to time.
  • Make periodic reports to your supervisor on assignments and
    responsibilities in agreed format.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Housing Finance Bank Senior Legal
    Officer Registration job must hold a Bachelor of Laws (LLB -Hons) from a
    recognized University.
  • A Diploma in legal Practices from the Law Development Centre.
  • Three years of experience in securities and registration in a
    Banking institution.
  • Sound understanding of the laws and regulations relating to
    financial institutions.
  • Securities, Advisory Management.
  • Securities and Registration Management.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential and
    professional manner.
  • Ability to exercise the highest level of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Ability to work with others as a cohesive team.
How to Apply:
All candidates who
wish to join the Banking sector are invited to send their applications
including an updated CV, certified copies of all academic transcripts,
certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, and email address of
both applicant, and three competent referees addressed to:
Head Human
Resources, Housing Finance Bank, Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue, P. O. Box 1539,
Kampala. Uganda.
Only successful candidates will be contacted. All applicants who will not have
heard from us within five weeks of closing date should consider their
application unsuccessful.
Deadline: 24th September 2018 by 5:00pm
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