Legal & Compliance Manager Employment Opportunity – Agricultural Business Initiative (aBi) Trust

Job Title:    Legal & Compliance

Organisation: Agricultural
Business Initiative (aBi) Trust

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Chief
Operating Officer – Corporate Services

About US:

The Agricultural
Business Initiative (aBi) Trust is supporting agribusiness development in the
private sector to achieve the objective of the Government of Uganda’s
Competitiveness and Investment Climate Strategy (CICS). The Trust is a
multi-donor entity jointly founded by the Governments of Denmark and Uganda.
The mandate of aBi Trust is to support the private sector actors to increase
their contribution to the agricultural sector by increasing land and labour
productivity, and market competitiveness thereby contributing to poverty
reduction through economic growth, wealth, and employment creation.

Job Summary:  The Legal & Compliance Manager will provide
legal and compliance advisory services to enable effective management of legal
and contractual risks. The role ensures that aBi is effectively represented in
all legal suits and matters and that the aBi boards and management comply with
the laws and regulations of Uganda, the organization’s policies and procedures
are being followed, and that behaviour in the organization meets the values of
the organisation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

applicant must hold a Degree in law or business law with 5-7 years’ experience
in managerial position or a Masters in law or business law with at least 4
years’ experience in managerial position

in Legal Practice (LDC) requirement

of Uganda regulatory and statutory environment

knowledge and experience in operational risk management, reporting and

in drafting and effecting various contracts especially (but not limited to)
purchase, employment, consultancies, Grants

in working in private and non-governmental organizations

in Microsoft programs and report writing

How to Apply:

Please send your
application to clearly indicating the position title in the
email subject line. Applications shouldn’t be more than 4MB. 

Deadline: Friday 30th August 2019 at 2:00pm. 

Please note that
only successful candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to
disqualification. Hardcopy applications will not be accepted.

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