2 Entry Level Legal Officer Complaints Job Placements – Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA)

Job Title:   Legal Officer Complaints (2 Job Placements)

Organization: Insurance
Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior
Legal Officer Complaints & Litigation

About US:

The Insurance
Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA) was established under section 14 of the
Insurance Statute 1996 now The Insurance Act, (Chap213) Laws of Uganda, 2000
(Insurance Act) which came into effect on 4th April 1996 and commenced
operations in April 1997. The establishment of the Insurance Regulatory
Authority of Uganda was a consequence of Government’s adoption of the
liberalization and privatization policies which ended its role of directly
engaging in the provision of goods and services and taking on the role of
supervisor or regulator.

Job Summary:   The Legal Officer Complaints will assist in
legal services provision in accordance with Authority’s policies and procedures
and the law.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Attend
to walk in and caller in’s by giving the necessary guidance.

·       
Assist
in attending to Complaints including their registration, scheduling of
meetings, making follow-ups, utilization of the automated complaints system,
writing proceedings and decisions etc.

·       
Assist
in the generation of monthly, quarterly, annual and other complaints related
reports.

·       
Assist
and participate in community sensitisations and other outreach activities.

·       
Assist
in assessing the legal implications of the Authority’s dealings with licensees
and other operators who carry on business that falls within the purview of the
Insurance Act and other pertinent laws and regulations.

·       
Assist
in the interpretation of and enforcement of the Insurance Act and other
pertinent laws and regulations, as the need may arise.

·       
Assist
in the carrying out of legal research and provision of legal advice to the
Authority.

·       
Assist
in reviewing insurance proposals and policy forms.

·       
Carry
out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Key Performance Indicators

·       
Timely
submission of reports and other legal documents

·       
Timely
attendance to complaints.

·       
Timely
attendance to internal and external customers

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA) Legal Officer
Complaints job placement must hold a Bachelor s of Laws degree (Honor’s)
Diploma in Legal Practice

·       
Personal
Presentation

·       
Knowledge
of legal and regulatory provisions

·       
Analytical
skills

·       
Communication
skills

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who meet the requisite qualifications
should submit their applications together with copies of detailed up-to-date
CVs with at least three referees to:

The Chief Executive
Officer

Insurance Regulatory
Authority of Uganda

Plot 5 Kyadondo
Road, Legacy Towers, Block B, 2nd Floor

P.O. Box 22855,
Kampala

Email to: ira@ira.go.ug

NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Deadline: 7th September 2020 by 5:00 pm

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