Senior Legal Counsel Employment Opportunity – Absa Group Limited (formerly Barclays Bank UK)


Job Title:    Senior Legal Counsel

Organization: Absa
Group Limited (formerly Barclays Bank UK)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Absa Group Limited
(formerly Barclays Bank UK) is a diversified standalone African financial
services group, delivering an integrated set of products and services across
personal and business banking, corporate and investment banking, wealth,
investment management and insurance. Absa Group Limited is listed on the JSE
and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups with a
presence in 12 countries across the continent and around 41,000 employees.


Job Summary:  The Senior Legal Counsel will plan, manage and
monitor the implementation of legal activities and processes in order to
deliver on approved operational plans in an effective and efficient manner.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

& Management:
and articulate the strategy/goals for the team and broader department

and Management:
effectively within time, resource and budget constraints

Good understanding of relevant
products and services across AGL and assist in structuring, negotiating and
drafting legal agreements and documentation. Provide tailored, commercial
advice as well as recommendations on legality, the lawfulness and
enforceability of agreements and documents

and Control:
Exercise sound
risk judgement based on practice / previous experience and ensures, regulatory
& statutory compliance.

and Control:
Have a broad
understanding of key risks in other areas and partners with others to manage

Build strong
relationships, especially with other colleagues in Legal and help to develop working
structures and best practice guides for use within business

Technical: Demonstrate a thorough understanding of own
coverage areas and consider, comment, negotiate and give advice on documents/
agreements for the business


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

 The applicant for the Senior Legal Officer job
must hold a Bachelor’s Honours Degree: Law (Required)


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join ABSA Group in the
aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.




Deadline: 21st February 2021


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