Warden Legal Job Careers – Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Job Title:   Warden Legal

Organisation: Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Legal Counsel


About US:

Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) is a semi-autonomous agency under the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities. UWA was established in 1996 and is managed in accordance with the Wildlife Act Cap 200.


Job Summary:   The Warden Legal will provide Legal services to UWA in accordance with the laws of Uganda


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Represent UWA in courts of law in both civil and criminal matters.
  • Provide advice to management on legal matters
  • Prepare Legal documents including pleadings, contracts and correspondences.
  • Liaise with relevant Government Offices on legal matters.
  • Review contracts, agreements and MoUs.
  • Process legal documentation of all UWA properties and assets.
  • Supervise and appraise the Legal Clerk.
  • Support secretariat of Management and Board of Trustees
  • Support the preparation of Unit quarterly and annual work plans and performance reports
  • Perform any other official duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate must hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University.
  • Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal practice.
  • Must be an enrolled advocate of the High Court of Uganda with a valid Practicing Certificate
  • At least three (3) years working experience as a practicing Advocate.
  • Time management
  • Leadership and Team Work
  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Ethics and Integrity.
  • Ability to multi task


How to Apply:

All qualified candidates should send their application with an Application form, Download Here, detailed  Curriculum  Vita bearing  contacts  of  three  (3) competent referees, a daytime telephone contact, copies of academic documents and relevant appointment letters to any of the addresses below:


Either: Email: hr-recruit@wildlife.go.ug




Hand delivered to:


The Executive Director,

Uganda Wildlife Authority,

Plot 7 Kira Road Kamwokya

P.O. Box 3530, Kampala Uganda


Deadline: 26th March 2022 by 5.00 pm.



  • Applicants are required to scan and attach CERTIFIED copies of the required academic documents only ie (Degree Certificates and Transcripts plus O and A level).
  • Academic documents for the successful candidates will be vetted and background checks conducted before they are considered for appointment into the Authority.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • All appointments shall be subject to a probationary period of not less than six months and subsequent confirmation in service will be based on satisfactory performance of the individual.


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