Company Secretary Employment Opportunity – Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)

Job Title Company Secretary

Organisation: Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

Uganda Electricity Transmission Company limited (UETCL) is responsible for bulk purchase of electricity from the generating companies and selling it in bulk to the distribution companies throughout Uganda. UETCL is also responsible for exports and imports of electricity to Uganda. Our vision is: “To Become a leading strategic business partner in the transmission and Single Buyer Business and to support sustainable energy development in Uganda.”


Job Summary:  The role of the Company Secretary is to ensure that the Company adheres to and maintains a high standard of Corporate Governance practices in accordance with the Company’s Act and the laws of Uganda in general.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Offers professional guidance to the Board of Directors on the legal implications of the way it discharges its responsibilities, runs its meetings, deals with various matter before it and makes decisions and on how the Directors can fulfill their duties in a real commercial environment and in accordance with the law and good practice.
  • Offer advice on Corporate Governance issues
  • Responsible for the Administration of the Board’s induction programme
  • Administration of the Board’s continuous training and development programme
  • Offer support services to Board committees – organization of meetings and agenda for such meetings, ensuring appropriate information is available to these Board committees, minuting the meetings of the Board committees and drafting charters for these committees
  • Responsible for the content of Board of Directors’ reports to the Company Members
  • Responsible for Planning, organizing and minuting Ordinary & special Meetings of the Board and Annual General Meetings of the Members
  • Responsible for organizing regular Board performance review sessions
  • Responsible for overall company compliance to Legal and Regulatory requirement
  • Act on behalf of the Board of Directors in ensuring that the Company’s risk management policies and mechanisms are developed, implemented and regularly reviewed
  • Actively participate in Company policy formulation
  • Ensure compliance to Company policies and procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized University.
  • A Master’s degree in Law, Business Administration, Public Administration is an added advantage
  • Hold additional Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre.
  • At least eight years of relevant experience from a reputable organization(s)
  • The applicant must also be an advocate of the High Court;
  • An ICSA certification will be an added advantage
  • Possess Computer literacy skills
  • Must possess working knowledge of the energy regulatory framework and experience in project transactions law in Uganda


How to Apply:

All candidates who are suitably qualified should follow this link to apply, Click Here (applications with copies of academic testimonials and detailed CVs indicating two referees and their full addresses).


NB: Shortlisted applicants will be considered alongside other applicants sought from Uganda Law Society and Institute of Corporate Governance of Uganda.


Deadline: 28th October, 2022 by 05.15 p.m.


NB: Only electronically sent applications will be accepted. Terms of employment and remuneration. The holder of this position will be offered a contract subject to the Ministry of Public Service Guidelines on the rationalization Exercise of Government Institutions


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Date Posted 2022-10-18
Valid Through 2022-10-28
Hiring Organization Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda