Legal and Compliance Officer Job Careers – ASA Microfinance Uganda Ltd (ASA Uganda)

Job Title:   Legal and Compliance Officer  

Organisation: ASA Microfinance Uganda Ltd (ASA Uganda)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer


About US:

ASA Microfinance Uganda Ltd (ASA Uganda) is a for-profit, non-deposit taking Microfinance Institution, operating as a microfinance company and regulated by the Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority (UMRA). ASA Microfinance Uganda Ltd is also a member of the Association of Microfinance Institutions of Uganda (AMFIU). ASA Uganda commenced operations in 2013. ASA Uganda is a subsidiary of ASA International, one of the world’s largest international microfinance institutions globally and operates in 13 countries in Africa and Asia.

The company was listed in the premium segment on the London Stock Exchange in July ’2018.

ASA Microfinance (U) Ltd is seeking for professional, confident, self-motivated, and committed team players to reinforce its capacity by filling the following vacant position:


Job Title       : Legal and Compliance Officer (1 position)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


Job Summary:  The Legal and Compliance Officer will be responsible for ensuring that the Organisation complies with all rules and regulations of the country as per the statutory requirements.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure adherence with the Company’s Memorandum and Articles of Association by the Company; and effecting any changes to meet the needs of the company.
  • Arrange required regulatory and Corporate Affairs documents in respect to Corporate, Regulatory Affairs of the Company;
  • Statutory review and comparison of company and registry records to ensure consistency and full compliance with prevailing statutory rules;
  • Ensuring all corporate compliance obligations under relevant laws and all the requirements of regulatory authorities are met.
  • Establishing and ensuring the proper and functional corporate governance framework for the company.
  • Ensure that the Company has appropriate corporate governance to enable it to conduct its activities both lawfully and ethically;
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the management.

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Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in Law and a diploma from LDC.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in active Legal field, legal analysis and interpretation
  • Experience with Financial Institution will be an added advantage.


How to Apply:

Applicants who meet the above requirements can send their applications, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional qualifications, contact details for three (03) professional referees and a day-time telephone number, to the address below:


The Head Human Resources & Administration,

ASA Microfinance (U) Ltd,

Plot 228 Buye- Kigowa, Ntinda,

P.O. Box 245, Ntinda

Kampala, Uganda



Deadline: 25th November, 2022, at 5:00 pm


NB: Please note that hand delivered applications will not be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  ASA Microfinance (U) Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and aims to attract and select a diverse workforce, ensuring equal opportunity to everyone, irrespective of race, age, gender, class, ethnicity, disability, location, and religion. Qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply.


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