Senior Manager – Regulatory and Compliance Employment Opportunity – MTN Uganda Limited

Job Title:  Senior Manager – Regulatory and Compliance

Organisation: MTN Uganda Limited

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: General Manager – Corporate Services


About US:

MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement MTN Uganda and MTN Group Regulatory agenda and directives.
  • Provide strategic input into and management and implementation of MTN’s Regulatory and Compliance agenda.
  • Ensure MTN Uganda complies with all Laws, Licences and Policies that may be promulgated by the Government of Uganda and the different Regulators from time to time.
  • Provide Input into Legal and Regulatory policies/regulations, legislative framework with a view of mitigating future impact of new Regulatory policies and legislation on the company.
  • Ensure effective implementation of the MTN Uganda’s Strategy by providing Regulatory support and direction, to local teams within operations.
  • Understand the impact of potential changes driven by the local regulators, industry, marketplace, and/or legal environment and report these back to Opco management and Board
  • Input into strategies for ensuring future compliance and mitigation of Regulatory risk i.e., Material legislations, fines and reporting requirements for various regulators.
  • Undertake Regular assessment of the Legal and Regulatory policy landscape with a view of advising the company on proactive interventions and advocating for company positions .
  • Manage, develop and sustain effective working relations with key company stakeholders, Government representatives with a view of advancing company interests.
  • Monitor key legal and regulatory developments, review research publications and proactively develop strategies to advance the company’s interests.
  • Act as a liaison between the company and all regulatory bodies.
  • Prepare and submit reports of a regulatory nature to Management, Regulator(s) and Group as may be required.
  • Actively collaborate with the Regulatory team members both local and at MTN Group
  • Actively participate in the lobbying of key stakeholders to shape and change policy and draft legislation in the best interest of the company.
  • Carry out any other obligation or duty as may be assigned by the company from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Law (Honours) from a recognised University.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre.
  • Post Graduate qualification in Law or Business Administration is an added advantage.
  • Enrolled Advocate of the High Court
  • At least eight years post qualification experience with at least 3 years as an Advocate in a busy Law Firm or having worked as in- house counsel in a reputable organisation within the Telecommunication Sector at Senior Manager Level.
  • Knowledge of the of Telecommunication legal and Regulatory landscape.
  • Proven track record of technical and specialized know-how in the Legal and Regulatory space.
  • Previous success in implementing organization-wide Regulatory and Compliance policies
  • Abreast of local mindset & best practices relating to Legal and Regulatory issues
  • Be able to work under pressure in a fluid regulatory environment
  • Strong written and communication skills
  • Confident and assertive with a positive attitude
  • Ability to think innovatively and develop strong implementation plans for strategies to overcome complex business and industry challenges
  • Proficient knowledge of the legal and regulatory environment.


How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join MTN Uganda Limited in this capacity should apply online


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Deadline: 25th January 2023 at 8: 00 pm


Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply


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Date Posted 2023-01-20
Valid Through 2023-01-25
Hiring Organization MTN Uganda Limited
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda