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Legal Officer Job Careers - Capital Markets Authority (CMA)


Job Title:           Legal Officer
Organisation: Capital Markets Authority (CMA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Legal & Board Affairs

About US:
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) is an autonomous body, established in 1996 under_ the Capital Markets Authority Act (Cap 84) to promote, develop and regulate the capital markets industry. CMA is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development.

Job Summary:  The Legal Officer will provide technical support in the delivery of legal advisory services, conduct research for the development of laws aimed at ensuring the capital market in Uganda is safe, efficient and vibrant.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Conduct legal research to support the review and development of capital markets laws
  • Draft legal instruments for the Authority e.g. service contracts and Memoranda of Understanding
  • Provide legal advice, and prepare legal briefs and opinions;
  • Provide board secretarial support services as may be assigned;
  • Organize stakeholder engagements for the review and development of the legal and regulatory framework;
  • Represent the Authority in courts of law and other dispute resolution fora where necessary;
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time which may include but will not be limited to serving as Secretary to the Contracts Committee.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an honors Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized institution / University and a postgraduate diploma in legal practice is required. A relevant Masters’ degree will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of three years of relevant post-qualification work experience from a reputable organization, preferably in a regulatory or financial services sector
  • Previous experience in developing, implementing and enforcing securities legal and regulatory framework, legislative drafting, compliance and company secretarial practice will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to handle a diverse workload and multiple simultaneous activities under minimum supervision;
  • Self-motivated and results driven with ability to deliver effectively under pressure;
  • Ability to work within and with teams
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong ability to persuade all levels of management and external stakeholders;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to interpret legislation and policy;
  • Good legal drafting skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver or email, their applications together with a recent CV (with at least three referees), and copies of relevant academic transcripts and/ or certificates by to: The Director, Corporate Services, Capital Markets Authority, 8th Floor, Jubilee Insurance Center, Plot 14 Parliament Avenue, P.O Box 24555, Kampala. Uganda

Email to: info@cmauganda.co.ug

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Your application will only be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the above stated requirements, including submission of documents in standard file types, namely Microsoft Word (doc or docx) and Adobe Acrobat (pdf) in a single attachment, and should not exceed 10MB. Zipped files, Links and or multiple attachments are not acceptable.
Deadline: Friday 02nd November 2018, by 5:00PM

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UN Protection Associate Job Opportunities - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Job Title:    Protection Associate
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10028966
Vacancy Notice: 050/2018
Duty Station: Uganda

About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Job Summary: The Protection Associate monitors protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards and provides functional protection support to information management and programme staff. The Protection Associate is expected to coordinate quality, timely and effective protection responses to the needs of populations of concern and identify opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and integrate protection safeguards in operational responses in all sectors. He/she contributes to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and liaises externally with authorities and partners on protection doctrine and policy as guided by the supervisor. The Protection Associate also ensures that persons of concern are involved with the Office in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems. To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Keep abreast with political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment.
  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Assist in providing comments on existing and draft legislation related to persons of concern.
  • Provide advice on protection issues to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
  • Provide support in conducting eligibility and status determination for persons of concern.
  • Contribute to measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness.
  • Contribute to a country-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Contribute to a country-level education plan as part of the protection strategy.
  • Monitor Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities.
  • Manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection.
  • Monitor, and intervene in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents.
  • Assist in identifying durable solutions for the largest possible number of persons of concern through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
  • Actively contribute to effective information management through the provision of disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems.
  • Participate in initiatives to capacitate authorities, relevant institutions and NGOs to strengthen national protection related legislation and procedures.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • The protection of populations of concern is met through the application of International and National Law, relevant UN/UNHCR protection standards and IASC principles.
  • Protection activities are guided by the UNHCR country protection strategy.
  • The participation of persons of concern is facilitated through continuous assessment and evaluation using participatory, rights and community based approaches.
  • Protection incidents are immediately identified and reported
  • Prioritize persons of concern for interview, counselling and propose protection support for individual cases.
  • Enforce compliance of local implementing partners with global protection policies and standards of professional integrity in the delivery of protection services.
  • Enforce compliance with, and integrity of, all protection standard operating procedures.
  • Submit individual payments request for persons of concern for approval.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Protection Associate job opportunity should have completed secondary school.
  • Additional certificate/training in International Law, Political Science or related field is required
  • At least six years of related work experience
  • Good computer skills.
  • Completed Protection Learning Programme is desired
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language

How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.


Deadline: 28th October 2018

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Senior Legal Officer Job Opportunity - Capital Markets Authority (CMA)


Job Title:           Senior Legal Officer
Organisation: Capital Markets Authority (CMA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Legal & Board Affairs

About US:
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) is an autonomous body, established in 1996 under_ the Capital Markets Authority Act (Cap 84) to promote, develop and regulate the capital markets industry. CMA is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development.

Job Summary:  The Senior Legal Officer will provide technical support, undertake enforcement actions, review and draft laws aimed at ensuring that the capital market in Uganda is safe, efficient and vibrant.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Draft capital markets laws, and provide technical support for their approval and publication.
  • Undertake legal research to support the review and development of capital markets laws.
  • Provide legal advice, and prepare legal briefs and opinions;
  • Undertake responsibilities of the Secretary to the Legal & Regulatory Affairs Committee of the Board;
  • Undertake and coordinate enforcement actions in conjunction with relevant law enforcement organs of Government;
  • Provide technical support and represent the Authority with regards to Anti Money Laundering/Counter Terrorist Financing activities and responsibilities
  • Represent the Authority in courts of law and other dispute resolution fora where necessary;
  • Perform any other related duties that may be assigned from time to time


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold an honors Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized institution/ University, a post-graduate diploma in legal practice and enrolment as an advocate in Uganda is required. A relevant Masters degree will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of five years of relevant post-qualification work experience from a reputable organization, preferably in a regulatory or financial services sector.
  • Previous experience in developing, implementing and enforcing securities legal and regulatory framework, legislative drafting, compliance and company secretarial practice will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to handle a diverse workload and multiple simultaneous activities under minimum supervision;
  • Self-motivated and results driven with ability to deliver effectively under pressure;
  • Ability to work within and with teams
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong ability to persuade all levels of management and external stakeholders;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to interpret legislation and policy;
  • Good legal drafting skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should hand deliver or email, their applications together with a recent CV (with at least three referees), and copies of relevant academic transcripts and/ or certificates by to: The Director, Corporate Services, Capital Markets Authority, 8th Floor, Jubilee Insurance Center, Plot 14 Parliament Avenue, P.O Box 24555, Kampala. Uganda

Email to: info@cmauganda.co.ug

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Your application will only be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the above stated requirements, including submission of documents in standard file types, namely Microsoft Word (doc or docx) and Adobe Acrobat (pdf) in a single attachment, and should not exceed 10MB. Zipped files, Links and or multiple attachments are not acceptable.
Deadline: Friday 02nd November 2018, by 5:00PM

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline




UN Senior Protection Assistant (Child Protection) Job Careers - United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)


Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10026384
Vacancy Notice: 050/2018
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Senior Protection Officer
Grade: GL5

About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.

Job Summary:  The Senior Protection Assistant (Child Protection)monitors protection standards, operational procedures and practices in protection delivery in line with international standards and provides functional protection support to information management and programme staff. The Senior Protection Assistant -Child Protection provides quality, timely and effective protection support to persons of concern and identifies opportunities to mainstream protection methodologies and safeguards in operational responses. He/she contributes to designing a comprehensive protection strategy and may liaise externally with local authorities and partners on protection issues as guided by the supervisor. The Senior Protection Assistant -Child Protection also ensures that persons of concern are involved with the Office in making decisions that affect them, whether in accessing their rights or in identifying appropriate solutions to their problems. To achieve this, the incumbent will need to build and maintain effective interfaces with communities of concern, local authorities and protection and assistance partners.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and IASC policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • The incumbent will provide counselling on protection issues to persons of concern, liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documentation.
  • Support activities in protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
  • Carry out preliminary information gathering and interviews in support of eligibility, status determination, durable solutions and social needs assessment.
  • Actively contribute to measures to identify, prevent and reduce statelessness.
  • Contribute to a country-level child protection plan as part of the protection strategy
  • Contribute to a country-level education plan for persons of concern as part of the protection strategy.
  • Monitor Standard Operating Procedures -SOPs for all protection/solutions activities.
  • Actively participate in individual protection case management including cases of SGBV and child protection. Monitor and report on cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents
  • Provide support in identifying durable solutions for persons of concern in voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of protection related AGD based programming with implementing and operational partners.
  • Assist in drafting reports, routine correspondence, updating relevant databases and compiling statistics for the protection unit / section
  • Actively contribute to initiatives to enhance national and local protection capacities.

Key Performance Indicators:
  • The protection of populations of concern is met through the application of International and National Law relevant UN/UNHCR protection standards and IASC principles.
  • Protection activities are guided by the UNHCR country protection strategy. - The participation of persons of concern is facilitated through supporting participatory, rights and community based approaches.
  • Support is provided to identify and report protection incidents.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Senior Protection Assistant (Child Protection) job placement should possess relevant qualifications, skills and experience

How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the job details.


Deadline: 28th October 2018

For more of the latest jobs, please visit http://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline





Company Secretary/ General Counsel Employment Opportunity - Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC)


Organization: Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:
Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC) is an Automotive Manufacturing Company incorporated by Government of Uganda and Makerere University to champion value addition in the Domestic Automotive Industry for job creation and diversification of the economy.

Job Summary:  The Company Secretary/General Counsel Legal is the Head of the Legal Division at Kiira Motors Corporation responsible for the efficient administration of Kiira Motors Corporation, particularly with regard to ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and for ensuring that decisions of the Board of Directors are implemented. The Company Secretary/General Counsel for Kiira Motor Corporation shall also be responsible for leading corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide Executive Management with effective advice on company strategies and their implementation, manages the legal function, and obtains and oversees the work of outsourced counsel;
  • Represent Kiira Motors Corporation’s legal interests and provide assurance of strong corporate governance and general legal housekeeping before investors, partners and co-partners, regulatory agencies, legislative bodies, auditors, and trade groups;
  • Provide prompt commercial, practical legal advice to Kiira Motors Corporation’s various business lines to facilitate, improve and strengthen operational decision-making through integration of legal analysis as part of overall business development process;
  • The incumbent is responsible for contracts and commercial agreements, finance, governance, real estate, intellectual property, employment and litigation/adversarial proceedings and Directs Outsourced counsel as needed;
  • Ensures Kiira Motors Corporation Compliance with regulatory and compliance protocols, current and anticipated, at state and federal levels;
  • Identify current and upcoming legal, regulatory and related compliance risk and determine how Kiira Motors Corporation can offer its products and services in various jurisdictions while operating in compliance with local laws and regulations;
  • Support Business Development on commercial negotiations;
  • Support HR and Finance on Human Resources matters (e.g., employee agreements, consulting agreements, employee benefits, stock options, and other employment issues);
  • Review and draft contracts, policies, compensation plans, and the Kiira Motors Corporation Human Resources Handbook as needed;
  • Provide sound legal advice on issues affecting existing and future business where risks and mitigation strategies are clearly identified;
  • Collect, organize, and present market intelligence on the legal issues affecting the Company’s core business.
  • Lead support and training of legal team members as required.
  • Advising the Board of Directors and the Committees on governance matters;
  • Coordinating the timely completion and dispatch of Board of Directors and Committee papers;
  • Ensuring that the business at Board of Directors and Committee meetings is accurately recorded in the minutes;
  • Organizing and facilitating the induction and professional development of Directors;
  • Provide the secretariat to the Board of Directors, Committees and Executive Management;
  • Ensure that all returns required by the Companies Act 2012 are filed;
  • Represent the company in dealings with other companies, banks and shareholders; and
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Kiira Motors Company Secretary/General Counsel job should preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree (Honors) in Law from a Recognized Institution;
  • An Advocate of the High Court of Uganda;
  • Valid Certificate of Legal Practice;
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators; and
  • Master’s Degree in Law (LLM-Preferably International Commercial Law), Business Administration (MBA) or in a Related Field from a Recognized Institution.
  • A minimum of seven years in legal practice, four (4) of which should have been served at the level of Senior Legal Officer in a reputable organization.

Competencies
  • A firm understanding of the legal system as it affects business
  • Able to analyses and solve problems
  • Management and organizational skills
  • Discretion when dealing with confidential information
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Planning, Organizing and Coordinating;
  • Information Technology;
  • Accountability;
  • Ethics and integrity;
  • Concern for quality and standards;
  • Assertiveness and Self Confidence; and
  • Time management.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Kiira Motors must deliver your application documents to the Kiira Motors Corporation’s Office at Plot 13 Kimera Road, Ntinda. Kampala. Uganda. Your application documents should include the following:
  • An application Letter (Cover Letter) addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Kiira Motors Corporation.
  • A CV (Please use this CV template), Download Here
  • Certified copies of Academic Documents (Certificates and Transcripts). Only copies certified by the awarding institution will be accepted.

Deadline: 16th November 2018 by 5:00pm

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