Legal Officer Vacancy at Uganda Communications Commission

Job Title: Legal Officer
Location: Uganda
Organisation: Uganda Communications Commission
Reports to: Legal Specialist
Job role: To provide support in legal research and analysis assignments, prepare legal or administrative documents and review legislation pertinent to the Legal Department.
Key Result Areas
  1. Perform research and analysis of routine legal problems and issues;
  2. Assist in the preparation of legal contracts, licenses, MoUs, and other legal papers of a routine nature;
  3. Perform preliminary work in the preparation of legal opinions and briefs;
  4. Provide support in the preparation of cases for enforcement and court hearings;
  5. Conduct investigations and prepare the necessary reports;
  6. Ensure easy retrieval of legal opinion files, litigation files, subject files and legal publications; and
  7. Any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Legal Affairs.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law and Diploma in Legal practices; and
  • An Enrolled Advocate.
Experience and Knowledge
  • A minimum of two (2) years experience in legal advising, drafting of legal documents and court work in a reputable organization;
  • Experience of working in a relevant Regulatory Authority highly desirable;
  • Strong interpersonal and team working skills with ability to easily coordinate with the relevant enforcement organs; and
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
How to apply: 
interested candidates should submit applications indicating their telephone and e-mail addresses accompanied with the following documents:
1. Detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating two professional and one character referees. Members of Uganda Communications Commission shall not be accepted as referees.
2. Copies of certificates, testimonials, cited in the CV.
Applications should be submitted to the following address NOT LATER THAN 5.00 pm on 7th September 2012 to:
The Director, Human Resource and Administration,
Uganda Communications Commission,
2nd Floor, UCC House
Plot 42-44 Spring Road, Bugolobi,
P. O. Box 7376,
KAMPALA
Only short listed applicants will be notified. Any form of canvassing will automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate.
Deadline: 7th Sept 2012
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