Telecom Jobs – Property and General Legal Advisor at UTL

Reports to:Chief Legal Counsel and Corporate Affairs Officer
Organisation: Uganda Telecom Ltd (UTL)
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Key Duties and Responsibilities
·         Leading a team of property and general legal experts in implementing the Uganda Telecom strategy within a framework agreed by the Chief Corporate Affairs & Communications Officer, which meets requirements for creating and delivering shareholder value
·         Leading a team of general legal experts in creating a successful Property and General Legal Advice Unit which meets investors’ requirements for profitability
·         Explaining Uganda Telecom’s property and general legal advice strategy to key stakeholders and ensuring that it drives operational management.
·         Maintaining effective commercial relationships with Government, regulatory and competition authorities, ensuring that the Uganda Telecom position is well represented and fully understood.
·         Developing a highly productive, skilled and motivated workforce, created through the adoption of best-in-class human resources practices and employee communications.
·         Using relevant metrics and measures to routinely monitor progress against targets and take appropriate managerial action to ensure that all targets are met or exceeded.
·         To continuously evaluate the output of operational process for performance improvement and to ensure process adherence
·         Carry out acceptance and commissioning tests of power and air-conditioning equipment to ensure that the equipment conforms to the specifications.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
Applicants Must Have:
·         5 years business leadership of a large property and general legal affairs department
·         Law degree and a practicing Diploma from LDC
·         Corporate membership of a professional legal body
·         Experience with telecommunications and ICT sectors
Core Competencies:
The successful candidates will demonstrate:
·         Strong Interpersonal skills
·         Good team leader
·         Negotiations skills
·         Organisations skills
·         Excellent communication skills
·         High integrity
·         Customer care Skills
·         Strong analytical skills
·         Computer literate
·         Strong relationship building skills
·         Result orientated
·         Strong commercial sense
How to Apply
Applications from suitably qualified candidates should be submitted to:
The Chief Human Resources & Administration Officer
Uganda Telecom
Plot 2A-4A Telephone house, Speke road
P. O. Box 7171, Kampala
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 26th November, 2012
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