Banking Law Jobs – Principal Legal Officer at Uganda Development Bank

Organisation:  Uganda Development Bank
Reports To: Executive Officer
Job Purpose: The incumbent will provide legal advisory services and drafting of legal documents.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
·         Advising on Agreements, Contracts including drawing and reviewing legal instruments to which the Bank is a party
·         Researching on and monitoring amendments to existing legislation and the passing of new legislation and advising on their implications to the Bank.
·         Proving legal advice as and when shall be required on various matters arising out of the day-to-day operations of the Bank.
·         From time to time carry out searches and other forms of legal due diligence at various registries including lands and companies registries.
·         Handing debt recovery in liaison with receivers, auctioneers ,external legal counsel etc.
·         Handling the registration of securities and legal documents prepared in connection with the loan documentation process.
·         Researching and preparing legal briefs for the Bank Secretary on various matters.
·         From time to time, serve as secretary to committees of which he/she shall be appointed.
·         In liaison with the Bank secretary and external counsel, oversee the resolution of all cases involving the Bank .
·         Serving as a secretary to departmental meetings and other committee meetings.
·         Attestation of documents and witnessing of the same on behalf of the Bank.
·         Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the Bank Secretary from time to time.
Qualification, Skills and Experience:
·         A honours Degree in Law plus a post graduate Diploma in Law.
·         A minimum of 5 years cognate in a financial institution.
How to Apply:
If you believe you meet our requirements and you desire to join our team , please send your application , detailed curriculum vitae and copies of all academic credentials .

The Director Human Resource & Administration
Uganda Development Bank Ltd
Plot 6 Nakasero Road ,
Rwenzori Towers , First Floor Wing B
P. O. Box 7210
Tel:256 -414-355 530
Deadline: 15th March 2013

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