UGAFODE Entry Level Jobs – Legal Clerk

Job Title:  Legal Clerk
Organization: UGAFODE
Duty Station: Kampala,
UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI) is a registered financial
institution in Uganda and is adherent to the Central Bank’s regulations and
guidelines and was founded in 1994 to provide quality microfinance services.
Job Summary: The Legal Clerk
will be the custodian of securities and responsible for perfection of the
securities in liaison with the Credit Manager, Product Supervisors, Branch
Managers and External Debt Recovery Agents.
Key Duties and
  • Support in verifying collateral items i.e.
    land titles, car logbooks etc
  • Responsible for registering and
    discharging mortgaged items
  • Ensure the safe custody of all legal
    documents on real estate mortgage and chattel mortgaged
  • Work closely with branches, court
    bailiffs/brokers, auctioneers, lawyers to ensure quick disposal of
    securities pledged for nonperforming loans.
  • Receive files and security documents from
    Branches and submit them to the Credit Administrator at Head Office
  • Ensure securities received from Branches
    are properly acknowledged and proof is maintained on file
  • Intuitively validate the authenticity of
    the securities pledged before forwarding them to the Head Office Credit
  • Ensure proper storage of all securities
  • Conduct routine spot checks to validate
    that the availability and security of the securities and maintain record
    to that effect
  • Manage the security retrieval process
  • Perform any other duties as may be
    assigned from time to time by Credit Manager.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold
    a Bachelor’s degree in Law, Commerce, Business administration, Accounting,
    Statistics or any business related courses and at least one year relevant
    working experience
  • Must display positive attitude and high
    level of integrity.
  • The applicant must be self motivated &
    self driven
  • Possess the ability to work with minimal
  • Possess excellent analytical and
    interpersonal skills
  • Excellent relationship building and people
    Management skills
How to Apply: 
If you believe you possess the necessary skills and experience, desire
to make a difference, apply though the Human Resource Manager with a detailed
resume (CV), copies of academic and professional certificates, testimonials to
the address below.
The Human Resources Manager
UGAFODE Microfinance Limited (MDI)
Plot 62, Bombo Road
P.O. Box 30815
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 15th December 2014
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