2 Fresher Job Vacancies – Legal Officers at Buganda Land Board (BLB)

Organisation: Buganda
Land Board
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head Legal
About US:
Buganda Land Board is an agency
of the Kabaka of Buganda which was entrusted with managing land belonging to
Buganda Kingdom. Buganda Land Board is undergoing strategic changes and has
come up with a new corporate plan in order to match with its new vision of
“being a centre of excellence in Entrepreneurial land management and
development in Uganda and beyond.”
Job Summary:  The Land Officers will ensure that all
developments done on the Kabakas Land are legally done and in order.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Actively
    coordinate with Tenants, external counsel and other stake holders to
    obtain and exchange information and documentation related to legal
    matters.
  • Following
    up on the Titling of process.
  • Prepare
    legal correspondence and presentations.
  • Regularly
    inspecting of disputed areas to assess the viability of filing cases.
  • Collaborating
    with other departments to direct Land compliance issues.
  • Instigating
    and following up of criminal trespass cases.
  • Following
    up of civil suits to obtain and confirm hearings in liaison with court
    clerks.
  • Working
    with bailiffs to enforce decrees as awarded by court.
  • Servicing
    of process and or correspondences when required.
  • Responsible
    for visiting sites with related officers and verify facts as presented.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    candidate should hold a degree in Bachelor of Laws and a Diploma in Legal
    practice
  • Good
    understanding and knowledge of Land Property Laws.
  • Possess
    highly effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possess
    the ability to meet critical deadlines.
  • Highly
    proactive with knowledge of working with communities.
  • Confidentiality
    is paramount.
How to Apply: 
All candidates are strongly
encouraged to address their applications with updated CVs to the Chief
Executive Officer and hand deliver them to the Buganda Land Board Offices at
Bulange – Mengo.
Deadline: 13th February 2015 by 3:00pm
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