Executive Director Job Opportunity – Uganda Law Society (ULS)

Job Title:       Executive Director
Organisation: Uganda Law
Society (ULS)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive
About US:
Uganda Law
Society (ULS) is a body corporate established by the Uganda Law Society Act Cap
276. It is the representative body of the legal profession in Uganda and its
mission is to improve the professional standards of members of the Legal
Profession, to promote Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Uganda by assisting
the Government and the Judiciary in the administration of justice.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Responsible for overseeing the management of ULS’
human resource
Develop and update policies/programmes necessary for
the effective functioning of ULS
The incumbent will oversee the management and
sustainable use of ULS’s various assets for the attainment of the mission of
Supervising the operations of the Legal Aid Project
Prepare and arrange Executive Council meetings and
advise the Executive Council for the better management of ULS
In charge of designing and formulating annual
financial institutional budgets for approval by the Executive Council
Responsible for the preparation and submission of
financial, activity, progress and management reports at the required frequency
dealing with the operations and programs of ULS
Communication of the Executive Council decisions to
senior management and ensuring the effective implementation of Council
Resolutions and policies at management and administrative levels.
Oversee the fundraising efforts and resource
mobilization to ensure financial sustainability of ULS and its programs
Grow the membership of the ULS
Ensure that members get value for money services
In charge of building and strengthening working
relationships with relevant networks, alliances, key stakeholders to achieve
the ULS mission
Build a strong corporate image of ULS
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate should preferably hold a University
Degree in Law from a recognised institution
Possession of post graduate Diploma in Legal
Practice from the Law Development Centre
Possession of post graduate qualification in
management from a recognised institution
Possession of a Master’s Degree in Management is an
added advantage.
At least five years of progressive management experience
in a reputable institution
Ability to lead teams and think strategically
Ability to inspire confidence and commitment in
Ability to pursue high standards of excellence in
line with agreed organisation policies and practices
Ability to communicate effectively.
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications
including three professional references addressed to:
The President,
Uganda Law
Society (ULS),
Plot 5A, John
Babiiha Avenue, P.O. Box 426, Kampala.
Deadline: 1st September 2015 by 5:00 pm
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