Company Secretary Employment Opportunity – Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda)

Organisation: Uganda Post
Limited (Posta Uganda)
Reports to: Managing
Director
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Posta:
Uganda Post
Limited (Posta Uganda) is a wholly-owned government company which is the
leading provider of a wide range of postal, logistical, IT and financial
services in Uganda with international links to all major postal administrations
worldwide.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Ensure that the company has adequate legal protection and that all contracts are valid
and binding
·        
The incumbent will also ensure that Board policies
and decisions are conveyed to the relevant departments in a reasonable time to
enable them efficiently carry out their responsibilities
·        
Build strong relations with the legal fraternity
both in government and private sector to ensure strategic legal collaboration
·        
Ensure effective representation in courts of law
·        
Draw and execute legal documents
·        
Provide regular contact with Directors on all
matters, schedule and invite Board Meetings and take minutes of Board meetings
·        
Draft Board resolutions and ensure implementation of
Board notions in a timely manner
·        
The incumbent will serve as the custodian of the
company seal; execute company seal to authenticate approved cheques,
agreements, and other deserving documentation
·        
Ensure safe keeping and indexing for easy retrieval
of company contracts, documents of title, leases, logbooks and securities
·        
Maintain an updated register of company assets, and
ensure that all the assets are adequately insured
·        
Sign and file the Company’s final accounts,
Auditors’ reports and Directors’ reports
·        
Support the Managing Director in interpreting
provisions of the procurement and disposal of assets (PPDA) Act
·        
Lead, supervise, and appraise performance of staff
in the department
·        
Ensure that the business operates under high quality
legal and ethical standards
·        
Ensure full compliance to the acceptable corporate
governance standards
·        
Be the advisor to the Board on technical (legal)
matters
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Company Secretary should hold an Honour’s degree
in Law (LL.B) from a reputable university. Possession of a Post Graduate
Diploma in Legal Practice
·        
The incumbent should also be an enrolled advocate.
·        
Possession of professional secretarial qualification
(ICSA) will be an added advantage
·        
The applicant should have at least seven years’ post
qualification relevant experience, three years’ experience in a senior
management position or in a similar job.
·        
Keen attention to detail
·        
Ability to meet strict deadlines
·        
Willingness to work long/unsocial hours
·        
Possession of a good network with the legal
fraternity
·        
High level of integrity, responsibility and
confidentiality
·        
High sense of self drive and business acumen
How to Apply: 
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their application letters, detailed
CVs and certified copies of academic transcripts and certificates to:
The Head,
Department of Human Resource and Administration,
Posta Uganda,
P.O. Box 7106
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 11th September, 2015
NB: Candidates who do not receive feedback within a
month’s time from the deadline should consider their applications
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