Senior Legal Officer Job Opportunity – PPDA Appeals Tribunal




Organisation: PPDA Appeals
Tribunal
Reports to: Deputy
Registrar
Ref: PAT/JB/0002
About US:
The Public
Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Appeals Tribunal (the Tribunal) is a
quasi-judicial body established by the Public Procurement and Disposal of
Public Assets Act, 2003, as amended. The Tribunal commenced its work in July
2014 and its main function is to hear appeals from bidders who are aggrieved or
dissatisfied with the decisions of the Public Procurement and Disposal of
Public Assets Authority (Authority). The Tribunal also hears applications made
by procuring and disposing entities and persons who allege that a decision by
the Authority has adversely affected their rights.
Job Summary: The Senior
Legal Officer will be responsible for providing legal services and contribute
to the efficient discharge of the Tribunal’s functions.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Conduct research on procurement laws, matters of
procedures and other laws;
·        
Work closely with and follow-up with the office of
the Solicitor General on all legal and constitutional matters;
·        
Conduct research on authorities cited m the Tribunal
proceedings;
·        
Render support in the creation and maintenance of
the Tribunal Library;
·        
Prepare periodic compendium of Tribunal cases and
other Tribunal publications;
·        
Manage the monitoring of Parliamentary/legislative
changes and its effects on the Tribunal’s activities and advise accordingly;
·        
Prepare legal briefs for the Registrar, Management
and the Tribunal;
·        
Deputise the Deputy Registrar in his/her absence
when called upon to do so;
·        
Perform any other relevant duties assigned by the Deputy
Registrar.
Educational Requirements:
·        
The ideal candidate should hold a Degree in law from
a recognized University. Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma in legal
practice from Law Development Centre.
·        
At least four years’ experience as a Senior Legal
officer in a reputable Institution.
·        
Exceptional interpersonal, decision making and team
skills;
·        
High standards of performance, integrity and
commitment to excellence;
·        
Recognizable competence/credibility to ‘mentor’ most
senior levels of management;
·        
Ability to network and create positive, mutually
co-operative relationships.
How to Apply: 
All interested
and qualified candidates should send their applications accompanied with a
detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), photocopies of academic documents and
certificates addressed to:
The Chairperson,
PPDA Appeals
Tribunal,
7th Floor
Communications House,
Kampala. Uganda.
E-mail to: ppdaappealstribunal@gmail.com
NB: Please quote the Reference number of the job being
applied for. (Please check atop this advert)
Deadline: 21st September
2o15 by 5.00p.m.
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