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Legal Executive Job Placement – EA Jobs Company Ltd

Job Title:   Legal Executive
Organisation: EA Jobs
Company Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
EA Jobs Company
Ltd is a human resource firm that specializes in recruitment, training,
outsourcing and consultancy.
Job Summary: The Legal
Executive will provide legal advice, support and services to the Company;
internal departments and management, concerning the legal obligations and
operations of the Company and in particular, the minimization of commercial
risk and contractual exposure. The incumbent will support and assist entire
company, providing advice to any affiliates and subsidiaries throughout the
company, as required
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·        
Practicing preventative law, providing legal advice
and assistance to management and internal departments.
·        
Support management in understanding legal and
contractual risks and mitigating those risks.
·        
In charge of drafting, reviewing and revising
contract documentation, including tender documentation and ensuring it is
qualified in the best interests of the Company.
·        
Assisting management in negotiations with clients,
joint venture partners and major subcontractors, which will involve
international travel.
·        
Offer timely support, advice and guidance as
necessary to the members of the project teams and senior managers on legal and
contractual matters on projects, in both main and sub-contracts
·        
Be aware of and when required, become involved in
contractual disputes with Clients and subcontractors so that claims and disputes
are handled in such a way as to achieve the optimum commercial advantage for
the company, with minimum risk;
·        
Prepare settlement paperwork and ensure this is
completed effectively.
·        
Coordinating and ensuring the implementation of the
Group’s liability insurance programme at Company level.
·        
The Legal Executive will develop and maintain
standard contract and subcontract templates.
·        
Render support in the development of processes and
procedures to regulate tendering and contract management activities, in all
regions, to ensure they are aligned with company and Guidelines and represent
best practice;
·        
Prepare and submit reports as required to meet the
requirements of both local and corporate reporting on defined activities.
·        
Provide advice to Company in respect of Company’s
legal obligations; keep Company advised on updates and changes to such legal
and regulatory obligations and advise on company secretarial matters.
·        
Doing all ligations process for the company
·        
Guiding the company regarding all legal matters.
·        
Provide legal training to management and internal
departments once needed
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
·        
The ideal candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in
law
·        
At least three to five years’ litigation experience
preferably in the same field
·        
Prior experience in contract drafting and
negotiation.
·        
Ability to work under pressure
How to Apply:  
All suitably qualified
and interested candidates should send their updated CVs only to
recruitment@eajobs.co.tz
Deadline: 15th October 2015.

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