Fresher Bank of Uganda (BoU) Jobs – Head Contracts Preparation and Administration Desk (Procurement and Disposal Contracts)

Organization: Bank of Uganda (BoU)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head Contracts Preparation and Administration Unit
Job Ref: LC5.03
About BOU:
Bank of Uganda (BoU) is the Central Bank of the Republic of Uganda. It was
opened on the 15th August 1966. It is 100% owned by the Government of Uganda
but it is not a government Department. 
Bank of Uganda conducts all its activities in close association with the
Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED). Bank of Uganda
is responsible for monetary policy and maintaining price stability.
Job Summary: The Head Contracts Preparation and Administration
Desk (Procurement and Disposal Contracts) will process legal documentation for
procurement and disposal in the Bank.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prepare contracts for supplies and goods as
    approved under the Procurement Law.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to facilitate
    signature and conclusion of contracts.
  • Work in liaison with the Office of Solicitor
    General to obtain approvals for contracts.
  • Provide support to the contracts committee
    and provide legal support whenever required.
  • When required, participate in evaluation and
    negotiation committees.
  • Update the Department on developments under
    the Procurement Law.
  • Actively participate in sensitization efforts
    under the Bank’s procurement process.
  • Co-ordinate with procurement and disposal
    unit on ongoing procurements.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned
    from time to time
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Draft Contracts for review
  • Fully signed contracts forwarded to all
  • Research reports
  • Legal opinions on procurement and related
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Bank of Uganda
    job vacancy should a First Class or Upper Second Class Degree in Law from
    a recognized University.
  • Possession of a Post graduate Diploma in
    Legal Practice from the law Development Centre.
  • Certificate of Enrolment
  • Hold a Valid Practicing Certificate
  • Possession of a postgraduate degree in law
    will be an added advantage.
  • Postgraduate qualifications in banking and
    finance regulation will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of  two years working experience as a practicing
    advocate in a Banking environment, a Commercial Law firm or Legal
    Department of a Government entity or corporate entity.
  • Broad working knowledge in contract drafting
    and negotiations
  • Fair knowledge in Financial Sector regulation
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Good team player
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Strong personal initiative
  • Proven ability to work under minimal
  • Age: 25-30 years
How to Apply:
suitably qualified candidates must send application letters which should be
accompanied by:
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae. Candidates MUST
    use this BoU Curriculum Vitae to send their Curriculum Vitae, Download
  • Copies of academic qualifications,
    testimonials and professional training certificates.
  • Names and contacts of three referees.
completed applications should be delivered to the Bank of Uganda Headquarters,
Plot 37/45 Kampala Road and should be addressed to:
Resource Department,
of Uganda,
Box 7120,
Deadline: Friday, 5th February 2016 by 5:00 PM
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