Legal & Administration Officer Career Jobs – Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Organization: Monitor
Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports
to:
Company Secretary
About
US:
Monitor
Publications Limited, a Nation Media Group Company is Uganda’s most influential
media house, operating The Daily Monitor, Saturday Monitor and Sunday Monitor
newspapers, 93.3KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business Directory.
Job
Summary:
The Legal & Administration Officer will offer legal and administrative support to Monitor
Publications Limited (MPL) and its sister concerns; NTV and Spark TV.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Continuous regularization of relationships between
the Company and other parties through well negotiated agreements.
·        
In charge of assessing the Company’s business
risks and arranging for appropriate insurance cover,
·        
Obtaining the requisite documents for the
company’s insurance claims and submitting the same to the insurers for prompt
settlement of the claims.
·        
Responsible for estate management and continuous
monitoring of the company’s properties, leases, tenancies, licences, etc.
·        
Rendering legal advice on a wide range of issues.
·        
In charge of continuous monitoring of changes in
legislation and advising-the Company on compliance.
·        
Work closely with the regulators to ensure
compliance with regulatory matters and with external lawyers on legal matters.
·        
Perform any other duties as assigned by the Company
Secretary.
Qualifications,
Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
degree from a recognized institution.
·        
Possession of a diploma in Legal practice and must
possess a valid practicing certificate.
·        
A minimum of three years of professional
experience with a year as an advocate in legal practice or as an in-house
counsel in a busy corporate entity.
How
to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should send their applications, detailed CVs and academic
documents with a daytime telephone number to: The Head of Human Resource,
Monitor Publications Ltd., Plot 29-35, 8th Street Industrial Area,
Namuwongo, P.O. Box 12141, Kampala, Uganda. Or you can send via email to:
resourcing@ug.nationmedia.com
NB:
Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline:
5th February, 2016

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