Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Manager Job Opportunity – Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)

Organization: Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
About US:
The
Uganda National Oil Company Limited (UNOC) was established by Article 42 of the
Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Act 2013 and incorporated
under the Company’s Act 2012. It is a fully registered limited liability
company wholly owned by Government of Uganda. The overall function of UNOC is;
To handle the State’s Commercial interests in the Oil and Gas industry and
ensure that the resource is exploited in a sustainable manner.
Job Summary: The Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Manager
will be responsible for the legal and corporate affairs of UNOC.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee all legal and regulatory and compliance
    requirements of the Company.
  • Provide legal and contractual advice to all
    sections of the Company including interpretation of legal and regulatory
    provisions and policies.
  • The incumbent will defend UNOC in or commence
    legal proceedings including courts of law and arbitrations;
  • Guide senior management and the Board of
    Directors on corporate governance issues and compliance with statutory and
    regulatory requirements.
  • Advise UNOC on insurance policies.
  • Prepare minutes, agenda, notices, and
    subsequent correspondence in connection with meetings of the Management
    Committees and Board of Directors.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the UNOC Chief Legal
    and Corporate Affairs Manager should hold a Master’s Degree in Petroleum
    Law or Management
  • The incumbent must hold a Bachelor of Laws
    Degree (Hons). Also, the job holder must be in passion of a postgraduate
    diploma in legal practice, enrolled advocate with a valid practicing
    certificate and appears before the High Court.
  • A minimum of eight years’ experience in a
    similar or relevant organization preferably in the oil and gas industry.
  • He / she must also be qualified as a Company
    Secretary.
  • Excellent negotiation, mediation and
    arbitration, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good track record in a management position.
  • Broad working knowledge of legal and
    regulatory provisions of the Ugandan law and international law pertaining
    to the oil and gas industry;
How to Apply: 
All
applicants are encouraged to send their electronically completed and signed
applications Forms, download
here
, together with certified copies of academic certificates should be
addressed and submitted in TRIPLICATE to the address below;
The
Chairman Board Of Directors,
Uganda
National Oil Company (UNOC),
4th
Floor Amber House, Plot 29/33 Kampala Road, Room C 408
P.O.
Box 7270, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 18th March, 2016

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