Chief Executive Officer Job Placement – East Africa Law Society (EALS)

Job Title:   Chief Executive Officer
Organisation: East Africa Law Society (EALS)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The
East Africa Law Society (EALS) is the apex regional bar association of East
Africa founded in 1995. EALS is the largest professional organization in East
Africa, with a specific focus on the professional development of its members as
well as promotion of constitutionalism, democracy and good governance, the rule
of law and the advancement, promotion and protection of human rights of all
people in East Africa and beyond.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Being the lawful representative of the
    Society in the exercise of its legal identity.
  • Keep the functioning of the Society under
    constant review to ensure that the objectives of Society are achieved.
  • Implement the programs, activities and
    studies approved by the General Assembly, and from time to time submit
    appropriate reports to the Governing Council and to the General Meeting.
  • On his or her own initiative or at the
    direction of the council or the General Assembly, and from time to time
    submit appropriate reports to the Council and to the General Meeting.
  • On his or her own initiative or at the
    direction of the council or the General Meeting conduct such investigation
    or activities as are necessary for the Society.
  • In charge of the management and supervision
    of the funds of the Society.
  • Appoint and dismiss agents and employees of
    the Society in consultation with the Council.
  • Supervise all activities of the Society and
    its offices.
  • Consider all applications for individual
    membership.
  • Be responsible for keeping the membership
    records of the Society.
  • Receive and follow up payments for membership
    subscriptions.
  • Perform any other duties as specified by the
    General Meeting or the Council.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
    Degree in Law (LLB) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
    Possession of a Masters’ Degree in a relevant field.
  • A minimum of eight years of proven experience
    in a similar position or a senior position in a recognized, well
    established public, private or international organization.
  • Sound knowledge of legal environment of the
    East African region
  • Leadership , advocacy and networking skills
  • Excellent analytical and good communication
    skills (oral and written)
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications and
CVs to  projects@futureoptionsug.com
addressed to:
The
Director,
Future
Options Consulting Ltd,
4th
Floor, DTB Centre, Kampala Road,
P.O.
Box 34934, Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 11th March, 2016
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