Director Legal Affairs Job Placement – Makerere University

Job Title:       Director Legal Affairs
Organization: Makerere
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: University
About MUK:
Makerere University is the oldest and premier University in Uganda
which strives to becoming the leading institution for academic excellence and
innovations in Africa.
Job Summary: The Director
Legal Affairs will be charged with providing legal advice to the University
Council, Management and other organs of the University in matters of drafting
agreements, contracts, memoranda and other legal documents. The Director Legal
Affairs provides clear oral and written interpretation of laws and other
statutory instruments relating to the University, ensures and facilitates the
University’s compliance with the set policies, regulations and guidelines
governing staff and students of the University.
Key Duties and
  • Tasked with planning for the Legal
  • Guiding the University Council on all legal and other matters
  • Supervision of the Legal Directorate
  • Head the legal Team and coordinate all Court cases by or against the
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate must hold an Honours
    Bachelor of Laws Degree from a recognized Institution
  • Possession of a Master of Laws Degree from
    a recognized Institution
  • A Diploma in Legal Practice (LDC)
  • At least seven years of legal Practice,
    three (3) of which should have been at Senior Level in a Public
  • Be a citizen of Uganda
  • Industrious and self-driven
  • Good team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A track record of high integrity
  • Excellent analytical ability
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Very good tactical and strategic planning
  • Age Limit: Below 55 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates for this managerial vacancy should
send applications accompanied by Curriculum Vitae, Certificates and Transcripts
(3 copies each set), giving full details of applicants’ academic
qualifications, work experience, present salary and names of three Referees
plus their postal addresses. The applicants should make sure that at least two
Referees have forwarded references concerning their applications. The
applications should be delivered to the Directorate of Human Resources,
Employment Division Office, Room 409, Top Floor, Main Building, Makerere
University Main Campus, and addressed to:
The Secretary, Appointments Board,
Makerere University,
P.O. Box 7062, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 20th April, 2017 by
5.00 pm local time.

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