Legal & Governance Officer Job Opportunity – Stanbic Bank

Job Title:          Legal & Governance Officer

Organisation: Stanbic Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Job ID: 27446 
About US:
Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings
Limited which is in turn owned by Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”),
Africa’s leading banking and financial services group. The Standard Bank Group
is the leading banking group focused on emerging markets. It is the largest
African banking group ranked by assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda
Limited is the largest bank in Uganda by assets and market capitalization. It
offers a full range of banking services through two business units; Personal
and Business Banking (PBB), and Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB).
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
People Management: Work in the team to achieve desired business
results through continuous improvement and mentoring activities.
Legal Advisory:
  • Provide legal advice to the Management and
    business units of the Bank in given assignments
  • Review the Bank’s standard forms and
    documentation to ensure completeness and to simplify governance and legal
    processes where possible
  • Continuously examine and appraise changes
    in the legal and regulatory environment that may impact on the Bank’s
    performance.
Legal Risk Management:
  • Provide legal advice to the management and
    business units of the Bank
  • Continuously examine and appraise changes
    in the legal, regulatory and governance environment that may impact on the
    Bank’s performance
Company Secretariat:
  • Ensure local governance structure is in
    line with local requirements and group standards
  • Build and maintain good relationships with
    members of the Board of Directors.
  • Provide efficient corporate secretarial
    services to stakeholders
General:
  • Adhere to the bank’s established risk
    management processes and procedures.
  • Ensure proper record keeping and version
    control (whether electronically or in hard copy);
  • As appropriate, identify any new
    developments or current requirements in laws which necessitate an
    improvement to the bank’s standard legal documentation



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Stanbic Bank
    Legal & Governance Officer job opportunity should hold an LLB or its
    equivalent from a recognised institution,
  • Possession of a Post Graduate Diploma and
    Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre of Uganda or a recognized
    institution
  • Familiarity with all statutory, regulatory
    and supervisory requirements that impact on the operations of the Bank
  • One to two years of Governance & Legal
    experience
  • Extensive knowledge of Corporate
    Governance
  • Legal Knowledge
  • Legal Advisory interpretation
  • Broad knowledge if Dispute Resolution-
    Court Processes and Procedures
  • Legal Administration
  • Financial Industry Regulatory framework
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the one of Africa’s biggest Banking
Groups, Stanbic Bank in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply
Online by visiting Link below.
Deadline: 6th October
2017

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