Fresher Legal Officer Job Opportunities – BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd

Job Title:         Legal Officer
Organisation: BRAC Uganda
Microfinance Ltd
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Legal Manager,
BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd.
About US:
BRAC Uganda Microfinance Ltd is the largest Microfinance operating in
Uganda covering several districts through 149 networked branches targeting
Micro, Small and Medium Entrepreneurs of Uganda. BRAC boasts of promoting
financial inclusion by extending financial services to the un-served and
underserved, now with over 212,000 borrowing clients, over 155Bn loan book with
98% recovery rate, operationally and financially self sustaining.
Job Summary: The Legal
Officer will mainly be responsible for drafting and reviewing bank services and
other contracts, rendering support in the recovery and litigation areas and is
principally responsible for the general legal office administrative management
including handling of external correspondence.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·        
Provide general legal advisory services to all
business functions and the operational functions of the Bank to ensure legal
and regulatory compliance so as to shield BRAC from all operational and legal
risks and losses.
·        
Assist the Credit Administration Unit in
ascertaining the security status for secured transactions by liaising with the
Registry Teams and proceeding to initiating the final recovery proceedings by
issuing the legal notices of demand or reinstatement of the same in compliance
with the law and BRAC policy.
·        
Ensure timely handling of contract drafting and
reviewing and/or any other amendments or renewals of the respective
contracts/agreements, as per the respective internal approvals.
·        
Receiving all summons and new pleadings filed
against BRAC and opening up new files with the central registry in the absence
of the Legal Manager.
·        
Perform any other duties that may be assigned
from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Laws
degree from a recognized university, Postgraduate Diploma in legal practice is
added advantage.
·        
Excellent communication and report writing
skills
·        
Good analytical skills with ability to provide
guidance to the institution in a short time.
·        
Good computer literacy in Word, excel and other
applications incidental thereto.
·        
Self-motivated, result orientation with ability
to make appropriate decisions when called for.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates must submit their
application letters, Curriculum Vita, all Scanned copies of academic /other
supporting documents in one PDF file. In total, there must only be a maximum of
3 attachments and send to hr.bracmfug@brac.net 
addressed to the Head Of Human Resource and Training, BRAC Uganda
Microfinance Limited.
Deadline: Friday, 8th
December 2017

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