Legal Clerk Job Opportunities – Bank of Uganda (BoU)

Job Title:      Legal Clerk
Organization: Bank
of Uganda (BoU)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Assistant
Director/Deputy Director Financial Institutions Regulation Division
Job Ref: LA 6.04
About BOU:
The Bank of Uganda (BoU) is the
Central Bank of the Republic of Uganda. It was opened on the 15th August 1966.
It is 100% owned by the Government of Uganda but it is not a government
Department.  Bank of Uganda conducts all its activities in close
association with the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development
(MoFPED). Bank of Uganda is responsible for monetary policy and maintaining
price stability.
Job Summary: The Legal
Clerk will provide legal clerical services to the Bank.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain
    and update the Case Register
  • Maintain
    and update the fee note tracker.
  • Collect
    all relevant documentation from staff for renewal of Practicing
  • Submit
    all documentation to the Uganda Law Society.
  • Deliver
    documents and letters to external Counsel.
  • Delivery
    and filing of documents for certification
    or other processes to relevant
    entities such as Courts, Registries, Offices etc.
  • Serving
    of Court documents
  • Facilitate
    the release of securities namely: Certificates of Titles, Log books and
    other securities related to loans.
  • Perform
    any other role necessary for the fulfillment of all the above roles.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Renewed
    Practicing Certificates
  • Updated
    Case Register
  • Updated
    fee note tracker
  • Register
    of all documents delivered and signed for
  • Prompt
    delivery of documents within and outside the Bank
  • File
    storage and retrieval data/indices

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Bank of Uganda Legal Clerk job placement should
    hold a Diploma in Law from the Law Development Centre (First Class or
    Second Class).
  • Three
    years of related working experience as a legal clerk in a reputable law
    firm or organisation.
  • Good
    knowledge of registry procedures and standards.
  • Effective
    communication skills
  • Good
    customer care skills
  • Professional
  • Document
    management skills
  • Computer
    literacy skills
  • Age: 28 – 40 years
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates must send application letters which should be accompanied by:
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae. Candidates
    MUST use this BoU Curriculum Vitae to send their Curriculum Vitae, Download
     with copies of
    academic qualifications, testimonials and professional training
    certificates, names and contacts of three referees.
The complete applications
should be delivered to the Bank of Uganda Headquarters, Plot 37/45 Kampala Road
and should be addressed to:
The Director,
Human Resource Department,
Bank of Uganda,
P.O Box 7120,
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 19th January 2018 by 5:00 PM
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