Senior Legal Officer Job Careers – Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC)

Job Title:     Senior Legal Officer
Organisation: Uganda
Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Reports to: Corporation
Secretary/Head Legal Affairs
About US:
Uganda Printing and Publishing
Corporation (UPPC) is a body corporate established by the UPPC Act 1992 Cap.30
as a leading Government printer mandated to provide printing and publishing
facilities to the government ministries, departments, and parastatal bodies
.private companies, individuals and organizations. The corporation prints and
publishes all government legislation and documents and undertakes security
printing works.
Job Summary: The Senior
Legal Officer will perform duties of secretary to the Board of Directors and
provide legal advice to the Corporation in accordance with the law.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Providing legal secretarial services to UPPC.
  • Drafting of legal documents on behalf of the
    corporation.
  • Taking legal actions for the resolution of
    contractual disputes including litigation on behalf of UPPC.
  • Registering legal documents including
    Agreements, Bonds, Guarantees, etc witnessing legal contracts of UPPC.
  • Preparing periodic legal reports for UPPC.
  • Advising the corporation on statutory
    compliances.
  • Tasked with preparing and submitting periodic
    reports to management and the board.
  • Perform any other duties as may be delegated to
    the position from time to
    time Person specification:



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate should preferably hold a postgraduate diploma in Legal Practice;
  • Bachelors’ degree in Law (LLB) or related field
    obtained from a reputable institution.
  • Possession of a practicing certificate is a MUST.
  • Possession of a Master Degree in business is of
    Added advantage.
  • Five years of legal practice or experience plus
    3 years in a senior position.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications and updated CVs
with CERTIFIED copies of academic transcripts and certificates, postal,
telephone, and Email address to:
Chairman, Board of Directors,
Uganda Printing and Publishing
Corporation
P.O. Box 33, Entebbe, Uganda.
NB: Please mark the
envelope with the job applied for in CAPITAL LETTERS and include applicant
names and three professional referees. 
Deadline: 29th January 2018 by 5:00pm
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