Director Legal Affairs Employment Opportunity – Makerere University (MUK)

Job Title:         Director
Legal Affairs
Organization: Makerere
University (MUK)
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 responsible for 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 Responsibilities:
  • Planning
    for the Legal Directorate
  • Advising
    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 University

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold an onours Bachelor of Laws  Degree from a recognized Institution
  • Master
    of Laws Degree from a recognized Institution
  • A
    Diploma in Legal Practice (LDC)
  • At
    least ten years of legal practice experience, five(5) of which should have
    been at Senior Level in a recognized Institution or Firm.
  • A
    valid practicing Licence
  • Should
    be citizens of Uganda
  • Industrious
    and self-driven
  • Good
    team player
  • Excellent
    communication skills
  • Good
    track record of high integrity
  • Excellent
    analytical ability
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills
  • Very
    good tactical and strategic planning skills
How to Apply:
All qualified candidates should
send their applications, Curriculum Vita, Certificates and Transcripts,
appointment letters from previous employment (2 copies each set) giving full
details of applicants’ education, qualifications, work experience, present
salary and naming three referees, plus their postal addresses. Applicants
should make sure that at least two referees have forwarded references
concerning their application. Applications should be made to and Two(2) hard copies delivered to the
Appointments Board Office, Room 409, Top Floor, Main building, Makerere
University, and addressed to:
The Secretary Appointments
P. O. Box 7062,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Friday, 23rd February, 2018
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