No Experience Legal Officer Job Opportunities – Office of the Auditor General (OAG)

Job Title:      Legal Officer  
Organisation: Office
of the Auditor General (OAG)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Senior
Legal Officer
Ref: ADM. 56/136/01
Vol.6 [01/18]
About Us:
The Office of the Auditor
General (OAG) is an institution established under the provisions of Article 163
of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. Its mandate, functions and
powers are enshrined in the National Audit Act, 2008. The main function of the
OAG is to audit and report on the Public Accounts of Uganda and all Public
offices or bodies and/or organization established by an Act of Parliament.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Providing
    of legal advice and opinions to OAG and staff;
  • Drafting
    contracts and MOUs.
  • Initiating
    the process for registering legal documents for OAG.
  • Supporting
    the unit on behalf of OAG in Liaising with external lawyers to facilitate
    collection and preparation of information related to court matters;
  • Preparing
    legal briefs arising from Court matters for the attention of Senior Legal Officer.
  • Tasked
    with representing OAG in courts of law under the supervisor of the Senior
    Legal officer;
  • Supporting
    the OAG to meet her legal obligations;
  • Drafting,
    reviewing and supporting legal and compliance policies that are in line
    with OAG’s mandates;
  • Perform
    any other duties as may be assigned



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Legal Officer should possess an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Law and a Post
    Graduate Diploma in Legal practice from a recognized University/
    Institution.
  • Applicants
    must be of high integrity with moral and ethical standards, analytical
    ability and logical reasoning; must be computer literate (Microsoft
    Office) and possess the skills to conduct legal research.
  • Any
    working experience in the related field will be of an added advantage.
  • Age: Below 30 years
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly
encouraged to send their applications including;
  • Detailed typed curriculum vitae which
    clearly supports the competencies required above
  • Certified copies of academic
    qualifications, testimonials and professional training certificates.
  • Names of three (3) referees and their
    contacts
  • A recent passport size photograph
The complete applications
should be submitted with an application form, which can be obtained from OAG
registry, Audit House
NB: All serving
officers should channel their applications through their Heads of Departments
The complete applications must
be addressed to:
The Auditor General Audit House
Plot 2C, Apollo Kaggwa Road
P.O. Box 7083,
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 12th February 2018

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