Legal Advisor Employment Opportunity – MTN-Uganda

Job
Title:            Legal Advisor
Organisation: MTN-Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Manager – Commercial Legal and
Secretarial
About US:
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda,
providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services.
Job Summary: The Legal
Advisor will guard the legal interests of the Company in all its dealings with
third parties with respect to commercial transactions by providing advisory
services to the company on commercial contractual and legal terms.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Formulation
    of standard contract templates for all products/services
  • All
    required Documents lodged with the Registrar of Com
    pany
  • Adherence
    to Committees & Board Charter
  • Maintain
    Statutory Register
  • Maintain
    Minutes Book
  • Retention
    all Documents as required by the applicable Acts
  • Submission
    of Annual Returns to Registrar of Company
  • Payment
    of appropriate Annual Fees to the Registrar of Company
  • Compliance
    with the approved Reporting Formats for Company Accounts
  • Issue
    of circulars to shareholders
  • Communication
    of Dividend Information to shareholders
  • Issue
    of n
    otice of meetings to all      
    shareholders on time
  • Facilitation
    of Board Self Evaluation
  • Maintenance
    of share registry
  • Percentage
    of shareholder queries addressed within 7 working days
  • Issue
    of share certificate
  • Preparation
    of Board Pack Con
    tents
  • Circulation/Communication
    of the Action List to the concerned managers within the Company
  • Prepare,
    Communicate and update the year planner for Directors
  • Safe
    custody of all documents and contracts.
  • Employee
    Satisfaction (Commercial fu
    nction)
  • Average
    number of training hours per Commercial FTE
  • Management
    of Litigation matters.
  • Preparation
    of regulatory information.
  • Formulation
    of standard contract templates for all products/services
  • All
    required Documents lodged wit
    h the Registrar of Company
  • Adherence
    to Committees & Board Charter
  • Maintain
    Statutory Register
  • Maintain
    Minutes Book
  • Retention
    all Documents as required by the applicable Acts
  • Submission
    of Annual Returns to Registrar of Company
  • Payment
    of appropriate Annual Fees to the Registrar of Company
  • Compliance
    with the approved Reporting Formats for Company Accounts
  • Issue
    of circulars to shareholders
  • Communication
    of Dividend Information to shareholders
  • Issue
    of notice of meetings to all shareholders on time
  • Facilitation
    of Board Self Evaluation
  • Maintenance
    of share registry
  • Percentage
    of shareholder queries addressed within 7 working days
  • Issue
    of share certificate
  • Preparation
    of Bo
    ard Pack Contents
  • Circulation/Communication
    of the Action List to the concerned Managers within the Company
  • Prepare,
    Communicate and update the year planner for Directors
  • Safe
    custody of all documents and contracts.
  • Employee
    Satisfaction (C
    ommercial function)
  • Average
    number of training hours per Commercial FTE
  • Management
    of Litigation matters.
  • Preparation
    of regulatory information.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the MTN Uganda MFS
    Legal Advisor job placement should hold a Bachelors of Laws (LLB) Hons
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Valid
    Practicing Certificate
  • Three years professional experience, and a
    minimum of 2 years as an Advocate in a busy Commercial law practice or as
    an in-house counsel in a major corporate organization
  • Ability
    to work with a team and all levels within the organization
  • Excellent
    Oral communications skills
  • Fluent
    in English coupled with local language
  • Excellent
    Communication skills   (Written and
    Oral)
  • Strong
    Interpersonal skills
  • Strong
    sense of urgency and ac
    tion,
  • Coordination
    Techniques
  • Understanding
    of area of legal specialty
  • Charisma
    and character
  • A
    strong will to be forceful when necessary.
  • Honest
    and open
  • Tactical
    thinker
  • Assertive
  • Initiative
  • Perseverance
  • Attention
    to   detail
  • Team
    player
  • Can-do
  • Integrity
  • Reliability
  • Flexibility
    and comfortable with change
  • Commitment
    to   quality and high performance
  • Positive   Attitude
  • Negotiation,
    Diplomacy and team   building skills
  • Organized,
    Disciplined & Prudent
  • Skilled
    communicator
  • People
    skills
  • Emotional
    intelligence
NB: Please note that presentation of false
academic documents and certification will lead to criminal prosecution.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their Job
Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates
(originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of
three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O. Box
24624, Kampala, Uganda (MTN Nyonyi Gardens)
Deadline: 16th March 2018
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