Legal Officer Job Opportunities – PostBank

Job Title:   Legal
Officer
Organisation: PostBank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager
Legal Services
About US:
PostBank Uganda Ltd is a
financial institution owned by the government of Uganda and regulated by Bank
of Uganda. The bank has its operations in over 30 branches spread across the
country and 290 ATMs after joining Interswitch.
Job Summary: The Legal
Officer will provide legal support to bank operations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • To
    ensure compliance with legal and regulatory frame governing the bank
  • To
    represent the bank in courts of law.
  • Assists
    with the preparation of all legal documents and correspondence of legal
    nature with third parties.
  • To
    provide such secretarial support as required by management.
  • Provide
    support to the credit function in processing of loan documentation and
    securitization.
  • Formulate
    views about potential legal problems or the impact of recent regulatory or
    legislative changes.
  • Prepare
    written opinions, guide management, Research background information
    related to legal issues, gather records and files, and input information
    together.
  • Perform
    researches, prepare and review information pertaining to court cases and
    legal issues.
  • Liaise
    with external lawyers in connection with litigation for and on behalf of
    the bank
  • As
    Risk champion for the department ensure that monthly Risk meetings are
    held


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • ­The
    Legal Officer must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Laws
  • ­
    Postgraduate Diploma from LDC is a MUST
  • Enrolled
    Advocate with a valid practicing certificate
  • ­
    Requisite legal skills gained through practical experience, as an advocate
  • ­
    Ability to move in the field whenever called upon
  • ­
    Self-driven or ability to work with minimum supervision
How to Apply:
All candidates should send the
following to the address below;
  • Detailed and updated CV
  • Certified copies of certificates and
    testimonials
  • Applicant’s address and daytime
    telephone contact
  • Postal/ email address and daytime
    telephone contact of three referees of good standing in society.
The Head Human Resources,
PostBank Uganda Limited, Plot 4/6 Nkrumah Read, P.O. Box 7189 Kampala (U)
Deadline: 17th April 2018 by 5:00pm
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