Director Legal & Corporate Affairs/Corporation Secretary Job Placement – Uganda Development Corporation (UDC)

Organisation: Uganda
Development Corporation (UDC)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Uganda Development
Corporation (UDC) has been revived as an investment arm through which
Government will invest in strategic Sectors of the economy in partnership with
the private sector to trigger industrial and economic development of the
country. The mandate of UDC is to promote and facilitate the industrial and
economic development of Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Director Legal & Corporate
Affairs/Corporation Secretary will plan, direct and control all legal related
and corporate matters of the Corporation and manage Board affairs.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Head of department responsible for planning, managing and mentoring
    staff in the department
  • Principal Legal Advisor of the Corporation
  • Arranging the business at meetings of the Board
  • Taking minutes at the meetings of the Board
  • Keeping the records of the decisions and other policy records of the
  • Negotiate and draw contracts that are to be executed between the
    Corporation and third parties
  • Chief custodian of legal documentation of the Corporation
  • Managing the performance of the Legal and Corporate Affairs
  • Provide Company Secretariat services to the Corporation’s
  • Responsible for the custody of the Corporation’s seal
  • Defending the Corporation in courts of law
  • Oversee the carrying out of legal due diligence on investment
  • Ensuring timely compliance with all statutory requirements
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelors of Law degree plus Postgraduate
    Diploma in Legal Practice and an advocate of the High Court of Uganda
  • Masters degree in Law or Business Administration
  • Professional qualification in ICSA is added advantage
  • At least ten years of working experience of which 5 should be at
    Senior level
  • Good understanding of Ugandan economy and appreciation of the
    culture and environment associated with commercial legal matters
  • Combination of public & private sector working methods
  • Demonstrable track record of performance, executive presence and
    decision making
  • Ability to interact, relate to, work with and support activities of
    a dynamic Corporation
  • Prior experience in administration and management with an
    organization and dealing with BOD
  • A track record of having handled litigations or court cases
  • Considerable knowledge, experience and competence in managing legal
  • Familiarity with the current global and local regulatory environment
    for investment and developmental projects
  • Proven moral character, integrity and well demonstrated leadership
How to Apply:
All candidates are
strongly encouraged to send their applications accompanied with detailed
curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone
contact, names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to:
The Executive
Uganda Development
Floor 5, Soliz
Plot 23 Lumumba Avenue,
P. O. Box 7042
Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 15th June 2018
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