Manager Legal & Corporate Secretary Job Placement – Uganda Tourism Board (UTB)

Organisation: Uganda
Tourism Board (UTB)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Chief
Executive Officer
About US:
Uganda Tourism Board
(UTB) is a statutory organization established by Uganda Tourism Board Statute
of 1994 and reconstituted in the Tourism Act 2008. Its objectives are:
  • To promote and contribute to the Development of Tourism sector both
    within and outside of Uganda.
  • To coordinate with the Ministry responsible for Tourism and the
    private sector in the implementation of the National Tourism policy.
Job Summary:   The Manager Legal & Corporate Secretary
is the legal advisor of UTB and shall provide and coordinate legal and
corporate services and offer legal guidance to UTB in line with the Tourism Act
2008 and all other relevant laws.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Shall be the Chief Legal Counsel and Head of the Legal Department of
    the Board.
  • Shall be the Solicitor of the UTB and shall ensure the timely
    preparation of Organization’s legal documents such as contracts, leases,
    Memorandums of Understanding, loans and other agreements and ensure
    compliance with all the relevant laws, policies, guidelines and
  • Shall be the Attorney of the UTB and shall represent the
    organization in courts of law and tribunals as may be required.
  • Shall be the custodian of all the organizational legal documents and
    shall ensure the protection of all properties and assets of UTB.
  • Coordinating and ensuring the Board of Directors’ meetings are held
    in accordance with the law, preparing agenda, taking minutes, tracking
    implementation of Board of Directors decisions and advising the CEO on
    timely board meetings.
  • Monitor the activities of the various partners ensuring compliance
    with the approved Laws and MOUs in line with the Mission, Strategic Plan,
    relevant laws and agreements.
  • Supervise all the staff in the Department
  • Perform any other duties related to the field and as may be assigned
    from time to time by the Supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant should hold an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a
    recognized University with a bias in Commercial Law or company Law from a
    recognized University.
  • A post Graduate Diploma in Legal practice from LDC is a must
  • Must be a registered Member of the Uganda Law Society with a valid
    practice certificate
  • He/she must possess at least Eight (8) years of Legal Practice
    working experience as an advocate of the High Court of Uganda and
    subordinate courts with three (3) years at senior management level in a
    prominent and busy Public or Private Organization or Firm.
  • Knowledge of the Tourism Act 2008 and other relevant laws is a must.
  • Excellent management and leadership skills and strong business
  • Interpretation and application of laws.
  • Analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Writing and presentation skills.
  • Negotiation, advocacy and communication skills.
  • Leadership and team building skills
  • Age: Below 45 years
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested Ugandans should send their application letters with
detailed Curriculum Vitae (functional email, telephone contact and postal
address), plus copies of all academic certificates and transcripts, copy of
valid National Identity Card and the contact details (telephone, postal and
email addresses) of three competent referees should be sent by courier or hand
delivered to the address below;
Chief Executive
Uganda Tourism Board
Plot 42, Rotary
Avenue (Lugogo Bypass),
6th Floor, Lugogo
P.O. Box 7211
Tel: +414-342196/7
Deadline: Friday 13th July 2018 by 5:00pm
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Any form of
lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.
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