Corporation Secretary Job Opportunity – Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Job Title:    Corporation Secretary
Organisation: Civil
Aviation Authority (CAA)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Job Ref: CAA/ADV/EXT/01/2019
Reports to: Managing
Director
About US:
Civil Aviation
Authority (CAA) is a corporate body responsible tor regulation of civil
aviation in Uganda. It manages Entebbe international Airport (EIA) and thirteen
(13) other upcountry aerodromes. CAA carries out its work in conformity with
international Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Standards and Recommended
Practices (SARPs).
Job Summary:  The Corporation Secretary will provide
administration support to Civil Aviation Authority, Board Chairperson, Managing
Director and Deputy Managing Director, the Corporation Secretary also provides
advice on legal matters affecting the operation of the Authority and
contributes towards the success of the organization and its mandates through
the provision of company secretarial and legal services.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Corporation
    Secretary job placement must hold a Bachelors (Hons) Degree in Law plus a
    Master’s Degree in Law from a recognized University with a postgraduate
    Diploma in legal practice. (Possession of Master’s Degree in Aviation Law
    will be an added advantage).
  • Must be a Registered Legal Practitioner and an officer of the High
    Court of Uganda with a valid practicing certificate.
  • Additional qualifications in Air Law and/or Chartered institute of
    Secretaries and Administrators will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in Legal and Board affairs of large public or commercial
    organizations.
  • Should be familiar with Government machinery for establishing and
    administering Air Law and Regulations.
  • Should be familiar with procedures of bilateral air services
    agreements
  • Should be familiar with court procedures both nationally and
    internationally.
  • Should have relevant Management experience of at least 10 years in
    Legal work, in Aviation Administration, Business or Management or any other
    related field, 5 of which should be at a Strategic Management level.
  • Membership to a respective professional body is an added advantage.
  • Prior service in a successful Regulatory body would be an added
    advantage 
  • Experience in drafting legal instruments relating to
    domestication of international instruments of Global Organizations
  • Experience in carrying out negotiations at high Government and
    Business levels backed with strong methods and networking skills.
  • Experience in conducting meetings.
  • Experience in preparing concise reports.
  • Must have proven managerial competence with Legal and Board affairs
    coupled with high level of personal integrity, high strategic orientation
    and leadership skills with clean record of service.
  • Should have ability to prepare and present concise reports;
  • Must have working knowledge of various computer programmes such as
    MS Excel, MS Word and relevant packages.
  • Familiarity with ICAO Regulations, Procedures and Practices would be
    advantageous;
Competencies
  • Good analytical and decision making skills
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Leadership and people management skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Negotiation and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated high levels of integrity
  • Age: A mature
    person of at least 35 years. CAA mandatory retirement age is Sixty (60)
    years.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their hand-written applications
with detailed CV and copies of academic certificates and transcripts with the
Job reference number clearly marked at the top left hand corner of the envelope
should be sent to the address below, before close of business on. Please indicate
your (day time) phone contact.
Address to:
The Director Human
Resource and Administration,
Civil Aviation
Authority (Head Office),
Entebbe
International Airport,
P.O. Box 5536
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 25th January 2019
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