Company Secretary Jobs – CiplaQCIL

Job Title:   Company Secretary
Organization: CiplaQCIL
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
CiplaQCIL is a
state-of-the-art WHO certified pharmaceutical manufacturing plant located at
Luzira Industrial Park, Kampala producing anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) &
Artemisinin-based Combination Therapies (ACTs) to combat HIV/AIDS and Malaria
respectively. Founded in 2005, it is a joint venture between Uganda’s Quality
Chemicals Limited & Cipla Ltd, a leading Indian pharmaceutical company.
Job Summary:  The Company Secretary will be responsible for
ensuring that the Company complies with all regulatory and best corporate
governance requirements. In addition s/he will be charged with overseeing the
smooth operation of board meetings and annual general meetings, and will also
record, draft and distribute minutes of the Board and committee meetings giving
special attention to sensitive issues that require careful treatment. The
position reports to the Board.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Provide leadership in the legal sector of the Company, including
    compliance with corporate governance, state laws, procedures, policies,
    practices and systems
  • Monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory
    environment and take appropriate action
  • Prepare and submit periodic reports and ensure timely communication
    and information dissemination to the Directors and other stakeholders as
  • Ensure proper custody of the Company’s legal documents
  • Certify officer signatures, affix the corporate seal to various
    company documents, and attest to their legitimacy
  • Liaise with external regulators and advisers

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Law
  • Possession of a PGD in Legal Practice and ICSA is a must; an MBA
    will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of five years of legal and compliance management
    experience in a regulated environment
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of compliance obligations of
    listed companies in Uganda will be an added advantage
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
How to Apply:
The candidates
should preferably post, email, or hand deliver their applications, curriculum
vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional qualifications, contact
details for three (3) professional referees and a day-time telephone number to
the address below:
The Human Resource
Cipla Quality
Chemical Industries Ltd,
Luzira Industrial
Park, P.O. Box 34871, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 12th April 2019 by 5:00 pm.
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