Head of Legal Employment Opportunity – Letshego

Job Title:     Head
of Legal
Organization: Letshego
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Chief Executive Officer
About US:
Letshego Holdings
Limited (“Letshego”) was incorporated in 1998, is headquartered in Gaborone and
has been publicly listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange since 2002. Today it is
one of Botswana’s largest indigenous groups, with a market capitalisation of
approximately USD500mn, placing it in the top 50 listed sub-Sahara African
companies (ex-South Africa), with an agenda focused on inclusive finance.
Through its eleven country presence across Southern, East and West Africa
(Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda,
Swaziland, Tanzania and Uganda), its subsidiaries provide simple, appropriate
and accessible consumer, microfinance and savings solutions to the financially
under-served. Letshego is committed to skills development. 
Job Summary:  The Head of Legal will effectively identify,
mitigate and monitor legal risks in all Letshego Uganda operations and manage
board affairs. He/She should provide effective and efficient day-to-day
leadership and management to the Legal Department.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Degree
  • Must have a Diploma in Legal Practice from LDC and an Advocate of
    the High Court
  • A minimum of five years of experience in the legal department of a
    regulated financial institution, and/or
  • At least five years of law firm experience supporting a regulated
    financial institution.
  • Experience in litigation and ADR
  • Knowledge, experience and competence in managing legal matters.
  • Good legal writing documentation and presentation skills
How to Apply:
All candidates
should submit their applications physically to 
Plot 9, Wampewo Avenue
Deadline: 21st June 2019
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