Company Secretary Employment Opportunity – Uganda National Airlines

Job Title:  Company Secretary
Organisation: Uganda
National Airlines
Reports To:
The Board of Directors /Chief Executive Officer
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Uganda National
Airlines’ Vision is to be a world class airline exceeding customer expectations
through high quality service, global connectivity and commitment to excellence.
Its MISSION is to provide an air transport service that ranks amongst the best
in terms of safety, cost effectiveness, punctuality and comfort. 
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • As Secretary to the Board of Directors, the Company Secretary shall
    Keep custody of the corporate documents, duly record the proceedings of
    meetings, and attest to the resolutions adopted by the collective
    management decision-making Regulations.
  • Verify compliance with orders of regulatory entities, and that the
    recommendations thereof, if any, are taken into consideration Generally,
    act as a channel in relations between the Company and the Directors in
    connection with all matters relating to the operation of the Board of
  • Process all requests from the Directors regarding the information
    and documentation of those matters that fall within the purview of the
    Board of Directors.
  • Act as Secretary for the Shareholders’ Meeting.
  • As General Secretary of UNACL.
  • the Company Secretary shall:
  • Lead the provision of reliable and authoritative advice on the legal
    implications of the policies, plans and operations, as well as all
    relevant transactions of the Company.
  • Lead the development, implementation and control of the delivery of
    legal support services to the Board, the Senior Management Team and any
    other Officers of the Company.
  • Ensure that the Company’s commercial, contractual and other legal
    interests are adequately protected.
  • Brief and manage any external legal representatives of the Company.
  • Provide the Company’s Management, whenever necessary, with relevant
    specialist, basis of appropriate and comprehensive analysis and
    evaluation),with regard to the Company’s investment opportunities and
    projects—especially those involving Partnerships, External Contractors and
    other service providers as well provide the necessary supervision, quality
    assurance, facilitation and coordination of the implementation of the
    corresponding projects—with a view to ensuring their profitable success.
  • Provide necessary legal advice to Management in the area of
    procurement of all goods, services and works, as well as disposal of
    assets, including ensuring due adherence to all applicable laws,
    regulations and procedures.
  • Advise Management in all Contract Negotiations, with a view to
    ensuring value for money.
  • Develop, implement, as well as monitor and continuously review, an
    efficient contract management procedure to guide the Procurement Unit, as
    well as all the responsible units of all the User Departments
  • With a view to streamlining and expediting procurement and contract
    management processes within the Company.
  • Review contract terms and conditions, as well as draw, execute and
    manage contracts for the Company within the specified timeframes, and in
    compliance with relevant legislation
  • Study and interpret all contractual and procurement-related
    documents of a legal nature, and ascertain that they ensure value for
    money and are in the Company’s best commercial interest.
  • Carry out the necessary verification, evaluation and processing of
    documents that are important in UNACL’s airline business and advise
    Management accordingly, in a timely manner.
  • Perform any other duties as may, from time to time, be assigned by
    the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must be an advocate of the High court. Must hold full
    professional qualification of the institute of chartered public
    Accountants in Uganda, or practicing certificate and a full member of the
    institute of chartered Secretaries and Administration (ICSA).
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in handling legal and board
    affairs of a large public or corporate organization.
  • Relevant experience in the Aviation industry is an added advantage
  • Has excellent report Writing ability
  • Must be a proficient user of computers 
How to Apply:
Application letters,
complete with Curriculum Vitae giving two (2) referees and copies of academic
and professional certificates should be submitted online at
or by post addressed to;
The Manager Human
Uganda National
Airlines Company Limited
P.O. Box 431
Entebbe, Uganda.
Deadline: 21st October 2019 by 4:00pm
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