Secretary Job placement – Uganda Law Reform Commission

Job Title:      Secretary
Organization: Uganda Law Reform Commission
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
About US:
The
Uganda Law Reform Commission is established under Article 248(1) of the
Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. Its primary mandate is to study and
keep under constant review the Acts and all other laws comprising the laws of
Uganda with a view to making recommendations for their systematic improvement,
development, modernisation and reform.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: The
Secretary will perform the following duties and responsibilities:-
        
Preparing operational policy proposals for
approval by the Commission.
        
Implementing the policy decisions of the
Commission.
        
Carrying out the day-to-day administration and
management of the affairs of the Commission.
        
Organizing Commission and Appointments Board
meetings.
        
Recording and keeping the minutes of meetings of
the Commission and of the Appointments Board.
        
Carrying out such roles of an Accounting Officer
as stipulated under the rules and regulations that govern public finance
management.
        
Overseeing the preparation of the Commission
budget and ensure proper utilization and accountability of Commission resources
in accordance with the Public Finance Management Act No. 3/ 2015.
        
Controlling and supervising staff of the
Commission.
        
Any other duties that may be assigned by the
Chairperson from time to time.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
        
The applicant must hold an honours degree in law
from a recognised University and a diploma in legal practice from an
institution recognized by the Uganda Law Council.
        
At least 10 years working experience, three of
which should have been at the level of Head of Department or above in
Government (i.e. Commissioner or Director) or equivalent level of experience from
a reputable organisation;
        
Considerable and progressive professional
experience in a legal field;
        
Wide administrative experience and good
interpersonal skills with the ability to handle a multi-disciplinary team;
        
Good computer skills;
        
Knowledge of project planning and management.
Desired:
        
A relevant master’s degree in management will be
an added advantage.
        
He/ She should demonstrate competence in
conducting the day-to-day operations of a large organization in the fields of
financial management, human resources management, public procurement,
communication and planning, monitoring and evaluation.
        
He/ She should be familiar with the Government of
Uganda financial management procedures.
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications in
triplicate, with names and contact details of two (2) references, a detailed CV
and certified photocopies of their academic documents to:
The
Ag. Secretary,
Uganda
Law Reform Commission
1
Pilkington Road, Worker’s House. 8th Floor, Southern Wing
P.O.
Box 12149, Kampala
NB:
All serving public servants should submit their applications through their
heads of department.
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