Fresher Legal Officer Credit/ Securities Job Placements – Finance Trust Bank

Organisation: Finance Trust Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,Uganda
Reports to: Senior Legal Officer
About US:
Trust Bank was licensed as a Tier 1 Commercial Bank on 11th November, 2013,
taking over the financial services business of Uganda Finance Trust Limited
(MDI). Today Finance Trust Bank is a fully fledged commercial bank serving a
clientele of over 400,000 depositors and over 23,000 borrowers, through a
network of 36 branches country wide. The bank offers a variety of Products and
services including; Savings, Current accounts, Loans, Money transfer services
and Bills payments to its target market which comprises of micro, small and
medium entrepreneurs, salary earners and youth.
Job Summary: To oversee the encumbrance registration process, loan security movements
and the general administration of all loan securities presented to the company.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Receive securities for searches and mortgage registration.
Maintain a record in hard and soft copy of all securities received from
branches and properly track their movement.
Ensure that all securities received are forwarded to the responsible
Departmental staff for processing of searches, caveats and mortgage
registrations, among other requests.
Implement an effective custody & retrieval system of all loan
Receive instructions in regards to retrieval of securities.
Prepare and issue Mortgage and Caveat Release letters on demand.
Ensure that release letters are signed off by the authorized bank Officials
and duly issued as per Finance Trust Bank guidelines.
Draft the necessary contracts.
Review loan files and give necessary advice.
Provide legal advice and opinion.
Handle staff & customer enquiries in regard to securities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal applicant should hold Bachelor’s degree in Law from a
recognized university.
Diploma in Legal practice from Law development Centre
At least one (1) years’ working experience in legal practice gained from
a financial institution or a busy law firm
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to work well under pressure
Good personal presentation skills
Good teamwork skills
Willingness to travel upcountry
How to Apply:
Suitably qualified candidates should address their application as well as
photocopies of academic testimonials, and a CV to Head, Human Resource, Finance
Trust Bank, Plot 115 & 121, Katwe. P.O. Box 6972, Kampala, Uganda, and
email it to The CV should include telephone contacts
and email addresses of three referees, one of who should be the most recent
shortlisted candidates will be contacted on Tel. Numbers 0312 222600 or 0414
341275 ONLY. Please note: As per Bank procedures, No job offers are made
Deadline: 6th December,
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