Fresher Legal Officer – Technology Projects Job Careers – Stanbic Bank

Organisation: Stanbic
Bank
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Stanbic Bank Uganda
Limited is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in turn
owned by Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking
and financial services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading banking
group focused on emerging markets. It is the largest African banking group
ranked by assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest bank
in Uganda by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of
banking services through two business units; Personal and Business Banking
(PBB), and Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB).
Job Summary:  The Legal Officer – Technology Projects will support
on application of Blockchain technologies to various Bank processes.  
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Providing
legal opinions on day to day legal issues arising from Banker –customer
·       
Preparing
and reviewing legal agreements between the bank and various counterparties such
as service providers ,customers etc
·       
Advising
on legal compliance with regulatory requirements.
·       
Advising
on complex credit and loan transactions.
·       
Designing,
structuring and negotiating loan agreements including loan workouts
·       
Implementation
of foreclosures and sales of mortgaged securities for deliquent loans
·       
Evaluating
legal matters for external legal advice and making appropriate recommendations
for litigation
·       
Monitoring
the litigation process in courts
·       
Negotiating
out of court settlements on behalf of the Bank
·       
Providing
a point of contact between the bank and its external legal advisors
·       
Scrutiny
and verification of documents presented to the bank e.g. company documents,
letters of Administration.
·       
Follow
up on ex-staff undertaking or ensuring enforcement of the law against those
that have defrauded the bank.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal applicant for the Stanbic Bank Legal Officer – Technology Projects job
must hold a Bachelor of Laws
·       
Postgraduate
Diploma in Legal Practice
·       
Two
years of working experience in the banking industry
·       
Practicing
of banking law
·       
Knowledge
of the law and procedures
·       
In depth
knowledge and experience in the practice of banking law
·       
Communication
skills both verbal and written
·       
Negotiation
and legal drafting skills
·       
Ability
to give prompt and accurate legal advice.
How to Apply:
All candidates are
strongly encouraged to apply online at the link below.
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