Director Legal Affairs Employment Opportunity – Makerere University, Kampala (MUK)

Organization:  Makerere
University, Kampala (MUK)
Duty Station:   Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Director
Legal Affairs
About US:
Makerere University,
Kampala is Uganda’s largest and oldest institution of higher
learning, first established as a technical school in 1922. It became
an independent national university in 1970. Today, Makerere University is
composed of nine colleges and one school offering programmes for about 36,000
undergraduates and 4,000 postgraduates.
Job Summary:
The Director Legal Affairs will be responsible for providing legal advice to
the University Council, Management and other organs of the University in
matters of drafting agreements, contracts, memoranda and other legal documents.
The Director Legal Affairs provides clear oral and written interpretation of
laws and other statutory instruments relating to the University, ensures and
facilitates the University’s compliance with the set policies, regulations and
guidelines governing staff and students of the University.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
·       
Planning
for the Legal Directorate
·       
Advising
the University Council on all Legal and other matters
·       
Supervision
of the Legal Directorate
·       
Head the
Legal Team and coordinate all Court cases by or against the University



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
applicant must hold an Honor’s Bachelor of Laws Degree from a recognized
Institution
·       
Master
of Laws Degree from a recognized Institution
·       
A
Diploma in Legal Practice (LDC)
·       
Valid
practicing License
·       
Applicants
should have a minimum of Ten (10) years Legal Practice Five (5) of which should
have been at Senior Level in a recognized Institution or Firm.
·       
Should
be citizens of Uganda
·       
Industrious
and self-driven
·       
A team
player
·       
Excellent
communication skills
·       
A track
record of high integrity
·       
Excellent
analytical ability
·       
Excellent
interpersonal skills
·       
Very
good tactical and strategic planning skills
·       
Age Limit: Below 55 years
How to Apply:
All candidates are
encouraged to send their applications using this link, 
Click Here  and upload their full details of your biodata, education,
qualifications, work experience, and all the other required information,
including your Curriculum Vitae, Certificates, Transcripts, and at least three
reference letters addressed to;
The Director
Human Resources
P.O. Box 7062
Kampala.
Deadline: 8th June 2020 by 17.00 Hours EAT.
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