No Experience Legal Officer Regulation & Drafting Jobs – Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA)

 

Job Title:   
Legal Officer Regulation & Drafting

Organization: Insurance
Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:
Manager Regulations and Drafting

 

About US:

The Insurance
Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA) was established under section 14 of the
Insurance Statute 1996 now The Insurance Act, (Cap213) Laws of Uganda, 2000
(Insurance Act) which came into effect on 4th April 1996 and commenced
operations in April 1997. The establishment of the Insurance Regulatory
Authority of Uganda was a consequence of Government’s adoption of the
liberalization and privatization policies which ended its role of directly
engaging in the provision of goods and services and taking on the role of
supervisor or regulator.

 

Job Summary:  The Legal Officer Regulation & Drafting
will provide legal services support to the Legal Office in the provision of
Regulation and drafting services.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Assist
in assessing legal implications in the Authority’s dealings with the insurance
companies, other operators who carry on other business that falls within the
purview of the Insurance Act and other pertinent laws and regulations.

·       
Interpret
the Insurance Act and other pertinent laws and regulations, to assist in the
enforcement together with its related regulations as the need may arise.

·       
Assist
in monitoring enactments of laws and regulations and assess their impact on the
operations of the Authority.

·       
Provide
legal advice to the Authority.

·       
Review
insurance proposals and policy forms.

·       
Assist
in reviewing, researching and drafting pertinent legal documents in accordance
with statutory requirements.

·       
Carry
out any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

 

Key Performance Indicators

·       
Updated
laws.

·       
Accurate
legal documents

·       
Timely
advise.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The applicant
for the Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA) Legal Officer Regulation
& Drafting job placement must hold a Bachelor s of Laws degree (Honors).

·       
Diploma
in Legal Practice.

·       
Personal
presentation

·       
Knowledge
of legislative drafting

·       
Analytical
skills

·       
Communication
skills

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who meet the requisite qualifications
should submit their applications together with copies of detailed up-to-date
CVs with at least three referees to:

 

The Chief Executive
Officer

Insurance Regulatory
Authority of Uganda

Plot 5 Kyadondo
Road, Legacy Towers, Block B, 2nd Floor

P.O. Box 22855,
Kampala

 

Email to: ira@ira.go.ug

 

NB:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 

Deadline: 7th September 2020 by 5:00 pm

 

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