Senior Legal Officer Job Placement – Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)


Job Title:     
Senior Legal Officer

Organization: Uganda
Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Job Reference:


About US:

The Uganda Bureau of
Statistics (UBOS) is a semi- autonomous agency of Government responsible for
maintenance of the National Statistical System to ensure the collection,
analysis and dissemination of Statistical information. The Bureau has a dual
role as the principal statistics producing agency and coordinator of the
National Statistical System (NSS).


Job Summary:  The Senior Legal Officer will conduct legal
research, support contract management, promote legal awareness, develop legal
compliance mechanisms as well as assist the Manager Legal Services in the
performance of duties.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Conduct research and prepare comprehensive briefs to the
Manager Legal Services as required

Identify any new legislation or trend or practice that may
have an impact on the operations of the Bureau.

Develop and maintain a legal and operational compliance

Participate in legal compliance monitoring within UBOS and
for the NSS.

Participate in legal awareness creation in the Bureau and

Support contract management at all levels including
employment contracts and other contracts.

Attend court sessions whenever required.

Review legal documents to ensure compliance with the
relevant legal regimes

Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The Senior Legal Officer should hold an Honour’s Degree in
Law from a reputable University

A Post graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law
Development Centre, Kampala

Must be an advocate of the High Court with at least three
practicing certificates

A Masters’ Degree in the relevant field would be an added

A Post graduate Diploma in Public Administration and
Management or ICSA would be an added advantage

A minimum working experience of at least 4 years in a
reputable organization at an officer level and above.

Working knowledge of public administration and management
and procurement regulations will be an added advantage.

Should be innovative and with a proven high level of

Must have the ability to work independently and in a team.

Must have the ability and the drive to achieve results

Proven track record of outstanding performance.

Possession of excellent interpersonal and communication

Possess good administrative and negotiation skills.

Excellent analytical skills.

Proficiency in the necessary computer packages


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates please apply online at the link below.




Deadline: 21st August 2020


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