Senior Legal Officer Jobs – PPDA Appeals Tribunal

 

Job Title:    Senior Legal Officer

Organization: PPDA
Appeals Tribunal

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

The mandate of the
Tribunal the Public Procurement and Disposal of Public Assets Appeals Tribunal
(the Tribunal) is a quasi-judicial body established by the Public Procurement
and Disposal of Public Assets Act, 2003, as amended. The Tribunal commenced its
work in July 2014 and its main function is to hear appeals from bidders who are
aggrieved or dissatisfied with the decisions of the Public Procurement and
Disposal of Public Assets Authority (Authority).The Tribunal also hears
applications made by procuring and disposing entities and persons who allege
that a decision by the Authority has adversely affected their rights. The
Tribunal is required by law to issue its decision within a period of not more
than ten working days after receiving an application for review. In this
regard, speed and timeliness are key principles for effective delivery of its
services.

 

Job Summary:  The Senior Legal Officer reports to the
Registrar and shall be responsible for providing legal services to the Tribunal
and contribute to the efficient discharge of the Tribunal’s mandate.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Carry
out research on procurement laws, matters of procedures and other laws;

·       
Liaise
and follow-up with the office of the Solicitor General on all legal and
constitutional matters;

·       
Carry
out research on authorities cited in the Tribunal proceedings;

·       
Assist
in the creation and maintenance of the Tribunal legal Library;

·       
Prepare
periodic compendium of Tribunal cases and other Tribunal publications;
Spearhead the monitoring of Parliamentary/legislative changes and its effects
on the Tribunal’s activities and advise accordingly;

·       
Prepare
legal briefs for the Registrar, Management and the Tribunal;

·       
Perform
any other relevant duties assigned from time to time.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold an Honors Degree in law from a recognised University;

·       
A Post
Graduate Diploma in legal practice from Law Development Centre or from an
equivalent recognised institution;

·       
Must be
an advocate of the High Court of Uganda;

·       
Qualification
or training in procurement is an added advantage.

·       
A
minimum experience of six years of legal practice in a reputable Institution or
law firm.

·       
Working
knowledge of public administration and management, contract management and
procurement-related field will be an added advantage.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications
accompanied with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), certified copies of academic
transcripts, certificates and testimonials to:

 

The Registrar

PPDA Appeals
Tribunal

7th Floor
Communications House.

Kampala. Uganda

 

E-mail to:
atiku.saki@ppdaappealstribunal.go.ug 

 

Deadline: 12th October 2020 by 5:00pm

 

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