Fresher Legal Officer Jobs – Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives


Job Title:    Legal Officer (Entry Level
Job Vacancies)

Organization: Public
Service Commission

Placement Organization: Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The Public Service
Commission is established under the provisions of  Article 165(1) of the
1995 Constitution. In fulfillment of its functions under Article 166,  the
Commission is required to make a report to Parliament in respect of each year’s
performance of its functions.


Key Duties and
The incumbent
will be responsible to the Senior Legal Officer for performing the following

the Ministry and its affiliated Institutions on legal matters;

in analysis and review of policies and laws;

in representing the Ministry in Courts of Law or any other legal proceedings to
which the Ministry is a party;

in drafting Legislations relating to the Ministry and its affiliated

laws that have a bearing on the work of the Ministry;

legal support to the Ministry’s Departments;

with the Office of the Solicitor General on all legal matters;

all legal documents submitted to the Ministry;

and writing legal memoranda and statements as may be directed by the Permanent

other duties as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a
recognized University / Institution plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal
Practice from the Law Development Centre.

and integrity; interpersonal, communication and computer skills; ability to
adapt to multi-cultural settings; effective organizational and planning skills;
time management skills; technical skills; report writing skills; negotiation
skills; capacity for teamwork; innovation and concern for results, quality and

Age: Above 21 years


How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online, Click Here

Scan and
submit relevant documents (‘O’ Level, ‘A’ Level, Degree and Professional
Documents, copies of letters of appointment, confirmation and promotion)

attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only portable documents format (PDF)
is allowed.

serving in the Public Service are required to print an Extract of PS Form 3
(2008) and obtain recommendation from their Responsible
Officers.  Scan the recommendation together with the rest of the
documents and submit online.


Deadline: 2nd December 2020


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