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
Responsibilities:
The incumbent
will be responsible to the Senior Legal Officer for performing the following
duties:-

·        
Advising
the Ministry and its affiliated Institutions on legal matters;

·        
Participating
in analysis and review of policies and laws;

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

·        
Assisting
in drafting Legislations relating to the Ministry and its affiliated
Institutions;

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

·        
Providing
legal support to the Ministry’s Departments;

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

·        
Evaluating
all legal documents submitted to the Ministry;

·        
Developing
and writing legal memoranda and statements as may be directed by the Permanent
Secretary;

·        
Any
other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
Applicants
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.

·        
Ethics
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
standards.

·        
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)
on-line.

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

·        
Officers
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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