Senior Legal Officer Job Vacancies – Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA)

 

Job Title:    Senior Legal Officer

Organisation: Uganda
Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA)

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Manager
Legal Services

 

About US:

The Uganda
Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA) was established pursuant to
section 2 of the Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority Act 2011, No.
15 of 2011. It is an autonomous body responsible for regulating the
establishment, management and operation of retirement benefits schemes in
Uganda in both private and public sectors. The Authority is responsible for
supervising institutions which provide retirement benefit products and
services.

 

Job Summary:  The Senior Legal Officer will mainly identify
legal issues within the organization and provide legal analysis and possible
legal solutions.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Assessing
legal implications in the Authority’s dealings with licensed entities and other
operators who carry on other business that falls within the purview of the
URBRA Act 2011 and other pertinent laws and regulations.

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

·       
Assist
in managing the Complaints Desk

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

·       
Conduct
legal research to support internal and external counsel

·       
Prepare
summarized report on complaints, on a monthly basis or at other intervals as
the need may arise.

·       
Provide
legal advice to the Authority.

·       
Supervise
staff in the department

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Uganda Retirement Benefits Regulatory Authority (URBRA)
Senior Legal Officer job opportunity must hold an honor’s Bachelor’s degree of
Laws from a recognized University.

·       
Master’s
degree in Law (LLM), Business Administration (MBA) or a related field from a
recognized University is an added advantage.

·       
Post
graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

·       
Advocate
of the High Court of Uganda

·       
At least
five years of post-enrolment relevant working experience out of which three (3)
must have been at Legal Officer level in a reputable organization.

 

Competencies

Technical

·       
Knowledge
of legal and regulatory provisions

·       
Strategic
Planning and Implementation

·       
Negotiation
skills

·       
Analytical
skills

Behavioural

·       
Communication
skills

·       
Leadership
skills

·       
Decision
making

·       
Interpersonal
skills

·       
Confidentiality

·       
Coaching
and mentoring

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested applicants may send applications accompanied by a
comprehensive CV with 3 referees, copies of transcripts and certificates as
well as other relevant academic credentials addressed to;

 

The Director General

Attn: Head Projects
and Consultancy Department

Uganda Management
Institute

Plot No. 44/52 Jinja
Road, Kampala

P.O. Box 20131
Kampala, Uganda

 

Submit hard-copies
to the address above or soft copies to consultancies@umi.ac.ug or
umijobs2019@gmail.com

 

Deadline: Monday 21st December 2020.by 3:00pm

 

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