Senior Legal Officer Job Careers – Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC)

Organisation: Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC)
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to: Corporation Secretary/Head Legal Affairs
Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation (UPPC) is a body corporate established by the UPPC Act 1992 Cap.30 as a leading Government printer mandated to provide printing and publishing facilities to the government ministries, departments, and parastatal bodies .private companies, individuals and organizations. The corporation prints and publishes all government legislation and documents and undertakes security printing works.
Job Summary: The Senior Legal Officer will perform duties of secretary to the Board of Directors and provide legal advice to the Corporation in accordance with the law.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Providing legal secretarial services to UPPC.
  • Drafting of legal documents on behalf of the corporation.
  • Taking legal actions for the resolution of contractual disputes including litigation on behalf of UPPC.
  • Registering legal documents including Agreements, Bonds, Guarantees, etc witnessing legal contracts of UPPC.
  • Preparing periodic legal reports for UPPC.
  • Advising the corporation on statutory compliances.
  • Tasked with preparing and submitting periodic reports to management and the board.
  • Perform any other duties as may be delegated to the position from time to time Person specification:

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate should preferably hold a postgraduate diploma in Legal Practice;
  • Bachelors’ degree in Law (LLB) or related field obtained from a reputable institution.
  • Possession of a practicing certificate is a MUST.
  • Possession of a Master Degree in business is of Added advantage.
  • Five years of legal practice or experience plus 3 years in a senior position.
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications and updated CVs with CERTIFIED copies of academic transcripts and certificates, postal, telephone, and Email address to:
Chairman, Board of Directors,
Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation
P.O. Box 33, Entebbe, Uganda.
NB: Please mark the envelope with the job applied for in CAPITAL LETTERS and include applicant names and three professional referees. 
Deadline: 29th January 2018 by 5:00pm


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