Jobs in Uganda - Legal Officer Job at VisionFund Uganda Ltd (VFU)

Legal Officer Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 04 June 2021

Hiring Organization: VisionFund Uganda Ltd (VFU)

Job Details:

VisionFund Uganda Ltd (VFU) is a Christian Microfinance Institution (MFI) affiliated to VisionFund International and World Vision Uganda.VisionFund Uganda is part of a global microfinance network of World Vision working in 28 countries in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America under the auspices of Vision Fund International. Together, we serve close to Imillion clients while impacting over 3.5million children.

VisionFund Uganda is now seeking for qualified and experienced candidates to fill the following key position. Summaries of the positions are given below. The full job description can be found on https://www.visionfund.org/where-we-work/africa/uganda/jobs.

Legal Officer
Reports to: Company Secretary/Head Legal
Purpose of Position
Legal Officer will be responsible for providing legal advisory services, attending court proceedings, drafting legal documents and may provide secretarial services to various committees as required.


Minimum education, training and experience required for the position
The ideal candidate for the Legal Officer Job opportunity should hold;
• A Bachelor of Laws Degree (with Honours) and a
• Post Graduate Diploma in Law is required.
• Valid practicing certificate is a requirement
• At least two years of relevant experience in a financial institution or a busy commercial law firm.
• Be highly proactive with good analytical skills
• The incumbent should be results focused and possess the ability to prioritize and multi-task a large work load; pay attention to detail and have commitment to deadlines.
• Demonstrate honesty, integrity and confidentiality

Application procedure

All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by delivering hand copies to our office Plot 256 Bombo road Makerere Kavule or by email: recruitment@visionfunduganda.co.ug. Applicants should submit an application letter, a CV along with the contacts of three professional referees and copies of academic documents.
Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line. Applications should be received by 5:00pm on June 4, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Date Posted: 2021-05-24

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