Management Trainee – Legal Services job at National Information Technology Authority-Uganda


National Information Technology Authority-Uganda

Management Trainee – Legal Services job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 07 February 2022

Hiring Organization: National Information Technology Authority-Uganda

Job Details:

To support in provision of regulatory activities including licensing and legal services related to the
Data Protection and Privacy Act, 2019 and other relevant Laws in force.

Key Accountabilities
• Participate in stakeholder engagements on awareness and sensitization of the Data
• Protection and Privacy Act, 2019.
• Support in Implementation of processes on maintenance, publication and update of the
• Data Protection Register.
• Review and draft contracts and agreements in compliance with all statutory or legal
• requirement
• Review publications by the Office and ensure they reflect the correct position of the law.
• Support in the development of Guidance/Notices on key areas under the Data Protection
• and Privacy Act.
• Provide corporate secretarial services on behalf of the Office.
• Support in provision of legal advice to staff of the Office and external stakeholders
• Liaison and collaboration with all relevant government ministries and departments, such
• as DPP, AG, Uganda Police with respect to legal and regulatory matters.
• Perform any other duties, which may be assigned from time to time.


Qualifications and Experience
• Education
• A Bachelor’s degree in Law (Hons.) from a recognized university is required.
• Training in Data Protection and Privacy is an added advantage.
• Experience
• A minimum of one (1) years’ experience in provision of legal advice with a reputable
• organisation or law firm is a requirement
• One (1) years’ experience in sensitizing masses about various laws with a reputable
• organization or law firm is an added advantage.

Technical Expertise
• Good analytical skills;
• Knowledge of Data Protection and Privacy laws ;
• Ability to produce results with minimal supervision and handle multiple tasks
• simultaneously;
• Soft skills like presentation, and listening skills;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Nature and Scope
• Able to prioritize and co-ordinate work streams/projects to drive delivery of the overall
• programme objectives and goals
• A resilient team player with a ‘can do’ attitude, who is willing to take responsibility leading
• and working with others to create breakthrough solutions to complex problems

Application procedure

Interested applicants who meet the job requirements/specifications and with the right personal attributes are invited to complete and submit their application form (which can be down loaded from the NITA-U official website www.nita.go.ug ), with a cover letter, supported by curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials, and must specify day time telephone contact, postal and email addresses of both the applicant and three referees, to the address below.
• The Executive Director,
• National Information Technology
• Authority – UGANDA (NITA-U),
• Palm Courts, Plot 7A, Rotary Avenue (former lugogo bypass)
• P.O. Box 33151, Kampala-Uganda
• Tel: 0417 801 038
• Or via email: hr@nita.go.ug  (application must not exceed 10MBs)

Date Posted: 2022-01-31

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