Legal and Compliance job at KCB Bank Uganda


KCB Bank Uganda

Legal and Compliance job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2022 - 2023


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 28 June 2022

Hiring Organization: KCB Bank Uganda

Job Details:

Job purpose:
• Reporting to the Company Secretary, the position will be responsible for managing the litigation portfolio for the Bank. This entails providing support and/or managing potential litigation issues as well as litigation cases filed by or against the Bank to ensure that the Bank’s interests are not prejudiced either before court, in the public domain or business environment.
• The Job holder shall also advise, review and prepare agreements, contracts and other Bank commitments including drafting and review of legal instruments.

Key responsibilities:
• Proactively guide the management on all legal matters affecting the Bank, its affiliates and other related parties, and ensure adherence to the laws of Uganda.
• Creating legal awareness and providing advice to the Bank on suitable courses of action to avert and/or minimize litigation and related costs.
• Advise on Agreements, contracts and other Bank commitments including drafting and review of legal instruments.
• Proactively review any changes in legislation, thereafter forwarding the same timely in the form of legal updates to respective departments for information, action and compliance.
• Ensure the application of provisions in statute to the Bank’s business operations and environment.
• Provide support to the Company Secretary in the preparation and attendance of Management and Board, Board Committee Meetings and AGM
• Managing and measure external lawyers’ performance to ensure efficiency.
• Managing litigation costs to a minimum including but not limited to negotiating settlements in favour of the bank where deemed appropriate.
• Providing monthly reports to the Company Secretary on status of litigation matters
• Representing the Bank before any court of law as witness or to watch brief as necessary


Job requirements:
• Bachelors Degree in Laws and Diploma in legal practice.
• Minimum of 5 years experience in a Financial Institution or any other fast paced Corporate Organization and Law firm.

Application procedure

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Date Posted: 2022-06-21

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