KCB Bank Legal Manager Jobs in Uganda

KCB Bank Legal Manager Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose:

  • This position will be responsible for handling perfection of Legal/Credit documentation relating to approved facilities by providing high level quality support to the Credit department, business teams and related units, while also providing independent control over the credit documentation process.

  • The jobholder shall also provide support and/or mange 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.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Support in the implementation of the Bank’s Compliance Universe.

  • Ensure the appropriate security documentation on the Bank’s Standard forms have been properly prepared before dispatch to the customer.

  • Liaise with branches, head office business functions, external legal counsel and other service providers on security documentation process and ensure that security documentation and other conditions of sanction have been perfected /completed prior to authorizing drawdown of facilities (unless there is a waiver in place).

  • Support the Company secretary on Board Governance related tasks.

  • Prepare contracts and related documentation between the Bank and dully approved service providers.

  • In consultation with the Company secretary, prepare instructions to and follow up Banks’ external lawyers in preparation of security documents on behalf of the Bank and other legal tasks.

  • Represent the Bank before any court of law as witness or to watch brief as necessary.

  • Track, Manage
    and measure external lawyers’ performance to ensure efficiency.

  • Manage litigation costs to a minimum including but not limited to negotiating settlements in favor of the Bank where deemed appropriate.

  • Create legal awareness and providing advice to the Bank on suitable courses of action to avert and/or minimize litigation.

  • Provide legal advisory support to the Bank and its staff.

    Skills And Requirements:

  • For the above position, the successful applicant should meet the following criteria,

  • A Bachelor of Laws from a recognized and reputable institution and a Diploma in Legal practice.

  • A Master’s degree in Business or Law is an added advantage.

  • A minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience.

  • Excellent communications and engagement skills.

  • High-level of integrity.

  • Strategic planning and management skills.

  • People management, organizational and leadership abilities.

  • Team player and ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • Results oriented with creative thinking abilities.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KCB Bank Legal Manager Jobs in Uganda

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