Kiira Motors Corporation Senior Legal Officer - Jobs in Uganda

Kiira Motors Corporation Senior Legal Officer - Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary

The Senior Legal Officer of Kiira Motors Corporation shall be responsible for providing legal advice and opinions and drafting legal documents.

The Senior Legal Officer shall also assist in preparing the work plans and budgets of the Legal Division.

Key Functions

  • Represent Kiira Motors Corporation’s legal interests and provide assurance of strong corporate governance and general legal housekeeping before investors, partners and co-partners, regulatory agencies, legislative bodies, auditors, and trade groups;
  • Provide prompt commercial, practical legal advice to Kiira Motors Corporation’s various business lines to facilitate, improve and strengthen operational decision-making through integration of legal analysis as part of overall business development process;
  • Responsible for contracts and commercial agreements, finance, governance, real estate, intellectual property, employment and litigation/adversarial proceedings and Directs Outsourced counsel as needed;
  • Provide Executive Management with effective advice on company strategies and their implementation, manages the legal function, and obtains and coordinates the work of any outsourced legal counsel;
  • Ensures Kiira Motors Corporation Compliance with regulatory and compliance protocols, current and anticipated, and at all levels;
  • Identify current and upcoming legal, regulatory and related compliance risk and determine how Kiira Motors Corporation can offer its products and services in various jurisdictions while operating in compliance with local laws and regulations;
  • Support Business Development on commercial negotiations;
  • Support HR and Finance on Human Resources matters (e.g., employee agreements, consulting agreements, employee benefits, stock options, and other employment issues);
  • Review and draft contracts, policies, compensation plans, and the Kiira Motors Corporation Human Resources Handbook as needed;
  • Provide legal advice on issues affecting existing and future business where risks and mitigation strategies are clearly identified;
  • Collect, organize, and present market intelligence on the legal issues affecting the Company’s core business.
  • Represent the company in dealings with other companies, banks and shareholders; and
  • Any other duties assigned by the Director Operations.

    Person Specifications:
    Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Honors) in
    Law from a Recognized Institution;
  • An Advocate of the High Court of Uganda;
  • Valid Certificate of Legal Practice;
  • Master’s Degree in Law (LLM-Preferably International Commercial Law), Business Administration (MBA) or in a Related Field from a Recognized Institution is an added advantage

    Experience
  • Working Experience of at Least Four (4) Years in Legal Practice, two (2) of which should have been Served at the Level of Legal Officer in a Reputable Organization.

    Competencies
  • A firm understanding of the legal system as it affects business
  • Able to analyses and solve problems
  • Management and organizational skills
  • Discretion when dealing with confidential information
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Planning, Organizing and Coordinating;
  • Information Technology;
  • Accountability;
  • Ethics and integrity;
  • Concern for quality and standards;
  • Assertiveness and Self Confidence; and
  • Time management.

    How to Apply
  • To apply for any job you must hand deliver your application documents to the Kiira Motors Corporation’s Office at Plot 13 Kimera Road, Ntinda before the deadline.
  • No applications will be accepted after 28th June 2019 at 1700 HRS.
  • Please note that we are not accepting applications received through email.

    Your application documents should include the following:

  • An application Letter (Cover Letter) addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Kiira Motors Corporation.
  • A CV (Please use this CV template).
  • Certified copies of Academic Documents (Certificates and Transcripts).
  • Only copies certified by the awarding institution will be accepted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kiira Motors Corporation Senior Legal Officer - Jobs in Uganda

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