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 is 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.

Reports to:Principal Legal Officer

Salary Scale:K5 (1)

Responsible for:Legal Officer

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 Employees 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 Human Resources and Finance on Human Resources matters (e.g., employee agreements, consulting agreements, employee benefits, stock options, and other employment issues);
  • 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 Kiira Motors Corporation in dealings with other companies, banks and shareholders;
  • Prepare Monthly Work Plans and Performance Reports necessary for executing the above duties and responsibilities; and
  • Any other duties assigned by the Principal Legal Officer

    Person Specifications:

    Minimum Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Honors) in Law from a Recognized Institution;
  • An Advocate of the High Court of Uganda;
  • Valid Certificate of Legal Practice; and
  • Master’s Degree in Law, Business Administration (MBA) or in a Related Field from a Recognized Institution is an Added Advantage

    Minimum Experience

  • General Working Experience of at Least (5) Years; Should have Served as Legal Officer for at least Three (3) Years
    in a Reputable Organization preferably in the Automotive/Manufacturing Industry.

    How to Apply

    Application Process
  • To Apply for Any of the Available Jobs, You Must Send Your Application Through Email to Before the Deadline.
  • No Applications Will Be Accepted After Midnight on 19th August 2022 (as Recorded by the Mail Server).
  • Clearly Indicate the Position You Are Applying for in the Subject of Your Email.
  • Please Note That We Are Not Accepting Hand-delivered Applications.
  • Applicants Employed by Our Strategic Partners Are Required to Provide Evidence That They Have Been Cleared by the Responsible Authority to Apply for Any of the Available Jobs.

    Your Application Should Include the Following Documents Only in Pdf Format:

  • A Duly Signed Application Letter (Cover Letter) Addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Kiira Motors Corporation.
  • A Duly Signed Cv (Please Use This Cv Template and Fill All the Fields as Guided).
  • Certified Copies of Academic Documents (Certificates and Transcripts). Only Copies Certified by the Awarding Institution Will Be Accepted. Qualifications Obtained Outside Uganda Should Be Notarized.

    Evaluation of the Application
    We Do Appreciate Your Interest in Working With Us, However, Only Shortlisted Candidates Shall Be Contacted for Interviews Through E-mail and Telephone Calls Within Five (5) Working Days After Close of Applications.

    Kiira Motors Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    All Aspects of Employment Including the Decision to Hire, Promote, Discipline, or Discharge, Will Be Based on Merit, Competence, Performance, and Business Needs.
    We Do Not Discriminate on the Basis of Tribe, Religion, Marital Status, Age, Political Affiliation, Disability, Pregnancy, Gender, Hiv Status, or Any Other Status Protected Under the Laws of Uganda.

    Shortlisted Candidates Shall Sit a Competence and Aptitude Test.
    All Candidates Who Pass the Competence and Aptitude Test Shall Proceed to the Next Stage Which Shall Be the Oral Interview.
    Candidates Shall Be Informed of the Date and Time of the Tests/interviews Two (2) Working Days in Advance.

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