Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development Mining Lawyers Jobs in Uganda

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development Mining Lawyers Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose

  • Draft, review and advise on mining contracts and agreements, compliance of mineral rights and legal matters with relevant existing laws of Uganda, resolve legal disputes, monitor tax compliance and liaise with the office of the Attorney General on matters concerning mineral exploration, licencing and mining.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The Officer will perform the following:-

  • Ensure that all applications for mineral rights are compliant with relevant existing laws of Uganda.

  • Advise the Directorate on all legal matters pertaining to the mining industry,

  • Advise on the resolution of legal disputes arising out of all business processes and activities of the mineral sector.

    Person Specifications


  • A minimum of a Bachelor Degree (Honours) in Law from a recognised University

  • A Postgraduate training in Mining Law is a MUST

  • Any qualifications in Mineral Policy and Law, Regulation and Management of Mining, will be an added Advantage:

    Working Experience:

  • At least five (5) years of professional working experience in handling cases related to the Mineral Sector.


  • Good understanding of the Mineral sub-sector, technical competencies,
    negotiation skills,
    strategic thinking, decision-making capabilities, Public Sector Management with good understanding of Government institutional policy framework, Ethics and Integrity, Accountability, Results oriented, good Interpersonal skills, Communication and Computer Skills.

    How to Apply:

  • All suitable qualified candidates should submit applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, photocopies of academic and other relevant documents, names and addresses of three referees to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development. Attn: Principal Human Resource Officer. Amber House, Second Floor Room, A 205, Kampala Road, Opposite Workers House not later than 14th August, 2020 at 5:00pm.

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