Legal Clerk job at Uganda Tourism Board
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Vacancy title:
Legal Clerk

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Hospitality, and Tourism , Category: Legal ]

Jobs at:

Uganda Tourism Board

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, May 05 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala, East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, May 05 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To assist the Directorate effectively manage litigation risk of the institution and records. To assist in following up of court cases, fix cases for hearing and keep the legal office updated of their schedule. To assist in collecting information to facilitate drafting legal pleadings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
a) Diploma in Law with a valid process server’s certificate.

EXPERIENCE
a) At least 3 years’ relevant experience as a process server in a busy law firm/ legal department.

KEY COMPETENCIES
a. Technical Competencies
i. Excellent problem-solving skills
ii. Computer literacy and communication skills
iii. Good record keeping and inventory skills
iv. A good time manager and team player.

b. Behavioural /Generic Competencies
i. Result Oriented
ii. Should be a person of high integrity and confidentiality
iii. Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work in a team setting

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES AND CURRENT OBJECTIVES (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES)

Key Result Area: (What is the core area the job holder is accountable)

Activities/Processes for each Key Result Area (KRA)

KRA 1: Litigation Effectively and timely file and serve court process, and correspondences.
i. Draft and file affidavits of service upon effective service of court process.
ii. Diligently follow up with courts of law, tribunals or quasi-judicial authorities to fix dates for hearing cases
iii. Keep the legal office updated of their schedule

KRA 2: Legal Advisory Conduct due diligence at various registries including Company, Land Registries or any other Registry
i. Routinely check with the Uganda Printing and Publishing Corporation for copies of the Uganda Gazette, Bills and recently enacted Acts of
ii. Parliament, Statutory Instruments, Legal Notices & Ordinances.
iii. Follow up with Solicitor General’s office for contract approvals.
iv. Record keeping of all court documents, contracts and board affairs documents

KRA 3: General Support To UTB Operations
i. Draft weekly reports to the Legal Officer.
ii. File all documents received by the Directorate. in the relevant files and update the documents register.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

a) Maintaining registers for litigation and contracts
b) Proper record keeping and inventory of all documents in the legal office
c) Timely filing and service of court process
d) Maintain a document filing system
e) Weekly reports filed timely.
f) Monthly risk logs filed in timely


Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Professional Certificate

Job application procedure

Interested and eligible Ugandans who meet the above requirements are invited to apply.
Application with detailed CV (with email, telephone contact and postal address), plus certified copies of all academic certificates and transcripts, testimonials, past appointments copy of national identity card, contact details (telephone, postal and email addresses) of three competent referees should be sent by courier or hand delivered to the address below latest 5:00pm 5th May, 2023:
Chief Executive Officer
Uganda Tourism Board
Plot 42, Rotary Avenue (Lugogo Bypass)
6th Floor Lugogo House,
P.O. BOX 7211 KAMPALA
TEL. +256 414 342196/7 Fax +256 414 342 188

E-mail: utb@utb.go.ug 
Website: www.utb.go.ug 

NB: UTB is an equal opportunity employer. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and any form of canvassing will lead to disqualification.




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Job Info
Job Category: Legal jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, May 05 2023
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 23-04-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 23-04-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 21-04-2066
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