Uganda Christian University

Legal Officer

  • Full Time

Job Code:
Posted On:
Closing On:
Monday, 13th May 2019
Friday, 24th May 2019

Job Type:

Full Time

Bachelor’s Degree


Job Description:

Shall be the chief resident legal counsel to the University and all her Campuses.
Negotiating, drafting, managing and reviewing of University agreements and contracts. Keeper of all copies of such documents.
Participate in the procurement and disposal process of the University and ensuring that the University procurement and disposal policies are followed and complied with.
Give guidance during drafting, implementation and reviewing of University policies.
Representing the University in Courts of law and administrative tribunals as and when
Liaising with and/or following up University matters that are being handled by the University’s External Counsel on behalf of the University.
Giving advice on a variety of employment related matters e.g. Contracts and grievance handling procedures.
Giving technical assistance and direction during disciplinary hearings for both Staff and Students.
Ensuring that the University complies with the Legal framework governing universities, national laws and policies.
Protecting the University from financial loss resulting from unwarranted litigation.
Attend to all other duties requiring legal counsel for the good of the University.
Preferred Skills:

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized institution of higher learning and a Post graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. A Law degree from UCU is added advantage.
A Master’s degree in Law will be an added advantage.
Must be an Advocate of the High Court with a valid Practicing Certificate.
Must have relevant working experience of at least three (3) years (Post enrollment) in a similar position in a reputable organization or busy law firm.
Must be self motivated.
Must be a committed Christian and with a demonstrable testimony.
Application Method:

Send two (2) copies of an application letter together with an updated Curriculum Vitae and three references (Academic, Pastoral & Leadership).
Two (2) copies of certified academic and professional certificates and transcripts
Please Note: Applications sent online should have all the attachments as ONE PDF document otherwise they will not be considered.

The Director, Human Resource & Administration

Uganda Christian University

Pilkington Building

Po Box 4, Mukono


Deadline: Friday, 24th May 2019, 5:00pm.

Only short listed applicants will be contacted

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