Bank Of Uganda (BOU) Jobs- Principal Banking Officer Vacancy

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the following position in the Office of Legal Affairs.

1) Title : Principal Banking Officer (Contract Preparation and Administration)
2) Rank: Principal Banking Officer
3) Reports to: Assistant/Deputy Legal Counsel

4) Job Specifications:
The Officer shall be responsible for: Providing legal advisory services on the Bank’s capital and procurement projects. Participating in the review of project documents and preparation of contracts in respect of Bank projects and other matters. Advising on payment systems matters. Follow-up on matters under litigation and prepare requisite briefs. Preparation and registration of mortgages for the Bank’s staff Building Loan Scheme. Providing legal advice on general administration issues. Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

(1) Person Specifications:
Qualifications: A First Class or Upper Second Class University degree in law and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre, Kampala. A Masters degree in law (preferably in Commercial and Corporate law) will be an added advantage. Must have been enrolled as an Advocate of the High Court of Uganda for at least three (3) years.

Should be computer literate.
(2) Experience:
Should have five years of practical experience in a busy commercial law firm or a legal department of a commercial entity.

(3) Age : 28 – 35 Years

(4) Salary and Benefits: The position attracts a competitive remuneration package.

(9) Application procedure: All applications should be forwarded electronically using the iRecruitment Application on the BOU website, under Careers in BOU. Careers in BOU is located at the top right menu and bottom right menu. Guidelines on procedures can be accessed using the hyperlink Bank of Uganda Irecruitment Instructions

Candidates MUST ensure that they indicate the class of their degree(s) in their applications.
Scanned copies of academic and professional credentials and testimonials MUST be attached to the applications.

The maximum size of attachments in the online application is 500Kb. Multiple documents of sizes smaller than 500Kb can be attached.

Applications should be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae which should include names of 3(three) referees and their contacts.

Please note that only shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted.
The appointing authority reserves the right to appoint a new employee to a higher or lower level than advertised as deemed fit.

To reach NOT later than 5:00pm on 18th November 2011


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