This job posting expired and applications are no longer accepted.

Legal Officer at NIC Holdings Ltd

at NIC Holdings Ltd
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted January 22, 2020
Category Insurance
Job Type Full-time

Description

Job Summary

To provide legal services to the Company under the governing laws, company rules and regulations by representations in courts

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Job Title         :           Legal Officer

Reports to      :           Head Legal and Administration

Purpose         :           To provide legal services to the Company under the governing laws, company rules and regulations by representations in courts, drafting and offering legal briefs to the BOD and Management.

 

Key Result Areas

 

1)    Negotiating settlements out of court

2)    Giving legal advice to various Departments

3)    Drafting, vetting and approving legal documents

4)    Assisting in debt recovery.

5)    Following up with witnesses for cases filed in court

6)    Attending court as and when required by lawyers

7)    Liaising with the external Advocates on cases filed in court

8)    Researching on legal cases for purposes of processing claims

9)    Reviewing and assessing Third Party Claims.

10) Ensuring witnesses attend court

11) Following up on recovery cases in court

12) Any other duties assigned.

 

Qualifications.

 

1.    Bachelors of Law Degree

2.    Admitted Advocate of the High Court with a current practicing certificate

3.    Proficient in the use of Microsoft office suite and packages.

4.    Minimum 2 years’ experience in a large and reputable firm/ Organization.

 

Key Competencies

  •  Visionary Leadership
  • Entrepreneur Spirit
  • Market Awareness
  • Customer Focus
  • Continuous Innovation
  • Ownership & Commitment
  • Team Spirit. Functional Skills
  • Information management
  • Compliance and risk management

Applying Instructions

Applications and CVS together with academic qualifications should be sent to vacancy@nic.co.ug