LEGAL OFFICER(Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives)

  • Public Service Commission
  • Kampala, Uganda
  • 06/11/2020
Full time   Government Jobs in Uganda Legal Jobs in Uganda

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(LEGAL OFFICER)

THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

 PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

GRADUATE RECRUITMENT EXERCISE (GRE)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the vacant posts currently available in Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies.  Applications should be filled ON-LINE not later than 2nd December, 2020. The e-recruitment system can be accessed on https://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors

 Applicants are advised to: -

  1. a) Apply ON-LINE;
  2. b)Scan, attach and submit on-line recent passport size photograph and relevant documents

(‘O’ Level, ‘A’ Level, Degree Transcript and Certificates only);

  1. c)Each attachment must not exceed a limit of 1MB and only Portable Document Format (PDF) is allowed;

Application Process:

  1. a) Visit the website  https://vacancies.psc.go.ug/ors
  2. b)Click and Register as a new User to create your account and complete your profile (starting with your bio data moving downwards).
  3. c)If you already have an account, simply sign in and update your profile.
  4. d)Click on Jobs then Advertised Jobs in the menu.  Select the Advert to view the jobs therein.
  5. e)Click on the job from the list of advertised jobs.
  6. f)View the job details and click apply.
  7. g)Review your application and submit.
  8. h)You can only apply for one (1) post. Applying for more than one (1) post will lead to disqualification. 

Emphasis: -

  1. a)     Only On-line applications on the e-recruitment system will be considered.
  2. b)Candidates shortlisted for Interviews will be contacted. 
  3. c)    Candidates shortlisted for Oral Interviews shall be required to bring along with them certified copies of original academic documents (O and A level certificates, the Degree Transcript and Certificates) and a valid identify card.
  4. d)   Serving Officers already appointed in the Public Service shall not be considered for entry level posts under this GRE advert;
  5. e)     Applicants who shall not hear from the Public Service Commission on completion of the selection process should consider themselves unsuccessful.
  6. f)In case of any inquiry, call Tel. No.0414-237671 or 0414-254271 or 0414-342279 or send an e-mail to vacancies@psc.go.ug

 Applicants should, among others, have the following competencies:

 Ethics and integrity; interpersonal, communication and computer skills; ability to adapt to multi-cultural settings; effective organizational and planning skills; time management skills; technical skills; report writing skills; negotiation skills; capacity for teamwork; innovation and concern for results, quality and standards.

Ministry/DepartmentMinistry of Trade, Industry and CooperativesPostLEGAL OFFICERScaleU4Vacancies1ReferenceHRM 147/286/01Minimum Age21Maximum AgeMinimum QualificationApplicants should be Ugandans in possession of an Honours Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University / Institution plus a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Law Development Centre.Working ExperienceDuties
The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Legal Officer for performing the following duties:-

-      Advising the Ministry and its affiliated Institutions on legal matters;

-      Participating in analysis and review of policies and laws;

-      Assisting in representing the Ministry in Courts of Law or any other legal proceedings to which the Ministry is a party;

-      Assisting in drafting Legislations relating to the Ministry and its affiliated Institutions;

-      Interpreting laws that have a bearing on the work of the Ministry;

-      Providing legal support to the Ministry’s Departments;

-      Liaising with the Office of the Solicitor General on all legal matters;

-      Evaluating all legal documents submitted to the Ministry;

-      Developing and writing legal memoranda and statements as may be directed by the Permanent Secretary;

-      Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

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Application deadline

02/12/2020

Tags

Jobs in Uganda, Government Jobs in Uganda, Law Jobs in Uganda

We do not ask for any fees (refundable or non-refundable) at any stage of the job application and or recruitment process. We, therefore, appeal to job seekers not to respond to any such requests.

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