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Are you looking for Legal Jobs in Uganda 2024? If yes, then you might be interested in Senior Legal Manager job at True North Consult Ltd

Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

June 22, 2024 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

True North Ltd started operations in 2008 under the name Efrivo Services Ltd as an IT & Management consultancy services company. In June 2011, it rebranded under the trade name True North Consult Ltd to reflect its current focus on People Management Advisory Services.
We are proud to be the only people management consultancy in Uganda that is run by qualified Human Resource Management Professionals.

Our niche is in the provision of bespoke management services to organizations of all sizes. The company has a network of over 15 consulting partners with over 10 years hands-on experience in their respective areas of expertise.

Because we are small, every customer is big, therefore you are guaranteed dedicated effort and service from highly qualified and experienced resources.

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Job Title

Senior Legal Manager job at True North Consult Ltd

Job Description

The Senior Legal Manager shall be responsible for deputizing the Head of Legal and shall be responsible for providing support and having oversight on matters related to customer and vendor management, legal advisory, litigation management and regulatory support.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and steer the team supporting on the legal, compliance, risk and regulatory functions within the department.

  • Build and maintain strategic relationships with key external stakeholders to achieve business goals.

  • Undertake comprehensive, timely and accurate review of contracts, and where required develop/draft legal instruments, including but not limited to contracts, leases, licenses, notices etc.

  • Handle the organization’s litigation portfolio including but not limited to pre-trial briefing, assisting in the review and response to pleadings, collating supporting documentation, identifying potential witnesses, attending Court sessions, maintaining litigation files and ensuring proper maintenance of such files.

  • Provide sound legal advice in all operational matters including emerging laws and regulations, commercial transactions and HR issues among other areas.

  • Management of external counsel i.e. development of SLA, undertaking firm audits, , issuance of instructions in consultation with the Head of Legal, performance appraisal etc.

  • Facilitate debt recovery by issuing demands and notices to debtors and guarantors as well as responding to demands issued to the organization.

  • Conduct quarterly reviews of the organization’s litigation matters in order to reduce litigation portfolio by closing cases where recovery chances are slim.

  • Support as a key account manager for Tier 1 customers and address and respond to customer complaints, customer demands and offer legal advisory as required.

  • Management of legal costs and ensuring departmental cost reduction by at least 10% of budgeted amount.

  • Supporting other departments as business partner to ensure compliance and risk prevention.

  • Facilitate legal awareness on litigation and commercial transactions to mitigate risk.

  • Development of compliance checklist and work status reports.

Earn $ 2.5

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Excellent drafting skills

  • Ability to work with all levels of management

  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Able to multitask and meet deadlines, getting things right the first time

  • Analytical, problem-solver who is able to identify key issues quickly

  • Effective self-leadership as an individual contributor in a high-performance environment

  • High level of integrity

  • Conflict management capabilities

  • Ability to analyze data and formulate recommendations

  • Ability to make sound business decisions

  • Relationship management competency

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Accuracy oriented with strong attention to detail

  • Expert knowledge of relevant compliance legislations

  • Expert knowledge of corporate and commercial law

  • Well organize

  • Leadership skills

  • Teamwork-driven

  • Results-oriented


Education and Experience

  • LLB Degree or equivalent foreign qualification.

  • Admitted lawyer with 8 + years relevant experience in applying general commercial and corporate law.

  • 3+ years of property law and/or telecommunications law experience.

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How to Apply

You can apply by submitting your cover letter and CV to exechire@truenorthafrica.com with subject line Senior Legal Manager

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