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Company Secretary Job at Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Ltd( UETCL ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Company Secretary

Jobs at:
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Ltd( UETCL )

Deadline of this Job:
21stJune,2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
A Brief on the Company
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Ltd( UETCL ) is responsible for bulk purchase of electricity from the generating companies and selling the electricity in bulk to the distribution companies throughout Uganda. UETCL is also responsible for all exports and imports of electricity to Uganda.
UETCL seeks suitably qualified Ugandans to immediately fill vacancy of:
Company Secretary
The position at the Company Head Office reports to the Chairman of the Board of Directors of UETCL, and to the Managing Director/CEO.
Purpose
The primary purpose of the position is to ensure that the Company complies with standard financial and legal practice and maintains high standards of corporate governance.

KEY RESULT AREAS
  • Organising and preparing agenda and Papers for board meetings, committee meetings, management meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs);
  • Taking minutes of Shareholders‘ meetings, Board and Management meetings, extracting resolutions, lodging required forms and annual returns with the Companies Registry;
  • Following up on actions from General Meetings, Board and Management meetings with the Managing Director CEO and the Management team;
  • Maintaining statutory books, including Registers of members and Directors;
  • Contributing to meetings and discussions as and when required, and advising members of the legal and governance implications of proposed actions;
  • Witnessing all Company documents and keeping custody of the Company Seal.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the from time to time.
The desired person should have the following
essential requirements:
  • A University Degree in Law with Honours and Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.
  • A post graduate qualification either in ICSA or a Master's Degree in Law with an element of Corporate Governance.
  • Professional registration with Uganda Law Society.
  • Avalid practicing certificate.
  • At least 10 years’ work experience in a reputable organisation.
  • Not below 35 years of age.
  • Familiarity with the Electricity sector is an added advantage.
  • A person of high integrity and is motivated, innovative and result oriented and a committed team player.
Job application procedure
Interested persons should send their applications enclosing photocopies of academic qualifications certificates along with their curriculum vitae indicating contact postal address, daytime contact telephone, or fax or e-mail and giving three referees to:
The Manager,
Human Resource and Administration
Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited
P.0. Box 7625
KAMPALA
The closing date to receive applications is 21st June, 201