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Monday, June 26, 2017

Senior Legal Officer (Re-advertised) Job at Kyambogo University - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Senior Legal Officer (Re-advertised)

Jobs at:
Kyambogo University

Deadline of this Job:
24th July 2017, 5:00 pm East African Time.

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Kyarnbogo University is a public university, established in 2003 following the merger of the former institute of Teacher Education Kyambogo (ITEK), Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo (UPK), and Uganda National institute for Special Education (UNISE). The University Campus is located on Kyamhogo Hill in the capital city, Kampala. it is the second largest university in Uganda with more than 20,000 students.
Kyambogo University is a unique institution which has adopted an integrated approach to education, focusing on vocationalising education at all levels. The University has embraced the fields of science and technology, humanities, business management and entrepreneurship, education and teacher development as well as special needs education.
To achieve its mission and strategic goals, Kyambogo University seeks to till the following non -teaching positions. Please visit to download the complete ion adverts.
Job Title: Senior Legal Officer (Re-advertised)
Salary Scale: M5
Responsible to: University Secretary
Responsible for: Legal Officer
To provide effective legal service to the University Council, Management and other organs of the University.
  • Should have a Masters degree in Law or equivalent legal qualiļ¬cation from a recognized University/institution.
  • An honors Bachelors degree in Law (LLB) from a recognized institution.
  • Must have a Diploma in Legal Practice.
  • Should be an enrolled advocate of the High Court of Uganda with a valid practicing certificate.
  • Should have at least six years as a practicing Lawyer/State Attorney, three of which should have been at the rank of Legal Officer or its equivalent in a reputable organization.
  • Age Limit: Must be below 55 years old at the time of application.
  • Should have good communication, leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be proficient in using relevant computer packages.
  • Must be a person of high integrity
Job application procedure
interested persons who meet the minimum requirements should submit Six (6) copies of their applications together with the following:
  • A detailed and an Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae.
  • Recent and original copies of their passport size Photographs attached to the application
  • Certified copies of academic transcripts, certificates, and professional qualifications.
  • Copies of the National Identity Card or copies of relevant pages of the passport indicating the applicants date of birth.
  • Names and addresses of three referees who shout be advised to send reference letters direct to Director Human Resources under confidential cover.
Sealed application should be sent to the address below not later than Monday 24th July 2017, 5:00 pm East African Time.
Applications should be addressed to:
Tel: +256 414 286 452 Email:
  • In case of a re-advertised position, those who had applied earlier need not reapply;
  • Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted for interviews; and
  • Applicants who will not hear from Kyambogo University on completion of the selection exercise should consider themselves as unsuccessful.
Kyambogo University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.