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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Associate Counsel Job at World Bank Group - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Associate Counsel

Jobs at:
World Bank Group

Deadline of this Job:
February 12, 2018

Duty Station:
Nairobi, Kenya




Job details:
The World Bank Group's Legal Vice Presidency (LEG VPU) is seeking to recruit highly-qualified and seasoned individuals to fill the roles of Counsel and Associate Counsel to be based in the World Bank Country Office in Nairobi, Kenya.

Post: Associate Counsel- Vacancy No: 180058
The Associate Counsel, under the supervision of the Senior Counsel will; (a)draft and negotiate agreements (e.g., Loan, Financing and Grant Agreements, Guarantee Agreements, and Project Agreements); (b)prepare and/or review subsidiary agreements and other on-lending and on-granting agreements, and legal opinions; (c) carry out portfolio management, including drafting amendments and other project-related legal documents; prepare legal memoranda on pertinent legal issues; (d)participate in identification, preparation, appraisal and supervision missions with project teams; among other tasks. The successful candidate should have an LL.B. degree or equivalent and qualified to practice law in at least one jurisdiction. A Master’ s degree in law is desirable. A minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience involving legal research, contract drafting and/or other relevant legal experience with demonstrated excellent legal research, writing, analytical and communications skills. Fluency in written and spoken French and/or Portuguese is highly desired.

Job application procedure
For the full position descriptions, complete selection criteria and required competencies for the vacancies, submit an application at www.worldbank.org/careers  . Click on >Current job openings >job#180057(Counsel) or job# 180058 (Associate Counsel) respectively. The World Bank is committed to achieving diversity of gender, race, nationality, culture and educational background, individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Closing date is February 12, 2018.