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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Counsel/ Lawyer Job at World Bank Group - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Counsel/ Lawyer

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: Counsel/ Lawyer- Vacancy No: 180057
The Counsel will be expected to, in part; (a)provide advice to management and clients on legal and policy issues in one or more areas of concentration; (b)be responsible for the successful delivery of legal work on projects and programs and other transactions within client assignments; drafting, reviewing, negotiating and finalizing legal documents for Bank’s operations; (c)handle issues within an area of concentration to enable clients to create solutions; (provide legal support to ongoing projects and programs in adherence to World Bank Group legal policies and procedures, and business objectives; among other tasks. The successful candidate should have at least 5-years of relevant experience in addition to a JD, LLB, LLM or equivalent and admission to the Bar (or equivalent) in at least one jurisdiction. Working experience with international financial organizations is a plus. Excellence in English is required, and ability to work in 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.