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Saturday, June 1, 2019

Corporation Secretary Job at Uganda Development Corporation ( UDC ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Corporation Secretary [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Management , Category: Administrative & Office ]

Jobs at: Uganda Development Corporation ( UDC )

Deadline of this Job:
14th June 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: 31st May 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
JOB DETAILS:
The Uganda Development Corporation ( UDC ) was set up by the Uganda Development Corporation Act 201 6 as the investment arm of Government with the primary objective of facilitating industrial and economic development of the country.
This objective is met through; establishment of subsidiary and associated companies, entering into public private partnerships with any commercial, industrial or agricultural undertaking or enterprises, assisting in financing and management of undertakings promoting industrial or economic development; and promoting and facilitating research into industrial development. In the quest to implement this mandate, UDC now seeks highly qualified and motivated Ugandans; to fill in the vacant positions listed below;
Title: Corporation Secretary
Purpose of the Job
To plan, direct and control all legal related and corporate matters of the Corporation and manage Board affairs..

Main Duties
• Head of department responsible for planning, managing and mentoring staff in the department
• Principal Legal Advisor of the Corporation
• Arranging the business at meetings of the Board
• Taking minutes at the meetings of the Board
• Keeping the records of the decisions and other poli records of the Board
• Negotiate and draw contracts that are to be execute between the ‘Corporation and third parties
• Chief custodian of legal documentation of the Corporation
• Managing the performance of the Legal and Corporate Affairs Department
• Provide Company Secretariat services to the Corporation subsidiaries .
• Responsible for the custody of the Corporations seal
• Defending the Corporation in courts of law
• Oversee the carrying out of legal due diligence on investment proposals
• Ensuring timely compliance with all statutory requirements
• Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Qualifications & Experience
• Bachelors of Law degree plus Postgraduate Diploma in Legal
• Practice and an advocate of the High Court of Uganda
• Must have a Masters degree in Law or Business Administration
• Professional qualification in lCSA is added advantage
• Not less than 10 years working experience of which 5 should be at Senior level

Person Specifications
• Good understanding of Ugandan economy and appreciation of the culture and environment associated with commercial legal matters
• Combination of public & private sector working methods
• Demonstrable track record of performance, executive presence and decision making
• Ability to interact, relate to, work with and support activities of a dynamic Corporation
• Prior experience in administration and management with an organization and dealing with BOD
• Attack record of having handled litigation or court cases
• Considerable knowledge, experience and competence in managing legal matters
• Familiarity with the current global and local regulatory environment for investment and developmental projects
• Proven moral character, integrity and well demonstrated leadership, skills

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree

Job Experience Requirements: 10 years

Job application procedure
Applications accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone contact, names and addresses of 3 (three) referees should be addressed to:
The Executive Director
Uganda Development Corporation
Floor 5, Soliz House
Plot 23 Lumumba Avenue
P. 0, Box 1042
Kampala
Deadline for receipt of applications: Friday 14th June 2019
Only Shortlisted Applicants will be contacted

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