• Full Time
  • Kampala

About This Job:

Q-Sourcing Limited trading as Q-Sourcing Servtec is a manpower management solutions firm operating in the East African Region in the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, and South Sudan.
On behalf of our client EACOP, we are looking for a competent, skilled, and experienced Paralegal to work in Kampala.

Reports to: LEGAL MANAGER (n+1); LEGAL DIRECTOR (n+2)

Direct subordinates (number): 0

Staff managed (number): 0

Job Description

S/he will be responsible for the administrative work and tasks of the Legal Department. S/he will assist the Company Secretary in all activities and tasks related to the Board and the Company Secretarial function. S/he will also work closely with the Shareholders Relation Officer and the Executive Assistants to manage the various communications, minutes and company records. S/he will protect the interests of the Company by maintaining the correct processes and records required of the Company

Key Functions:

  • Prepare and carry out legal administrative work and tasks.
  • Prepare first document drafts, such as contracts and proofread documents.
  • Review external communications to government institutions and other project stakeholders.
  • Support court processes – filing of documents, attendance records, payment of fees, notarization, registration and management of external clerks.
  • Assist the Legal Director in the management of the department safe and manage the legal documents of the Company.
  • Prepare internal presentations, precedents, reports and other department materials.
  • Conduct legal research and monitor legal developments.
  • Analyse and input legal data as required.
  • Prepare internal and external articles and case reports.
  • Organise case files, attend court inquests and tribunals, transcribe legal opinion and compile litigation bundles as required.
  • Organize diaries, schedule meetings and respond to telephone queries.
  • Undertake such other assignments as requirement in furtherance of the Department’s mandate.

CONTEXT AND ENVIRONMENT

Qualifications/Experience required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritise accordingly.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrable ability to work with others.
  • Excellent attention to detail with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills and an ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • High degree of discretion and professionalism.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural business environment with high profile conflict risk potentials with partners and/or stakeholders.
  • Excellent legal research and analysis skills and reporting.
  • Good business acumen and an understanding of in-house legal department’s clients.
  • Oil & gas experience or qualifications will be an added advantage.

Behavioral competencies:

  • The successful candidate will demonstrate that s/he can take ownership of the job responsibilities and hold themselves accountable for their successful completion.
  • Good communication skills (in English speaking and writing) and strong interpersonal relationship ability
  • Ability to complete multiple, diverse tasks of differing priorities.
  • Required Software Skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook)
  • Fluent in English (speaking, writing)

How to apply:

All candidates who meet the criteria outlined as above are encouraged apply under the job vacancy “QSSU-EACOP-PAL-PARALEGAL”.

Note:

The deadline for applications is not later than 5:00 pm Thursday, Monday 22nd August 2022.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Q-SOURCING SERVTEC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. ANY SOLICITATION WILL LEAD TO DISQUALIFICATION.

To apply for this job please visit qsourcingservtec.applytojob.com.