Company :Rural Electrification Agency (REA)
Location : Kampala
Deadline : 8th June 2018

The Rural Electrification Agency ( REA ) is the Secretariat of the Rural Electrification Board (REB) as established by Statutory Instrument 2001 No. 75. The REB’s main function is to oversee the management of the Rural Electrification Fund (REF) and facilitate the development and implementation of rural electrification projects under several sources of funding. In order to strengthen its Human Resource Capacity to fulfil the above intention, REA is seeking to recruit Ugandan nationals suitably qualified to fill the following vacancy:

Post: Manager Legal and Board Services

Reports to:  Executive Director, the Manager Legal and Board Services will provide legal advisory services to the Rural Electrification Board, Management and staff of the Rural Electrification Agency.

Key responsibilities :
Provide legal guidance to the Rural Electrification Board, Management and staff of the Agency on compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.

Formulate appropriate legal structures, policies and guidelines to support the operations of the Agency.

Participate in project appraisal and negotiations for funding to ensure the loan objectives are aligned with the Agency’s strategic goals.

Shall be responsible for preparation of legal documents including contracts, agreements and memoranda of understanding.

Keep safe custody of the Agency’s legal documents.

Shall be responsible for mitigating legal risks associated with the operations of the Agency.

Support the function of the Secretary to the Rural Electrification Board.

Oversee the acquisition of right of way for successful implementation of rural electrification projects.

Establish, promote and maintain strategic linkages with key stakeholders.

Manage departmental resources and activities including but not limited to budgeting, procurement and human resources

Perform other duties as will be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in law.
  • Master’s degree in Law or Business Administration
  • Post graduate diploma in legal practice.
  • Enrolled Advocate of the High Court with a valid practicing certificate.
  • Registered member of the Uganda Law Society.
  • 10 years’ work experience in a reputable organisation, with seven (7) years specific experience in the public sector.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience at senior level of management.
  • Over Five years’ experience in litigation.
  • Familiarity with the electricity sector is an added advantage.

Job application procedure
A typed cover letter, together with a current CV, copies of academic transcripts and certificates plus names and addresses of 3 reputable referees should be directly submitted by 04.00pm on 8th June, 2018 to:
THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
RURAL ELEGTRIFICATION AGENCY
PLOT 1O WINDSOR LOOP KOLOLO
2nd FLOOR, HOUSE OF HOPE
PO BOX 7317 KAMPALA.
We're an Equal Opportunity Employer!This job was copied from BrighterMonday

The Rural Electrification Agency ( REA ) is the Secretariat of the Rural Electrification Board (REB) as established by Statutory Instrument 2001 No. 75. The REB’s main function is to oversee the management of the Rural Electrification Fund (REF) and facilitate the development and implementation of rural electrification projects under several sources of funding. In order to strengthen its Human Resource Capacity to fulfil the above intention, REA is seeking to recruit Ugandan nationals suitably qualified to fill the following vacancies: Post: Manager Legal and Board Services Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager Legal and Board Services will provide legal advisory services to the Rural Electrification Board, Management and staff of the Rural Electrification Agency. Key responsibilities include to: Provide legal guidance to the Rural Electrification Board, Management and staff of the Agency on compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements. Formulate appropriate legal structures, policies and guidelines to support the operations of the Agency. Participate in project appraisal and negotiations for funding to ensure the loan objectives are aligned with the Agency’s strategic goals. Shall be responsible for preparation of legal documents including contracts, agreements and memoranda of understanding. Keep safe custody of the Agency’s legal documents. Shall be responsible for mitigating legal risks associated with the operations of the Agency. Support the function of the Secretary to the Rural Electrification Board. Oversee the acquisition of right of way for successful implementation of rural electrification projects. Establish, promote and maintain strategic linkages with key stakeholders. Manage departmental resources and activities including but not limited to budgeting, procurement and human resources Perform other duties as will be assigned from time to time by the supervisor. Specifications of the Person Bachelor's degree in law. Master’s degree in Law or Business Administration Post graduate diploma in legal practice. Enrolled Advocate of the High Court with a valid practicing certificate. Registered member of the Uganda Law Society. Experience often (1 0) years’ work experience in a reputable organisation, with seven (7) years specific experience in the public sector. A minimum of five (5) years’ experience at senior level of management. Over Five years’ experience in litigation. Familiarity with the electricity sector is an added advantage. Job application procedure A typed cover letter, together with a current CV, copies of academic transcripts and certificates plus names and addresses of 3 reputable referees should be directly submitted by 04.00pm on 8th June, 2018 to: THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RURAL ELEGTRIFICATION AGENCY PLOT 1O WINDSOR LOOP KOLOLO 2nd FLOOR, HOUSE OF HOPE PO BOX 7317 KAMPALA. We're an Equal Opportunity Employer! This job was copied from BrighterMonday
The Rural Electrification Agency ( REA ) is the Secretariat of the Rural Electrification Board (REB) as established by Statutory Instrument 2001 No. 75. The REB’s main function is to oversee the management of the Rural Electrification Fund (REF) and facilitate the development and implementation of rural electrification projects under several sources of funding. In order to strengthen its Human Resource Capacity to fulfil the above intention, REA is seeking to recruit Ugandan nationals suitably qualified to fill the following vacancies: Post: Manager Legal and Board Services Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager Legal and Board Services will provide legal advisory services to the Rural Electrification Board, Management and staff of the Rural Electrification Agency. Key responsibilities include to: Provide legal guidance to the Rural Electrification Board, Management and staff of the Agency on compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements. Formulate appropriate legal structures, policies and guidelines to support the operations of the Agency. Participate in project appraisal and negotiations for funding to ensure the loan objectives are aligned with the Agency’s strategic goals. Shall be responsible for preparation of legal documents including contracts, agreements and memoranda of understanding. Keep safe custody of the Agency’s legal documents. Shall be responsible for mitigating legal risks associated with the operations of the Agency. Support the function of the Secretary to the Rural Electrification Board. Oversee the acquisition of right of way for successful implementation of rural electrification projects. Establish, promote and maintain strategic linkages with key stakeholders. Manage departmental resources and activities including but not limited to budgeting, procurement and human resources Perform other duties as will be assigned from time to time by the supervisor. Specifications of the Person Bachelor's degree in law. Master’s degree in Law or Business Administration Post graduate diploma in legal practice. Enrolled Advocate of the High Court with a valid practicing certificate. Registered member of the Uganda Law Society. Experience often (1 0) years’ work experience in a reputable organisation, with seven (7) years specific experience in the public sector. A minimum of five (5) years’ experience at senior level of management. Over Five years’ experience in litigation. Familiarity with the electricity sector is an added advantage. Job application procedure A typed cover letter, together with a current CV, copies of academic transcripts and certificates plus names and addresses of 3 reputable referees should be directly submitted by 04.00pm on 8th June, 2018 to: THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR RURAL ELEGTRIFICATION AGENCY PLOT 1O WINDSOR LOOP KOLOLO 2nd FLOOR, HOUSE OF HOPE PO BOX 7317 KAMPALA. This job was copied from BrighterMonday