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Director Legal/Board Secretary

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Legal
  • Executive (director)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Reference: NIRA/HR/DLBS/06-18

Provide the authority with legal counsel, guidance and representation and co-ordinate the affairs of the Board.

Interested persons should submit an application, detailed curriculum vitae (CV), copies of academic and professional certificates/ testimonials addressed to the Executive Director


  1. Providing legal advice to the Authority
  2. Ensuring that the Authority’s operations are in compliance with the provisions of the Registration of Persons’ Act and Regulations as well as other applicable Laws and guidelines
  3. Overseeing and monitoring progress of any legal proceedings including litigation and alternative dispute resolution
  4. Coordinating the business of the Board including scheduling meetings, notice of meetings and submission of documents for Board meetings in line with the approved Board Charter and related guidelines
  5. Taking minutes at Board Meetings, maintaining proper records of decisions of the board and a custodian of critical documentation of the Authority
  6. Being a key liaison between the Board and Management in order to support the efficient operations of the Authority
  7. Managing the performance and development of staff in the department in line with the Authority’s objectives and overall mandate.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Legal
Seniority: Executive (director)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required skills: Business performance monitoring; Operative management; Legal auditing; Legal counseling; Judicial processes and litigation
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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National Identification and Registration Authority (Uganda)

GovernmentalCompany size: 500-1000 people

The National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) was established by The Registration of Persons Act 2015 to harmonize and consolidate the law on registration of persons, to provide for registration of individuals; to establish a National Registration and Identification Register; to provide for the issue of national identification cards and aliens identification cards; to register births, deaths and adoption orders and issue the relevant certificates.

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