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Secretary

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

The Uganda Law Reform Commission is an autonomous body of Government established under Article 248(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda and operationalized by the Uganda Law Reform Commission Act, Cap. 25. The mandate of the Commission is to study and keep under constant review the Acts and all other laws comprising the laws of Uganda with a view to making recommendations for their systematic improvement, development, modernisation and reform.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified Ugandans to fill the following vacant positions at the Commission

Responsibilities

The Secretary is the Chief Executive and Accounting Officer of the Commission. In particular, he/she will perform the following duties:-
a) Control and supervise staff of the Commission.
b) Spearhead strategic leadership in the management and administration of the Commission by supervising, coordinating and monitoring Commission activities.
c) Implement government policies.
d) Oversee preparation of operational policy proposals.
e) Effectively implement the policy decisions of the Commission.
f) Mobilise resources for the Commission.
g) Manage the funds and other resources of the Commission and ensure proper utilization.
h) The secretary and technical advisor to the meetings of the Commission and the
Appointments Board.
i) Responsible for the preparation of the Commission budget.
j) Responsible for commitments made by the Commission.
k) Report to Parliament on the performance of the Commission.
l) Promote linkages between the Commission, the public and other stakeholders.
m) Any other duties that may be assigned by the Chairperson from time to time.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
The suitable candidate for this post should have:-
a) An Honours Bachelor of Laws degree from a recognised university;
b) A Diploma in Legal Practice from an institution recognized by the Uganda Law Council;
c) A Master’s Degree in any of the following fields: Public Administration, Public Sector Management, Law, Business Administration, Management Studies or a related field from a recognized Institution shall be an added advantage.
WORKING EXPERIENCE:
At least 10 years working experience, three of which should have been at the level of Commissioner or Director in Government or an equivalent level of experience from a reputable organization and should have been confirmed in appointment.

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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