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Senior Legal Officer

Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC)

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted March 8, 2022.

Senior Legal Officer Jobs in Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) Uganda vacancies in Uganda at Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC)

# Job Description

The Uganda National Oil Company UNOC Ltd was established under the Petroleum
Exploration, Development, and Production Act and the Petroleum Refining,
Conversion, Transmission, and Midstream Storage Act, both of 2013 and
incorporated under the Companies Act, 2012. It is a limited liability company
wholly owned by the Government of Uganda.
The overall function of UNOC is to handle the State’s commercial interests in
the Oil and Gas industry and ensure that the resource is exploited in a
sustainable manner.
UNOC now invites applications for persons interested to develop their career
with a dynamic results-oriented Company to occupy the following positions:

Legal and Corporate Affair Department
Job Title: Senior Legal Officer 1 Vacancy
Reports To: Manager Midstream and Contracts Management

Job Purpose:
To handle day to day-to-day legal responsibilities related to legal
structuring of projects, contracts negotiations and drafting, provision of
legal advisory services, drafting of relevant policies and supporting
management of company compliance matters.

Essential Duties
• Providing legal advisory during project structuring including legal risk
analyses of structuring options, advising on legal, regulatory, and permitting
requirements, and conducting due diligence on potential partners.
• Assist in the formulation of negotiations strategies and positions.
Actively participate in the negotiation, drafting and/or review of the
agreements applicable to the upstream, midstream, and downstream ventures of
UNOC, its subsidiaries.
• Draft and/or review employment contract, procurement contracts, and any
other operational contracts required by UNOC and its subsidiaries.
• Communicate the signed contracts to all relevant parties to provide contract
visibility, awareness and interpretation to support implementation.
Monitor contract compliance milestones, deliverables, invoicing etc. and
file all necessary documentation for compliance of the company.
• Oversee the maintenance of contractual records and documentation such as
receipt and control of all contract correspondence, contractual changes,
status reports and other documents for all projects.
• Assist in achieving compliance with the applicable legal, regulatory,
contractual regime, acceptable International best practices, and internal
policies in the execution of all operations of UNOC and its subsidiaries.
Interpret, provide advice and guidance on legal, regulatory, and contractual
matters to UNOC and its subsidiaries where applicable.
• Support the monitoring of legal, contractual, and regulatory developments
within Uganda and globally that may impact the legal, regulatory and
contractual landscape applicable to UNOC operations and ensure these are
effectively communicated to relevant business.
• Manage the Legal Officers.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes:
• A bachelor’s degree in Law LLB. b A diploma in legal practice.
• A master’s in law in a relevant discipline such as in Petroleum, Project
financing, Corporate and/or Commercial Law, will be an added advantage.
• At least Six 6 years’ experience in a busy corporate entity of high
Experience in dealing with complex transactions in a large corporate entity is
relevant including negotiating high value project contracts and providing
advisory for such projects.
• Excellent analytical, researching and drafting skills.
• High level of integrity, proven track record of outstanding performance, and
ability to work under pressure as part of a team.
• Managerial skills.
• Strong interpersonal and legal stakeholder management skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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**Closing Date** : 25th March. 2022

Senior Legal Officer Jobs in Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC) Uganda vacancies in Uganda at Uganda National Oil Company (UNOC)

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