UGAFODE Jobs 2021 – Fresher Legal Assistant


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Job Title:  – UGAFODE Jobs 2021 Fresher Legal Assistant

Organization: UGAFODE

Duty Station: Kampala

Reference:   HR/STAFF/VAC – 18/5/2021/1

 

 

UGAFODE Profile

UGAFODE Microfinance Limited, commonly called UGAFODE, is a microfinance deposit-accepting institution (MDI) in Uganda. It is licensed and supervised by the Bank of Uganda, the central bank and national banking regulator.

 

 

Job Profile

The Legal Assistant – Recovery will implement legal action for the non-performing portfolio of UGAFODE as guided by Institutional Policies and existing Laws in order to maintain the Institution’s asset quality in addition to managing litigation risk.

 

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide cost effective and timely legal advisory services and support to the Credit Recovery Function at UGAFODE in order to foster effective management of Regulatory and Litigation risk and to facilitate the recovery of Non-Performing loans.
  • Co-ordinate the conduct of litigation matters in liaison with External Advocates, Baliffs which includes but is not limited to reviewing pleadings, preparing instructions, supporting witnesses, instituting the suits, coordinating hearing dates and providing necessary documents to support timely resolution of UGAFODE’s cases.
  • Represent UGAFODE in Courts of Law, other fora of Alternative Dispute Resolution and participate in negotiating settlements in liaison with UGAFODE’s External Advocates and/ or the Credit Department.
  • Conduct due diligence on non-performing loans forwarded for legal action to support recovery and to ensure compliance with the legal regime, policies and implement the appropriate action.
  • Advise the credit department on the legislation on recovery of loans and Follow up, monitor the debt collectors to ensure all recovery mechanisms are done within the law
  • Maintain schedules of up-to-date litigation and recovery cases and prepare reports on litigation and recovery cases for Management consideration within the required timelines.
  • Address external and internal customer queries in accordance to Policy/ Service Level Agreement standards and timelines.
  • Maintain a record of relevant litigation and recovery correspondence/ files and ensure safe custody thereof.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate for the UGAFODE Microfinance Limited Legal Assistant – Recovery job must hold a Bachelor of Laws (LLB -Hons) from a recognized University
  • A Diploma in legal Practices from the Law Development Centre.
  • At least one (1) year of post training experience and admission to practice law in Uganda.
  • Sound understanding of the laws and regulations relating to financial institutions.

 

 

How To Apply for UGAFODE Jobs 2021 

If you believe you meet the requirements as stated, submit an application letter together with an up-to-date CV to our email to:  [email protected] . Please indicate the job title you are applying for in the Email Subject Line. Your applications should be addressed to the Head of Human Resources

Deadline: 31st May 2021

 

 

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