Officer Prosecution – (210000C) Job at Uganda Revenue Authority – Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Overview
Job Category: Legal
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  1st May 2021
Duty Station:  Uganda
Posted: 12-04-2021
Requirements
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Officer Prosecution - (210000C)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Legal ]

Jobs at:

Uganda Revenue Authority

Deadline of this Job:
01 May 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, April 12, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Job Role/ Purpose:
Represent the Organization in Courts of Law and Tax Appeals Tribunal, interpret tax and Case Laws to ensure that URA is ably represented in courts of law and enforcement of tax laws. .

Principle Accountabilities
1. Represent the Organization in Courts of Law in criminal matters to ensure compliance with tax laws, URA policies and procedures
• Review cases from internal clients with the view of determining whether a criminal tax case is established
• Refer the case files back to the investigators for further investigation where the need arises.
• Appear in courts of law and record proceedings.
• Follow up action on court orders with internal clients and report back to the line manager
2. Carry out due diligence on civil and criminal cases before court to ensure compliance with tax laws, URA policies and procedures.
• Discuss, review and analyze reports with internal clients to clarify instructions and appreciate the merits of cases arising from their respective Divisions.
• Obtain reports from the relevant Division to appreciate the facts of the case.
• Carry out Legal Research on all cases / matters assigned
• Carry out risk analysis on all cases received from the internal clients or cases before courts of law and submit reports to line Supervisor.
3. Draft Pleadings and other documents / reports that arise out of related tax laws, court cases and other transactions to ensure that URA is ably represented in courts of law.
• Draft weekly reports of new cases, judgments /orders and submit to the administrative officer and line supervisor.
• Review plaintiff’s documents and precedents of similar nature and drafts defense to match the context of each case.
• Discuss pleadings with line supervisor/manager and seek approval before filing in courts of law.
4. Interview and brief witnesses on Court, Tribunal / Arbitration Proceedings and prepare them to testify in court.
• Meet AC-LIT, the MGR and supervisor under whose jurisdiction a case falls to discuss and agree the material witnesses required in the case.
• Review cases and identify the documents/evidence required from the various witnesses.
• Meet material witnesses, interview them and prepare them for court appearance.


Qualifications
Person Specifications
Essential Requirements
• An honors Bachelor’s degree of Laws from a recognized University
• Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
• Certificate of enrollment as an Advocate of the High Court of Uganda
• Possession of a valid Practicing Certificate
• At least two (2) years’ experience handling litigation in a large organization or profound Law Firm
Desirable Requirements
• Experience in prosecution /criminal proceedings
• Experience dealing with the court processes and protocols
Knowledge
• Knowledge in tax laws and court practices


Special Skills & Attributes
• The incumbent must have strong analytical skills with attention to detail
• S/he should have good Presentation skills
• The Incumbent should have good communication skills with an excellent command of the English language - both spoken and written
• S/he should be a good team player
• S/he should have an impeccable record of integrity


Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

 

Job application procedure
Please follow this link to apply.

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