Job opportunity for Company Secretary at Posta Uganda

Job opportunity for Company Secretary at Posta Uganda

Posta UgandaJob Tittle: Company Secretary: Company Secretary’s duties include ensuring the integrity of the governance framework, being responsible for the efficient administration of a company, ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and implementing decisions made by the Board of Directors.

Key Responsibilities include;
– Ensuring that the company has adequate legal protection and that all contracts are valid and binding
– Ensuring that Board policies and decisions are conveyed to the relevant departments in a reasonable time to enable them efficiently carry out their responsibilities
– Establishing relations with the legal fraternity both in government and private sector to ensure strategic legal collaboration
– Ensuring effective representation in courts of law
– Drawing and execute legal documents
– Providing regular contact with Directors on all matters, schedule and invite Board Meetings and take minutes of Board meetings
– Drafting Board resolutions and ensure implementation of Board motions in a timely manner
– Being the custodian of the company seal; executing company seal to authenticate approved cheques, agreements, and other deserving documentation
– Ensuring safe keeping and indexing for easy retrieval of company contracts, documents of title, leases, logbooks and securities
– Maintaining an updated register of company assets, and ensure that the assets are adequately insured
– Signing and file the Company’s final accounts, Auditors’ reports and Directors’ reports
– Assisting the Managing Director in interpreting provisions of the procurement and disposal of assets (PPDA) Act
– Leading, supervising, and appraising performance of staff in the department
– Ensuring that the business operates under high quality legal and ethical standards
– Ensuring full compliance to the acceptable corporate governance standards
– Being advisor to the Board on technical (legal) matters

Job Requirements: 

– Honours degree in Law (LL.B) from a reputable university
– Seven (07) years’ post qualification relevant experience, at least three (03) of which should have been in a senior management position or in a similar job.
– A Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
– MUST be an enrolled advocate for atleast seven (7) years
– Possession of professional secretarial qualification (ICSA) will be an added advantage
– Attention to detail
– Ability to meet strict deadlines
– Willingness to work long/unsocial hours
– Possession of a good network with the legal fraternity
– High level of integrity, responsibility and confidentiality
– High sense of self drive and business acumen

Professional Skills: Good communication skills – Interpersonal skills – Strong time management skills

Language Skills: Applicants should be fluent in English

Posta Uganda: With an extensive network of postal delivery outlets down to sub-county level, Posta Uganda is the most extensive provider of postal services in Uganda. With mail delivered through 300 post offices, we offer a host of auxillary services to over 70,000 post boxes all over the country.

These include letter and parcel conveyance, an express courier services, local and international money transfers, internet services, philately for collectors, affordable public transport by the Post Bus, distribution of newspapers, magazines as well as being an agent for telecommunications providers.

How to apply for the job: 

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