Senior Legal Officer at Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS)

Experience and Other requirements:


Full professional qualification such as ICSA or other internationally recognized professional qualification is an added advantage


Three (3) years at Legal Officer Level in a reputable public or private organization

Skills & Behavioral attributes

  • Computer literate, able to use of Microsoft office Applications and other applications.
  • Professionalism, Integrity, team spirit
  • Good communication skills
  • Objective and independent
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Confidence, patience, politeness, tact and diplomacy when dealing with difficult situations.


  • An Honor’s degree in Law.
  • A Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Must be an advocate of the High Court with at least Three (3) Practicing Certificates

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the review and implementation of the legal manual.
  • Conduct legal research to identify any new legislation or trend or practice that may impact the operations of the Bureau.
  • Participate in identifying legal training needs in the Bureau and the NSS.
  • Conduct research, develop, update legal training materials/tools and conduct training.
  • Monitor and support contract management at all levels, that is, employment, procurement and other contracts.
  • Maintain and update the legal compliance catalogue.
  • Organise and support stakeholder consultations and in amendments of the UBOS Act.
  • Liaise and maintain contacts with various offices including, the S.G, AG and other external legal firms.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Participate in the development of the department’s budget, workplan, and procurement plan.
  • Prepare and submit timely accountability for resources.
  • Perform any other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.


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