Mining Lawyer (2 Vacancies) at Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development
Kampala, Central, Uganda
Permanent full time
Arbitration, Banking and Finance, Company commercial, Competition and antitrust, Construction and engineering, Environmental, Energy and natural resources, Government and public sector, Governance, risk and compliance, Litigation and dispute resolution, Logistics and transportation, Manufacturing and industrial, Regulatory, Human Rights
The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development through the Directorate of Geological Survey and Mines (Mines Department) is implementing the Mineral Wealth and Mining Infrastructure Project and Minerals Laboratories Equipping and systems Development Project.
In order to implement the above project efficiently and effectively, the Ministry seeks to recruit competent, trained and well-motivated persons to fill a number of vacancies in the Directorate of Geological Survey and Mines. The positions are on contractual basis and subject to renewal upon satisfactory performance.
Mining Lawyer (2 POSITIONS) Reports to: Director-DGSM Location: Entebbe Job purpose Draft, review and advice on mining contracts and agreements, compliance of mineral rights and legal matters with relevant existing laws of Uganda, resolve legal disputes, monitor tax compliance and liaise with the office of the Attorney General on matters concerning mineral exploration, licencing and mining.
Duties and responsibilities • The Officer will perform the following: • Ensure that all applications for mineral rights are compliant with relevant existing laws of Uganda, • Advise the Directorate on all legal matters pertaining to the mining industry, • Advise on the resolution of legal disputes arising out of all business processes and activities of the mineral sector.
Job Skills: Not Specified
Person Specifications Qualifications: • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree (Honours) in Law from a recognised University • A Postgraduate training in Mining Law is a MUST • Any qualifications in Mineral Policy and Law, Regulation and Management of Mining, will be an added Advantage: • At least five (5) years of professional working experience in handling cases related to the Mineral Sector • Competences: Good understanding of the Mineral sub-sector, technical competencies, negotiation skills, strategic thinking, decision-making capabilities, Public Sector Management with good understanding of Government institutional policy framework, Ethics and Integrity, Accountability, Results oriented, good Interpersonal skills, Communication and Computer Skills.
Job Education: Bachelor’s Degree Job Experience: 5 years
METHOD OF APPLICATION
All suitably qualified candidates should submit applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, photocopies of academic and other relevant documents, names and addresses of three referees to
the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development. Attn: Principal Human Resource Officer. Amber House, Second Floor Room, A 205, Kampala Road, Opposite Workers House not later than 14th August, 2020 at 5:00pm.
The detail of the Job Advertisement (The Job duties and responsibilities) for the above positions can also be obtained from the Ministry's website: www.energyandminerals.go.ug Please NOTE: The interviews for Askari and Cleaners will be held at the Regional offices.
Offline Contact details
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development. Attn: Principal Human Resource Officer Amber House, Second Floor Room, A 205, Kampala Road, Opposite Workers House