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NITA Uganda Jobs 2022 – Fresher Management Trainee (Legal Services)

Job Title: Management Trainee (Legal Services) – NITA Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: National Information Technology Authority

Duty Station: Uganda

Directorate: Personal Data Protection Office

Department: Licensing and Legal Affairs

Reports to: Legal Services Officer

Salary Grade: N7

 

 

National Information Technology Authority Profile:

The National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U) is an autonomous statutory body established under the NITA-U Act 2009, to coordinate and regulate Information Technology services in Uganda. NITA-U is under the general supervision of the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance.

 

 

Job Summary:

To support in provision of regulatory activities including licensing and legal services related to the Data Protection and Privacy Act, 2019 and other relevant Laws in force.

 

 

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Participate in stakeholder engagements on awareness and sensitization of the Data Protection and Privacy Act, 2019.
  • Support in Implementation of processes on maintenance, publication and update of the Data Protection Register.
  • Review and draft contracts and agreements in compliance with all statutory or legal requirement
  • Review publications by the Office and ensure they reflect the correct position of the law.
  • Support in the development of Guidance/Notices on key areas under the Data Protection and Privacy Act.
  • Provide corporate secretarial services on behalf of the Office.
  • Support in provision of legal advice to staff of the Office and external stakeholders
  • Liaison and collaboration with all relevant government ministries and departments, such as DPP, AG, Uganda Police with respect to legal and regulatory matters.
  • Perform any other duties, which may be assigned from time to time.

 

 

Qualifications

Education

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law (Hons.) from a recognized university is required.
  • Training in Data Protection and Privacy is an added advantage.

Experience

  • A minimum of one (1) years’ experience in provision of legal advice with a reputable organisation or law firm is a requirement
  • One (1) years’ experience in sensitizing masses about various laws with a reputable organization or law firm is an added advantage.

Technical Expertise

  • Good analytical skills;
  • Knowledge of Data Protection and Privacy laws;
  • Ability to produce results with minimal supervision and handle multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Soft skills like presentation, and listening skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Nature and Scope

  • Able to prioritize and co-ordinate work streams/projects to drive delivery of the overall programme objectives and goals
  • A resilient team player with a ‘can do’ attitude, who is willing to take responsibility leading and working with others to create breakthrough solutions to complex problems

 

 

How To Apply for NITA Uganda Jobs 2022

Interested applicants who meet the job requirements/specifications and with the right personal attributes are invited to complete and submit their application form (which can be downloaded from the NITA-U officiawebsite www.nita.go.ug),  with a cover letter, supported by curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and testimonials, and must specify day time telephone contact, postal and email addresses of both the applicant and three referees, to the address below.

The Executive Director,

National Information Technology

Authority – UGANDA (NITA-U),

Palm Courts, Plot 7A, Rotary Avenue (former lugogo bypass)

P.O. Box 33151, Kampala-Uganda

Tel: 0417 801 038

Or via email: [email protected] (application must not exceed 10MBs)

Applicants must also submit with their application verifiable evidence supporting previous relevant appointments such as appointment letters and employment contracts.

No application will be accepted without a duly completed and signed standard application form (referred to above).

FEEDBACK

Only successful candidates will be contacted. Any form of solicitation, influence peddling and or any other “backdoor” attempt, of whatsoever nature, to influence the selection process in one’s favour, will automatically lead to disqualification of a candidate without any recourse.

Closing Date: 7th February 2022 (Not later than 1700 hrs Local Time)

 

 

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