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Legal & Collection Officer

Date:  Mar 18, 2023
Posting Closure Date:  Apr 01, 2023
Category:  Support Function
Career Level: 

Kampala, Kampala, Uganda

Job Role

A legal Officer who is a Lawyer by profession need to have skills in analyzing the document's correctness, and he will be screening each and every document and find out if there is any fraudulent or manipulated documents given for loan approval. He should be technically sound to find out the correctness of the documents online and have contacts to check certain documents from the government records.

Secondly, he will be handing legal cases, coordinating with the Retainer for legal actions, attending police stations and handling customers, sending default notices for non-payment on behalf of the company, Coordination with the collection team for recovery, and Handling legal issues faced by the company in coordination with Legal Retainer.

Job Responsibilities

  • Handling Police cases and complaints – need to represent the company in case of any dispute, recover the impounded motor cycle from the police station.
  • Handling legal cases on behalf of the company – whenever we receive any legal notice from the customer, It has to be handled wisely in coordination with the legal retainer and resolves the issue
  • Handling police reports in case of Theft and Accidents – for insurance claim purposes.
  • Supporting collection by sending default notices to the customers, visiting the customer and enforcing the clause of the agreement in case of impounding legally.
  • Updating Management, the legal cases status, Insurance claim status and Document verification Sampled cases on a daily basis
  • critical analysis of the documents received from the customer and determining the documents are clean and there is no fraudulent or manipulated documents. TAT within 1 day


Bachelor Degree in law

Required Qualifications & Skills

Minimum Experience:

  • Two years of experience as a Legal Officer (Optional)
  • Good Experience in handling Police Officers, Government officers


Job-Specific Skills:

  • Excellent customer service and Communication Skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication – Local Language, Uganda
  • Should know the legal implication of each and every issue faced by the company and advise.
  • Should have good Customer Service Experience
  • Excellent phone and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Word
  • Knowledge of SAP is an additional advantage

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