Fresher Jobs – Africa Office of the General Counsel Associate – PwC
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) supports organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. Our in-depth knowledge and understanding of operating environments in Uganda and the region enables us to put ourselves in our clients’ shoes and offer truly tailored Tax, Assurance and Advisory solutions to unique business challenges.
Job Summary: A career in Office of General Counsel, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be a part of the Firm’s legal department by providing dedicated legal support in the areas of litigation, counselling, and corporate, commercial, and employment law. You’ll play an important part in all aspects of regulatory proceedings involving the Firm and its personnel by supporting on regulatory issues, advising the Firm on matters relating to its operations, supporting the Firm’s client contracting function, and advising on matters related to employees. To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As an Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. The role of this team is to negotiate and provide legal advice and support to the business when contracting with clients, external parties and service providers. When clients want to engage PwC for the performance of services in multiple territories across the PwC network, our contracting team assists with responding to our clients’ (and our own) contracting need
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
- The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Laws Degree
- Qualification in a sub-saharan African country
- Two years of experience with at least one year of prior experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts.
- Highly motivated
- Ability to liaise with multiple stakeholders and drive consensus
- Strong drafting and negotiation skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
- Effective communication skills
- Able to work both independently and in a team.
How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 20th June 2021
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