Legal Officer (Re-advertised) at Gabiro Agribusiness Hub (GAH) Ltd

Company Overview: Gabiro Agribusiness Hub Ltd is a dynamic and innovative agribusiness company dedicated to promoting sustainable agriculture and rural development. We are committed to fostering growth in the agricultural sector by providing comprehensive solutions to farmers and stakeholders. We are seeking to recruit competent candidates to fill the following job vacant as described below:

Job Position: Legal Officer (Re-advertised)

Job Profile (Required Qualifications and Experience)

  • Bachelor’s degree in law (LLB)) from an accredited institution.
  • Admission to the bar and a valid license to practice law in the relevant jurisdiction
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working as a legal officer or in a similar legal role, preferably in the agricultural or agribusiness sector.
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate law, contract law, and regulatory compliance.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to provide strategic legal advice and solutions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex legal issues clearly and effectively.
  • Proven track record of managing legal contracts and negotiations effectively.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Familiarity with relevant software and tools for legal research and document management

Job Descriptions

  • Provide legal guidance and support to the management team on a wide range of legal issues, including but not limited to contracts, corporate governance, compliance, and regulatory matters.
  • Review, draft, and negotiate various contracts, agreements, and legal documents to ensure they adhere to the company’s policies and comply with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to stay updated on changes in laws and regulations that may affect the company’s operations, and make recommendations to ensure compliance.
  • Develop and implement internal policies and procedures to mitigate legal risks and ensure the company’s operations align with legal standards and best practices.
  • Collaborate with external legal counsel, as necessary, to handle complex legal matters and represent the company’s interests in legal proceedings or negotiations.
  • Assist in the resolution of legal disputes and litigation, including managing external legal resources and representing the company in negotiations, mediations, and arbitrations.
  • Work closely with other departments, such as finance, human resources, and operations, to ensure legal compliance in all aspects of the business.
  • Conduct legal due diligence for potential business transactions, partnerships, and acquisitions to assess and mitigate legal risks.
  • Prepare and deliver training sessions and workshops to educate employees on legal matters, policies, and compliance requirements.
  • Keep accurate and up-to-date records of all legal documents, contracts, and correspondences

Type of Contract: Open- Ended Contract

Application procedure:

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply for the vacant positions by sending an application letter, curriculum vitae, copies of Degree and the names of three job references, and a copy of national identification card to and cc and, not later than 20th April, 2024 before 5 pm.

Note: All these documents should be sent as pdf in one folder.

Done at Nyagatare on 6th April 2024.

Prepared by: Approved by:


HRM Specialist Chief Executive Officer

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