Deputy Manager, Governance & Legal Affairs

Job Description

Title: Deputy Manager, Governance & Legal Affairs

Company Name: UCEP Bangladesh

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor of Laws (Honor’s) and Master of Laws (LLM).
∎ Candidates must be enrolled as Advocate with Bangladesh Bar Council.
∎ Additional degree in Governance and Chartered Secretarial course will be added advantage.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 6 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Provide necessary support to Chair and Vice Chair of the Board of Governors (BoG) to establish, manage and maintain effective and efficient Board.
∎ Prepare working papers according to the agenda of BoG and Association meetings and ensure timely distribution among members, notices of meetings, meeting materials, resolutions, consents and minutes.
∎ Review calendar for each meeting cycle of the Boards and its committees, plan, prepare and organize meeting accordingly.
∎ Prepare drafts of Board and Committee meeting agendas.
∎ Liaise with Board and Committee meeting presenters and contributors.
∎ Ensure meeting logistics and other arrangements.
∎ Prepare, update and manage Board and Committee annual calendars and activity plans.
∎ Ensure proper documentation, record keeping, data retention and necessary information destruction.
∎ Maintain the archive of UCEP Bangladesh related to governance and management.
∎ Ensure strict confidentiality of information, documents and other internal and external communications.
∎ Provide necessary support to BoG and Association members as required.
∎ Design, document, and follow key corporate secretarial and corporate governance processes and procedures.
∎ Prepare and maintain an automated data base of detail information of key stakeholders of UCEP Bangladesh and specifically ED’s connections.
∎ Ensure highlights of AGM/BoG/ED/SMT public events are timely published in UCEP Bangladesh website, social media and shared with other relevant stakeholders e.g. donors and partners, with guidance of supervisor.
∎ Ensure that the Association members regularly paid their yearly membership subscription.
∎ Ensure compliance requirements of UCEP Bangladesh’s membership with different bodies / agencies.
∎ Preserve copies of legal and statutory documents of BoG, NGOAB approval and NBR, DC office coordination and deliver as and when needed.
∎ Drafting and vetting of MOA, MOU, Consultant Contract and undertakings and authority letters etc.
∎ 1st Drafting and Vetting of all legal documents and co-ordination with the panel of lawyers to ensure documents are legally sound.
∎ Preparations of case drafts, coordination and briefing / discussion with the lawyers for legal cases and to negotiate the fees structure of the Advocates.
∎ Coordinate and make arrangements required for Arbitration proceedings and provide the required documents to appointed Advocate for proceeding of Arbitration.
∎ Follow up with Advocates for updating of legal cases and concerned officer to attend the court.
∎ Ensure strengthening and enforcement of legal compliances e.g. Laws and Regulations, Code of Ethics, Conflicts of Interest Policy, “Whistleblower” Policy etc.
∎ Promote and contribute to ongoing efforts towards gender equity & equality, child/staff protection & safeguard, inclusiveness, accessibility and discrimination free environment in the workplace and operations/activities/plans. In applicable cases, ensure that necessary budget allocation is there and in KPIs these issues are reflected regarding employees under supervision.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Age at most 40 years
∎ Minimum 06 (six) years of relevant professional experience including at least 03 years in legal affairs’ role in a large organization.
∎ Excellent command of communication skills both in Bangla and English.
∎ Excellent computer operating skill & conversant with MS Office package including automation system related software and tools.
∎ Self-motivated, adaptable and team player.
∎ Ability and willingness to travel frequently.
∎ Management has the right to make exceptions based on qualifications.

Salary: Negotiable

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Provident fund, Weekly 2 holidays, Gratuity, Mobile bill
∎ Festival Bonus, Pick & drop facilities, Group Insurance etc.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 7 Dec 2021

Company Information:
∎ 30 Nov 2021
∎ UCEP Bangladesh
∎ Address : Plot No 2 & 3, Mirpur-2, Dhaka - 1216
∎ Web :
∎ Business : UCEP Bangladesh is a non-profit and non-government organization working with the motto “help to learn, skills to earn”! It serves children and youth and its programme includes second chance education, Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET), support for job placement and advocacy for ensuring increased employability and Decent Work. UCEP Bangladesh has special focus on inclusion therefore, gives priority to the underprivileged. At present, UCEP Bangladesh works in 10 districts of the country. To learn more, please visit

Category: NGO/Development


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