Finance Trust Bank was licensed as a Tier 1 Commercial Bank on 11th November, 2013, taking over the financial services business of Uganda Finance Trust Limited (MDI). Today Finance Trust Bank is a fully fledged commercial bank serving a clientele of over 400,000 depositors and over 23,000 borrowers, through a network of 36 branches country wide.

The bank offers a variety of Products and services including; Savings, Current accounts, Loans, Money transfer services and Bills payments to its target market which comprises of micro, small and medium entrepreneurs, salary earners and youth.

The company is seeking to recruit a dynamic, self-motivated, result oriented professional to fill the following position;


This position reports directly to the Senior Legal Officer and is based at Head Office.

Role of the Job:

To oversee the securities perfection process, loan security movements and the general administration of all loan securities presented to the company.

Key Result Areas:

 Receive and register all securities delivered to the department in both manual and online securities register.

 Maintain an up-to-date securities perfection fees structure and communicate the same to the branch network.

 Maintain an update record in hard and soft copy of all security collaterals received from branches and properly track their movement.

 Be a liaison offer with the External Law firm(s) in charge of security perfection and monitor the dispatch and return of perfected securities in line with the Bank acceptable service levels or turnaround time.

 Furnish the immediate supervisor with weekly reports on the status of perfection of securities.

 Ensure the process of replacement of misplaced securities is undertaken to avoid any litigation for the Bank.

 Receive and conduct verification (searches) of collateral documents with the authorized government departments as and when required to.

 Oversee the management of security collaterals kept at the branches, ensuring that proper records of these documents are maintained and the periodic reports on the status of securities are submitted to the Head of Legal by the Regional Office.

 Ensure that all securities received are forwarded to the responsible Departmental staff for processing of searches, caveats and mortgage registrations, among other requests.

 Implement an effective custody & retrieval system of all loan securities.

 Receive instructions in regards to retrieval of securities.

 Prepare and issue Mortgage and Caveat Release letters on demand.

 Ensure that release letters are signed off by the authorized bank Officials and duly issued as per Finance Trust Bank guidelines.

 Upon instructions from the Supervisor, draft loan documentation.

 Review loan files and give necessary advice to the credit team prior to loan disbursement.

 Provide legal opinions as and when required.

 Handle staff & customer enquiries in regard to securities.

 Conduct legal awareness training to Bank staff.

 Any other duty as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

Minimum educational and technical competence requirements:

 A Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognized university.

 Diploma in Legal practice from Law development Centre.

 At least one (1) years’ working experience in legal practice gained from a financial institution or a busy law firm.

 Good interpersonal skills.

 Ability to work well under pressure.

 Good personal presentation skills.

 Good teamwork skills.

 Willingness to travel upcountry.

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Position carries an attractive salary and benefits package.


Suitably qualified candidates should address their application to Head, Human Resource, Finance Trust Bank, Plot 115 & 121, and Katwe. P.O. Box 6972, Kampala, Uganda, and email it, as well as photocopies of academic testimonials, and a CV
to The CV should include telephone contacts and email addresses of three referees, one of who should be the most recent employer.

Closing date for submission of applications is 27th January, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted on Tel.Numbers 0312 222600 or 0414 341275 ONLY.

Please note: As per Bank procedures, No job offers are made online.