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  • Harare
  • Full Time

Job Summary

We are looking for a vibrant and dynamic individual to fill the above position.

Reporting to the Director – Legal and Corporate Services, the incumbent will be ensuring that the organisation functions in a legal and ethical manner while meeting its business goals.

Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent’s key responsibilities shall include but not limited to: -
?Giving legal advice to the organisation and all Departments as may be assigned by the Director – Legal and Corporate Services.
?Representing the organisation at Court.
?Preparing and submitting Departmental reports quarterly, annually, and other reports as may be required from time to time.
?Attending meetings with stakeholders on behalf of the Legal and Corporate Services Director.
?Preparing a quarterly workplan of activities for the department.
?Drafting correspondence for and on behalf of the Director– Legal and Corporate Services.
?Drafting, negotiating, and reviewing contracts for the organisation.
?Perusing court documents and providing legal opinions.
?Receiving documentation pertaining to civil suits and updating all relevant information in the civil suits register.
?Attending to internal clients needing legal advice on work related issues.
?Following up on departmental correspondences.
?Conducting research on all legal issues.
?Following up on amendments to legislation.
?Drafting pleadings on all civil suits.
?Reviewing of the Department’s Policies, Manuals and Codes.
?Developing, implementing, and managing an effective legal compliance programmes for the organisation.
?Advising management on the organisation’s compliance with laws and regulations through detailed reports.
?Determination of compliance metrics and establishing a system for tracking them.
?Creation and management of effective action plans in response to legal and compliance violations.
?Regular monitoring of the organisation’s procedures, practices, and documents to identify possible weaknesses or risks to ensure compliance to legal and compliance issues.
?Coordinating risk mapping for the department.
?Ensuring all staff members are trained on the latest regulations and processes.
?Ensuring the organisation is up to date on state laws, policies, and obligations.
?Performing any other duties relevant as may be assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

?At least a Bachelor’s degree in Law from a recognised university or institution.
?A relevant Master’s Degree in Law is an added advantage.
?Registered with the Law Society of Zimbabwe.
? 3 – 5 years proven experience in a Legal and/or Compliance Officer role.

?Good knowledge of legal requirements and procedures.
?In-depth knowledge of regulatory law.
?Brilliant oral and written communication skills.
?Must have, or be willing to obtain, a compliance certification.
?Superior attention to detail in order to identify and correct risky practices.
?Possess a collaborative personality and be open to suggestions from team members.
?Exemplify strong knowledge of industry protocols and best practices.
?Excellent analytical skills and ability to accurately interpret complex documents and policies.
?Strong time management and organizational skills and able to meet deadlines.
?Strong moral code and sense of ethics.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit their Application Letters clearly indicating the position applied for together with detailed Curriculum Vitae and Certified Copies of Certificates by not later than the 8th of June 2022 to: [email protected]

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