COMPANY SECRETARY (CORPORATE SERVICES DIVISION)
- Number of Vacancy: 1
- Category: Law/Legal
- Job Level: Senior Management
- Working Hours: 0
- Years of Experience 8
- Salary Range: $-
- Job Location: Bulawayo
- Preferred Age: 0 (years)
- Required Education: Degree
- Vacancy Nature: Fixed Term Contract
NATIONAL RAILWAYS OF ZIMBABWE VACANCIES The following vacant post which will be based in Bulawayo (the National Railways Headquarters) Has risen within the organization. Interested candidates with Suitable qualifications, experience and passion to apply. POSITION :COMPANY SECRETARY (CORPORATE SERVICES DIVISION) REPORTING TO : BOARD OF DIRECTORS 1. JOB PURPOSE The NRZ is inviting applications from suitably qualified Zimbabwean citizens to fill the above mentioned post. The successful candidate will have a critical role of advising the Organisation on legal matters as well as offering secretarial services to the NRZ Board. 2. Key responsibilities 1. Providing guidance and advice to the NRZ Board on corporate governance best practices. 2. Providing secretarial services to the NRZ Board. 3. Guiding and advising the NRZ management on all legal matters. 4. Drafting legal documents including contracts. 5. Handling/conducting (and/or supervising junior staff in) litigation, arbitration and other dispute resolution processes for the organisation. 6. Instructing, monitoring and liaising with external legal counsel on legal matters affecting the Organisation in Courts where incumbent has no right of appearance. 7. Monitoring the legal and regulatory environment for any changes in legislation/law which have a bearing on the organisation's operations. 8. Monitoring and ensuring compliance with the law by the Organisation and advising management on legal compliance requirements. 9. Risk management. 10. Designing relevant para-legal training programmes to enhance efficiency of the organisation from line staff (e.g. those dealing with discipline matters and those interacting with customers) and conducting the training. 11. Monitoring and ensuring progress in relation to all cases involving the NRZ pending in both civil and criminal courts and in the process, co ordinating and liaising with other relevant stakeholders. 12. Ensures induction of new Board members to make them aware of Board operations following notification of their appointment. 13. Provides secretarial services to the Company's Executive Management. 14. Participating at the Railway Employment Council meetings and other negotiating fora. 15. Preparing relevant budgets for the Section, examining and reviewing expenses reports and other documents in order to control expenditure.
a) An LLB Degree or its equivalent. b) Corporate membership of a recognised Institute, e.g. Law Society of Zimbabwe, is a prerequisite. c) At least eight (8) years post qualification experience, five (5) of which should be at Managerial or Senior Company Secretarial level. d) A post graduate degree like MBA and MBL will be an added Advantage.
Applications to arrive not later than 21 December 2020 and must be clearly marked "COMPANY SECRETARY POSITION" REMUNERATION AND EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS – Competitive executive remuneration packages commensurate with the above position will be disclosed to the successful candidates. – The successful candidates shall be on five (5) year renewable performance based contracts which will be appraised annually. Detailed applications and CVs with certified copies attached to be submitted or hand-delivered to the National Railways of Zimbabwe Board Office at Room 1308 (13th floor NRZ Building. Bulawayo) or addressed to The Board Chairperson, National Railways of Zimbabwe, P. O. Box 596, Bulawayo. Email: [email protected]