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LEGAL OFFICER
Financial Services, Harare, Zimbabwe
Ref
17357
Oct
14
This position is a fantastic opportunity to join the Corporate Legal team of a financial institution. You must be self-motivated with lots of initiative and act in a full support role for the Group Legal Executive. This is a varied and hands on role requiring some experience within the financial services sector. Interviews are now in progress for this position.
Applications Invited Candidate Search In Progress Shortlist Sent to Client Interviews In Progress - 1st Set Job Offer Pending
 
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Reporting Structure 
Reporting ToHead of Legal
Supervision Ofn/a
Interacts WithGroup Legal / HR / External counsel
  
Job Description
  1. Providing organizational and administrative support to the Legal Department
  2. Records management of the Groups legal documentation
  3. Assisting with the drafting, amending, reviewing and proof reading of letters, contracts and other documentation
  4. Assisting with handling all litigation and assessing the merits of the same
  5. Researching points of law
  6. Liaising with External legal counsel and acting as a liaison point for stakeholders
  7. Receiving, screening and redirecting, where appropriate, all phone calls and emails for the Head of Legal
  8. Tracking all legal matters through the maintaining of monthly legal reports
  9. Discretely handling sensitive and/or confidential information
  10. Assisting with preparation for board meetings including reports
  11. Custodian of the trademarks register
  12. Other duties as assigned by the Legal Executive
  
Candidate Specification 
Experience3 years
Education LevelDegree
QualificationsLaw degree / Post graduate qualification in law / Practising certificate
SoftwareMs Office
EquipmentPC
  
Knowledge OfLegal practice
Skills ToResearch legal issues / Communicate at all Levels
Ability ToAct autonomously / Interpret Legal issues
PersonalityTake initiative / Proactive / Attention to detail / Focused / Organised / Flexible
OtherSometimes long work hours required
  
Organisation 
IndustryFinancial Services
CultureCorporate Industrial
Gender ProfileMixed
Age ProfileBetween 25 and 38 years of age
  
Terms And Conditions 
EmploymentContract
LocationHarare, Zimbabwe
RemunerationNegotiable
 

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