2 x Legal Officer, Legal Services

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2 x Legal Officer, Legal Services

  • Post Date:February 1, 2022
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  • Career Level Officer
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Business
Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the posts of LEGAL OFFICER, LEGAL SERVICES – LEVEL 8 (2 POSTS) within the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) – an equal opportunity employer.

Reporting to: Head of Section

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Representing ZIMRA in litigation cases in all courts of law and other fora where legal representation may be required
  • Drafting and filing of court process on behalf of the Authority
  • Analyzing land mark judgments and advising ZIMRA of their implications and providing legal advice on the course of action to be taken
  • Liaising with and instructing external legal practitioners to represent the Authority where necessary
  • Drafting new and amending existing legislation
  • Drafting contracts and policies for and on behalf of the Authority
  • Advising management and staff about new and amended legislation and its interpretation
  • Researching and providing legal opinions on issues affecting the Authority’s operations and making recommendations to internal clients
  • Conducting research on tax reforms
  • Participating in Works Council Meetings and providing legal advice on matters arising therein
  • Any other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor of Laws Honours Degree
  • At least 3 (three) years’ experience in a litigation environment
  • Knowledge of Zimbabwean Tax, Customs and Labour laws an added advantage

Other attributes

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Computer literacy
  • Unquestionable integrity
  • High level of analytical skills

Interested candidates should submit applications, accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae and certified copies of academic and professional qualifications, by 11 February 2022. All applications should be emailed to [email protected] clearly stating the position applied for; and addressed to:

The Director, Human Capital
Zimbabwe Revenue Authority
6th Floor ZB Centre
Corner First Street / Kwame Nkrumah Avenue
P. O. Box 4360

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be responded to.