Legal Officer

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Legal Officer

  • Post Date:November 10, 2021
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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 post of LEGAL OFFICER that have arisen within the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (ZIMDEF) – an equal opportunity employer. The vacant posts are at ZIMDEF Head Office in Harare.

The incumbent will be mainly responsible for ensuring efficient management, administration and coordination of the Fund’s legal services, including providing advice on legal matters.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research, draft legal documents, interpret laws, rules and regulations and prepare legal opinions as and when requested.
  • Assist in the implementation of the Fund’s policy, legal functions and activities.
  • Identify potential legal risks and recommend appropriate remedies.
  • Take an active role in the review, for substantive accuracy and consistency of legal documents, speaking points, policy research and other legal matters.
  • Champion the identification of new/revised statutes, guidelines and regulations impacting the Fund and ensure compliance by the organization.
  • Litigation management through review of cases and tracking progress on various litigation cases in liaison with external lawyers.
  • Assist in the management of outsourced legal services, issuance of instructions and briefings to external legal service providers.
  • Compiling and maintaining relevant legal registers that covers all of the Fund’s functions

Qualifications, Experience and Competencies

  • Bachelor of Laws Degree.
  • A minimum of three years’ relevant post qualification experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of civil, criminal, commercial laws and procedures code.
  • Good presentation and negotiation skills, as well as the ability to communicate.
  • Highly conversant with Zimbabwean laws.
  • Clean class 4 driver’s license.

Eligible candidates are invited to submit their applications, together with detailed curriculum vitae indicating names of three contactable referees including certified copies under confidential cover not later than 12 November 2021 to:

Human Capital Development Manager
Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund
18572 Off Mother Patrick Avenue
Rotten Row
P. Bag CY7739

Or [email protected]