Senior Legal Specialist responsible to manage and provide corporate legal services as in-house counsel in the Legal team and endeavor to provide effective link between the team and internal and external stakeholders in all legal matters.
Key accountabilities and decision ownership
Working in collaboration with all levels of management to guarantee availability of valid and appropriate contracts for all areas of business.
Managing aspect of control of contracts and other legal documents in the Division in line with company delegation of authority
Timely provision of legal advice and support to management pertaining to various business issues as and when needed.
Overseeing execution of contracts in line with legal and regulatory policies and procedures.
Representing the company in courts and other dispute resolution mechanisms.
Managing all disputes and litigation involving the Company and ensure availability of records and relevant reports.
Ensuring legal policies and procedure are in place and updated to confirm with company legal requirement.
Core competencies, knowledge and experience
Very good knowledge of legal concepts, techniques and principles
Experience in handling complex corporate and commercial transactions or projects
High level of computer literacy exceptionally conversant with Word
Excellent interpersonal skills and customer oriented approach
Strong communication skills, fluency in English and Kiswahili and ability to interact with other team members
Outstanding ability to apply knowledge of Law and advise Management accordingly.
At least three years’ experience in telecommunication industry or any FMCG or busy corporate legal service-providing law firm Must have technical/professional qualifications:
A holder of Bachelor of Laws from a recognized university,
A Registered Advocate of the High Court of Tanzania and Courts sub-ordinate thereto for not less than 5 years’ experience