Process Server

  • 1 month ago

    Job Description

    The Malawi Legal Aid Bureau, established under the Legal Bureau Act of 2010, is a national public institution mandated to provide legal aid to persons with insufficient means. In a bid to reach out to as many Malawians as possible, the Bureau invites applications from well qualified candidates to fill the following vacant posts: 

    Vacancy Number LAB/9/20/5 

    JOB TITLE : Process Server 

    GRADE : P 

    RESPONSIBLE TO : Assistant Human Resource Management Officer 

    JOB POSITION STATUS : Permanent 

    SALARY : Within Grade P of the salary structure of LAB 


    LOCATION : Karonga 


    1. MAIN JOB PURPOSE 

    To support legal and court activities by hand-delivering documents such as summons, subpoenas, and restraining orders to individuals involved in court cases. Process Servers maintain records and ensure service is done to right clients. They also ensure offices are well maintained and tidy. 


    2. KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

    • File and service of court and related documents; 
    • Locate persons /firm to be served using telephone directories or any other means and deliver documents; 
    • Deliver general messages and documents between the Bureau and other parties; 
    • Maintain delivery record of all documents served; 
    • Collaborate with legal staff on all relevant actions to be undertaken; 
    • Undertake general office assistance duties; and 
    • Any other function as assigned by management from time to time. 


    3. JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND PERFORMANCE FACTORS 

    Minimum Academic, Professional Qualifications and Work Experience 

    • Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) 
    • 2 years’ experience carrying out similar activities in a busy institution 


    2. Competencies and Aptitudes

    • Good written and spoken skills 
    • Ability to pay attention to detail 
    • Highly committed to work 
    • Capable of working under minimum supervision 

    METHOD OF APPLICATION 

    Interested candidates should submit application letters, curriculum vitae with three (3) traceable referees, copies of certified educational and professional certificates to the following address: 

    The Director, 

    Malawi Legal Aid Bureau, 

    1st Floor Shire Building, 

    Off Paul Kagame Highway, 

    PO Box 675,

    Lilongwe. 


    Or

    Email to: [email protected]
      

    All applications should reach the Director not later than 5:00 pm, Tuesday, 15th September, 2020. Please use Human Resource Management Officer/Clerical Officer/Process Server in the subject line. Applicants sending applications electronically should send in documents in one attachment and in pdf. 

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