Senior Legal & Regulatory Compliance Officer

  • Full time
  • 3 months ago
  • Lilongwe
  • Salary 000 /

Job Description

Deloitte’s client a limited liability company incorporated under the Companies Act (Cap. 46:03) of the Laws of Malawi, has the mandate of generating electricity in Malawi. Its vision is ‘to create a better tomorrow for Malawi through leadership in power generation.

The company is in the process of recruiting experienced, innovative, mature, energetic and visionary individuals to fill a key position as follows:

POSITION: SENIOR LEGAL AND REGULATORY COMPLIANCE OFFICER (GRADE EG5)

Reporting to: Director of Corporate Services and Company Secretary

Tenable at: Head Office Blantyre

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carrying out the legal services function in line with the company’s set goals, policies and strategies
  • Performing the role of legal counsel to the company and representing the company in court proceedings and actively participating in negotiations for major projects
  • Ensuring the company’s compliance with all the requirements of the Company’s Act and Laws of Malawi as well as other statutes and any legal requirements relevant to the company’s operations and business
  • Representing and guiding the legal services department/section in the strategic planning process
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating legal instruments such as contracts, licenses, and other agreements for the company
  • Managing and liaising with the company’s external legal counsel;
  • Maintaining a database of the status of compliance in all regulatory matters affecting the company.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB Hons) from a recognized university;
  • Five (5) years’ experience of post admission to the Malawi Bar and in possession of a valid legal practitioners practicing license
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience in the power generation industry will be an added advantage
  • High level of professionalism and team spirit
  • Self-starter and able to work independently to meet deadlines
  • Computer literate.

A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidates in line with experience and market trends.

MODE OF APPLICATION

Interested persons who meet the above requirements should send their applications via email to:

Email: [email protected]

The applications should comprise a cover letter explaining suitability for the position being applied for; detailed Curriculum Vitae with names and contact information of three traceable referees and scanned copies of relevant certificates. Please indicate the position being applied for in the email subject line.

The closing date and time for receiving applications is 5th August, 2020 at 5 pm.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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