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Assistant Manager Legal

Closing: Jan 6, 2023

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Published: Dec 29, 2022 (2 months ago)

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JOB SUMMARY

Support the development of the legal framework of the Fund and strengthening of the contracting function.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. A first-class or Second-class upper degree in Law from a recognized university is essential.
  2. A valid practising certificate (advocate) is essential.
  3. Minimum of 3 years of legal experience at the managerial level in a financial sector institution, a top-tier national or international law firm, government ministry, department, or agency is essential.
  4. A Master’s degree in law, management or a related field is an added advantage.
  5. Professional certification such as ICSA, contracts management, and procurement is an added advantage.


Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY

Support the development of the legal framework of the Fund and strengthening of the contracting function.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. A first-class or Second-class upper degree in Law from a recognized university is essential.
  2. A valid practising certificate (advocate) is essential.
  3. Minimum of 3 years of legal experience at the managerial level in a financial sector institution, a top-tier national or international law firm, government ministry, department, or agency is essential.
  4. A Master’s degree in law, management or a related field is an added advantage.
  5. Professional certification such as ICSA, contracts management, and procurement is an added advantage.


  1. Draft and review Laws and regulations (development of the legal framework).
  2. Conduct research and advise on current trends in Deposit Insurance.
  3. Draft government papers (Cabinet memorandums and information papers).
  4. Drafting of contracts.
  5. Drafting of Memoranda of Understanding for regional and inter-regulatory agency cooperation.
  6. Provide legal advice & prepare legal briefs.
  7. Provide Secretarial support for the Contracts Committee.
  8. Supervise officers under supervision.
  9. Provide Secretarial services for disciplinary Committees of Management.

EXPECTED OUTPUTS

  1. Sound legal advice to Fund staff, Management and Board of Directors on government regulations, contracts, property, taxes, and labour.
  2. Draft legislation, regulations, Memoranda of Understanding and other contracts.
  3. Draft minutes.

COMPETENCIES

Technical Competencies

  1. Contract drafting
  2. Litigation including laws and regulations regarding insurance coverages.
  3. Legal drafting and minute taking.
  4. Corporate governance and compliance.
  5. Banking and investment policies and procedures.


Behavioural Competencies

  1. Accountability and Dependability: Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with little oversight.
  2. Transparency and Integrity: Earns others’ trust and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.
  3. Team spirit and collaboration: Promotes cooperation and commitment within the team to achieve the Fund’s organizational goals and deliverables. Builds constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect
  4. Adaptability and Flexibility: Adapts to changing needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.
  5. Self-Management and thoroughness: effectively manage own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals. Ensures that work is complete and accurate and independently follows up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.
  6. Communication: Shares and receives information using clear oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  7. Stress Tolerance/tact: Maintains composure in highly stressful or adverse situations, and diplomatically handles challenging or tense interpersonal situations.
  8. Employee Engagement and enthusiasm: Demonstrates commitment to the job, colleagues, the Fund, and its mission by acting in ways that further the accomplishment of its goals


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