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Posted 2 months ago

Location : Harare 

Closing date : 5 December 2022 

SMEDCO 

Vacancy : Legal Advisor and Corporate Secretary 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Negotiating , drafting  and vetting  all contracts  and agreement  for the  Corporation 
  • Reviewing  , analyzing and giving  advice  on  contracts  that have been  submitted  for signing  and giving legal opinion 
  • Providing secretarial  services  to the Board  , Shareholders and Committee meetings  including convening  meetings , preparation  of agenda  and papers as well as  drafting  of minutes  and extracting  resolutions  thereafter 
  • Effectively  coordinating  all Boarding   activities  and meetings   , including  the training and induction  of new Board of Directors , management  and staff on  matters of corporate  law and ethics  in compliance  with good  corporate governance principles 
  • Ensuring  compliance  with all statutory  regulations  through  the maintenance  of a robust  system  for record  keeping  of all  statutory documents , as well as a timely  submission  of returns  to various  designated  offices and regulatory  bodies  and custody  of the same 
  • Providing  sound legal  advice  to the Board  , management  and staff on matters  of corporate law and ethics  in compliance with  corporate  governance  principles 
  • Managing  the outsourcing  of external  legal  services  and issuing  of  instructions  , briefings to  external  legal  professionals
  • Administering  of the Corporation’s debt collection portfolio  and ensure  litigation  is instituted  appropriately 
  • Crafting  the corporation’s  legal  policy  , board charter  and code of Ethics for review by the Chief Executive  Officer and approval  by the Board 
  • Coordinating  formulation  and implementation of the  departmental budget 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 

  • A bachelor of Laws  Degree  from a recognized University 
  • Must be eligible  for registration  as legal  Practitioner , with  a minimum of three 3 years relevant working experience in a  similar or related environment 
  • Knowledge  and understanding  of corporate  governance  principles 
  • Proficiency  in researching  , analyzing  and logical thinking 
  • Clean class 4 driver’s license
  • Clean  criminal record subject to further internal  clearances  and vetting 

TO APPLY 

Interested  candidates  that meet  the above  requirements should  submit  an application  together  with  detailed curriculum Vitae and copies  of academic  certificates  saved as a single  pdf  file  to  humanresources@smedco.co.zw  on or  before  close of business day 5 December 2022  or hand  deliver to : 

The Human Resources  Manager  

SMEDCO House 

170 Chinhoyi Street 

Harare 

Applications are invited  from suitably  qualified  and experienced personnel  to fill the above -mentioned position 

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