Legal & Compliance Manager (x1) – Lusaka

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Reporting to:

the Director Legal Services, the ideal candidate will be responsible for providing professional legal advisory services, legal representation and legal support in the implementation of Broad Based Economic Empowerment activities of the Commission.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide legal advice and support to Management and staff of the Commission on legal issues;
  • Act as legal resource for the Commission and provide legal opinions;
  • To coordinate legal and contract matters for the Commission;
  • Attend to matters under Litigation;
  • Liaise with external Counsels on legal issues/litigation impacting on the Commission;
  • Advise on the interpretation of the Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission Act and any other legislation or regulation affecting the Commission;
  • Monitoring changes in Legislation, Regulation, Initiatives and relevant industry practices;
  • Drafting and reviewing of legal documentation and other legal instruments relating to the activities of the Commission;
  • Promote and support the development of conducive policy, legal, and regulatory environment for economic empowerment;
  • Provide legal support in the provision of business development and financial services to targeted citizens and companies;
  • Assist the Director Legal Services and undertake Company Secretarial work as may be required.

Qualifications

  • Grade Twelve (12) Certificate
  • Holder of an LLB Degree with current practicing certificate
  • An advocate of the High Court with at least (Ten) 10 years post qualification
  • Must be a member of the Law Association of Zambia
  • At least 10 years relevant working experience in a financial institution or law firm

Method of Application

Interested candidates meeting the above profile should submit application letters enclosing an updated Curriculum Vitae and copies of the academic and professional certificates to the following address:

The applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope indicating the position being applied for. Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two weeks after closure of the application period. Those who will not hear from us in the stated period should consider themselves unsuccessful.

The Director General

Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission

Plot 6457, Los Angeles Boulevard

Longacres

P.O Box 35068

Lusaka.