Legal Advisor

Client EP Management & Consultancy Services
Reference # 161220162
Published 12/07/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Maputo, Maputo, Mozambique
Introduction
The EP Management & Consultancy Services is recruiting for his client an Legal Advisor to be responsible for the effective and efficient provision of legal advisory services and ensuring effective management of legal and contractual risks; to assist with the review of contracts, and documentation both for Company; to provide legal support to the business.


Job Functions Advisory,Legal
Industries Financial Services
Specification

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND WEIGHTING:


Ensure proper negotiation, drafting and vetting of all legal agreements across the Business;

Prepare, review and modify contractual instruments to assist and support various business activities;

Negotiate, review and draft documentation for business transactions and prepare and advise on the necessary checklist to be adopted to ensure information is submitted on time;

Assist in developing the relevant terms and conditions applicable to any new product launched within the Business;

Assist in identifying appropriate external legal counsel to assist, where necessary;

Provide comments on any new legislation which may affect the Group and the Business, with due consideration to potential Group and Business impact;

Provide comments on any amendments to existing legislation, with due consideration to potential Group and Business impact;

Create and implement effective systems of security searches, registration filing, indexing, safekeeping and verification;

Maintain a document management system to handle both electronic and paper documents;

Maintain an oversight over litigation pending, threatened or underway at a Business level.

Requirements
EXPERIENCE, COMPETENCIES & KNOWLEDGE:


At least 3 years post qualification legal experience in corporate and commercial department of a law firm or in-house;

Sufficient knowledge of relevant legislation likely to impact the department.



SKILLS REQUIRED


Sufficient knowledge of relevant legislation likely to impact the department;

Previous experience within banking/Finance department of a law firm advantageous;

Experience with Capital Market instruments or general corporate advice;

Ability to work within a small team and within a smaller firm;

Ability to work under pressure and handle large volumes of work;

Must show attention to detail and be extremely thorough;

Must be resourceful.

Job Closing Date 14/08/2017
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